Here are 11 incredible Dreamforce 2019 sessions you can stream live online from home. And we’ve done the counting on our fingers to work out the AEDT times, so you don’t have to!
Dreamforce Opening Keynote: Bring Companies and Customers Together
It’s a mightily early start, but worth nursing a steaming coffee and waiting for the sun to rise.
Join Salesforce Chairman & Co-CEO Marc Benioff, Salesforce Co-CEO Keith Block, State Farm Insurance Companies Chief Digital Officer Fawad Ahmad and more discuss trust, customer success, innovation and equality.
See how Trailblazers are transforming their businesses and industries, building their careers, creating exceptional customer experiences and driving change.
Wednesday 20 November: 4.30 – 7am
Is 5G the Future?
Wondering what all the fuss is about 5G? Short version: it’ll enable a transformation in media and entertainment, transportation and logistics, industrial manufacturing and more – its potential is limitless.
But tech leaders and governments must take a more active role in rolling out 5G responsibly. Hear from industry experts and the world’s first technology ambassador, Denmark’s Casper Klynge, on the cascading impact of 5G and how businesses can prepare.
If nothing else, tune in to hear about smart cows.
Wednesday 20 November: 7-7.45am
Future of Work: How AI Will Affect Our Workforce in the 5IR
Join pymetrics Co-founder and CEO Dr Frida Polli and a panel of international experts as they discuss the impact AI and digital transformation will have on workplaces and workers. The panel will discuss how organisations can collaborate and innovate with employees to help bring them into the age of AI, and the importance of a purposeful approach that will keep employees and customers at the centre of decisions.
Wednesday 20 November: 8.30am – 9.15am
Fireside Chat with Marco Bizzarri and Marc Benioff
This one kind of speaks for itself: Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri will be chatting with Salesforce Chairman and Co-CEO Marc Benioff. What will they discuss? We’ll find out on the day – une in to join us!
Wednesday 20 November: 8.45 – 9.30am
Salesforce Einstein Keynote: Your AI Journey Begins Here
Learn how to quickly begin your AI journey and see how two customers – State Street Global Advisors and Leave a Nest – have implemented and adopted AI. If you’re already considering AI, this session is definitely a good place to start. If you’re not sure whether AI is for you, you’ll see how to decrease service resolution time by as much as 80%. You’ll see how companies that have adopted Einstein AI have increased revenue 11.5% on average, and are four times more likely to convert leads to sales.
Thursday 21 November 4-5am
Integration Keynote: Unleash the Power of Salesforce Customer 360 with APIs
The average enterprise has more than 900 systems – the ability to quickly integrate these systems, unify data and create connected experiences for customers and employees alike separates the industry leaders who will be able to meet rising customer expectations from those that will be left behind. Join the Mulesoft team including Uri Sarid, as well as BMW Group VP, Group IT, Sales and Marketing Rene Wies; Ashley Stewart SVP, IT Eileen Rizzo; and HSBC Chief Architect Prakash Sethuraman to learn how integration and APIs accelerate IT delivery, increase agility and unleash the full power of Salesforce Customer 360.
Thursday 21 November, 12-1pm
The Path to Gender Equality
We’re 108 years from closing the gender gap, the World Economic Forum predicts.
Journalist, Author and Empowerment Advocate Gretchen Carlson, and Fortune Sr Editor Ellen McGirt will discuss accelerating the path to parity, gender equality in the #MeToo Era and how they use their platforms to advocate for change.
Thursday 21 November, 12-12.45pm
The Planet’s Two Lungs: Oceans and Forests
The expertise on this panel is not to be missed: Monterey Bay Aquarium VP Ocean Conservation Policy Aimee David, Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation Founder Felix Finkbeiner, Benioff Ocean Initiative Director and UC Santa Barbara Professor Douglas McCauley, and Planet Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Robbie Schingler. Tune in as the panel discusses the role of forests and oceans in combating climate change and maintaining planet health, and the future of these two threatened systems.
Friday 22 November, 11:15am – 12pm
Future of Digital Transformation: Moving from Discovery to Delivery
We know that, two decades into ‘digital transformation’ buzz, it’s time to move past efficiency plays. Digital transformation today is about driving innovation, reinventing business models, democratising access to resources and collaborating in newly formed digital economies.
The question for the C-suite is no longer ‘Will this work?’. It’s ‘How can we make this work for us?’. It’s ‘How must the culture and the organisation adapt to the changes ahead?’.
Join McKinsey & Company, UK and Ireland Managing Partner Dame Vivian Hunt, and a panel of CEOs as they discuss leadership’s role in managing change through the market and technological shifts that are hallmarks of our digital age.
Friday 22 November, 11:45am – 12:30pm
Brain Health and Resilience: Deepak Chopra and Emilia Clarke
Look, we know it’s early – really early – and Saturday! But it’s Deepak Chopra and ‘queen of dragons’ Emilia Clarke so we promise it’s worth setting an alarm and leaving the headphones by the bed.
Deepak Chopra will explore the untapped potential of the brain with special guest Kat Graham, before Emilia Clarke shares her story of brain injury and resilience, reflecting on her recovery with forensic pathologist and neuropathologist Dr Bennet Omalu.
Saturday 23 November, 4-5.45am
Brain Health and Resilience: Plum Village Monastics
Take a short break but don’t fall asleep – Plum Village Monastics will lead a mindfulness session to help us unleash the powerful effect of gratitude on our brain health and overall wellbeing. Bookmark this one so you can start every Saturday the Plum Village Monastic way.
Saturday 23 November, 6-7am
All these times are AEDT – you know what to do if you’re in Perth.
If you *do* decide to sleep in on Saturday, you can catch up on these Dreamforce sessions and so many more on Salesforce Live.