IT will be a major focus this year at Dreamforce ‘16. Not only will we host the first-ever Salesforce for IT Keynote, but we also have over 1,000 sessions focused on the issues facing IT leaders, and many other IT-focused experiences throughout the Dreamforce campus. Whether you’re a CIO, VP of App Development, responsible for information security, or simply interested in any aspect of IT, we have an amazing experience planned for you. Here are some suggestions of what not to miss at Dreamforce ‘16:

Salesforce for IT Keynote: Build Apps People Love

First on the list of every CIO and IT aficionado should be the Salesforce for IT Keynote. You won’t want to miss Adam Seligman, EVP and GM of Salesforce App Cloud, present Salesforce’s vision for the future of IT. Find out how companies are using visual development tools, open development frameworks, and machine learning to build the next generation of apps that people love to use. Learn how to drive better app adoption and increase active users. Plus, you’ll hear from incredible guest speakers: Eli Lilly CTO Mike Meadows, Teach for America CIO Sandeep Chellani, and Zenefits CEO David Sacks.

Join us for the keynote at Moscone West on Thursday, October 6th at 9AM. Pre-register now to secure your spot. And, by pre-registering you’ll have a chance to win App Cloud’s grand prize: the Ultimate IT Survival Kit.


The Survival Kit includes IT must-have gadgets like a GoPlug Solar Backpack, a Nest thermostat, Beats Pro Headphones, a 360fly 4K-Action camera, a LINKA smart bike lock, an Amazon Echo, lots of Salesforce swag, and more.

Not able to attend Dreamforce in-person this year? Catch the live stream or watch the recording of the Keynote during and after the event on Salesforce Live.

1,000+ IT-Focused Breakout Sessions

It wouldn’t be Dreamforce without thousands of informative breakout sessions. This year, over 1,000 sessions will be focused on IT. Attend sessions with industry-leading IT executives from eBay, Fidelity Investments, Farmers, City of New York, IDC, Gartner, and more. Hear from Salesforce product experts on the latest advances and roadmaps, and learn how you can start using the groundbreaking innovations of Salesforce today. Pre-register now to save your spot in your must-see sessions.

Here are just a few examples of the 1,000+ IT-focused sessions at Dreamforce:

Looking for more great IT sessions? The Dreamforce Trail Map for IT is a great place to start. Here’s a snippet of what you can expect. The full Trail Map offers agenda suggestions for each day of Dreamforce.

Meet Us in Person and Get Hands On

Between your sessions, come join us at one of the many IT-focused areas throughout the Dreamforce campus. See 1-on-1 demos, improve your skills at a workshop, or get your questions answered by an expert. Here are a few places you’ll want to check out:

IT Trailblazer Campground: See the power that Salesforce brings to IT in action across 16+ interactive demos. Join workshops to get hands-on knowledge of all our products and go deep with experts on your burning questions about Salesforce, architecture approaches, and real-world results. The IT Trailblazer Campground is located in the main Campground area of Moscone South.

CIO Trailblazer Lodge: Turn Salesforce’s IT vision into reality at our CIO Trailblazer Lodge, located in the Developer Zone on the first floor of Moscone West. Be part of an interactive showcase on designing the digital enterprise and seeing how each role in IT fits into this journey. Sketch the agility layer for your organization with our experts at the Architect Bar.

Looking for more IT adventure? Check out the Developer Forest, Admin Meadow, Theater and Startup Valley.

It’s Time to Get Ready for Dreamforce!

Dreamforce ‘16 is less than two weeks away. Start packing your bags and remember to pre-register now for the Salesforce for IT Keynote and the sessions you’d like to attend. We can’t wait to see you on October 4th!