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Dreamforce is based on the idea of creating an environment where everyone who’s part of our larger Ohana community can feel they belong. Although it’s well known for its large crowds, hands-on workshops and seemingly endless networking opportunities, your Dreamforce agenda should include plenty of

As you’ll see from the conference landing page, we describe Dreamforce as “Four days that will change the way you think about business.” The nature of that change — from the people you meet to the insights you’ll learn — is really up to you. There’s no shortage of opportunities to get actionable

Discussions about technology are often factual, sometimes forward-looking, but rarely philosophical. But Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and Uber Co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick are not typical technology leaders. In a fireside chat during Dreamforce last week, Benioff revealed that he’s a frequent Uber user, and engaged Kalanick in a conversation that went beyond Uber’s features, even going so far to say that “Life is like an Uber journey. You get on and you get off.”

While Thursday at Dreamforce officially marks the Women’s Leadership Summit, Tuesday kicked off with some powerful programming around women in technology. Though each of the speakers came from a different angle, the message of carving out your own path came through loud and clear. Here are five takeaways from these sessions.

Over the next few days, 160,000 registered attendees and media from around the world will be learning about Salesforce’s customers, solutions and vision at Dreamforce. But for 70 international journalists, the event started a day early with an exclusive tour of some of San Francisco’s most innovative and revered companies.

Some people count the days to the start of hockey season. Others count down the shopping days before the holidays hit. But for the more than 150,000 people who make the trek to San Francisco from 78 countries around the world—and another 10 million who join via live streaming—the countdown is on for Salesforce’s Dreamforce, the largest software conference on Earth.

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