Here's a detailed run-down of the day! Breakout sessions in each time slot occur in parallel, in different breakout rooms. Also check out the agenda for lightning talks on career and learning, in the akoranga wahi/learning corner, further down the agenda page!

  • 8:20am - 9:10am

    Pre-keynote: Salesforce Well-architected Workshop - Architect an Automated Salesforce Solution, led by Salesforce Architect Relations [Waitākere breakout]

  • 8:30am - 8:50am

    Learning Corner - Lightning Talks:
    8:30am: Stephen Stanley, "(only just) still Regional Success Architect- ask me absolutely anything"
    8:50am: Rebecca Aichholzer, "From Uncharted Paths to Success: navigating Non-Traditional Career Routes to Salesforce"

  • 9:15 - 10:00am

    Welcome & Opening Keynote
    Stephen & Jo, Kiwi Dreaming
    Hamish Miles, Salesforce Aotearoa
    Carl Thomas, Upper Echelon
    Vishwa Vikas Dagala, Salesforce Developer Relations & Susannah Kate Plaisted, Salesforce Architect Relations

  • 10:00 - 10:30am

    Morning break

    Lightning Talks in the Learning Corner -
    10:10am: Dominic Stow, OSF Digital, "Moving to the dark side - Salesforce Consulting"

  • 10:30 - 10:55am

    Breakout 1:
    Blaze your trail, your way! - Anna Loughnan [Hunua breakout]

    Three simple conventions for effective org techniques - Avinash Vatsya [Waitākere breakout]

  • 11:00 - 11:45am

    Breakout 2:
    Sustainability & Net Zero cloud - Anita Hedges [Hunua breakout]

    Well-Architected Workshop - Architect an Engaging Salesforce Solution - led by Vickie Jeffery [Waitākere breakout]

  • 11:50 - 12:45pm

    Keynote: Dr Natalie Flynn, "The importance of building and maintaining a resilience mindset".

  • 12:45 - 1:45pm


    1:10pm: Lunchtime Developer Breakout: Why APIs are the key to creating amazing user experiences - Dave Norris, Salesforce Developer Relations [Waitākere breakout]

    Lightning Talks in the Learning Corner -
    1:00pm: Carl Thomas & Lauren Foster, Upper Echelon, "What employers expect, and how can you stand out, in the growing Salesforce NZ ecosystem"
    1:20pm: Alex Waleczek, "How to use community projects to add data skills to your CV"

  • 1:45 - 2:15pm

    Breakout 3:
    Helping to define your 'why' - Amber Joseph/Mahesh Muralidhar [Hunua breakout]

    New innovations from TDX - Devi Chandrika & Daniel Ballinger, Salesforce Developer Relations [Waitākere breakout]

  • 2:20 - 2:45pm

    Breakout 4:
    Salesforce's hierarchy of needs - Cary Walkin [Hunua breakout]

    The Salesforce Automation Everywhere bundle - Joey Chan [Waitākere breakout]

  • 2:50 - 3:15pm

    Breakout 5:
    Key factors for Success for Technology Projects - Rebecca Aichholzer [Hunua breakout]

    Intro to DevOps for admins - David Smith [Waitākere breakout]

  • 3:15 - 3:45pm

    Afternoon break

    Lightning Talks in the Learning Corner -

    3:20pm: Anna Loughnan, Salesforce MVP, "AAA (Ask Anna Anything) - Career, Trailhead, trailblazer, learning, upskilling, certifications, mentorship, community, what even is an MVP!"
    3:35pm: Joey Chan, Cloud Jedi, "Mindset and how to leverage the community to accelerate the learning process"

  • 3:45 - 4:15pm

    Breakout 6:
    The People Element in a Salesforce implementation - Michelle Gallagher [Hunua breakout]

    Deep dive into Flows in Salesforce and Slack - Aditya Naag Topalli & Satya Sekhar Chegondi, Salesforce Developer Relations [Waitākere breakout]

  • 4:15 - 5:00pm

    Closing Session [Hunua]:
    Panel discussion - "Wellbeing Journeys"
    Closing comments & Swag giveaways

  • 5:00 - 6:30pm

    Networking Drinks