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7th Annual PhillyForce Conference

About this event

We are excited to announce our 7th Annual PhillyForce Conference! This year we are continuing to build on the momentum of the past years, and we have a very compelling lineup of speakers and sponsors!

The PhillyForce Conference is our Salesforce Developer User Group's premier event of the year, showcasing the power and potential of the Salesforce platform and community. Join us for a day full of fascinating presentations and speakers, free breakfast and lunch and a networking Happy Hour, all at World Cafe Live. Exclusive conference and Salesforce swag, networking, and more are also included!

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8:15 AM ~ Continental Breakfast/Networking/Visit with Sponsors

9:00 AM ~ Opening Remarks

9:20 AM ~ Keynote Speaker, Peter Coffee {VP for Strategic Research at Salesforce}

10:10 AM ~ Morning Break/Visit with Sponsors

10:20 AM ~ Announcement: Sara Monostra {Amplify Philadelphia Chapter}

10:25 AM - 10:50 AM ~ Mobile Fast - Lightning Ready, Fred Tchang {Business Analyst / Salesforce Administrator} [Blaze]

10:25 AM - 11:15 AM ~ Using Mulesoft with Change Data Capture on Salesforce, Chris Ferraro (Solution Architect) [Earnie]

10:50 AM - 11:15 AM ~ How Einstein Became a Philanthropist, Melissa Hill Dees (3X Salesforce Certified creating solutions with nonprofits and technology to achieve Global Goals #domoregood) [Blaze]

11:15 AM ~ Sponsor Speed Sessions/Demo Jam [Live in Blaze and streaming in Earnie]

12:05 PM ~ Lunch

12:55 PM - 1:20 PM ~ Clicks and Code: The Future of Your Admin Career, David White (Salesforce Application Architect) [Earnie]

12:55 PM - 1:45 PM ~ Understand your Customers Better Through Feature Telemetry, Michael Smith (Nonprofit Success Pack lead developer at [Blaze]

1:20 PM - 1:45 PM ~ To Be Announced [Blaze]

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM ~ Maximum Leverage: Using a Lightning Component across LEX, Flow, Communities and Mobile, Phil Weinmeister (VP, Product Mgmt | Community Cloud MVP | Salesforce MVP) [Blaze]

1:50 PM - 2:15 PM ~ Use The Power of Flow with Components, Pratima Shrivastav (Salesforce Enthusiast) [Earnie]

2:15 PM - 2:40 PM ~ To Be Announced [Earnie]

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM ~ Afternoon Break/Visit with Sponsors

2:55 PM ~ Real-World Unit Testing: Get to 100% Coverage, The Right Way, David Reed (Senior Member of Technical Staff, Release Engineering at [Blaze]

2:55 PM ~ Agile for Admins, Kyle Husni (Salesforce Delivery Champion) [Earnie]

3:35 PM - 4:10 PM ~ Advanced Reporting Tips and Tricks for New Admins, Aaron Crear [Blaze]

3:35 PM - 4:35 PM ~ Build an Amazing Solution with Ladies Be Architects, Susannah St-Germain (Salesforce Architect) [Earnie]

4:10 PM - 4:35 PM ~ You Might Be An Admin If..., Eric Dreshfield (Salesforce MVP) [Blaze]

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM ~ Happy Hours in Upstairs Live

Note: Blaze is the Downstairs Live and Ernie is Upstairs Live. Full agenda to be finalized

Welcome the following groups: PhillyForce, Salesforce Trailblazer Community Group, Philadelphia Administrators Group, Mount Laurel NJ Administrators Group, Hamilton NJ Administrators Group, Women in Tech Developers Group, Allentown PA Developers Group, Philadelphia Nonprofit Group



Monday, May 6
8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)


World Cafe Live Philadelphia
3025 Walnut St Philadelphia19104

Group Leaders

  • Patrick Mulhern

    Patrick Mulhern



  • Alex Sutherland

    Alex Sutherland

    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Salesforce Solutions Architect

  • Svatka Simpson

    Svatka Simpson




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