Cactusforce

A Community Conference for Salesforce developers and architects

More code.
Less fluff.

January 2020
Phoenix, AZ

 
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About

Cactusforce is a Community-led conference done differently. An event by and for Salesforce Developers and Architects.

We believe developers and architects need more education and learning in and around advanced topics.

We believe technical professionals not yet on the Salesforce platform can benefit from this education.

By bringing developer and architect-focused content to our local community, we can help others go beyond the trail.

By offering Salesforce Certified Technical Architect (CTA) program intros, training, and board exam prep we will elevate the expertise of those who build high-performance technical solutions.

It is a gathering of experienced developers and architects focused on increasing your knowledge and raising your skill level.

Cactusforce will take place in the heart of the downtown warehouse district at the Galvanize - Phoenix campus. Join us Saturday, January 12th for a deep dive into Salesforce's enterprise-level platform.

 

Marisa Hambleton

Cactusforce Founder, Director, Co-organizer
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Steve Simpson, CTA

Cactusforce Co-organizer
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Come back for Cactusforce 2020!

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 Speakers

 
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Zayne Turner

Lead Developer Evangelist, Salesforce
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David Brooks

VP Products, Copado

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Andy Boettcher

Chief Technical Architect, Demand Chain Systems
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Chuck Liddell

CEO,
Valence
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Amit Malik

Global Master Instructor with Salesforce
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Debra Maranta

Debra Maranta is Director of Trailhead Partner Programs at Salesforce

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Pat McClellan

Chief Lightning Officer, Proton Text
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Charly Prinsloo

Salesforce Technical Architect, Deloitte
Co-Lead, Ladies Be Architects

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Stephanie Rewis

Director, Design Systems Engineering, Salesforce
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Greg Rewis

Director, Product Management, Lightning Components, Salesforce
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Don Robins

Salesforce Technical Educator - Senior Technical Instructor - Producer of Salesforce Play By Play series on Pluralsight
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Susannah Kate St-Germain

Technical Architect, Boston Scientific
Co-Lead, Ladies Be Architects

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Why Attend?

  1. You need answers to the complex Salesforce challenges you encounter at work and you want to take your Salesforce developer skills to the next level.

  2. You've completed the trails, earned the badges and are ready for more.

  3. You want in-person access to long-time experts on the platform, Salesforce Technical Instructors, and a Salesforce Certified Technical Architect (CTA).

  4. You are new to Salesforce, but have been developing on other platforms or frameworks and are ready to dive into the deep end.

  5. You are a beginner, but want to challenge yourself with topics that go beyond Trailhead.

  6. You work with Salesforce developers and want to better understand how to contribute and work with them.

  7. You are a coder by day, a significant part of your job is developing solutions on or around Salesforce.  

  8. You are responsible for architecting and designing enterprise systems and solutions.

  9. You want to learn about starting your Salesforce journey to architect #JourneyToCTA.

  10. You heard Cactusforce would be awesome.

 
 
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What to Expect

Less slides, More code, live demos
and Real conversations with the presenters

 
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Learn

An advanced learning event for developers and architects. Hear about interesting Salesforce use cases, and solutions with other technologies.

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Understand

Participate in conversational presentations. Join discussions about real-world projects. Get interactive with a panel of experts.

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Ask

Get ready for lots of Q&A! Attendees can gain a deep understanding how speakers have tackled their most challenging problems.

 
 

Sponsors

Saguaro

Platinum Level
 

Agave

Gold Level
 
 
 

Ocotillo

Silver Level
 
 
 
 
 

Cholla

Sponsor Level
 
 

Yucca

Gem Level
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsorships are now closed. This event would not be possible without the generosity and participation of all the companies listed on this page. Thank you!

Please see the FAQ or contact us for general event information.