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SDL Connect

October 25-26, 2017 | San Jose, CA

Program overview

In 2017, SDL Connect evolves into a two-day, immersive experience offering attendees more choices to learn about strategy and product roadmaps; hear from customers and partners; attend an interactive session; and understand how SDL can help your business blend technology with the human experience.

See agenda highlights below or download the complete schedule here.

Day 1 Agenda

Time Sessions
8:30 - 9:30
BREAKFAST / NETWORKING / DEMO STATIONS
9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
BREAK / NETWORKING / DEMO STATIONS
11:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:30
LUNCH / NETWORKING / DEMO STATIONS
1:30 - 2:00
2:00 - 2:30
2:30 - 3:00
3:00 - 3:30
BREAK / NETWORKING / DEMO STATIONS
3:30 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
5:00 - 5:30
BREAK / NETWORKING / DEMO STATIONS
5:30 - 7:00
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Day 2 Agenda

On Day 2, mix and match sessions for a customized experience that meets your business needs and interests. Day 2 session highlights are below; be sure to check back for a complete schedule in the coming weeks.

Build Winning Products

Take a deeper dive into what companies need to successfully build and ship winning products with these sessions:

  • SDL Knowledge Center Strategy & Roadmap
  • Technical Strategy for your Customer Experience – John Winter, Content Bloom
  • Four C’s of DITA: Cohesion, Consistency, Collaboration, and Convergence - Panel moderated by Chip Gettinger, SDL
  • The Growing World of Chatbots - Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler
  • Content in the age of Artificial Intelligence – Val Swisher, Content Rules


Deliver Great Experiences

Learn how to implement a global content operating model and create continuous experiences with these sessions:

  • SDL Web Strategy & Roadmap
  • Headless CMS & Website Delivery – Chris Chrcek, SDL
  • Turkish Airlines: Delivering Glocal Personalization at Scale – Karl Johnson, EXLRT
  • Automating Dynamic Content Delivery Through Taxonomies – Anders Ovreberg, DNV GL
  • Enabling Marketing Execution – Mayer Becker, SDL


Translate Every Message

Discuss how to scale localization needs as the pace of content increases during these sessions:

  • SDL Translation Management Strategy & Roadmap
  • SDL Machine Translation Strategy & Roadmap
  • How Better Products Get Developed Using Localization Teams at Go Pro – Sonia Oliveira, GoPro
  • SDL Machine Translation: Security and Control – Randy Endemann, SDL
  • Past, Present and Future of the Translation Industry – Jaap van de Meer, TAUS


User Group Sessions

SDL Tridion West Coast User Group

Join the SDL Tridion User Group as we meet to accelerate value realization and customer success through ongoing engagement, education, and experience sharing. At this meeting we’ll be discussing:

  • Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 to SDL Web 8.5 Upgrade: Lessons Learned & Best Practices / Joseph Yu (Senior Director of Product Management @ Wells Fargo)
  • Experience Manager (XPM): Discussion session on XPM implementation challenges / facilitated by Joseph Yu (Senior Director of Product Management @ Wells Fargo)
  • User Experience (UX): A peak into the future beyond Tridion 9 / Philipp Engel (Group Director of User Experience @ SDL)


SDL Knowledge Center User Group

Join the KC User Group for a lively discussion about reuse. We’ll share the results of the Reuse Survey and discuss how ‘reuse’ can be calculated in an out-of-the-box report. The goal is to align on a uniform standard that is logical based on how our various companies are working with the Knowledge Center.


SDL Tridion West Coast User Group

Join the SDL Tridion User Group as we meet to accelerate value realization and customer success through ongoing engagement, education, and experience sharing. At this meeting we’ll be discussing:

  • Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1 to SDL Web 8.5 Upgrade: Lessons Learned & Best Practices / Joseph Yu (Senior Director of Product Management @ Wells Fargo)
  • Experience Manager (XPM): Discussion session on XPM implementation challenges / facilitated by Joseph Yu (Senior Director of Product Management @ Wells Fargo)
  • User Experience (UX): A peak into the future beyond Tridion 9 / Philipp Engel (Group Director of User Experience @ SDL)


SDL Knowledge Center User Group

Join the KC User Group for a lively discussion about reuse. We’ll share the results of the Reuse Survey and discuss how ‘reuse’ can be calculated in an out-of-the-box report. The goal is to align on a uniform standard that is logical based on how our various companies are working with the Knowledge Center.

Register for SDL Connect today!