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Salesforce University: Summer Sessions

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Sign up for our FREE Salesforce University: Summer Sessions sponsored by the Los Angeles User Group, Los Angeles Nonprofit User Group, ClearSlide and Informatica. Join us for admin level and developer level classroom training on the USC campus. Perfect your Salesforce skills or expand on your current skill set with community experts and leaders. Cap off the sessions with a networking cocktail hour.

Interested in volunteering at the event? Please contact us by email (see the email icon under "Organizer" to the left)


2:15-2:45 pm Attendee Check In

2:45-5:40 pm Sessions and Sponsor Introductions

5:40-7:00 pm Networking and Cocktail Hour with Keynotes

Special Keynote with Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research at

Sponsor Keynotes from ClearSlide and Informatica

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Remember to bring your laptop or iPad.

Admin Track Topics:

Working with Data. Paige Van Riper || Cloud for Good.

Are you struggling with dirty data? Is it taking too long to enter or update data? In this session, you will learn about some great Salesforce tools that will improve your data integrity and make your life easier.

Salesforce Healthcheck. Tyler Philpot || Bluewolf.

Walk through a sample of the techniques and tools to conduct health checks of Salesforce instances, including health of user accounts, reports and dashboards, specifics on fields, and code quality.

Secrets to Success with Salesforce. Brian Pickett || North Peak.

If you build it you will wish that they would have used it. Learn how to make sure you never utter this statement by leveraging best practices related to solution design, user buy-in and training to maximize your SF investment.

Adv & Developer Track Topics:

Copy and Paste Triggers. Zack Schultz || Tagleo.

Everything you need to know about triggers without knowing Apex.

Manage a Meetup with Nathan Pepper || Pervasive Software.

Want to organize your own User or Developer Group? In this session, we look at how to take a free Developer Org and utilize the platform to meet a variety of your needs by integrating native functionality (like Chatter, VisualForce, and Apex) with external API's (including API and GitHub API)... Of the, for the, and by the! Examples from the Los Angeles Developer Group org and the Salesforce University Summer Sessions' own Developer Org.

Visualforce: Become a Salesforce Hero. Mauricio Ardila || American Data Company.

Learn how to create Salesforce forms. Embed dashboards, reports, and maps with the use of Visualforce and impress your end users.

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