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Top 5 Sessions to Attend at Dreamforce 2023!

Prodly Marketing

August 30, 2023

Dreamforce 2023 is set to be an exciting event filled with innovation and unparalleled opportunities for growth! As Salesforce continues to push the envelope, it’s critical to stay up to date with the latest technologies, strategies, and best practices. 

Whether you’re an admin, developer, release manager, or architect, this year’s sessions are specifically designed to propel you into success in the coming year. With so many workshops to choose from, we’ve curated the top five you absolutely must attend, from DevOps and ALM to data security and sandboxes.

People attending a session at Dreamforce.

1. Introduction to Salesforce DevOps

Learn why DevOps, application lifecycle management, and governance are vital to delivering apps efficiently and safely—plus, how the tools Salesforce provides facilitate and enhance this process. 

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM PDT | Yosemite Theater (Moscone West, Level 2)


  • Emily Kapner, Principal Technical Writer, Salesforce
  • Alex Mastrodonato, VP, Product Marketing, Salesforce
  • Kyle Walker, Senior Software Engineer, Salesforce

2. Architect’s Approach to Governance

Learn how to set up the governance structures and processes needed to implement the best practice guidance outlined in Salesforce Well-Architected – Simple. 

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM | Redwood Theater (MWest, Trailblazer Forest)


  • Christopher Ramm, Salesforce CTO Germany, Capgemini
  • Lilith Van Biesen, Salesforce Principal Architect, Capgemini

3. Achieving Data Security in Finance, Healthcare, and Government

Data grows exponentially in both volume and value, especially in these industries. Data security measures must evolve to protect data and comply with modern regulations in the U.S., India, China, and Europe.

Tuesday, Sep. 12 | 3:30 PM – 4:10 PM PDT | Room 3020 (Moscone West, Level 3)

4. Reimagine DevOps With AI and Data Innovation

Discover the role DevOps tools play in revolutionizing AI and data-driven solutions by enabling Trailblazers to optimize processes, streamline collaboration, and drive transformative innovation. 

Wednesday, Sep. 12 | 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM PDT | Room 2018 (Moscone West, Level 2)


  • Karen Fidelak, Senior Director, Product Management, Salesforce
  • Steve Hetzel, Software Engineering PMTS
  • Pooja Reddivari, Senior Manager, Product Management, Salesforce

5. Sandbox Best Practices for Developers

In this Circle of Success, learn why a sandbox is essential to every successful Salesforce project. Learn about best practices for building and testing changes while networking in small groups.

Sessions are first come, first seated: Space is limited. 

Thursday, Sep. 14 | 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM PDT | Salon 4 (Marriott, Yerba Buena Level)


  • a robitaille, Success Architect Director, Salesforce
  • Mukul Singh, Success Architect, Salesforce

The Best Dreamforce 2023 Sessions to Advance Your Skills

This is just the tip of the iceberg of what Dreamforce 2023 has to offer. As we navigate through a rapidly evolving technological and business landscape, there’s no better place to arm yourself with the knowledge and tools necessary to thrive in the Salesforce ecosystem. So when you’re planning your schedule, make these sessions a priority—after stopping by Booth 1402 to connect with the Prodly team, of course! See you at Dreamforce 2023!


Are there any prerequisites for attending these sessions at Dreamforce 2023?

No, there aren’t. However, it’s helpful if you have a basic understanding of Salesforce, its ecosystem, and general concepts like DevOps and data security.

Can I attend all these sessions or do they overlap?

These five sessions don’t overlap, so you can plan to attend them all.

What is Salesforce Well-Architected – Simple?

Salesforce Well-Architected – Simple is a set of best practices advised by Salesforce to optimize governance structures and processes.


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