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TrailblazerDX ’22 for Admins


For the first time in a long time, the whole community is coming back together on April 27 and 28 in San Francisco for TrailblazerDX! During these two exciting days, admins, developers, architects, partners, entrepreneurs, and students will immerse themselves in a world-class learning experience that explores how to build apps on Customer 360, integrate with MuleSoft, connect with Slack, and power analytics with Tableau.

Excited? You should be!

TrailblazerDX ’22—Skill up and connect

The best part of TrailblazerDX? It’s an opportunity for you to learn, connect, have fun, and give back. It’s the ability to have a quick hallway conversation after a session that was mind-blowingly awesome. It’s the laughter over a quick lunch with newfound friends. It’s the chance to ask speakers and Salesforce experts in person about a question that has you stumped.

Below is just a sneak peek of what TrailblazerDX ’22 has in store!

Learn: There will be 150+ technical sessions, product demos, expert-led workshops, and hands-on learning—perfect for whether you build with clicks, code, or both.
Connect: Product managers, experts, and Trailblazers will come together to share best practices, tips and tricks, and more.
Have Fun: Expect community gatherings, fun, and games, plus an epic party. Celebrate with fellow Trailblazers in person or, if you can’t make it, online at Salesforce+.
Give Back: You’ll even find volunteer opportunities, knowledge sharing, and mentorship. Leave the community a little better than you found it.

Now, let’s get into the good stuff. Here are some sessions you can expect to see at TrailblazerDX ’22.

TrailblazerDX Keynote + True to the Core

Let’s cover the big stuff first: the TrailblazerDX Keynote and True to the Core.

You do not want to miss the TrailblazerDX Keynote. Join Parker Harris and guests to learn how Trailblazers can come together to use the latest innovations across the Customer 360 Platform, MuleSoft, Slack, and Tableau to build the future of work. Speakers include:

  • Kris Lande SVP, Trailblazer Ecosystem, Salesforce
  • Parker Harris, Co-Founder & CTO, Salesforce
  • Martie Burris, Director, Product Management, Salesforce
  • Stephen Hsu, Vice President, Product, MuleSoft
  • Susannah St-Germain, Lead Evangelist, Architect Relations, Salesforce

As for True to the Core, we’ve got more exciting news. At TrailblazerDX ’22, there will be not one but two sessions!

True to the Core

Join Parker, the chief product officers from Salesforce, MuleSoft, Slack, and Tableau, and product managers for a one-of-a-kind question-and-answer forum about our product roadmap. Speakers include:

  • Patrick Stokes, EVP & GM, Platform, Salesforce
  • David Schmaier, President & Chief Product Officer, Salesforce
  • Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer, Tableau
  • Kris Lande SVP, Trailblazer Ecosystem, Salesforce
  • Parker Harris, Co-Founder & CTO, Salesforce
  • Meir Amiel, Chief Product Officer, MuleSoft
  • Tamar Yehoshua, Chief Product Officer, Slack

Have a question or topic you’d like to see the executives address during True to the Core? Send them to us here.

True to the Core: Meet the Product Managers

You’ll also want to join us for a special on-site breakout session at TrailblazerDX ’22 featuring product managers from across the Salesforce family. This is a great opportunity for attendees to continue the conversation from the main session!

Stellar sessions for admins

For our admin audience, we have a fantastic—dare I say, stellar—lineup of sessions to attend. We’ve got a 50-minute low-code keynote, breakout sessions (40-minute deep dive sessions in designated rooms), theater sessions (20-minute sessions in the campground), and campfire sessions (20-minute presentations in a smaller setting designed to accommodate in-depth Q+A). Check out the details below.

⭐ Build Fast with the Salesforce Platform: Learn how Trailblazers can use low code and automation tools to work better together and build unique Customer 360 experiences that drive their organizations forward. Jot this keynote title down in your notes and don’t forget it, then check out the rest of the awesome sessions mentioned below!

The Record Access Roadmap

Speaker(s): Larry Tung

What to Expect: Defining what records your users can see is core to admin success. Get a sneak peek at the latest Record innovations, see a preview of our roadmap, and share your feedback with product experts.

Best Practices for Org Maintenance

Speaker(s): Christopher Marzilli

What to Expect: Admins often inherit cluttered orgs with no documentation and are tasked with figuring it out. Join us to learn about common traits of a messy implementation, and tips and tricks to untangle yours.

Design Delightful Experiences with the Flow UX Team

Speaker(s): Austin Guevara, Jess Krucina

What to Expect: It can be difficult to understand what users need. Join the Flow UX team to discuss how Salesforce conducts research to improve our products. Leave with practical examples to use in your own org.

Go with the Flow: Migrate Workflow Rules to Triggered Flows

Speaker(s): Diana Jaffe, Nathan Lipke, Meghana Voladri

What to Expect: Flow is the future. See how to migrate your workflow rules to Flow Builder both with the Migration Tool and manually. Plus get preview of Summer ’22 release.

Study Tips to Get Salesforce Credential-Ready

Speaker(s): Jean Velonis, Julie Workman

What to Expect: Join us for a look at the tools, tips, and resources to guide you towards earning a credential. Learn how to break down a practice test question and calm the anxiety prior to testing.

Meet the Speakers: Build Faster Your Way — with Low Code

What to Expect: You can’t have too much #LowCodeLove. Join us for an authentic conversation with the speakers from "Build Faster Your Way — with Low Code." Come with questions and leave with answers.

How to Coordinate Multiuser Workflows with Orchestrator

Speaker(s): Antoine Cabot, Bram Julsing, Patrick Vergara

What to Expect: Find out how to orchestrate complex, multiuser workflows and remove bottlenecks. Learn how one Salesforce customer was able to create a frictionless experience to deliver better service and support.

Simplify Experience Cloud User Administration with Flow

Speaker(s): Joe Morse

What to Expect: Learn how to use Flow to simplify and speed up external user administration. Keep your agents in the console and productive. Simplify and automate common user administration tasks.

Build Stakeholder Trust Through Governance

What to Expect: Managing an org can be challenging, especially if stakeholders seem aloof. Join us to learn how to govern your instance. Leave equipped with practical strategies to build trust with your stakeholders.

Keep Your Salesforce Org Safe with Security Center

Speaker(s): Stephen Noe

What to Expect: Learn more about Security Center’s powerful features. Get tips and tricks on how to set up Security Center to maintain a close watch on settings and policies across all your Salesforce environments.

Admin Best Practices for User Management

Speaker(s): Cheryl Feldman, Brenda Glasser

What to Expect: Join us and learn how to use out-of-the-box tools to manage user access easily. Plus get best practices directly from product managers.

Get Productive with Slack Workflows

What to Expect: No one likes a manual process. Join us to learn about Slack's Workflow Builder. You'll leave ready to supercharge your daily workflow.

Design for Collaborative Customer Service

Speaker(s): Amber Bouabdallah

What to Expect: Customer service is transforming from individual to collaborative models of support. Learn how you can design for this shift in workflow with the new Slack app and integrations from Service Cloud.

Innovation with Ethics and Inclusion in Mind

Speaker(s): Fatemeh Khatibloo

What to Expect: Admins, developers and designers—gain a framework for intentional innovation by considering the unintended impacts of the tech you’re building, inclusive collaboration and creative problem-solving.

Get to Know Admin Configuration Kits

Speaker(s): J. Steadman

What to Expect: You need configuration answers fast. Admin Configuration Kits are here to help. Join us to learn more about configuration kits, how to use them, and what's yet to come.

Ready, Set, Automate: Get Started with Salesforce Flow

Speaker(s): Diana Jaffe

What to Expect: Get a hands-on look at how fast and easy it is to start building low-code automation in Flow Builder. Join us to find out where to start and hear what’s new from the Flow PM team.

Skills for Success: A Guide for Salesforce Admins 

Speaker(s): Gillian Bruce

What to Expect: Jobseekers: Learn what skills you need to propel your admin career. Employers: Learn what to look for in your search for a rockstar admin.

Grow Your Salesforce Admin Career: Your Habits for Success

Speaker(s): Michael Gerholdt, J. Steadman, Ella Marks 

What to Expect: Building a successful admin career starts with understanding your core responsibilities and creating habits. Learn the essential habits that you can use today to grow your career as an #AwesomeAdmin.

Build Multiexperience Apps with Low Code

Speaker(s): Brinkal Janani, Eugene Oksman, Claudia Robinson, Adam Wegel

What to Expect: Create and customize your Lightning Experience with low-code innovations that deliver engaging multiexperiences across desktop, mobile, and Slack.

Test and Deploy Flows with No-Code Automated Testing

Speaker(s): Henry Liu

What to Expect: Is manual testing on every update too time-consuming? With the new Flow no-code automated testing, you can now turn manual debug into automated tests and run every test scenario with a single click.

Seven Tips to Prepare For Your Salesforce Admin Certification

What to Expect: Whether you are brand new to Salesforce, or have been thinking about earning your admin certification for a while, join us for tips to help you prepare for your Salesforce administrator certification exam.

Meet the Legends of Low Code


- Rick Arthur, Safety National
- Zachary Banks, PayPal
- Eleanor Castillo Sumi, Pacific Clinics
- Jessica Cobarras, Salesforce
- Janet Elliott, Kicksaw
- Ryan Felton, Salesforce
- Lisa Malmanger, Liberty IT Solutions
- Daniel Peter, Robots & Pencils
- Chris Stegall, MK Partners, Inc.
- Susan Thayer, Capgemini

What to Expect: Join the cast of Salesforce’s first-ever reality show, "Legends of Low Code," to explore how three teams of Trailblazers each built a legendary low-code app for a nonprofit in just two days.

Lightning App Builder: Design Best Practices

Speaker(s): Aayushi Bhargava, Adam Doti, Nate Hossner

What to Expect: Learn best practices and tips for designing and configuring custom pages in Lightning App Builder to deliver great customer experiences.

Meet the Admin Relations Team

Speaker(s): Michael Gerholdt, J. Steadman, LeeAnne Rimel, Ella Marks, Jennifer Lee, Brittney Gibson, Gillian Bruce

What to Expect: The admin relations team is dedicated to your success as an #AwesomeAdmin. Come meet the team, hear about future plans, and ask your questions.

How to Unlock Native Device Capabilities in LWC

Speaker(s): Jitu Kamat, Sue Berry

What to Expect: Enhance Lightning Experiences with native mobile innovations that come to life in Salesforce and community mobile apps. Increase engagement with barcode scanning, location services, and more.

Getting Started with Salesforce DevOps

Speaker(s): Gilson Canario, Sepideh Setayeshfar

What to Expect: Looking to adopt more robust DevOps practices, but not sure how to get started? Learn about small steps you can take in process and products to start on a journey of Salesforce DevOps now.

Awesome Admin Scavenger Hunt

Speaker(s): Michael Gerholdt, Ella Marks, Brittney Gibson 

What to Expect: Get ready for a good time. Join us for an interactive session where you’ll meet fellow admins, learn something new, and maybe even win something special.

DevOps Center: Practical Use Cases

Speaker(s): Karen Fidelak, Ian Gotts, John Eichsteadt, Adrian King

What to Expect: Come learn about DevOps Center, how a beta customer is improving their release process with it, how an ecosystem partner is extending their app to integrate with it, and how you can get it soon.

Protect Your Salesforce Data with Backup and Restore

Speaker(s): Rodolfo Ergueta

What to Expect: Learn how Backup and Restore can help you protect data from permanent loss due to errors, bugs and faulty integrations. See how administrators can easily help protect your org's data.

Innovate with Free Salesforce Lab Apps

Speaker(s): Anika Teppo

What to Expect: Learn how free Salesforce Labs apps can help you leverage the power of the Salesforce platform to drive innovation and collaboration in the new digital world.

Lessons Learned from an Admin Evangelist

Speaker(s): Jennifer Lee

What to Expect: Join admin evangelist Jennifer Lee as she shares her Salesforce learning journey. Leave equipped with practical steps to focus your Salesforce knowledge and career.

Keep Tabs On Your Security Posture with Security Center

Speaker(s): Pete Thurston

What to Expect: Join us to learn how to easily configure Security Center to automatically monitor for key changes in the security posture of your Salesforce org(s) to keep your data protected.

Build No-Code Automations with MuleSoft Composer

Speaker(s): Parth Shah, Dakota, Garcia, Myra Wilson

What to Expect: Learn how to build multisystem automations and integrations declaratively with clicks. Join us for automation demos and hear from an #AwesomeAdmin who automated 75% of her sales processes.

Slack Platform Security and Administration for Admins

Speaker(s): Anders Haig

What to Expect: Learn about Slack’s latest platform management features and how to craft a robust strategy for securely managing apps and workflows in Slack.

Introduction to Slack Workflow Builder

Speaker(s): Carolyn Selheim-Miller

What to Expect: Learn how Slack's no-code Workflow Builder helps millions of users automate routine processes into workflows in their Slack workspaces.

Drive Productivity with Picklist Value Management Features

Speaker(s): John Bracken, Gonzalo Gambino, Matt Lagrotte

What to Expect: Join us to hear the latest innovations around picklist value management and how these changes will increase your productivity — giving you time back to focus on what really matters.

Visually Explore your Salesforce Data with Tableau

Speaker(s): John Demby

What to Expect: We will show you how to leverage Tableau to connect to your Salesforce Org to gain insights from your data so you can in minutes ask questions and discover answers in a simple way.

Secure Salesforce Using Multifactor Authentication

Speaker(s): Saikat Maiti

What to Expect: Have you implemented MFA yet? Join us to hear our top tips about multifactor authentication and the evolving security landscape, including features and adoption best practices.

Low-Code Application Building: A Practical Guide

Speaker(s): Farhan Tahir

What to Expect: Join us to learn about the Low-Code Application Building capabilities available to build or extend applications. You will also learn about the new and exciting features on our roadmap.

Expos packed with experts

Customer 360 Theater for Developers and Admins

In the theater, you’ll get a Customer 360 view of developer and admin experiences on Salesforce. We’ll be demonstrating how the various parts of Salesforce work together to bring our customers a Single Source of Truth for their solutions.

Camp Quick Start

Dive in, get hands-on, and earn a new Trailhead badge in 30 minutes or less.

Camp Design

Generate human-centered ideas, prototypes, Slack apps, and analytics dashboards with the Salesforce Design Team.

Expert Zones for Platform, Slack, MuleSoft, and Tableau

Visit the demo booths, where our developer advocates will be meeting developers and answering questions. See demonstrations on what the digital future holds for our customers and learn how solutions include intelligent bots and virtual reality to serve up better business solutions.

Mini Hacks

For the first time ever, we have created mini hacks that involve more than just the Salesforce Platform. Each hack uses the core Salesforce Platform and one additional product: Slack, MuleSoft, or Tableau. Don’t worry, even though the hacks include more products, the simplicity remains the same: any hack can be completed in 30 minutes or less. Whether you are a developer or an admin, we’ll have something for you, and we can’t wait for you to try out the hacks and learn about the new features, tools, and products!

Circles of Success

Network, share best practices, and learn from other Trailblazers at these small, intimate topic-based round-tables facilitated by a Salesforce expert.

Hands-on Workshops

Get hands-on and deepen your knowledge with our experts. Seats go fast; arrive early to secure your spot.

Trailblazer Community Cove

The Community Cove is the place for you connect and reconnect with your peers across the Salesforce ecosystem. It is the best place to catch up with the community! Hang out and socialize with developers from all over the world.

Other can’t-miss content—and so much MOAR!

There’s a bunch of incredible low-code and code content waiting for you at TrailblazerDX. Check out some of the developer sessions here and some of the architect sessions here.

At this point, we’ve merely scratched the surface of TrailblazerDX ’22. We’re super excited to bring together our diverse technical communities at a single conference. No matter which Salesforce technology you work with, everyone can skill up at TrailblazerDX ’22!

And if you can’t be there in person, we’ve got you—select content will be broadcast on Salesforce+.

What you can do now

So, what’s next? There are a few things you can do today to get ready:

  1. Register for TrailblazerDX ’22 here if you haven’t already.
  2. Take a look at all of the awesome sessions planned here.
  3. Map out your days using Agenda Builder.
  4. Keep an eye out for the TrailblazerDX Quest on April 27-28 to unlock an exclusive community badge and learn how to enter for a chance to win* the coveted Trailblazer hoodie (1 of 500). *Official Rules apply. See the Trailhead Quests page for full details soon.
  5. Tweet us at @SalesforceAdmns and let us know what you’re most excited for!
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