Accelerate Agenda

Tuesday, May 2

All Tuesday Attendees are entered to win a San Francisco Giants prize pack.

8:00 AM - 6:00 PMConference Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMApttus University Breakfast & Registration
9:00 AM – 11:00 AMApttus University Training (Course 1)
(Advance Registration Required)
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Apttus University Lunch
12:30 PM – 2:30 PMApttus University Training (Course 2)
(Advance Registration Required)
2:30 PM – 3:00 PMAfternoon Break
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMApttus University Training (Course 3)
(Advance Registration Required)
1:00 PM – 5:30 PMPartner Update – Contact Brian Thompson (bthompson@apttus.com) for details. Pre-registration requested.
5:30 PM – 7:00 PMAccelerate Welcome Reception - all attendees invited.

Wednesday, May 3 – Pier 48

7:45 AMBreakfast & Expo
7:45 AM - 4:00 PMConference Registration at Pier 48

First 50 attendees receive a copy of Jeff Ma’s book, “The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business.

All attendees arriving before 1pm will receive a copy of Kirk Krappe’s book, Intelligent Quote-to-Cash.

All conference attendees on Wednesday May 3rd are entered to win a David Blaine prize pack.
8:45 AMKeynote: Jeff Ma, ESPN’s predictive analytics experts and member of the MIT Blackjack team made famous via the movie 21 presents The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business.

Keynote: Andy Hoar, VP Principal Analyst, Forrester Research presents: B2B Commerce in a Machine Driven World

Keynote: Saideep Raj, Global Managing Director, Accenture presents: Infusing Humanity into Technology

Keynote: Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Watson Data Platform, IBM presents: How Cognitive Technologies Enable Business Transformation
11:00 AM
Conference Breakouts & Expo
12:00 PMLunch, Expo & Birds of a Feather
Note: Early lunch for All Access pass holders begins at 11 AM
12:45 PMKeynote: Kirk Krappe, CEO and Co-Founder, Apttus presents The Quote-to-Cash Keynote of the Year: Maximize Your Business, Beyond World Class

Keynote: Chris Weber, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft and Global Business Transformation Expert presents: Transforming Your Business for An Increasingly Digital World
2:30 PMExpo
3:15 PMConference Breakouts
Note: The first 50 attendees to “Defining Technological Proficiency in the 21st Century Law Department” at 3:15 receive a copy of Ari Kaplan’s book, “Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace“
5:00 PMHappy Hour, Dinner & Expo
6:00 PMAccelerate Evening Gala featuring David Blaine, World-renowned Magician, and The English Beat

Note: All attendees who complete an Apttus All-Star challenge during Accelerate are entered to win a GoPro ($400), Apple Watch ($270), Beats headphones ($250), Nest (sponsored by Associa) which are awarded throughout the event – so complete your All-Star challenges early to increase your chances of winning. See the Apttus information desk for details.

Note: All event attendees will receive a Kindle version of Kirk Krappe’s book, “Intelligent Quote-to-Cash” and Elliott Yama and Kingman Tang’s book, “Machine Learning for Quote-to-Cash” emailed following the event.

 

Thursday, May 4 – Pier 48

7:45 AMBreakfast & Expo
7:45 AM - 4:00 PMConference Registration at Pier 48

First 400 attendees will be given a copy of Elay Cohen’s book “Saleshood” (50 available), a Kindle copy of Denise Restauri’s book “Their Roaring Thirties” (150 available), or a token for a free smitten ice-cream (200 available) (until supplies of each run out).

All attendees arriving before 1pm will receive a copy of Kirk Krappe’s book, Intelligent Quote-to-Cash.

All conference attendees on Wednesday, May 3rd or Thursday, May 4th are entered to win a Golden State Warriors Prize Pack and a pair of tickets to The English Beat show at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga on July 21st, 2017.
9:00 AMKeynote: Changing the Game: A Panel Featuring Women in Leadership including:

Tiffany Shlain – Award Winning and Emmy-nominated Filmmaker and Author, Founder of the Webby Awards and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences

Veronika Scott – Founder: The Empowerment Plan, a white-house funded humanitarian organization

Denise Restauri – Founder and CEO of Girlquake, Forbes Contributor, and Author of “Their Roaring Thirties”

Keynote: Eric Carrasquilla, Apttus SVP of Product Management & Gop Rao, Apttus SVP of Verticals present Quote-to-Cash: The Road Ahead
10:30 AMConference Breakouts
12:00 PMLunch, Expo & Birds of a Feather
Note: Early lunch for All Access pass holders begins at 11 AM
12:45 PMKeynote: GuruGanesha Khalsa, CEO Sandler Training and World Renowned Sales Trainer presents Closing Business in the 21st Century

50 random attendees to this session will receive a copy of the book “Close the Deal” by Sam Deep, Lyle Sussman and the Sandler Sales Institute
2:30 PMConference Breakouts
Note: The first 50 attendees to “Transforming Hearts, Minds and Wallets: The Keys to Sales Success” at 3:3opm receive a copy of Amy Slater’s book, “Moments: Magic, Miracles and Martinis. How to Move Forward in Times of Uncertainty”.
4:00 PMKeynote: Leveraging Your Personal Brand for Success hosted by Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, Entrepreneur, Investor and SaaS Enthusiast including:

• Building the Social Skills that Matter featuring Craig Rosenberg, Co-Founder and Chief Analyst of Topo, Monica Zent, Founder and CEO of Foxwordy, Jill Rowley, Advisor, Entrepreneur, and Social Selling Expert

• Top Growth CEOs Share How They Hire featuring Jon Miller, Founder and CEO of Engagio, Nelson Cicchitto, Founder and CEO of Avatier, Elay Cohen, Founder and CEO of Saleshood

• Creating Your Own Hype with Franco Finn, San Francisco Giants Host and Golden State Warriors Hype-Man

Note: One attendee at this session will win a Golden State Warriors package including 2 Warriors tickets and an on-court experience with Franco Finn!
5:15 PMClosing Happy Hour & Celebration

Note: All attendees who complete an Apttus All-Star challenge during Accelerate are entered to win a GoPro ($400), Apple Watch ($270), Beats headphones ($250), Nest (sponsored by Associa) which are awarded throughout the event – so complete your All-Star challenges early to increase your chances of winning. See the Apttus information desk for details.

Note: All event attendees will receive a Kindle version of Kirk Krappe’s book, “Intelligent Quote-to-Cash” and Elliott Yama and Kingman Tang’s book, “Machine Learning for Quote-to-Cash” emailed following the event.