This is it! Almost show time!
As we all scramble to pack and put the finishing touches on our Knowledge12 breakout sessions, labs, keynotes, ExpoNow booths, Mardi Gras get-ups, etc., we thought it beneficial to provide you with a concise list of Know12 “must-dos”. This comprehensive list captures everything you must do, see and know about Knowledge12 and will serve as a checklist for you before and upon your arrival to New Orleans:
Forget the ole’ exhibit hall... you’re going to ExpoNow! Don’t miss the show floor presentations on technology tips, tricks and industry transformation from our partners and sponsors. ExpoNow will be a place of real learning and excitement...and lots of food!
Lunch: ExpoNow will be open for lunch on Tuesday & Wednesday from 11:40AM-1:30PM
Happy Hours & Special Events: Come enjoy live music, entertainment and networking:
-Tuesday 5:00PM-7:00PM- Cafe Demont, drinks and snacks, live music, magicians, street statues and performers
-Wednesday 5:00PM-7:00PM- Street Car Photo Booth, Mardi Gras costumes & bead giveaways
2.ServiceNow Pavilion and Pulse Check
The doctor is in! Stop by the ServiceNow Pavilion at ExpoNow for a free Pulse Check. ServiceNow experts will walk you through the health of your instance and prescribe an improved health regimen that’s just right for you! You’ll also have a chance to meet the ServiceNow Professional Services Team and hear about how to consolidate redundant systems, automate repetitive processes, put knowledge in the hands of the business and extend ServiceNow value outside of IT-- to the rest of your organization.
Register for the Vertical Networking event, Monday night from 4:00PM-6:00PM in Storyville Hall. Meet your fellow IT peers and discuss topics specific to your industry. Registration will open on Tuesday, May 8th at 2:00PM (PST) via the Knowledge12 Conference Portal.
Catch up with old friends and make new ones at the Knowledge12 Welcome Reception, Monday 6:00PM-8:00PM. Come have a drink, listen to some music, kick-off the event with a bang!
No need to wait- start networking NOW! Connect with your peers on the Knowledge12 Twitter List, RSVP for Knowledge12 on LinkedIn and Facebook and stay in the Knowledge know on the ServiceNow Community where you can connect with Knowledge speakers. Learn. Share. CONNECT!
4. Knowledge12 Conference Portal
The Knowledge12 Conference Portal will go live on Tuesday at 2:00PM (PST). Your user name and password will be emailed to you. Upon receiving your credentials, log in to the Knowledge12 conference portal and let your journey begin. It is here that you will:
This portal is also mobile, so consider it your conference bible while in New Orleans! Questions about the portal? As always, reach out to the Knowledge Hotline at 877- 613-6976 for the USA , +1 303 996- 6153 for EMEA or email us at email@example.com.
5. Customer Keynotes
We are proud to have not one, not two but THREE fantastic customer keynotes this year at Knowledge12:
Tuesday May 15th at 8:50AM
The New IT Imperative - Rules for Transforming IT
David Smoley, SVP and CIO, Flextronics International Ltd.
The challenges facing IT leaders today are symptoms of an aging IT strategy–a strategy that is likely preventing you from benefiting from true transformation. Join Flextronics CIO, David Smoley, to learn how a fresh strategy and the acceptance of technology's newest capabilities can drive dramatic results. This thought-provoking keynote will highlight David's guiding principles for transformation and describe how he leveraged ServiceNow to assert IT as a strategic business leader within Flextronics.
Wednesday, May 16th at 8:50AM
The CIO of the Future
Brian Lillie, CIO, Equinix, Inc.
We are in the middle of one of the most transformational eras of our time. Cloud, virtualization, and mobility represent a few of the new computing models that are reshaping business. And IT is at the center of it all.
Based on years of IT leadership and experience, Equinix CIO Brian Lillie, will share his perspective on the CIO of the future and what you can do to embrace and lead change. Mr. Lillie will offer guidance and describe how he helped position Equinix IT for success in the cloud era.
The Coca-Cola Company
Thursday, May 17th at 1:10PM
The Coca-Cola Company Secret Ingredients for Managing ServiceNow Demand
Alison Collop, Global IT Director, The Coca-Cola Company
Success breeds demand. You are likely getting flooded with requests from your business peers to use ServiceNow in new ways. How do you balance business requests for ServiceNow with your predefined IT plans?
The Coca-Cola Company program director, Alison Collop, will unveil her secret ingredients for managing multiple ServiceNow work streams. This case study will provide rich examples of how the most recognizable brand in the world successfully transformed IT processes and helped to enable multiple business units with custom applications built on the ServiceNow platform.
6. Pre-Conference Training
It’s not too late to sign up! Everyone who signed up for Pre-Conference Training is definitely on top of their game... When you take training classes at Knowledge12, you are guaranteed to get all the great content and professional ServiceNow instruction you expect, at a savings of up to $1400!!! Can’t argue with that!
7. Sponsor Night at Bourbon Street- Conference Closing Party
Join ServiceNow and your Knowledge12 sponsors on Wednesday night from 8:00PM-12:00AM for some good ole’ fashion Bourbon Street fun!
Be sure to make a stop at all four parties, as each venue is unique. You do not want to miss this evening of relationship building, live local music, and great New Orleans food! You must wear your Bourbon Street bracelet to get into each party, it can be found in your welcome packet.
Labs are now open! The moment you get your Knowledge12 Conference Portal user name and password, stop what you’re doing, log in and reserve your seat in one of these two hour, hands-on sessions NOW! Spaces fill up fast and these are sessions you DON’T want to miss.
9. Lab Fast Pass
Didn’t get a seat in the lab you wanted? Not to worry! Our sponsors will be handing out Fast Passes for reserved seating in the labs. Stop by the sponsor booths in ExpoNow to inquire about how you can get one. But you better act fast--there are only 5 passes for each lab!
10. Housekeeping: Before You Go, You Should Know: