splunk executive summit
September 25-27, 2017 | Washington, D.C.

Thought Leadership Begins With You

Splunk Executive Summit at .conf2017 offers a high-level thought leadership agenda focused on innovation. Join us for a special event that brings together technology leaders, industry innovators and Splunk executive leadership for peer-to-peer discussions, networking and sharing best practices.

Why Attend

Discover solutions from across many industries and geographies that you can apply to your organization.
Connect with executives responsible for innovation and emerging technologies.
Learn about innovation strategies at the world’s leading companies and organizations.
Share best practices for success.

Agenda

Sep 25
Monday

Day 0

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center Location: Room 206

Pick up your badge and gain full access to Splunk Executive Summit and .conf2017 keynotes, Showcase Pavilion and social events.

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Arrivals & Executive 1:1s

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Attend your scheduled 1:1s or network with your peers in the VIP Executive Lounge.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel

Kick off your Splunk Executive Summit experience with drinks, appetizers and conversations with your peers and Splunk executives.

Sep 26
Tuesday

Day 1 - Theme: Trends & Innovations

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast

Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel

Join us for breakfast as we kick off Splunk Executive Summit Day 1.

9:00am – 10:30am

.conf2017 General Session

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Welcome and .conf2017 opening keynote by CEO Doug Merritt.

11:00am – 12:30pm

Executive Summit General Session

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Executive Host Snehal Antani welcomes you to Splunk Executive Summit. CEO Doug Merritt and other industry luminaries take the stage to lead a discussion on Trends in the Age of Machine Learning.

12:30 pm – 1:30pm

Networking Lunch | Innovation Hub | Exec 1:1s

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Attend your scheduled 1:1s, network with your peers in the VIP Executive Lounge and test your driving skills in a machine data-powered race car simulator in the Innovation Hub.

1:30pm – 4:30pm

Breached! — Hands-on Cybersecurity Exercise co-hosted by Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Experience Breached! — a hands-on cybersecurity exercise co-hosted by Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton, helping you problem solve and shift the balance of power back into your favor during a simulated attack.

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Networking Break

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Relax and connect with your peers in the VIP Executive Lounge.

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Executive Summit General Session

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Recap Breached! Cybersecurity exercise and preview the Day 2 program.

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Executive Summit Evening Event

Location: Decatur House

Join us for a special evening with your peers from around the world at the historic Decatur House, one of the oldest homes in Washington, D.C., located across the street from the White House.

Sep 27
Wednesday

Day 2 Theme: Leadership

8:00am – 8:45am

Breakfast

Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel

Join us for breakfast as we kick off Splunk Executive Summit Day 2.

9:00am - 10:30am

.conf2017 General Session

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Explore new Splunk capabilities including advancements in machine learning, enterprise security and metrics management, enabling customers to tap into their machine data and accelerate data-driven transformation.

11:00am – 12:30pm

Executive Summit General Session

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Listen to Josh Linkner, tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and New York Times bestselling author present on Innovation and Creativity.

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Networking Lunch | Innovation Hub | Exec 1:1s

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Network with your peers and attend your scheduled 1:1 meetings with Splunk executives. Explore the Innovation Hub — test your driving skills in a race car simulator, and much more.

1:00pm

Departures or special opportunity to continue on with the .conf2017 program to learn more about Splunk solutions.

Executive Host

Snehal Antani
Senior Vice President, IoT and Business Analytics, Splunk, Inc.

 

 

Keynote Speakers

Please check back with us as we add more speakers to our lineup.

 

Doug Merritt
President and Chief Executive Officer, Splunk Inc.
Josh Linkner
Tech Entrepreneur & Hyper-Growth CEO
 

 

Who Will Attend

This invitation-only event brings together executives (VP+) who are responsible for innovation and are progressive catalysts in their IT organizations, along with their chief technology strategists. Please contact your account manager for more information.

Event Details

Splunk Executive Summit will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mt Vernon Pl NW

Washington, DC 20001

Marriott Marquis

901 Massachusetts Avenue

NW Washington, D.C. 20001, USA

The closest airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). 

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

1 Aviation Circle

Washington, DC 20001

 

The next closest airport is Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Dulles International Airport (IAD).

1 Saarinen Circle

Dulles, VA 20166

Attendees are responsible for their own individual air and ground transportation.

  • Taxi from DCA: The taxi rate from the airport to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is approximately $20-$30.
  • Taxi from IAD: The taxi rate from the airport to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is approximately $50-$70.
  • Metro from Airport Station (DCA) to the Mt. Vernon Square Station: Metro will take approximately 22 minutes on the Yellow line and costs $2.20.

FAQs

The Executive Summit at .conf2017 is the premier, executive-level event bringing together 100 technology executives for a 2-day program. The Summit offers an interactive experience to exchange ideas and receive actionable guidance from world-class business leaders and strategists.

Participation is by invitation only and is limited to executives (VP+) who are responsible for innovation in IT organizations or equivalent public sector titles who are interested in extending value to their organization.

The 2017 event will be held September 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

The value of this type of executive-level experience is the dialogue with, and direct access to, peer business leaders, and Splunk executives. To preserve the value of the program, attendance is limited to 100 total attendees who meet the job level/function, company size, and annual revenue qualifications established.

If you received an invitation to the Executive Summit, but cannot attend, please contact our executive team via email at executiveprograms@splunk.com. You may send a colleague in your place only if your colleague meets the attendance criteria.

There is no event registration fee for attendees. Travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of the attendee. All meals during the scheduled Executive Summit agenda are compliments of Splunk.

The Executive Summit is complimentary and includes access to Splunk .conf2017 keynotes, Showcase Pavilion, and social events.

You may register online immediately upon receiving your invitation. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend you register promptly after receiving your invitation.

Business casual attire is appropriate for the sessions and events.

Because of the business nature of the Executive Summit, spouses and guests are not permitted to attend sessions, breakfasts, or lunches on the Executive Summit agenda. 

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