Content Overview

.conf20 | October 19-22, 2020 | The Venetian and Sands Expo | Las Vegas

Session Tracks

.conf Event content is sorted into six core Tracks to showcase our products and solutions across multiple use cases. Check out our tracks to help find the best sessions for your Splunk use.

Business Analytics

Learn how Splunk can help you discover, explore and investigate the problems that lead to unexpected, incomplete or delayed business processes. Drive greater operational excellence in your business with Splunk.


Extend Splunk’s native functionality or modify Splunk using Splunk’s developer tools. Gain new insights on building apps for Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Developer Cloud. Learn more about leveraging Splunk’s existing APIs and SDKs.

Internet of Things

Innovations like sensors, robotics, communications, geospatial and analytics technologies are changing the world. Explore inspiring use cases to see what Splunk can do for connected cities, transportation and fleet management, predictive maintenance and more.


Foundational sessions will help those who are starting their Splunk journey. Deep-dive technical sessions — presented by Splunk engineers, product managers and sales engineers — provide real-world best practices along with do’s and don’ts for using, deploying and administering Splunk.

Security, Compliance and Fraud

See how peers and Splunk experts are addressing real-world scenarios using Splunk. There will be ample hands-on learning opportunities that will show you how to improve your security posture and, in the process, enhance your Splunk skills.

IT Operations

Learn everything you need to learn , from troubleshooting and monitoring APM and DevOps use cases. Gain insight from Splunkers on how you can keep your applications services and infrastructure up, running and happy.

900+ archived sessions available on .conf Online

Sessions Types

There are many ways to soak in the knowledge at .conf events. Check out the different content offerings to mix and match throughout the week.



Keynotes give you the big picture, the stories and the energy of what's to come at .conf and beyond!
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Our 45-minute panels offer multiple speakers and perspectives — and a chance to ask questions on a variety of topics.
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Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions are at the heart of .conf events, providing deep dives into Splunk technology and solutions.
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Hands-On Sessions

These 45-minute training opportunities provide a hands-on, interactive session. Don't forget your laptop!
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Hands-On Labs

Hands-on labs are 20-minute, interactive workshops held in the source=*Pavilion and led by Splunk experts.



Swing by our open-seating theaters in the source=*Pavilion for quick 20-minute sessions about Splunk products in real case scenarios.
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Splunk University
Attend Splunk University, our pre-conference educational program, to experience the full range of product features in a live, hands-on setting (additional fees apply).

Learning Paths

Learning Paths showcase recommended sessions from Splunk product experts for users in various job functions and give you a glimpse into what is new and exciting for your role. You can follow paths within a track or experience sessions from multiple tracks across the program.

Splunk Platform/Foundations

The Platform/Foundations track brings you content featuring our flagship product and service, Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. You will engage with customers and partners who are using their ingenuity, powered by Splunk, to transform their organizations and their careers. Some examples of previous Foundations Learning Paths have been for Data Admins, Cloud Specialists, and Citizen Data Scientists.

IT Operations

The IT Operations track provides best practices and customer examples of getting the most from your IT data. Whether you are seeking tips on mastering your IT monitoring or incident response strategy, understanding how to leverage Splunk for AIOps use cases, or hearing examples of marrying IT and business data to transform customer experiences, you'll find a session right for you. Some examples of previous IT Operations Learning Paths have been for SysAdmins, Site Reliability Engineers/DevOps Engineers, IT Directors/VP of Operations and IT Analysts/NOC Analysts.

Security, Compliance & Fraud

The Security, Compliance & Fraud track showcases the best strategies and tactics for using Splunk to protect your data and other critical assets. You'll gain insights from both Splunkers and our customers on the different ways to benefit from Splunk's security solutions and use cases. Some examples of previous Security, Compliance and Fraud Learning Paths have been for CISOs, Threat Hunters, and Security Analysts.

Internet of Things

The IoT track provides best practices and customer examples of applying machine learning, augmented reality, and mobility to IoT data. These learning paths guide you to the sessions that best fit your job function. Some examples of previous IoT Learning Paths have been for Security Analysts for IoT, Directors of Manufacturing/VP of Operations, and Chief Architects/IoT Architects.


The Developer track targets beginning to advanced Splunk developers, building apps for Splunk Enterprise and the Splunk Developer Cloud. Some examples of previous Developer Learning Paths have been for Splunk Enterprise App Developers and Cloud App Developers.

Business Analytics

This Business Analytics track empowers you to discover, explore, and investigate the problems that lead to unexpected, incomplete or delayed business processes so you can drive greater operational excellence in your business. Some examples of previous Developer Learning Paths have been for Business Operations Analysts, Business Process Engineers and Technical Systems Analysts.