Content Overview
.conf19 | October 21–24, 2019 | The Venetian and Sands Expo | Las Vegas

.conf19 Tracks

Business Analytics

Learn how Splunk’s real-time analytics platform helps businesses blend structured and unstructured data to uncover key insights on end-to-end customer interactions that improve operations and drive disruptive acceleration.

Developer

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.

Foundations/Platform

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.

750 archived sessions available on .conf Online

.conf19 Sessions

Keynotes

Keynotes

Keynotes give you the big picture, the stories and the energy of what's to come at .conf and beyond!

panels

Panels

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.

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.

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Theater

Swing by our open-seating theaters in the source=*Pavilion for quick 20-minute sessions about Splunk products in real case scenarios.

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)

Skill Levels

Beginner

For those with three years’ experience or less with Splunk, these sessions are focused on foundational principles and concepts, the beginner track is your first stop to Splunk stardom.

Beginner sessions focus on topics like:

  • Basic search
  • Using fields in searches
  • Search fundamentals
  • Transforming commands
  • Creating reports and dashboards
  • Creating and using lookups
  • Scheduled reports
  • Alerts
  • Using Pivot
Intermediate

For those with three to 5 years’ experience with Splunk, intermediate topics build on definitional terms and concepts with instructive demos, management tools, deep process discussions and similar content.

Intermediate sessions focus on topics like:

  • Transforming commands and visualization
  • Filtering and formatting results
  • Correlating events
  • Knowledge objects
  • Fields (field aliases, field extractions, calculated fields)
  • Tags and event types
  • Macros
  • Workflow actions
  • Data models
  • Splunk Common Information Model (CIM)
Advanced

For Splunk experts, get straight to the internals of Splunk with demonstrations, line code, architecture discussions, tools that can be shared and more. Parental guidance is advised.

Advanced sessions focus on topics like:

  • Using subsearches
  • Using advanced statistics
  • Manipulating and filtering data
  • Additional charting techniques
  • Using advanced transactions
  • Working with time
  • Using advanced lookups
  • Searching tsidx files
  • Prototyping
  • Using tokens
  • Improving performance
  • Customizing views
  • Using event handlers
  • Adding simple XML extensions