Ever dreamed of sharing the best ways to build apps with your fellow Salesforce developers through a talk on a Dreamforce stage? Soon you’ll have your shot! On June 15, 2018, we’ll be launching the Call for Presentations for the Developer Track at Dreamforce 2018. We’ll roll out all the details that day, but for now, we wanted to give you a heads up so you have time to brainstorm and perhaps collaborate with others on your talk proposals.

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Our number one tip for submitting an impressive presentation idea is to think about what you’re most knowledgeable and passionate about. Perhaps it’s the best practices for your favorite product to build on, or maybe it’s sharing a product that developers don’t know much about and should know. If you think your idea will benefit other Salesforce developers in skill and/or career-building, we want to hear it.

Start thinking now about whether you want to present a short 20-minute theater session or a longer and more detailed 40-minute breakout session. We’ve found that 20-minute theater sessions are great for new topics or overviews, whereas breakouts are when you want to get into a room and really dive into detail on a topic with an audience.

Learn with Trailhead and get inspired by Dreamforce 2017 sessions

Never presented before or want to brush up on your presentation skills? No worries — we’ve got you covered! Check out the Public Speaking Skills module on Trailhead for the best tips and tricks.

Need a little more motivation? We had quite a few community members present at Dreamforce 2017. Check out these top-rated community sessions from the Developer Track and see your fellow Trailblazers work their magic!

Beginner: 5 Tips for Choosing When to Click Instead of Code by Dana Furman
Intermediate: Building Better Lightning Components: Reusable and Generic by Christian Menzinger
Advanced: Microservice Based Architecture Using Platform Events by Paul Battisson

So keep an eye out for when our developer Call for Presentations launches on June 15th. In the meantime, think about what you love to share about developing and get ready for Dreamforce 2018!

UPDATE: The Call for Presentations is now OPEN! Check out our new blog post for more information and submit your idea under Admin and Developer Call for Presentations by July 15th, 2018.

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