Marketers - Monday

7:30AM: Breakfast

Breakfast

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8:40AM: Welcome to Ascend with President and CEO, Mark Duffell

​Join us in general session as Episerver President and CEO Mark Duffell kicks off proceedings. Hear his assessment of our business over the last year and our goals and plan for the year ahead, and learn how to get the best out of this year's Ascend conference.

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8:55AM: Keynote: Episerver Product Strategy and Roadmap with EVP Strategy and CMO, James Norwood

Join Episerver Executive Vice President of Strategy and CMO James Norwood to get right up-to-date on Episerver’s vision and product strategy for 2018 and beyond. You'll understand what Episerver's product roadmap for digital content, commerce, and marketing means to you and how it translates into significant investments we’ve made in areas such as cross-channel campaign management, artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous personalization, all designed to empower you to achieve continuous one-to-one engagement with your customers through truly immersive experiences. 

9:40AM: Keynote 1

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10:25AM: Break

Break

10:45AM: Roadmap: Episerver CMS

With our continuous delivery cycle, Episerver continues to improve upon and expand our CMS offering. In this session, we will provide an overview of the direction we are going with Episerver CMS and how our plans will positively impact your business. 

11:30AM: Roadmap: Episerver Find

Episerver continues to improve Episerver Find, its Enterprise search solution built in to the Digital Experience Cloud. In this session, hear more about the direction we're headed with Find and how it will positively impact your business.

11:30AM: Customer Spotlight: Customer Success with Episerver Expert Services

Join this session to learn how a global technology solutions provider worked together with Episerver Expert Services to migrate their web presence from Ektron CMS to the Digital Experience Cloud service and their plans for an even brighter future with Episerver.

12:00PM: Lunch

Lunch

1:00PM: Keynote: 2

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2:15PM: LAB: Digital Experience Maturity

In today’s world, it’s important to have a solid digital roadmap in place. But most companies aren’t going from a static website to e-commerce powerhouse over night. It takes time to achieve digital excellence, and you have to walk before you can run. Join us for this Digital Experience Maturity workshop and let us help you assess where your digital strategy is today and arm you with the tools needed to get you to the next phase in your digital transformation and beyond.

2:15PM: Customer Spotlight: Individualized Experiences for Every Visitor

Hear from a successful Episerver CMS customer improving the customer journey with intelligent personalization. This session will cover the business challenges that inspired a move to the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud, an overview of the solution and implementation, and the results the company has achieved since launch. 

3:00PM: Episerver Perform and Reach: Integrated Personalization for a More Relevant and Engaging Experience

(Product Overview) Today's consumers expect a personalized experience every time they engage with your brand. Use Episerver Perform and Episerver Reach to exceed customer expectations with intelligent product recommendations for web and email, and automatic triggers and actions that quickly increase conversions, average order value and customer satisfaction. In this session, we will introduce you to Episerver Perform and Episerver Reach, two new products from our Episerver Personalization Suite. Join us to learn more about the products, see a demo and hear how other Episerver customers are already seeing a return on investment with intelligent personalization. 

3:00PM: Sponsored Session

Episerver is at the heart of a vibrant and growing community of agency, system integrator, reseller and technology partners worldwide. With 800 partner organizations in more than 30 countries ensuring first-class delivery of our customers' online projects, there is no shortage of Episerver expertise around the globe. Join us to hear from an expert Episerver partner on topics ranging from industry trends to Episerver best practices to how to stay ahead in a fast-paced digital world. 

3:00PM: Tips & Tricks: Become an Episerver Ninja

Join this session for our best Episerver editor tips. We'll show you how to spend less time on content production and management, and more time converting your visitors with Episerver's smartest features. 

3:45PM: Break

Break

4:15PM: Episerver Insight: Do More with Data

(Product Overview) Episerver Insight empowers companies to collect and visualize anything from personal details and preferences to transaction history, attributes and classifications, and the multichannel customer journey. Join this session to learn more about Episerver Insight and how it can help you use your data to effectively increase engagement with customers. 

4:15PM: Sponsored Session

Episerver is at the heart of a vibrant and growing community of agency, system integrator, reseller and technology partners worldwide. With 800 partner organizations in more than 30 countries ensuring first-class delivery of our customers' online projects, there is no shortage of Episerver expertise around the globe. Join us to hear from an expert Episerver partner on topics ranging from industry trends to Episerver best practices to how to stay ahead in a fast-paced digital world. 

5:00PM: Monday Night Mixer

As the 1st day at Episerver Ascend comes to a close, it’s time to step out of the sessions and labs, and into our Monday Night Mixer, featuring good conversation and even better libations. It’s a chance to discuss the day’s content while getting to know our sponsors much better in the Partner Village. 

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