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2019 USA Study Tour vendor visits

The below vendors have expressed an interest and are very keen to host a USA 2019 Study Tour session.

San Francisco Region (21 - 22 October)

 

Salesforce (21 October - confirmed)
Salesforce Tower
415 Mission St
San Francisco CA 94105

While the agenda is still being developed, current thinking from Salesforce is around the below points.

    • Trends and Insights
    • Salesforce Higher Education Strategy  (Salesforce.org and Salesforce merger and what it means for Australian institutions) 
    • Salesforce Education Cloud overview
    • The Future (AI, Blockchain etc)

          Salesforce Tower

           

          ServiceNow (22 October - confirmed)
          2225 Lawson Lane
          Santa Clara, CA , 95054

          Salesforce


          Seattle Region (23 - 25 October)

           

          Amazon Web Services (AWS) (24 October - confirmed)
          410 Terry Ave N
          Seattle WA 98109

          While the agenda is still being developed, current thinking from AWS is to focus on their history of innovation - with the day encompassing visits to the Amazon Spheres, domes ranging from 3 to 4 stories tall that house 40,000 plants as well as meeting space and retail stores;  and, Automation and Robotics with a visit to Amazon Distribution Warehouses,  AWS AI/ML Overview in Education and AWS Twitch ESports Platform and AWS Security Services.

          Seattle skyline

          Microsoft (25 October - confirmed)
          Microsoft Headquarters
          One Microsoft Way Redmond WA 98052

          Microsoft Australia is organising an Executive Briefing at Microsoft’s HQ in Seattle, on 25 October covering the below topics:

          • Microsoft’s Strategy in Higher Education
          • Cyber Security (Executive and Technical tracks, plus tours of our ‘Cyber Security Operations Center’ and ‘Digital Crimes Unit’ facilities)
          • Smart Campus (including building tours)
          • eResearch Services (HPC, Artificial Intelligence, IoT / Big Data / Advanced Analytics services)
          • Student Lifecycle Management
          • Digital approaches to Teaching and Learning

          Microsoft