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Training is offered as a pre-conference educational programme at an additional fee.

Monday, 2 September

9:00am - 3:00pm

Training

Technical introduction to MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

9:00am - 3:00pm

Training

Developer exam readiness workshop

9:00am - 3:00pm

Training

Architect exam readiness workshop

8:30am - 5:00pm

General

Badge pick up (conference starts at 1:00pm)

Track: All

Please bring your government ID to pick up your badge. The conference will start at 1:00 PM with the Expo Hall Grand Opening followed by keynote doors open at 1:30 PM.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

General

Expo hall opens

Track: All

Join us in the expo hall to network with MuleSoft CONNECT sponsors.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Keynote

The democratisation of innovation

Brent Grimes, Senior Vice President Global Customer Success, MuleSoft

Track: All

In this increasingly digitised world, APIs provide the connective tissue for organisations to adapt quickly and be truly agile. Hear from MuleSoft Senior Vice President, Global Customer Success, Brent Grimes and learn how MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform provides a seamless way to leverage digital assets across your organisation.

3:00pm - 3:30pm

General

A CIO’s perspective

Frank Liberio, Former CIO, McDonald’s

Track: All

Converging digital forces are leading to an IT revolution. In this session, Frank Liberio, former Global CIO of McDonald’s, shares best practices on how IT organisations can build new capabilities to accelerate a company’s digital transformation.

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Networking

Break + expo hall

Track: All

Join us in the expo hall to network with MuleSoft CONNECT sponsors.

4:00pm - 5:00pm

General

Application networks demo: The future of service

Uri Sarid, CTO, MuleSoft

Track: All

In this demonstration of the power of application networks, travel to 2025 and see how service providers - mobility as a service, negotiating bots, a programmable city - do whatever it takes to make a weekend adventure successful.

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Networking

Welcome reception

Track: All

Eat. Drink. Network. Come join us for the Welcome reception in the expo hall. 

6:30pm

General

Community Meetup

Track: All

Join us for this unique Meetup at the Sydney MuleSoft CONNECT!
The meetup is an excellent chance to network, share and learn from the MuleSoft community.

Register today.

7:30am - 9:00am

Networking

Registration and breakfast

Track: All

Please bring your government ID to pick up your badge.

7:30am - 4:30pm

Networking

Expo hall opens

Track: All

Join us in the expo hall to network with MuleSoft CONNECT sponsors.

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote

Product keynote

Uri Sarid, CTO, MuleSoft

Track: All

Be the first to learn about the latest Anypoint Platform innovations and what’s to come.

10:00am - 10:30am

General

The new “I” in CIO and IT

David Berlind, Editor-in-Chief, ProgrammableWeb

Track: All

Over the last five years, the physical barriers to almost every major IT problem have evaporated. Connectivity is omnipresent. The Internet is now a bottomless pit of compute and storage. Machine learning models and artificial intelligence for routine business tasks are one millionth their former cost. APIs can stream the right data at just the right time to the right imperative. All that’s really left for you to do is to organise the enabling ecosystem, and put the new “I” in CIO and IT to work.  In this session, led by ProgrammableWeb Editor-in-Chief David Berlind, learn about how to create and set in motion API strategies and create thriving ecosystems.

10:30am - 11:15am

Networking

Break + theater sessions

Track: All

Take a coffee break, visit the expo hall, and attend theater sessions.

11:15am - 12:00pm

Breakout

Anypoint Platform 101

Susan Bishop, Solutions Engineer, MuleSoft

Track: Get started

New to Anypoint Platform? Join this session to learn what Anypoint Platform is, what problems it solves, how it works, and its benefits.

11:15am - 12:00pm

Breakout

Anypoint Platform workshop (Part 1 of 2)

Track: Expand your knowledge

Join this hands-on workshop to learn how to use Anypoint Platform to develop, run, manage, and secure APIs and integrations. This session is designed for intermediate users and is best for those who have seen an end-to-end demo, but are not yet a MuleSoft customer.

 

* The workshop will be capped at 100 attendees. Pre-registration is required to attend this session, please visit the Ask an Expert counter in the Campground of the Expo Hall to sign up. Please be at the breakout room 10 - 15 minutes prior to the start of the session. You will need to bring your own laptop!

11:15am - 12:00pm

Breakout

How leading enterprises are monitoring and troubleshooting in a hybrid world

Krishnan Ramaswamy, Principal Solution Engineer, MuleSoft

Track: Take a deep dive

Join this session to learn from MuleSoft customers on how to quickly identify and resolve issues across the application network using Anypoint Platform. 

11:15am - 12:00pm

Breakout

Executive panel: Delivering on digital transformation

Nishanth Chandran CIO, MLC Life Insurance

Track: Achieve business outcomes

Hear executive panelists share their perspective on how to navigate digital transformation — from driving business and IT alignment to delivering security at scale.

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Networking

Lunch + theater sessions

Track: All

Join us for lunch in the meal and refreshment room.

12:45 pm - 1:15pm

Breakout

Migrate to S/4HANA with MuleSoft

Steve Johnston, Senior Technical Architect, MuleSoft

Track: Achieve business outcomes

With support ending in 2025 for SAP ECC, now is the time to begin your S/4HANA migration. Learn how MuleSoft’s API-led approach uses APIs to decouple your ERP, data, and third-party systems to de-risk your migration, increase delivery speed, and maximize business outcomes with a flexible architecture designed for future growth.

12:45 pm - 1:15pm

Breakout

The transformation of higher education

Paul Bennett, VP, Capgemini

Track: All

Australia is the third largest export earner. The demands of both local and international students, employers, and regulators are creating the impetus for change. The frictionless flow of and surfacing of data has never been more important, and the opportunities universities are leveraging are equally relevant to a range of industries — come and see why.

12:45 pm - 1:15pm

Breakout

Leveraging power of three for front office transformation

Sachin Kulkarni, Cognizant, Rhys Bittner, Sales Director, SaaS Focus, and Sateesh Theetha, Cognizant

Track: All

In this session we will cover the integrated approach for driving front office transformation across various domains. The integrated approach combines the power of three – Salesforce Core Platform, MuleSoft capabilities and Customer enablement. Firstly, the front office transformation is about making measurable impact on revenue/business growth through Sales, Marketing and Customer service. Secondly, it is important to enable this transformation through reliable customer experience integration platform. Lastly, the success of such transformations will depend on customer’s ability to leverage consulting partner to evolve its own capability. 

12:45 pm - 1:15pm

Breakout

Lessons from implementing workers compensation at icare

Alok Mishra, Deloitte

Track: All

We delivered a shiny new claims system along with a CRM system and a Portal in a massive project involving 10+ vendors, 110 interfaces, every changing scope and uncertain requirements. We were able to navigate these uncharted waters using 7 key fundamentals which helped us deliver & operate this complex solution with Mulesoft.

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Breakout

Anypoint Platform 101: Building APIs and integrations on Anypoint Platform

Rika Ng, Lead Solution Engineer, MuleSoft

Track: Get started

Want to see Anypoint Platform in action? Join this session for a demo on how to design, build, and manage APIs and integrations using Anypoint Platform.

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Breakout

Anypoint Platform workshop (Part 2 of 2)

Track: Expand your knowledge

Join the second part of a hands-on workshop to learn how to use Anypoint Platform to develop, run, manage, and secure APIs and integrations. This session is designed for intermediate users and is best for those who have seen an end-to-end demo but are not yet a MuleSoft customer.

 

* If you did not attend the first session of this workshop, you cannot attend the second session.

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Breakout

How to create API products that developers love

David Chao, VP, Product Marketing, MuleSoft, Adam Bond, Solutions Consultant, MuleSoft

Track: Take a deep dive

Learn how to build personalized, engaging experiences for API consumers as well as co-create value for your customers.

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Breakout

A practical guide to building a successful API strategy

Matt McLarty, Global Leader of API Strategy, MuleSoft

Track: Achieve business outcomes

To build API products and participate in the API economy, organisations must take a logical, methodological, and proven approach to the journey. Join this session to learn the four-stage API strategy blueprint that MuleSoft, in partnership with ProgrammableWeb, has developed to help organisations start their API programme and win in the API economy.

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Breakout

Anypoint Platform customer story

Track: Get started

Learn first-hand from a MuleSoft customer on how they use Anypoint Platform to build APIs and integrations.

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Breakout

Automate the security and governance of APIs and microservices

Thorin Greene, Principal Solution Engineer, MuleSoft

Track: Take a deep dive

Learn how to automatically bake security and governance best practices into the lifecycle of every application, API, and microservice you build — allowing developers to focus on innovation and providing security teams with pervasive visibility.

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Breakout

Accelerate innovation with a decentralised Center for Enablement operating model

Nathan Conyngham, Customer Success Director, MuleSoft, Aanshu Pant, Senior Manager, Business Application Services, RMIT University

Track: Achieve business outcomes

To achieve business transformation, organisations must gain leverage through a decentralised approach enabled by a Center for Enablement, driving integration best practices, cross-functional alignment, and self-service.

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Networking

Break + theater sessions

Track: All

Take a coffee break, visit the expo hall, and attend theater sessions.

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Breakout

The power of MuleSoft + Salesforce: From APIs to apps

Christine Ooley, Product Marketing Manager, MuleSoft

Track: Get started

MuleSoft and Salesforce are better together. Watch a demo on how to rapidly build Salesforce integrations for common use cases and discover how our customers create an innovation layer to deliver more connected customer experiences.

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Breakout

Deployment best practices in today's multi-cloud ecosystem

Kevin Finn, Solutions Consultant, MuleSoft

Track: Take a deep dive

Learn from real-life examples of how MuleSoft customers are choosing where to deploy their application, what's leading them to that decision, and how they can pivot seamlessly between a public cloud, private cloud, and an on-premises data center without impacting  their organization.

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Breakout

Implementing Open Banking with Anypoint Platform

Adrian Melillo, Head of Customer Success, MuleSoft

Track: Achieve business outcomes

Due to regulatory pressures and increasing customer expectations, banks are transforming their business models through the implementation of open banking. Learn best practices from leading banks for “flipping the switch” to open banking by unlocking core banking systems with APIs and transforming the role of IT in banking.