Agenda

Become your company’s most valuable player! Discover new concepts around automation using Conga to amplify and enhance the way business gets done. These are your opportunities to learn and grow.

3:00pm–6:00pm Exhibit Move-in
5:00pm–8:00pm Registration Open
6:00pm–7:30pm Welcome Reception
7:30am–9:00am Breakfast
8:00am–10:30am Hackathon
8:00am–10:30am Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
10:00am–5:30pm Exhibits Open
10:45am–11:45am Keynote
11:45am–1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm–3:30pm Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
1:00pm–5:00pm Customer Council Meeting
1:00pm–5:00pm User Labs
2:15pm–3:30pm Customer Panel
3:30pm–4:00pm Break
4:00pm–5:30pm Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
6:00pm–9:00pm Reception
7:30am–9:00am Breakfast
8:00am–10:30am Hackathon
8:00am–10:30am Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
10:00am–6:30pm Exhibits Open
10:45am–11:45am Keynote
11:45am–1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm–3:30pm Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
1:00pm–5:00pm User Labs
2:15pm–3:30pm Customer Panel
3:30pm–4:00pm Break
4:00pm–5:00pm Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
5:00pm–6:30pm Hackers Happy Hour
8:00pm–11:00pm Universal Studios Marvel®
8:00am–9:30am Breakfast
9:00am–12:00pm Conga U Peak Sessions & General Sessions
9:00am–1:30pm Exhibits Open
12:00pm–1:00pm Awards & Closing Keynote
 

The Fully Empowered Conga Experience

Conga = document generation, right? That’s just the beginning. Conga’s mission is to help you create an optimized business by automating and simplifying process across all areas of Data, Document, Contract and Reports. Get a glimpse into a new reality: an optimized business that comes from getting more out of the solutions you already use.

Cutting out the extraneous steps that slow down sales

More than 40% of a sales person’s time is spent dealing with manual or administrative tasks. How do you prioritize and drive changes to the sales process to create a happier, more productive sales team? Learn how a range of companies have approached this issue and hear specific examples of their successful projects to slash non-selling time.

Analytics: The numbers aren’t (that) important

The numbers don’t matter if you don’t understand processes and people the numbers are providing insight into. If you are looking for a session on what numbers to track, this isn’t it. If you want to build a culture around the analytics that really matter and learn how to deal with the uninformed boss, come to this session.

Sales contracts: Mitigate risks, eliminate errors & make life easier

Any error-free contract shortens the sales cycle, makes customers happier and improves cross-departmental relationships. And who doesn’t want to solve common issues without the burden of implementing new systems and dealing with change? Discover how to enforce process and policy with a system that eliminates risks and simplifies the contract process.

How to create a metrics-driven culture

The ideal of a metrics-driving culture breaks down if reporting is a manual burden: it’s often riddled with delays and risks of inaccurate data. Consistency and accuracy are paramount. Learn how to approach and establish business reports to free up resources so they can focus on analysis of the data, so you can create a reliable process for metrics-driven decision-making.

Expediting deals through the redlining phase

Contracts and deals often grind to a halt at redlining. Tracking changes while getting the latest versions of documents to the right people for approval while managing edits at the right time can be a complete nightmare. Learn how business are expediting the redlining process and cutting the time to get contracts finalized down in half.

Bullseye: Hitting an accurate sales pipeline

Accurate pipeline reporting is dependent on good data, up-to-the-minute information, and an ability to flag where deals are at risk. Today’s tools offer capabilities to highlight data issues that exist—including pipeline reporting errors—and the ability to fix them. Find out how to drive the pipeline reporting accuracy your executive team wants from you.

Assessing yourself against the new “Quote-to-Cash” paradigm

Today’s Quote-to-Cash trend can no longer be ignored. Your executive team and your board of directors are starting to think in terms of the “Quote-to-Cash” process. Now’s your chance to get ahead of their questions. Learn what to look for and how to assess your systems and processes against this new set of expectations.

Vive la revolution in document automation

More than 40% of time is spent dealing with manual or administrative tasks with the bulk tide into documentation related requirements. Document automation frees up time and eliminates many of the errors that create even more wasted time. Learn what is possible and best practices related to document automation.

It’s alive... alive! Make your data tell a story

Flat data is challenging to interpret. Data comes to life when viewed in ways that allow patterns, anomalies and other insights to become visible and actionable. Learn how to more effortless interact with your data through grids.

Inside the Salesforce “Matrix”: Tricks to accelerate

Remember how Neo figured out how The Matrix worked? What if you could do the same in Salesforce? Learn how to eliminate the clicks and drill-downs in Salesforce that bog down your team. Create powerful net generation console views that provide insight and are actionable, without the need for related lists, list views and all the clicking (and clicking, and clicking...).

Getting “Unstuck” in Quote-to-Cash

Quote-to-Cash is the trend representing all the milestones in working with your customers. But where’s the right starting point to streamline processes? Find out key friction points that are ripe for business transformation, and tools and techniques to address them to create the ideal Quote-to-Cash experience.

Enterprise-Wide Contract Lifecycle Management

Contract Lifecycle Management used to be just the concern of a company’s procurement team. Not anymore! Businesses are expanding best practices beyond procurement into sales contracts. Discover how to effectively adopt company-wide contract best practices and establish systems that meet the needs of both procurement and sales.

Best Practices and Trends in Contact Management, 2017 Edition

From changes to the way legal must approach contracts, to the need for more integration across systems and departments, to the hype around “Artificial Intelligence.” We will explore the key trends and best practices that are hot in 2017, while also discussing which are the ones that really matter.

The analytics that matter in Contract Management

As companies strive for data-driven decision-making, they demand better information and analytics. Learn how today’s empowered and evolving contract repositories have led to new, powerful reporting and analytics capabilities that will be critical to the success of tomorrow’s companies.

Driving Adoption of your Contract Management process and policies

Conga’s contract lifecycle management solutions often start in the procurement department, but quickly expand to other departments because of the tremendous ROI. Discover how to lead the charge and extend the value of Conga—with an approach that includes everything from making the case for expansion to actually managing your own enterprise rollout.

Better Contract Process: Flow vs Workflow

What’s your ideal contract flow? Join us to learn how to leverage Conga workflow capabilities. We’ll touch on complex business functions in Contract Requests, Sales Connect, Workflows, Creation Templates, Clauses, Negotiation Portal, eSignature, Advanced Reporting, and Supplier Registration. Gain visibility, stimulate collaboration, and see how to make contracting a breeze.

Mitigate risks, eliminate errors & make everyone’s life easier

Any error-free contract shortens the sales cycle, makes customers happier and improves cross-departmental relationships. And who doesn’t want to solve common issues without the burden of implementing new systems and dealing with change? Discover how to enforce process and policy with a system that eliminates risks and simplifies the contract process.

Taking Contracts to the next level: Tackling integrations

Dozens of Novatus customers can tell you: integrations can be crucial to effectively monitor contract performance and maximize the value of your contract management system. Discover integration opportunities and hear about the Conga Novatus API. You’ll discover how you can use data from other programs to streamline your contract processes.

Artificial Intelligence in Contract Management, Hype or Necessity? – Doug Rybacki

“Artificial Intelligence” a hot buzzword in contract management, but what is it really? Is it just another sales ploy? In this in-depth discussion you’ll hear how artificial intelligence is impacting contract management—the real (and illusory!) value it offers your business.