October 27th-29th, Miami Beach

Ascend 2019

Agenda Overview


  1. - Education Sessions
  2. - Partner Day
  3. Welcome Reception

    Sponsored by Luminos Labs

  1. - Breakfast & Expo
  2. Justin Anovick
    - Keynote: Justin Anovick

    Chief Product Officer

    Episerver Product Strategy

  3. - Keynote with Deane Barker

    Senior Director of Content Management Strategy, Episerver

     

  4. - Break
  5. - Labs & Sessions
  6. - Lunch & Expo
  7. - Customer Panel with Nate Barad

    Director Product Marketing, Episerver

     

  8. - Labs & Sessions
  9. - Break & Expo
  10. - Labs & Sessions
  11. - Monday Night Cocktail Reception

    Sponsored by Valtech

  1. - Breakfast & Expo
  2. - Keynote: Amy Purdy

    2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist, 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, and Three-Time World Cup Gold Medalist

     

  3. Justin Anovick
    - Women's panel led by: Jessica Dannemann

    CMO Episerver

    Guests: Allison Abraham Simpkins, Sr. Vice President, North America at Valtech. More guests TBA.

  4. - Break & Expo
  5. - Labs & Sessions
  6. - Lunch & Expo
  7. - Labs & Sessions
  8. - Break & Expo
  9. - Labs & Sessions
  10. - Final night party: LIV Nightclub Takeover

    Sponsored by Niteco

  1. - Breakfast
  2. - Sessions
  3. Lunch

Secure your tickets for Ascend 2019 today!

Early Bird Rate: $860 (April 10th - May 26th) SOLD OUT!

Advanced Rate: $1,075 (May 27th - July 31st) - SOLD OUT!

Standard Rate: $1,225 (August 1st - September 15th) – SOLD OUT!

Last Minute Rate: $1,400 (September 16th - October 27th) – ON SALE!

 

Need to justify your trip? Use our justification letter for Ascend 2019!

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Book your room!

Episerver has secured a special room rate at Fontainebleau for Ascend 2019. This rate is available through October 3rd, or until our room block runs out. Book your room today

Speakers

Amy Purdy

2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist, 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, and Three-Time World Cup Gold Medalist

Top-Ranked Adaptive Snowboarder in the U.S.

Read Amy Purdy's bio

  • Jessica Fardin

    CMO & SVP Worldwide Marketing, Episerver

  • Justin Anovick

    VP Worldwide Product, Episerver

  • Ed Kennedy

    Senior Commerce Evangelist Director, Episerver

  • Joakim Platbarzdis

    Senior Product Manager, Episerver.

  • David Bowen

    VP, Product Management, Episerver.

  • Jeff Cheal

    Senior Customer Product Strategy Director, Episerver.

  • Aniel Sud

    VP Software Engineering, Episerver

  • Quan Mai

    Director, Senior Customer Implementation, Episerver

  • Joey Moore

    Head of Evangelism EMEA and APAC, Episerver

  • Anjali Yakkundi

    Senior Product Marketing Director, Aprimo

  • Andy Dempster

    Web Manager, SME

  • Michael Jensen

    Strategic Advisor North America, Digizuite

  • Brian Beck

    Ecommerce Strategist and Advisor, Guidance

  • Kristine Stwebbins

    Managing Director, Hero Digital

  • Jon Price

    Development Lead, C2 Group

  • Henrik Fransas

    System Developer, Episerver trainer and Episerver Expert (EMVP)

  • Ross Lucivero

    Managing Director of Verndale LA

  • Tom Quish

    VP, Head of Design, Rightpoint

  • Eric Deschambault

    E-commerce business analyst, Thinkmax

  • Kais Makhlouf

    VP Digital Solutions, Thinkmax

  • Patrick Guedj

    Executive Vice President, Thinkmax

  • Jacob Jones

    Lead Episerver Developer & Episerver Most Valued Professional (EMVP), Valtech

  • Jeroen Stemerdink

    Principal Episerver, Valtech Netherlands

  • Nicola Ayan

    Solution Architect & EMVP, Niteco

About Ascend

Inspire. Learn. Connect.

Episerver Ascend brings together our community of digital marketers, developers and ecommerce leaders to share their strategies for driving growth through digital transformation.

Whether you join our hands-on sessions, get inspired by industry leaders or connect with our partner and customer community, Episerver Ascend aims to provide attendees with the very best insights to inform the future development of not just their business but our business too.

This year, Ascend will take place in a new, fantastic location, Fontainebleau in Miami Beach. Join us there to learn from industry visionaries and innovators who continue to push the boundaries to create outstanding customer experiences, and start building connections with our community of Episerver users and partners.

Keynote Speaker 2019

Amy Purdy

2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist, 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, and Three-Time World Cup Gold Medalist

Top-Ranked Adaptive Snowboarder in the U.S.

Read Amy Purdy's Bio

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Book your room today!

Episerver has secured a special room rate at Fontainebleau for Ascend 2019. This rate is available through October 3rd, or until our room block runs out. Book your room today

Need to justify your trip? Use our justification letter for Ascend 2019!

Who should attend Ascend?

  • Marketers

    Be motivated and inspired by how some of today’s leading brands are using Episerver to gain a competitive advantage. Join a range of sessions designed to empower you to develop your skills across content marketing, personalization, analytics and more.

  • Developers

    Be the first to see exclusive previews for newly announced product releases, updates and APIs. Attend hands-on product labs and training with our product experts and EMVPs and meet and collaborate with our community of like-minded developers.

  • Merchandisers

    Learn how to deliver a truly experience-driven commerce experience for your customers. Find out how to differentiate your brand with customer-centric experiences, scalable content personalization and product recommendations.

  • Tech Leaders

    Ascend provides you with exclusive insights to inform your technology roadmap and support your organisation’s digital transformation. Learn more about our cloud deployment strategies and what will work best for your organization.

  • Business Leaders

    Ascend is your opportunity to network with Episerver’s senior management team at a range of rountables and leadership lunches. Our leadership events and analyst keynotes will provide you with the trends and insights needed to set your organization up for growth.

  • Ektron Customers

    Learn more about the benefits of evolving your platform to the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud. Get hands-on advice from our product specialists and network with our partners who have guided many customers through the journey from Ektron to Episerver.

Looking to sponsor Ascend 2019?

Interested in sponsoring Ascend 2019? 

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus and send an email that includes the sponsorship you are interested in to [email protected]

Calling all EMVPs!

We want you at Ascend 2019! We've put together a package just for you. Contact us today to find out more

Meet with us at Ascend!

Take the opportunity to meet with Episerver employees in Customer Success, Onboarding, Education, Partner Management, Sales and Marketing. Make an appointment now.