SplunkLive! Dallas

November 16, 2017

Thank you for joining us at SplunkLive! Dallas! Hope you enjoyed the opportunity to learn how to continue your “Journey to Data Insight” with Splunk® software to gain new business insights, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance, and reduce cost. Whether you joined us or not, all presentations are available here for download. Hope to see you at a future event! Check out where we will be next.

A Blue-Chip Line up of Keynote Presenters

Shawn Ahmed
Senior Director, Business Analytics

Michael Finley
Assistant Vice President of Basketball Operations
Dallas Mavericks

Stacy Patten
Senior Security Infrastructure Architect
Scott Floyd
Senior Director Cybersecurity


  • 8:00am – Breakfast, Registration and PartnerZone Open
  • 9:00am – General Session Featuring Speakers:
    • Shawn Ahmed, Senior Director, Business Analytics, Splunk
    • Michael Finley, Assistant Vice President of Basketball Operations, Dallas Mavericks
    • Stacy Patten, Senior Security Infrastructure Architect, QuikTrip
    • Scott Floyd, Senior Director Cybersecurity, PepsiCo
  • 11:00am-11:15am – Networking Break in PartnerZone
  • 11:15am-12:15pm – Breakout Session 1
  • 12:15pm-1:15pm – Lunch
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm – Breakout Session 2
  • 2:30pm-2:45pm - Networking Break in PartnerZone
  • 2:45pm-3:45pm – Breakout Session 3
  • 3:45pm-5:00pm – Happy Hour
  • 5:00pm – Event Concludes

Breakout Sessions

Time New To Splunk IT Security Advanced
11:15am-12:15am Breakout Session 1
Splunk Overview Application Performance Analytics: Using Splunk for APM Get Back to Basics and Strengthen Your Security Posture The Power of SPL
1:30pm-2:30pm Breakout Session 2
Getting Started With Splunk Enterprise (Hands-On) Delivering New Visibility and Analytics for IT Operations (Hands-On) Building an Analytics Driven Security Operation Center using Splunk Enterprise Security Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning in Splunk
2:45pm-3:45pm Breakout Session 3
Data Onboarding Reimagining IT with Service Intelligence An End-To-End Approach: Detect via Behavior and Respond via SIEM Dragons and Splunk Do Not Do Well In Captivity - Tame Splunk Dragons Before Winter Comes

Event Details


November 16, 2017
From 8:00am to 5:00pm


Embassy Suites by Hilton
Convention Center & Spa

7600 John Q. Hammons Drive
Frisco, TX 75034

T: (972) 712-7200
Hotel Website


SplunkLive! events attract IT and business professionals who understand the value of using data to detect and solve problems across IT Ops, application management, security and more. Don't miss your opportunity to engage with these Splunk ninjas who are eager to learn about new apps and solutions from our partners.

Please note that you must be a contracted Splunk partner in order to sponsor any Splunk event.

SplunkLive! Dallas is sponsored by: For more information on pricing and sponsorship opportunities click here

Team Rubicon Learn more about our charity partner Team Rubicon

As part of this year’s SplunkLive! program, we are partnering with Team Rubicon to raise visibility and donations for their mission. Team Rubicon is a nonprofit organization offering veterans a chance to continue their service by helping and empowering those afflicted by disasters, and also themselves. Programs and services are made possible by the support of individual donors, corporate partners, and the dedication of volunteers across the country. Watch the video to learn more. Attend SplunkLive! and take part in the opportunity to give back to Team Rubicon.


  • Do I need to pay to attend? No, SplunkLive! is free to all. Join us in the morning to hear our great keynote speakers and then stay for our in-depth workshops and networking sessions.
  • Should I bring my laptop? Yes! Make sure to download Splunk first: http://www.splunk.com/download
  • Will there be wireless internet? Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.
  • What time should I show up? Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m., and our program starts promptly at 9 a.m. Be sure to arrive by early to snag a good seat!
  • Is there a dress code? Dress code is business casual. If you want show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's always welcome!
  • Will parking be included? Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses—but we do include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!