Why Attend

$599 Early Bird Rate

Ready. Set. Go Forward.

What to Expect

Executives

  • Ideas that Matter

    Get the stories and blueprints behind digital initiatives that are driving real business impact.

  • Leading in the Digital Era

    Organizational design for agile IT, recruiting next gen talent, and retaining high performance teams.

  • Making it Happen

    Selling your digital transformation initiative and making it a priority for the entire organization.

  • Protect the Goods

    Stay ahead of the ever-evolving regulatory and threat landscape.

Technologists

  • Architecture Deep Dives

    Understand the architecture decisions that make up Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management and Polaris SaaS offerings.

  • Ecosystem & Integrations

    Deep dive into Rubrik and ecosystem solutions, such as languages (SDKs), tooling integrations, and other third party systems.

  • Solutions Architecture

    Learn how they did it. Hear from actual customers across verticals, sizes, and geos on how to think beyond backup.

  • Business Outcomes

    Take control of your data to realize positive business outcomes and uplevel your career.

  • Ideas that Matter

    Get the stories and blueprints behind digital initiatives that are driving real business impact.

  • Leading in the Digital Era

    Organizational design for agile IT, recruiting next gen talent, and retaining high performance teams.

  • Making it Happen

    Selling your digital transformation initiative and making it a priority for the entire organization.

  • Protect the Goods

    Stay ahead of the ever-evolving regulatory and threat landscape.

  • Architecture Deep Dives

    Understand the architecture decisions that make up Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management and Polaris SaaS offerings.

  • Ecosystem & Integrations

    Deep dive into Rubrik and ecosystem solutions, such as languages (SDKs), tooling integrations, and other third party systems.

  • Solutions Architecture

    Learn how they did it. Hear from actual customers across verticals, sizes, and geos on how to think beyond backup.

  • Business Outcomes

    Take control of your data to realize positive business outcomes and uplevel your career.

Activities and Programs

Expert Panels

From the cutting edge mainstage content to technical sessions, gain breakthrough insights, best practices, and strategies to drive real business impact and professional growth.

Expert Panels

What to expect:

  • VC panel with seasoned industry leaders on how to navigate a successful career.
  • Fireside chats with celebrities and influencers about innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Technical customer panel with guidance on overcoming pain-points, managing large workloads, and optimizing for high performance at scale.

Hands-On Labs

Hands-on Labs are the best way to test-drive the full technical capabilities of Rubrik and our ecosystem partners. Check out the Hands-on Labs at Forward to work with a Rubrik expert 1:1 as you dive into products and features such as Polaris, cloud-native protection, and disaster recovery.

Hands-On Labs

What to Expect:

  • Experience self-led and 1:1 Rubrik expert training sessions.
  • Take our ecosystem partner integrations for a spin.
  • Deepen your technical skills to champion new initiatives back at the office.

Camp Rubrik

Camp Rubrik is making a stop in Chicago at Forward. Learn the basics and take a guided test drive with Rubrik to earn your merit badges and collect one-of-a-kind swag.

Camp Rubrik

Camp Rubrik - Badges

Certifications

Become a Rubrik CDM Certified Expert in Class 001! The certification test will be available at Forward during regular business hours.

Certifications

What to Expect:

  • Show your manager you’ve invested in your career outside of your 9-5. Study materials will be ready this Fall.
  • Take your career to the next level by passing your Rubrik CDM Certification test on-site. Scores are available immediately.
  • Hang around for a Rubrik CDM Certification Happy Hour for the newly certified experts.

Expert Panels

From the cutting edge mainstage content to technical sessions, gain breakthrough insights, best practices, and strategies to drive real business impact and professional growth.

What to expect:

  • VC panel with seasoned industry leaders on how to navigate a successful career.
  • Fireside chats with celebrities and influencers about innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Technical customer panel with guidance on overcoming pain-points, managing large workloads, and optimizing for high performance at scale.
Expert Panels

Hands-On Labs

Hands-on Labs are the best way to test-drive the full technical capabilities of Rubrik and our ecosystem partners. Check out the Hands-on Labs at Forward to work with a Rubrik expert 1:1 as you dive into products and features such as Polaris, cloud-native protection, and disaster recovery.

What to Expect:

  • Experience self-led and 1:1 Rubrik expert training sessions.
  • Take our ecosystem partner integrations for a spin.
  • Deepen your technical skills to champion new initiatives back at the office.
Hands-On Labs

Camp Rubrik

Camp Rubrik is making a stop in Chicago at Forward. Learn the basics and take a guided test drive with Rubrik to earn your merit badges and collect one-of-a-kind swag.

Camp Rubrik - Badges

Camp Rubrik

Certifications

Become a Rubrik CDM Certified Expert in Class 001! The certification test will be available at Forward during regular business hours.

What to Expect:

  • Show your manager you’ve invested in your career outside of your 9-5. Study materials will be ready this Fall.
  • Take your career to the next level by passing your Rubrik CDM Certification test on-site. Scores are available immediately.
  • Hang around for a Rubrik CDM Certification Happy Hour for the newly certified experts.
Certifications
The party

The party

The party

See the world famous Field Museum come to life at the conference party! Performer announcement to follow.

The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

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