Navigating Google Cloud Next ‘24: Top 6 Must-Attend Sessions

Natalie Willis

We are thrilled to announce that Wursta will be participating in Google Next 2024, happening next month, April 9-11, in Las Vegas! As one of the most anticipated events in the tech industry, Google Next provides a platform for innovative minds to come together and explore the latest advancements in cloud technology.

You can find us at booth 1167 on the expo floor, where we’ll be showcasing our cutting-edge solutions and discussing how we can help businesses leverage the power of Google Cloud to drive growth and success. We’re also thrilled to be an Explorer sponsor.

But that’s not all! We’re also hosting a special networking get-together at the Mandalay Bay on April 9. This will be a fantastic opportunity to connect with industry peers, share insights, and forge new partnerships. Stay tuned for more details on this exciting event!

If you’re interested in scheduling a meeting with our sales, services, or alliance leaders during Google Next, please contact us. We’d love to connect and discuss how we can support your organization’s goals.

Top 3 Must-Attend Google Cloud Sessions

We certainly expect all of the sessions to be helpful, informative, and perhaps a bit entertaining as well. For those attendees particularly interested in Google Cloud, Wursta recommends the following sessions.

Remember, sessions fill up quickly! So log on and add your top picks to your agenda to save your spot.

Boost retail sales and conversions with application integration

Discover how Google Cloud’s application integration solutions create seamless customer journeys, enhance personalization, and optimize retail search using real-time data. This breakout session will explore how retailers leverage customer insights to boost revenue, drive engagement, and deliver exceptional experiences. Wursta’s own Matt Howitt, Sr. Solutions Architect, will be presenting along with Google Cloud professionals.

  • Day 2 – April 10, 3:00 – 3:45 PM PDT

Porch Group transforms cloud: Savings & efficiency with GCP

To optimize operations and costs, leading home services and insurance vertical company Porch Group migrated from AWS to GCP. This journey from in-depth analysis, to tailored design, yielded significant benefits including cost optimization, streamlined network management and better IT skill alignment with Google Cloud.

  • Day 3 – April 11, 9:30 AM – 9:45 AM PDT

US News modernizes with Vertex AI Search to enhance customer experience

Learn how US News and World Report, founded as a weekly magazine in 1933, chose to put their customers first and implemented Vertex AI Search. After launching the feature for only a few weeks, US News saw a double digit impact in key metrics like click-through rate, time spent on page, and traffic volume to its pages.

  • Day 3 – April 11, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

Top 3 Must-Attend Google Workspace Sessions

We recommend the following Google Workspace sessions.

Supercharge collaboration with Gemini in Google Chat

Gemini in Google Chat unlocks exciting new ways to communicate and collaborate. This session will introduce Gemini in Google Chat along with other new collaboration and messaging features that are making Chat more powerful for teams of any size.

  • Day 1 – April 9, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

Small business, big impact: How SMBs achieve more with Workspace and Gemini

On any given day, millions of small businesses rely on Google Workspace to connect, create, and collaborate. This panel of SMB leaders will share how their teams use Workspace to punch above their weight – from iterating faster with real-time collaboration in Docs, Sheets, and Slides to expanding their capabilities with Gemini.

Because we are familiar with some of the accomplishments of this panel of SMBs, we know this session will be particularly valuable.

  • Day 1 – April 9, 4:15 PM – 05:00 PM PDT

Build interactive experiences with Google Meet platform

Learn more about the new Google Meet API and SDKs that let you build integrated workflows with Meet and bring shared experiences with your app right inside the meeting. With Google’s latest API, developers can build workflows using critical data from meetings like participants, transcripts, recording, and more. This breakout session will also give you a glimpse of what’s coming up for Google Meet.

  • Day 2 – April 10, 3:00 PM -03:45 PM PDT

Again, be sure to select “Add to Agenda” to reserve your spot. Our team will also be attending sessions and sharing some key takeaways after the event.

Mark your calendars and join us at Google Next 2024 for an unforgettable experience filled with innovation, collaboration, and networking. See you there!