Learn how to power your AI transformation with the Microsoft Cloud at NVIDIA GTC.
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Welcome to the new era where AI is driving innovation across nearly every industry and companies are racing to integrate AI into their products and operations. Whether adding intelligence to existing applications or creating new ones from scratch, AI development, integration and scaling can be challenging. Companies can benefit from an experienced solution provider that can help guide them on their AI journey.


At the forefront of artificial intelligence, Microsoft has delivered cutting-edge advances in vision, speech, language, decision-making, machine learning and supercomputing infrastructure for more than 30 years. Recently, Microsoft unveiled yet another round of AI innovations, from AI services to silicon, that can help any business accelerate AI production. With the Azure AI portfolio, customers gain access to a full stack of proven solutions for generative AI.




Join Microsoft at the NVIDIA GTC AI Conference March 18 – 21, in-person at the San Jose Convention center (or virtually) to experience first-hand the latest AI solutions and technologies. With over 900 inspiring sessions, 200+ exhibits, 20+ technical workshops, and tons of unique networking events, GTC offers attendees the opportunity to connect with a dream team of industry luminaries, developers, researchers, and business strategists helping shape what’s next in AI and accelerated computing.  
Register for NVIDIA GTC today!



Learn how you can power your AI innovations with cutting-edge AI services and supercomputing infrastructure from Microsoft. Add below sessions to your NVIDIA GTC conference schedule.


Featured sessions

S63275 Power your AI transformation with the Microsoft Cloud

March 19 | 10:00 – 10:25 AM PT

Nidhi Chappell, Vice President, Microsoft Azure

As new AI technology grabs headlines and captures imaginations for businesses and consumers alike, organizations have a unique opportunity to harness the power of AI to drive value faster in their own businesses. Learn how you can power your AI transformation with the Microsoft Cloud.


S63276 Behind the Scenes with Azure AI infrastructure

March 19 | 10:30 – 10:55 AM PT

Madhavi Tadepalli, General Manager, Hardware Engineering, Microsoft Azure | Matt Vegas, Principal Product Manager, Microsoft Azure

Explore in depth the AI infrastructure that powers the most sophisticated AI models such as GPT. Uncover how Azure builds its AI Infrastructure with NVIDIA GPUs and networking technologies, and advanced datacenter development from silicon to systems to VMs.


S63273 Deep Dive into Training and Inferencing with Large Language Models on Azure 

March 20 | 3:00 – 3:25 PM PT

Hugo Affaticati, Technical Program Manager, Microsoft Azure | Kushal Datta, Principal Software Engineer, Microsoft Azure

Deep dive into training and inferencing with Large Language Models (LLMs) using Azure's cutting-edge infrastructure with NVIDIA H100 SXM Tensor Core GPUs and H100 NVL 94GB PCIe Tensor Core GPUs. Discover optimized performance and scaling for LLMs, like GPT-3 and T5 using the JAX framework.


S63277 Unlocking Generative AI in the Enterprise with NVIDIA on Azure

March 20 | 3:30 – 3:55 PM PT

Robin Wood, Director Partner Development, Microsoft Azure

Learn how Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA provide an end-to-end platform for building and deploying generative AI applications, including pre-trained models, workflow tools and immediate access to multi-node GPU infrastructure accelerating the delivery of industrial-grade generative AI applications.


S63274 The Next Level of GenAI with Azure OpenAI Service and Copilot

55-min on-demand

Andy Beatman, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure

Discover the power of Generative AI, LLMs and Copilots in action with Microsoft's Azure OpenAI Service. Explore cutting-edge multi-modal models, including GPT-4 Visual, DALL-E 3 and Azure AI Content Safety. Discover AI voices and the newest features in Azure OpenAI Studio including On Your Data.


Talks and panel sessions

S61190 The Small Models Revolution

S62777  The Role of Generative AI in Modern Medicine

S62381  Leveraging GPU-Efficient Vector Search for Large-Scale Ads Pipelines

S62336  ONNX Runtime: Accelerated AI Deployment for PC Apps

S62730  Generative AI Adoption and Operational Challenges in Government

SE62128  Exploring AI-Assisted Developer Tools for Accelerated Computing

S62783  Digitalizing the World's Largest Industries with OpenUSD and Generative AI

S62504  Optimizing Your AI Strategy to Develop and Deploy Novel Deep Learning Models in the Cloud for Medical Image Analysis

S62447  Best Practices in Networking for AI: Perspectives from Cloud Service Providers



Come visit us at booth #1108 where we’ll showcase the latest in AI services and supercomputing infrastructure.

  • Live discussion sessions (in-booth theater)
  • Connect with Microsoft AI experts
  • Demo pods
  • Hands-on hardware bar

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In-Booth Theater Sessions


Date Time Company Speaker Session Title
18-Mar 5:20 - 5:40 PM Microsoft Ron Martinsen Windows 365 GPU-enabled Cloud PC public preview
18-Mar 6:10 - 6:30 PM Microsoft Govind Kamtamneni, Principal Solution Spec GBB; Diego Protta Casati, Principal Solution Spec GBB, Microsoft  Build AI Infused Experiences with MSFT Copilot Stack
19-Mar 12:10 - 12:30 PM NVIDIA
Uttara Kumar, Sr Product Marketing Manager, NVIDIA Unleashing AI Innovation with NVIDIA’s Full Stack AI Platform on Microsoft Azure
19-Mar 1:10 - 1:30 PM Microsoft Kanchan Mehrotra, Principal TPM Manager, Microsoft Harnessing the Power of AI: Best Practices for Efficiency and Performance
19-Mar 1:40 - 2:00 PM Microsoft Benjamin George, Program Manager, Microsoft Get your AI Infrastructure Ready in Minutes using Azure Marketplace and CycleCloud
19-Mar 2:10 - 2:30 PM Ansys
JJ Jones, Global Cloud Business Development Manager, Ansys Ansys and Azure: Accelerating Innovation with HPC cloud infrastructure Leadership​
19-Mar 3:10- 3:30 PM Rescale
Bernardo Mendez, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering, Rescale Innovating With AI Physics: Driving Innovation From Intergalactic Research To Accelerated Product Development with Rescale powered by Azure and NVIDIA
19-Mar 3:40 - 4:00 PM Snorkel Hoang Tran, Snorkel Snorkel Research leverages Azure AI Infrastructure powered by NVIDIA GPUs for cutting edge AI/ML
19-Mar 4:10 - 4:30 PM Microsoft Andy Beatman, Director, Product Marketing Surprise and delight with Generative AI and Microsoft Azure
19-Mar 4:40 - 5:00 PM Microsoft Andy Chan HPC/AI Hardware Roadmap
19-Mar 6:10- 6:30 PM Microsoft David Barkol, Principal Solution Spec GBB
Lynn Orrell, Principal Solution Spec GBB
From RaG to Riches: Key Takeaways
20-Mar 12:10 - 12:30 PM Flywheel
Dan Rafter, MD, Chief Product Architect, Flywheel Unlocking Medical Imaging with AI: A Journey with Flywheel, Azure, and NVIDIA
20-Mar 1:10 - 1:30 PM Microsoft Vijay Kanchanahalli, Principal PDM Manager, Microsoft Accelerate your cloud journey for VDI and interactive graphics worklaods with NVIDIA GPUs available on Azure compute
20-Mar 1:40 - 2:00 PM Microsoft Rachel Pruitt, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Creating an AI-optimized infrastructure: Learnings from leading-edge companies
20-Mar 2:10 - 2:30 PM



Manuel Reyes Gomez, Developer Relations Manager; Abhishek Sawarkar, Product Manager, NVIDIA Rapidly deploy Generative AI applications on Azure with NVIDIA AI
20-Mar 3:10 - 3:30 PM Microsoft Sharmila Chockalingam, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure AI and the Power of deploying Models as a Service (MaaS)
20-Mar 3:40 - 4:00 PM Microsoft Nitin Nagarkatte, Principal Product Manager, Microsoft Azure AI Infrastructure


Can’t attend in person? Visit our virtual booth, live on March 18th.



Microsoft will be hosting a welcome reception on Monday, March 18th and a private executive luncheon with NVIDIA. More information to come. If you are interested in attending, please reach out to your Microsoft representative. 



Microsoft is proud to host NVIDIA Hands-On Training at GTC. Attend full-day, instructor-led workshops or two-hour free training labs to get up to speed on the latest technology and breakthroughs. These sessions enable and empower you to leverage NVIDIA GPUs on the Microsoft Azure platform to solve the world’s most interesting and relevant problems. Participants will have access to a fully configured GPU-accelerated server in the cloud and the chance to earn an NVIDIA certificate of subject matter competency. Register for NVIDIA Hands-on Training today.


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