365 EduCon and PWR EduCon – Seattle | Event guide
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  • What: 365 EduCon and PWR EduCon - Seattle (2023) (in-person only) -- A Microsoft 365 conference and Power Platform conference in one
  • When & where: August 21-25, 2023| Seattle Convention Center, Seattle, WA
  • Content: 2 Microsoft keynotes and 1 AMA | 130+ overall sessions – 50+ Microsoft-led sessions (see all below) | 25 full and half day workshops
  • Presenters: 80+ Event Presenters | 40+ Microsoft Speakers
  • Twitter & hashtag: @365EduCon #365EduCon
  • Cost: $1,650 for a 3-day pass, $2,795 for a 5-day Pass, including 2 days of workshops
    • Register Now | Use the Microsoft Community discount code MSCOMM10 for 10% off new conference registrations.

 

365 EduCon and PWR EduCon are co-located for Seattle, a two-for-one conference that brings together the leading experts in Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Power Platform, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Graph, and Azure. Whether you're a newcomer to these technologies or an experienced power user, administrator, or developer -- offering a diverse range of sessions and workshops tailored to your level of expertise and specific interests.

 

“The thing I enjoyed most about the event was being around like-minded individuals discussing things that I deal with daily.” – Previous 365 EduCon attendee

 

The combined whole of the event brings together a stellar lineup of industry-leading experts, including Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors, Microsoft MCTs and Microsoft Engineers, who will share their invaluable insights and best practices. Prepare to be inspired as these gurus delve into the latest trends, strategies, and innovations that shape the Microsoft 365 and Power Platform landscape and walk away with actionable knowledge that you can apply directly in your organization.

 

Microsoft keynotes, sessions, and special offerings

 

Microsoft Keynotes and AMA

New Era of Work” with @Adam Harmetz, Vice President of SharePoint experiences – Microsoft and co-presenters: @Karuana Gatimu@Nicole Woon, @Liz Sundet, and @Miceile Barrett | Wednesday, August 23rd | 8:30am – 9:40am PT [Learn more about what Adam is planning in his personal, pre-event LinkedIn post]

 

Adam Harmetz, VP of SharePoint Experiences - Microsoft, will lead the “New Era of Work” opening keynote to kick off the event.Adam Harmetz, VP of SharePoint Experiences - Microsoft, will lead the “New Era of Work” opening keynote to kick off the event.

“Innovations in Low Code to Pro Code Solutions with Power Platform” with @Stephen Siciliano | Thursday, August 24th | 10:20am – 11:30am PT

 

Stephen Siciliano, VP of Power Automate – Microsoft, will lead the “Innovations in Low Code to Pro Code Solutions with Power Platform” day-two keynote.Stephen Siciliano, VP of Power Automate – Microsoft, will lead the “Innovations in Low Code to Pro Code Solutions with Power Platform” day-two keynote.

Microsoft AMA + SharePint | Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023, from 4:50pm – 6:50pm PT | Join Microsoft's experts for an interactive Q&A about Microsoft 365, Power Platform, SharePoint, OneDrive, Viva, Teams, Microsoft Graph and more! Bring your best questions! Refreshments and pizza will be provided.

  • Your Q&A panelists:  Heather Cook, Karuana Gatimu, Adam Harmetz, Nirav Shah, Jason Himmelstein, Chris McNulty, Liz Sundet, Bob German, Michelle Gilbert, Max Fritz, Harysh Menon, Miceile Barrett, Laura Morgan, plus Mark Kashman (MC).

Microsoft AMA - Your chance to ask Microsoft product leaders questions and GET answers.Microsoft AMA - Your chance to ask Microsoft product leaders questions and GET answers.

 

All Microsoft-led sessions

Take the opportunity to select the sessions best suited for your role and interests. All breakouts are packed with news, demos, customer stories, best practices, and insights into product and solution strategy.

 

You can review all sessions and the unique set of Microsoft-led sessions – all of which are listed below in this guide. We will keep everything up to date as there are still a few more to publish:

 

Copilot, SharePoint, OneDrive, Loop, and Lists [sessions]

  • Microsoft 365 Copilot” with Karuana Gatimu
  • SharePoint in the AI Era: Introducing Copilot in SharePoint” with Nicole Woon and Sara Cummings
  • What's new in OneDrive” with Miceile Barrett and Irfan Shahdad
  • Meet Microsoft Loop” with Shane Chism and Derek Liddel
  • Keep sane and organized with Microsoft Lists” with Miceile Barrett

 

Microsoft Syntex and Viva [sessions]

  • Unique offering | Full-day Workplace Executive Summit (invite-only) | Tuesday, August 22nd
  • Introducing Microsoft Syntex – Content AI for the Microsoft Cloud” with Chris McNulty
  • Metadata matters: Make file properties work for you” with Tom Resing
  • Create an engaged and productive workforce with Microsoft Viva” with Katie Anderson and Michael Holste    
  • Adopting Microsoft Viva Connections, a tale of Best Practices” with Liz Sundet
  • Understanding the Feed in Viva Connections” with Graham Kent and Liz Sundet
  • What is Viva Amplify?” with Liz Sundet

 

Register today! [Note: Use MSCOMM10 for 10% off]

 

Microsoft Teams [sessions]

  • Getting Started and What's New in Microsoft Teams” with Karuana Gatimu
  • Teaching with Microsoft Teams for Education” with Max Fritz
  • What's New in Teams for Education” with Max Fritz
  • Build Apps for Microsoft Teams and Beyond” with Bob German
  • From Web Application to Teams Application: Bring your app into Microsoft Teams” with Bob German
  • Microsoft Teams in a Regulated Environment” with Michelle Gilbert and Max Fritz
  • Teams App Governance: Managing enterprise and 3rd party applications in Microsoft Teams” with Bob German
  • Getting started in Microsoft: Training, tools, and networking” with Karuana Gatimu and Jessie Hwang

 

Power Platform [sessions] – aka, the co-located PWR EduCon

  • Unique offering | “Microsoft Fabric Friday” | Learn everything you need to know about the new data analytics platform | Friday, August 25th, 2023.
    • Microsoft OneLake in Fabric, the OneDrive for data” with Jason Himmelstein
    • Lakehouses, Warehouses, and Marts oh my! A data grown up story in the Fabric world” with Jason Himmelstein
    • Data Factory in an Hour with Microsoft Fabric” with Jason Himmelstein
    • Level up with your Power BI report creation skills” with Jason Himmelstein
  • Highlights on What’s New for Microsoft Power Platform and Community” with Heather Cook
  • Building modern and responsive apps in Power Apps using Copilot” with Clay Wesener, Emma Cooper, Norah Liu, and Tasha Scott
  • Dataverse executive session” with Nirav Shah
  • Advanced Approval Workflows with Business Approval kit” with Taiki Yoshida and Harysh Menon
  • Azure, VS/VS Code & Power: All Together Now” with Kartik Kanakasabesan and Per Mikkelsen
  • What's New in Power Platform Governance” with Ken Auguillard and Sean Fiene
  • Build low code multichannel and intelligent communication capabilities using Power Automate and Azure” with Milan Kaur
  • Generative communications with Power Automate, Azure Open AI, and Azure Communication Services” with Regina Liang
  • Application Insights, Log Analytics, Kusto and Power BI, Oh My!” with Jason Himmelstein
  • Power BI Premium – When Do I Need It?” with Jason Himmelstein
  • There's No Time Like the Present - real time and low latency data in Power BI” with Jason Himmelstein and John White
  • Deep Dive on Power BI, Teams, and SharePoint” with Jason Himmelstein and John White
  • Automate Microsoft 365 using Teams and Power Automate” with Harysh Menon
  • Automate Approvals processes across Microsoft 365” with Harysh Menon
  • More Power for Code-first developers and ISVs” with Per Mikkelsen
  • Your Very Own Magical Microsoft Map – Getting Started: Training, Tools and Networking” with Heather Cook
  • Build data centric websites using Power Pages” with Priya Vaidyanathan and Sandeep Dhanrajani
  • How to build scalable apps with Power Apps and Dataverse” with James Oleinik, Clay Wesener, and Simon Matthews
  • Workshop | “Expose Yourself to Power BI” with Jason Himmelstein and John White
  • Workshop | “Build an end -to-end customer engagement with Azure Communication Services and Power Platform” with Regina Liang and Milan Kaur
  • Workshop | “Putting Governance in its Place” with Sean Fiene and Ken Auguillard

 

SMB [sessions] + the 365 EduCon - Seattle SMB guide, published by @TiffanyLee 

  • Grow Your Business with Microsoft Teams” with Mariela Passalacqua
  • Empowering SMBs to do more through the Community” with Tiffany Lee
  • Collaborative Incident Management with the Teams Emergency Operation Center” with Andrew Klutz and Tiffany Lee

 

Developer and admin [sessions]

  • Getting started in Microsoft: Training, Tools and Networking” with Karuana Gatimu and Jessie Hwang
  • Modern Work Architecture - From the Core to Professional Self” with Michelle Gilbert
  • Using Microsoft 365 data at scale in Azure Synapse” with Jeremy Thake
  • Create Beautiful Web Part in Minutes Using PnP Reusable Controls” with Alex Terentiev
  • Microsoft 365 PnP for SharePoint Framework Developer” with Alex Terentiev
  • Expanding SharePoint Framework Web Parts in Teams, Office, and Outlook” with Alex Terentiev
  • Workshop | “Ultimate guide to administering Microsoft 365 and Teams” with Michelle Gilbert and Max Fritz
  • Workshop | “Build on the Microsoft Cloud: Integrating Microsoft 365, Azure, and GitHub to Build an Audio/Video Call” with Milanpreet Kaur and Regina Liang

 

Register today! [Note: Use MSCOMM10 for 10% off]

 

Learn more.

Visit 365EduCon.com/Seattle and follow the action on @Twitter: @365EduCon, @SharePoint, @OneDrive, @MSPowerPlat, @MicrosoftViva, and @MicrosoftTeams.

 

I hope you will join us in Seattle for what will be a fantastic week! I am looking forward to the action alongside the community, MVPs, and Microsoft product members from Teams, Office, SharePoint, OneDrive, Loop, Syntex, Viva, Power Platform, Lists, Project, Exchange, and more. 

 

Register Now | Use the Microsoft Community discount code MSCUST10 for 10% off new conference registrations.

 

Cheers,

Mark Kashman, Senior product manager – Microsoft 

 

365 EduCon and PWR EduCon - Seattle brings the best of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, and Power Platform across keynotes, sessions, workshops and loads of networking/community opportunities. 365EduCon.com/Seattle365 EduCon and PWR EduCon - Seattle brings the best of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, and Power Platform across keynotes, sessions, workshops and loads of networking/community opportunities. 365EduCon.com/Seattle

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