365 EduCon – Chicago | Event guide
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365 EduCon – Chicago, October 30 – November 3, 2023. 365EduCon.com/Chicago365 EduCon – Chicago, October 30 – November 3, 2023. 365EduCon.com/Chicago

  • What: 365 EduCon - Chicago (2023) (in-person only) -- A Microsoft 365 conference
  • When & where: October 30 – November 3, 2023| McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
  • Content: 1 Microsoft keynote and 1 AMA | 150+ overall sessions – 25+ Microsoft-led sessions (see all below) | 28 full and half day workshops
  • Presenters: 69 Event Presenters | 13 Microsoft Speakers
  • Twitter & hashtag: @365EduCon #365EduCon
  • Cost: Multiple options between $525 - $2,575 USD
    • Register Now and save | Use the Microsoft Community discount code Microsoft for 25% off new conference registrations, or MSGroup for a 30% discount when three or more people from your company register.

 

365 EduCon - Chicago 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 sessions I attended gave me inspiration and ideas on what to change – very well done and extremely educational.” – 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 landscape and walk away with actionable knowledge that you can apply directly in your organization.

 

Microsoft keynote, AMA, and breakout sessions

 

Microsoft Keynotes and AMA

Flexible, AI-Powered Work” with Liz Sundet and Mark Kashman – both from Microsoft | Wednesday, November 1st | 8:30am – 9:40am CT | Room S105bcd

  • Abstract: The platform shift to AI is well underway. Just as customers turned to Microsoft to help them make the shift to remote and flexible work, they’re now turning to us to help them understand how this new era of AI will change work yet again. Learn how AI transforms work. Understand how Microsoft 365 can be your end-to-end solution spanning durable trends impacting teamwork, organizational productivity, and employee wellbeing. Join Liz and Mark - product leaders from Microsoft - as they highlight news and demos across Copilot, Teams, Viva, SharePoint, OneDrive, Lists, and more. Kick off 365 EduCon - Chicago to understand the strategy and vision - clarity on where Microsoft is taking productivity into the future.

Liz Sundet (Senior Customer Experience Manager – Microsoft) and Mark Kashman (Senior Product Manager – Microsoft), will lead the “Flexible, AI-Powered Work” opening keynote to kick off the event.Liz Sundet (Senior Customer Experience Manager – Microsoft) and Mark Kashman (Senior Product Manager – Microsoft), will lead the “Flexible, AI-Powered Work” opening keynote to kick off the event.

Microsoft AMA + SharePint | Wednesday, November 1st, 2023, from 4:50pm – 6:50pm PT | Room S105bcd

  • Abstract: Got a burning question you just can't yet find an answer to? This AMA is to be a lively live hour of Q&A - to ask questions and voice feedback - direct to the product teams across OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, Viva, Syntex, Yammer, Power Platform, and more. And then enjoy pizza and casual networking with all. You'll come in scratching your head and leave with a head full of answers, and maybe a belly full of 'za.
  • Your Q&A panelists:  Liz Sundet, Cathy Dew, Michelle Gilbert, Heather Cook, Harysh Menon, Marc Mroz, and Mark Kashman (MC).

Microsoft AMA + SharePint (Wednesday, Nov. 1st from 4:50pm – 6:50pm CDT) - Your chance to ask Microsoft product leaders questions and GET answers. Panelists – top-left-clockwise: Mark Kashman, Liz Sundet, Cathy Dew, Michelle Gilbert, Marc Mroz, Harysh Menon, and Heather Newman.Microsoft AMA + SharePint (Wednesday, Nov. 1st from 4:50pm – 6:50pm CDT) - Your chance to ask Microsoft product leaders questions and GET answers. Panelists – top-left-clockwise: Mark Kashman, Liz Sundet, Cathy Dew, Michelle Gilbert, Marc Mroz, Harysh Menon, and Heather Newman.

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 – including the Microsoft-led sessions (listed below in this guide). We will keep everything up to date as there are still a few more to publish:

 

Copilot, OneDrive, SharePoint, Syntex, and Stream [sessions - all times in CDT]

 

Power Platform [sessions - all times in CDT]

 

Diversity and Inclusion [sessions - all times in CDT]

  • D&I "Leadership" with Heather Cook and Liz Sundet | Nov. 1  at 2:50 PM | South Concourse Lobby, ATE, Collab Studio
  • D&I "Mentorship" with Heather Cok and Liz Sundet | Nov. 2 10:10 AM | South Concourse Lobby, ATE, Collab Studio

 

Microsoft Teams [sessions - all times in CDT]

 

Microsoft Viva [sessions - all times in CDT]

 

Data and Power BI [sessions - all times in CDT]

 

Register today! [Note: Use Microsoft for 25% off]

 

Plus, a few fun ‘non-tech, evening things’ in Chicago, IL during the event

 

Plus, a good resource to see all the good entertainment and cultural activities: Chicago Reader.

 

Learn more about Microsoft and the event

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

 

I hope you will join us in Chicago 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 Microsoft for 25% off new conference registrations.

 

 

Cheers,

Mark Kashman, Senior product manager – Microsoft 

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