Your Guide to Microsoft Surface @ Ignite 2020
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This year’s move to digital for Microsoft Ignite 2020 has created new opportunities for you to connect with Microsoft experts and technology professionals from around the globe. Ignite represents an opportunity for you to discover the latest developments in productivity, find innovative ways to build solutions, migrate and manage your infrastructure, all from the comforts of your own home.


This year you'll find Surface throughout Ignite in announcements, keynotes, digital breakout sessions, and on demand sessions. In addition to Ignite Sessions, the Surface team will be launching a set of digital skilling sessions to provide a deeper level of technical content that you have come to expect from Ignite. You'll be able to discover all of the great content landing at Ignite on the Surface page in the Virtual Hub launching at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 22.


Microsoft Ignite Registration


Don’t miss the digital-only Microsoft Ignite! There is no cost to attend and registration is now open for all attendees. Sign up today for full access to all the information and innovative content packed into our new two-day agenda.


Wherever you are, we’re coming to you! So get ready to connect with Microsoft experts, technology professionals and customers from around the world during this exciting digital event.


Event Details

  • Where: Digital Event
  • When: September 22nd – September 24th, 2020
  • Why: Get a look on Microsoft latest technology


Microsoft Ignite 2020

Registration is now open and free to all attendees




Surface Sessions and Skilling Launched at Ignite

Ignite Sessions

Below are the list of sessions where specific news, announcements, and Surface owned content will land at Ignite as part of the Ignite catalog and scheduled programming. Sessions will be repeated across time zones, so be sure to check out the Ignite session catalog to find a time that works best with your schedule.


Session Type

Session Topic

Microsoft Speaker

Key Segment

Building digital resilience

Satya Nadella

Key Segment

M365 Keynote : The Future of Work

Jared Spataro

Live Session

Driving Innovation for Modern Work with Surface Hub and Duo

Pete Kyriacou + Others

On Demand Catalog

Surface as the Modern Endpoint: Realize the Best of Microsoft 365

Ali Akgun

Ask the Experts

Ask the Expert: Driving Innovation for Modern Work with Surface Hub and Duo

Dave Alles


Following the event, these sessions recordings will also be copied to the Surface page in the Virtual Hub and posted to the Surface YouTube channel.


Surface Skilling Sessions

The list of sessions below are the deeper level of session content and skilling that will be launched and timed with Ignite. They are included in the Virtual Hub and showcased on the Surface YouTube channel. Content will go live on Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 AM PST.


Session Type

Session Topic

Microsoft Speaker

On Demand

Highly Secure PCs – Best-in-class endpoint Security from Microsoft 

David Weston / Mark Scheffler

On Demand

Surface Security: Chip to Cloud Modern Endpoint Protection from Microsoft

Mary Beth Anderson / Bob Combs

On Demand

Built to be connected – Surface Pro X and Windows on ARM in a remote world

Jesse Kopavi / Marc Sweetgall

On Demand

Deploy, Manage, and Enable Productivity with Surface Duo in the Enterprise

Kimmo Lehtosalo / Karan Dhillon / Natalia Urbanowicz / Vineet Nair Thuvara

On Demand

Surface Tools: Manage Docks with SEMM, Seamless support through SDT4B

Harshitha Murthy

On Demand

Zero Touch Deployment with Surface & AutoPilot

Mo Salah / Sean McLaren

On Demand

Surface Hub: The Future of Collaboration from Anywhere

Yoav Barzilay / Matthew Shaw

On Demand

Microsoft Surface in Healthcare: Technology and collaboration for better experiences, insights and c...

Jessica Goldberg

Surface Social Amplification


Watch for Microsoft Ignite posts on Surface LinkedIn and Surface Twitter leading up to and throughout the global, digital event. We'd love your promotion of our Surface presence by sharing posts that unveil Surface news and detail Surface sessions – both live and on-demand. Look for curated Surface content on LinkedIn Elevate to share with your network and be sure to use the combination of these hashtags: #SurfaceForBusiness and #MSIgnite.


Be sure to leverage links and point attendees to the Surface page in the Virtual Hub as a central location to explore all of the news the Surface team is launching at Ignite and beyond.


Surface Virtual Hub

Launching, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 8:00 AM PST


Location: Surface page in the Virtual Hub


We are excited to be launching the Virtual Hub at Ignite! This evergreen page will be a one-stop resource designed to enable the IT Community to explore content, resources, and engagement opportunities throughout the year across whatever channel or portal it may live.


The Virtual Hub launching at Ignite will provide a single source location and landing page for attendees to explore news, announcements, content, skilling, and more both aligned to Ignite and beyond. This central page will enable the Surface team to drive greater visibility and connections with our ITPro community.


Following the event, Ignite session content will be moved from the Ignite Catalog to the Surface page in the Virtual Hub and posted to the Surface YouTube channel. Additionally, resource links for each of the Surface sessions in the Ignite catalog will point attendees to the Virtual Hub, where IT Pros can go deeper on content and training throughout the year.


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