Your Guide to Surface at Microsoft Build
Published May 21 2024 09:06 AM 1,228 Views

Join the Surface team as we kick off Microsoft Build! Here are all the details to check out the latest developer news and announcements happening this week (May 21-23, 2024) live from Seattle and streaming online worldwide.


Whether you’re tuning in online (for free) or joining us in person in Seattle, prepare to be immersed in the latest innovations in Microsoft developer tools and technologies. Microsoft Build also offers unparalleled opportunities to network and create valuable connections with industry leaders and like-minded professionals.


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During the keynote and throughout the show, the Surface team will be showcasing the all-new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro designed to accelerate AI in the workplace. The latest Laptop and Pro devices announced this week are designed to revolutionize PC productivity and will be available alongside Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6 announced earlier this year. By adding to the diversity of hardware within the Surface portfolio, we’re giving customers more choice than ever before to choose the right devices that meet the unique needs of their organization. 


This year’s lineup promises an array of engaging sessions. While this blog post focuses on the Surface presence and experience, there will be a lot more to discover at the conference!


Register for Build

Wherever you are, we're coming to you! Get ready to connect with Microsoft experts, technology professionals, and developers from around the world.


When: May 21-23 in Seattle & online

Why: Check out Microsoft's latest developer news & announcements

Link to register: Microsoft Build registration


Build Keynote live from Seattle

Check out the latest Microsoft news and announcements for all developers. Join Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, as well as Rajesh Jha, Mustafa Suleyman, and Kevin Scott at the opening keynote to learn how this era of AI will unlock new opportunities, transform how developers work, and drive business productivity across industries. Don't miss the demos from Surface and Windows!


Surface sessions at Build

Join us during the sessions below for an exclusive look into the latest advancements in Microsoft Surface technology led by subject matter experts. (All times Pacific) 


Session Code

Session Date / Time

Session Title



Tuesday, May 21

11-11:10 a.m. 

Microsoft Surface Innovation (plays immediately after keynote)

Sam Morton 

Malex Guinand (Microsoft)


Tuesday, May 21

1:45-2 p.m. 


Microsoft Surface Innovation in Action


Frank Buchholz  

Jacob Rhoades (Microsoft)



Wednesday, May 22

3:45-4 p.m. 


Microsoft Surface Innovation in Action


Frank Buchholz  

Jacob Rhoades (Microsoft)



Seattle experience

For those joining us in Seattle, this is your opportunity to be the first to get hands-on with the latest devices and meet with Surface experts in the Expert Meet-up, located in the Seattle Convention Center Summit Building on the top floor (Floor 5), the Ballroom, to the right of the Microsoft Build Stage. Explore the possibilities of how AI experiences in Windows can enhance productivity with the latest Surface PCs built for the new era of AI.


Expert meet up hours


  • May 21: 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 

  • May 22: 10 a.m.-6:45 p.m. 

  • May 23: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 


Social Media

Be sure to amplify Microsoft Surface content using the combination of these hashtags #MicrosoftSurface and #MSBuild. Be sure to watch the Surface LinkedIn for Microsoft Build posts.


Windows at Build

And for even more exciting updates happening at Build for Windows developers, be sure to check out the Windows Developer blog post.

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