Your guide to Windows at Microsoft Ignite 2023
Published Nov 06 2023 05:09 PM 112K Views

Looking for a list of what's happening with Windows at Microsoft Ignite, November 14-17, 2023? Whether you are attending digitally or coming to Seattle, there is plenty to explore.

From connecting with your peers to keynotes and breakout sessions from Microsoft leaders like Satya Nadella, Rajesh Jha, Charlie Bell, Scott Guthrie, and Vasu Jakkal, Microsoft Ignite is a great opportunity to learn about the latest AI innovations directly from experts, sharpen your skills through live breakouts and interactive workshops, and expand your network. I'm excited to be part of this year's event and can't wait to connect with you all! If you will be attending Microsoft Ignite in Seattle, please grab my attention and say hello. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

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News and announcements

Don't miss a thing! Here's some important Windows, Windows 365, and Intune announcements from day one:


Core sessions

Becoming an AI-powered organization with Microsoft Copilot
Join Rajesh Jha, along with Jared Spataro and other leaders, to see how Microsoft Copilot will unlock productivity and transform business process for everyone across functions and industries.

Scaling AI across your business with Windows and Windows 365
What's on the roadmap for Windows and Windows 365 with AI? Learn more about the integration of Bing Chat Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Copilot in Windows 11, and how to safely onboard AI into your managed environment. We'll also showcase AI-powered features in Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, and Intune to help you modernize your endpoint management & become cloud-ready. Chart your path to the Cloud-powered, AI future to succeed with flexible work.

Built for enterprise, ready today: the real story of Windows 11
There are myths, and then there is reality. Let's sit down and look at the true benefits and capabilities that Windows 11 provides today for organizations of all sizes. Explore new AI experiences that light up productivity. See how integrated, automated device and update management solutions let IT teams sleep easy at night. Get tips to help you plan for Windows 10 end of support. You need to plan, prepare, deploy, and manage with ease. We're here to help you succeed

The Windows Cloud Experience
Get the one and only overview you need of our present and future investments in bringing Windows to the cloud with Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365. Hear from customers who have adopted Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 to deliver a secure, flexible, and smooth Windows experience to their employees and contractors.


Interactive experiences

Ask the Experts

Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop Q&A
Get ready to immerse yourself in the Windows in the Cloud discussion during Microsoft Ignite! We've assembled the top engineering leaders from the Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 engineering team at Microsoft to join us live on stage for an Ask the Experts session. You will have a unique opportunity to fire off your burning questions and hear behind-the-scenes stories about both cloud solutions

Windows 11, Windows 365, & Microsoft Intune Q&A
Join a collaborative Q&A with Windows and Intune Engineering to discuss where we are today with Windows 11 and device management -- and what you need to keep your organization and IT strategies moving forward. We'll quickly outline a few of the latest commercial enhancements, but the focus here is on your thoughts and questions. Let's talk Windows and Intune!

Product roundtables

Windows in the cloud
We want to hear your feedback about your experience with Windows in the cloud. how you choose your Azure Virtual Desktop, and your thoughts on Windows 365. Join this roundtable to provide your feedback on these features

Windows 11 and automation
Share your feedback! What tasks can the Windows commercial team pursue to reduce the IT admin effort and give you back time to work on less mundane and more business impactful projects?

Organizational Messages in the Microsoft 365 admin center
With Organizational Messages, you can connect with users through contextual messages across multiple Microsoft channels. After a brief demo, let's hear your feedback on planned capabilities, including fully customized message creation on multiple channels, management functions, and a multi-person approval flow.

Windows 11 in the enterprise
Come for discussion with the Windows commercial team and share your feedback regarding all things Windows 11, updates, Windows Autopatch, and more. We look forward to hearing your thoughts!

Harnessing AI in Windows 11 with Copilot in Windows and device management solutions
Where can AI help you and your organization? With your feedback, you can help shape the roadmap and help product teams prioritize future work.


In person, in Seattle


Hands on with Windows 11 and Intune management (Wednesday and Thursday session)
Get in-depth with cloud management for Windows 11 devices. (Please RSVP and arrive 5 minutes before the start time, at which point remaining spaces are open to those on standby!)


Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop: when, where, why, and how
Learn the critical first step of selecting the right product(s) to address your organization's needs. Go deeper into the IT admin experience of each product and choices you'll need to make before, during, and after deployment.

Automating Windows Update Management
Discover how to streamline Windows and Office update management, enhance endpoint security, and reduce IT team workloads—all in 15 minutes!

Connect with peers and experts

In addition to attending breakouts and Ask the Experts sessions in person in Seattle, you can also connect directly with the people behind Windows 11, Windows Autopatch, Windows 365, and Azure Virtual Desktop November 15-16 in The Hub at Expert Meetups. 1:1 consultations with engineering SMEs are also available. Log in to the Microsoft Ignite site to sign up!



There is, of course, more to explore at Microsoft Ignite. Check out more great breakouts, roundtables, and demos for Microsoft Intune, Surface, Windows Server, and (always top of mind) Microsoft Security solutions!


After Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Technical Takeoff: Windows + Intune
Looking for technical deep dives? Check out the Microsoft Technical Takeoff for Windows, Windows 365, Microsoft Intune, and Azure Virtual Desktop! This free digital skilling event is open to everyone and features four days of sessions. Get answers to frequently asked questions from the chat Q&A, on-camera Ask Microsoft Anythings (AMAs), and panel discussions.


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