Chicago, IL

Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Office 365,
Microsoft Teams, & Power Platform Conference

Join us at 365 EduCon Chicago - August 15-19, 2022
McCormick Place South - Chicago, Illinois

Choose from over 175 Sessions and Workshops in Multiple Tracks!

 

365 EduCon (by SPFest) brings to you the world’s leading experts in Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Teams and the Power Platform. Whether you are new to SharePoint and Microsoft 365 or an experienced power user, admin or developer, EduCon has content designed to fit your experience level and area of interest. Our workshops and sessions are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors and Microsoft engineers.

At 365 EduCon, subject matter is divided into tracks and each session is designated for beginner, intermediate, advanced or expert. Tracks are offered for the following subjects: Microsoft 365, Azure / o365 Development, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Search, Content Management, Power Users, Business Value, Power Apps, Implementation/Administration, Power Automate/Workflow, Business Intelligence, SharePoint Development, and more. Choose one complete learning track or mix and match based on what content best meets you and your organization’s current needs!

Great Reasons to Attend SPFest:

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The technical classes and workshops at 365 EduCon are focused on practical techniques and practices you can put to work today!
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Our expanded five-day Microsoft 365 & SharePoint conference allows for more topics and additional expert speakers from the community!
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Get answers to your questions in the classroom, or as you mingle with speakers and peers at coffee breaks or at the evening cocktail reception!
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Bring a group of IT pros, developers, and power users to improve your whole organization's skills! Contact us for group registration discounts!
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See how the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem is growing and evolving by speaking with technical experts from the local Microsoft field and diverse channels within the Microsoft Partner Network all in our exhibit hall!

Choose from Multiple Tracks!

 

Session4 350Content Management Track:  Sessions in this track will focus on Content Management as it relates to SharePoint and Office 365 technologies. Included in this track will be sessions on OneDrive, Intranets and Extranets as well as Web Publishing (WCM).

Intranet & Portals Track:  Sessions in this track will focus on Information Architecture and the construction and maintenance of enterprise and organization internal communication capabilities through Intranets, Hub Sites, Communication Sites and Portals.

Power User Track:  Sessions and workshops in this track will focus on no-code/low-code solutions that allow business analysts and knowledge workers to leverage the power of SharePoint and Office 365.

Power Apps Track:  Power Apps are used to build custom business apps and forms through flexible connections to data in M365 and more. Power Apps also address business demand for mobile apps by creating solutions that work across a variety of devices. Sessions and workshops in this track range from beginner to advanced.

OneDrive Track:  Microsoft's managed cloud storage solution for business is becoming more and more integrated with SharePoint and Office 365 components. Sessions in this track will focus on maximizing the value OneDrive has to offer the business user.

Office 365 TrackMicrosoft's cloud-based platform is having a dramatic impact on the way many organizations structure their IT functions. As more and more new features and capabilities come online, applications that previously were on-premise only can now be migrated to the cloud - resulting in dramatic cost savings as well as other operational advantages.

Business Intelligence Track:  Sessions in this track will focus on Microsoft's Business Intelligence technologies and their application to users of Microsoft 365. Particular attention will be paid to Power BI and its relationship to the Microsoft 365 platform, including SharePoint and Excel. Sessions will cover all levels of expertise from introductory to advanced user topics.

Microsoft Teams Track:  Sessions in this track introduce the new capabilities of the Microsoft Teams platform and empower you to maximize adoption of Teams in your organization. Covered in this track will be Tips and Tricks, Use Cases (including using Teams for Agile projects), building custom solutions on Teams, and integrating Teams with SharePoint and other Office 365 apps and services.

Business Value Track Sessions in this track will focus on calculating the ROI and investment considerations for SharePoint and Office 365 as well as solutions that drive business value.

Azure / o365 Development Track: Sessions in this track explore the new development functionality available to Office 365 developers with Azure Functions, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Graph, and Cognitive Services, 

Search Track: Sessions in the Search track will focus on search as just one of several major categories of capabilities in the Microsoft ecosystem, but also will focus on enterprise search as a big investment area for Microsoft and an area where they've added depth at all levels in SharePoint. Microsoft Search is the future direction for search in Content Services for Microsoft. Microsoft Search uses the Microsoft Graph for collecting data and provides several enhanced capabilities to bring results to the users from multiple locations. Covered in this track will be various components of Enterprise Search, Search, & Records Management..

Power Automate / Workflow Track: Sessions in this track will focus on SharePoint workflow and highlight that SharePoint 2013/16 and SharePoint Online provide more choices in tooling to better fit the needs of those creating and maintaining workflow models. Also being part of this track are sessions on Logic Apps.

Implementation & Administration TrackSessions in this track will focus on topics necessary for all SharePoint and Office 365 administrators throughout the planning, implementation, and management phases of their internal SharePoint and Office 365 deployments. Topics in this track include authentication, performance, recovery and storage management.

SharePoint Developer Track:  Sessions in this track will focus on how software developers can use the SharePoint 2010 or 2013/16 business collaboration platforms to build enterprise-class solutions and apps for intranet portals and the web.

Special Topics Track:  Sessions in this track are on topics outside the scope of the other tracks but are still related to Microsoft technologies.

365 EduCon is an Organization-wide Commitment - 10%-20% off Groups!

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