Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

8:30 - 9:00AM

Registration & Morning Refreshments


Full-day and morning half-day workshops start

Full Day - WS 101 - Accelerate SharePoint Success: How to Best Plan, Manage and Control Migration Projects
Full Day - WS 102 - Discover SharePoint and Office 365 - What do you have in there?
Full Day - WS 103 - Mastering the SharePoint Framework
Full Day - WS 104 - Everything You Wanted to Know About Power BI (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Full Day - WS 105 - SharePoint Automation Bootcamp
Full Day - WS 106 - What Every SharePoint Developer Ought To Know
Full Day - WS 107 - Use Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow to Jump Start Your Next Project!
 Morning  - WS 201 - Getting Started with SharePoint Development
Morning  - WS 202 - A Beginner’s Guide to Client Side Development in SharePoint
Morning  - WS 203 - Office 365 Feature Explosion: What should you be using?

Room S104b, Paul Stork,  View Description

Morning  - WS 204 - The rise of the ninjas: A unique methodology for driving SharePoint user adoption
10:45 - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

12:30 - 1:30PM

Box Lunch


Full-day workshops resume and afternoon half-day workshops start

Afternoon  - WS 301 - Jump Start Your SharePoint Governance – Then Take it Home!
Afternoon  - WS 302 - A Deeper Dive into Client Side Development in SharePoint
Afternoon  - WS 303 - Developing Extensions for Microsoft Teams
Afternoon  - WS 304 - SharePoint Deployment Planning
2:45 - 3:00PM

Afternoon Refreshment Break


Tuesday Workshops End


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

8:30 - 9:00AM

Registration & Morning Refreshments



Full-day and morning half-day workshops start

Full Day - WS 401 - Beyond SharePoint Deployment: How Can IT Inspire, Motivate And Drive Sustainable Adoption?
Full Day - WS 402 - Becoming a Master Power User in SharePoint and Office 365
Full Day - WS 403 - Getting Started with JavaScript Development in SharePoint
Full Day - WS 404 - SharePoint 101
Full Day - WS 405 - Information Architecture: The Myths, The Methods, and The Musts for an Awesome Intranet
Full Day - WS 406 - Dashboards, in one day!

Room S103d, Treb Gatte View Description

Full Day - WS 407 - Power Up with PowerApps - Harness the power of rapid application development
 Morning  - WS 501 - Site Collection Administrator Boot Camp
Morning - WS 502 - Automate your business processes with tools from today and tomorrow
Morning  - WS 503 - SharePoint Framework Jump Start
Morning  - WS 504 - Get started with PowerApps and Flow
10:45 - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

12:30 - 1:30PM

Box Lunch


Full-day workshops resume and afternoon half-day workshops start

Afternoon  - WS 601 - Some Quick Wins to Jump Start Your SharePoint Implementation
Afternoon  - WS 602 - PowerShell Scripting Workshop for SharePoint Practitioners
Afternoon  - WS 603 - The SharePoint Superhero: The SharePoint Business Analyst
Afternoon  - WS 604 - The NEW Way to Create the Digital Workplace
2:45 - 3:00PM

Afternoon Refreshment Break


Wednesday Workshops End


Thursday, December 7, 2017 - CONFERENCE DAY ONE

 All Levels  All Levels   Introductory Level Introductory Level    Experienced Level Intermediate Level      Advanced Level Advanced Level        Expert Level Expert Level
7:30 - 8:15:AM

Registration & Morning Refreshments

8:15 - 8:30AM

Conference Introduction and Opening Remarks

8:30 - 9:30AM

Keynote: Accelerating your digital transformation with SharePoint and Microsoft 365

Room S105bc, Dan Holme, Microsoft, View Description


Expo Hall Opens

9:40 - 10:50AM 

Session 1

ADM 101 - Navigation: A Step Towards Success in SharePoint
BI 101 - Analytically shiny and new: A guided tour of Microsoft’s Business Intelligence toys
BV 101 - The Future of Work and Where Digital Transformation Comes Via the Digital Workplace Using Office 365
DEV 101 - Developing SPFx Components using Visual Studio
ECM 101 - Oh! The Places You will go in SharePoint

Introductory Room S103bc, Liz Sundet View Description

OFF 101 - Transforming your organization into a Digital Workplace
PWR 101 - Use Your On-premises Data with PowerApps, Power BI, and Microsoft Flow
DEV 100 - The Lay of the Land of Client Side Development circa 2017 
SRC 101 - How to Build Search Queries Effectively to Do More with SharePoint
10:50 - 11:20AM

Coffee Break in the Expo Hall

11:20 - 12:30PM 

Session 2

ADM 102 - Implementing SharePoint: Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail

ALL Room S102a, Paul Stork,  View Description

BI 102 - Power BI for Beginners
BV 102 - Create an End User Adoption Strategy

Intermediate Room S102d, Erica Toelle,  View Description

DEV 102 - React for the SharePoint Developer
PWR 102 - Create beautiful content in seconds: Communication and Team Sites in SharePoint Online
OFF 102 - A Deep Dive into Groups/Teams for Office 365
SRC 102 - Intro to Content Search Web Parts: the sweetest way to view and manage content

Intermediate Room S104a, Kim Frehe, View Description

WF 102 - Getting Started with Office365/SharePoint Online Workflows
ECM 102 - Navigating thru the Mess of a Shared Network Drive Migration to SharePoint 

10px green circle 1 Room S105a, Joanne Klein,  View Description

12:30 - 1:30PM

Lunch Break in Expo Hall

1:30 - 2:40PM 

Session 3

ADM 103 - Tapping the Power in PowerShell

Intermediate Room S102a, Sean McDonough,  View Description

BI 103 - What you should know about Power BI to deliver an incredible BI solution for your organization

Intermediate Room S102bc, Treb Gatte, View Description

BV 103 - What’s New with OneDrive for Business

Intermediate Room S102d, Drew Madelung,  View Description

DEV 103 - Leveraging Microsoft Graph API through Client Side Web Parts - Overview

Intermediate Room S103a, Julie Turner, View Description

ECM 103 - Cross-site Publishing, the most powerful underutilized SharePoint feature

Intermediate Room S103bc, Brian AldermanView Description

OFF 103 - Knowledge Management and Office 365: What’s Possible, What’s Transformative, and What You Need to Know

Intermediate Room S103d, Susan Hanley, View Description

PWR 103 - Show! Don’t Tell: Build a Demo Environment
WF 103 - Flow: The Future of Automation in SharePoint

Introductory Room S104b, Scott Shearer,  View Description

SPT 103 - Office 365 Groups Best Practices and Solutions

Experienced Level Room S105a, Justin Walker,  View Description

2:40 - 3:00PM

Afternoon Refreshment Break in Expo Hall


Session 4

ADM 104 - Write Amazing PowerShell Scripts to Make Your Job as an Office 365 Administrator Easier

Intermediate Room S102a, Doug Hemminger,  View Description

BI 104 - Business Intelligence - Does SharePoint Matter Anymore?

Intermediate Room S102bc, John White, View Description

BV 104 - De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint

Advanced Room S102d, Sarah Haase,  View Description

DEV 104 - SharePoint Framework, Angular & Azure Functions : The modern SharePoint developer tool belt
ECM 104 - Do we still need metadata?
OFF 104 - Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Groups, SharePoint, Yammer...What Should I Use, and When?
SRC 104 - Delivering a World Class Search Experience

Advanced Room S104a, Mark Rackley, View Description

PWR 104 - PowerApps for SharePoint Users

Intermediate Room S104b, Wes Preston,  View Description

WF 104 - Business Process Automation for SharePoint
4:20 - 5:30PM 

Session 5

ADM 105 - Security and Compliance within Office 365

Intermediate Room S102a, Liam Cleary,  View Description

WF105 - Intelligent Processes Automation: Principles and Tactics
OFF 106 - Manage Office 365 Like a Ninja

ALL Room S102d, Seb Matthews,  View Description

DEV 105 - Get Started with TypeScript Now

Advanced Room S103a, Eric Overfield,  View Description

ECM 105 - Using Advanced Features for Document Management and Process Improvement

Intermediate Room S103bc, Tom RobbinsView Description

OFF 105 - Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365
DEV 106 - Robust, Highly Available, Reliable & Scalable Eventing with Webhooks in SharePoint & Microsoft Graph
PWR 105 - No-Code Forms and Workflow Tools of the SharePoint Trade

Intermediate Room S104b, Asif Rehmani,  View Description

ADM 106 - Advanced PowerShell for remote SharePoint administration & inspection

10px dbd Room S105a, Richard Toland,  View Description

5:30 - 7:00PM

Networking Cocktail Reception, Ask The Experts, Exhibits in the Expo Hall

 All Levels All Levels   Introductory Level Introductory Level    Experienced Level Intermediate Level      Advanced Level Advanced Level        Expert Level Expert Level

Friday, December 8, 2017 - CONFERENCE DAY TWO

 All Levels  All Levels   Introductory Level Introductory Level    Experienced Level Intermediate Level      Advanced Level Advanced Level        Expert Level Expert Level
7:30 - 8:30AM

Registration,  Morning Refreshments & Expo Opens

8:30 - 9:40AM

Session 1

ADM 201 - Building a Hybrid SharePoint Environment: The Best of Both Worlds

Experienced Level Room S102a, Paul Stork,  View Description

DEV 200 - Developers, The Case for Microservices and Containers for Dev Environment & Your Next App

Experienced Level Room S102bc, Andrew Connell, View Description

BV 201 - Taming the Hoarders...Organizing Users who Keep Everything!
DEV 201 - Using Logic Apps to Automate Your Processes
ECM 201 - The Document Set Content Type
OFF 201 - Lions and Tigers and Teams, Oh My! – Sorting through the options to connect and collaborate in Office 365
OFF 200 - Information Management/Data Governance: From Theory to Practice in an Office 365 World

Introductory Level Room S104a, Joanne Klein, View Description

PWR 201 - Introduction to Office 365 Groups

Introductory Level Room S104b, Drew Madelung,  View Description

BI 201 - Building Business Applications for Office 365/ SharePoint Online using Azure Machine Learning 
9:40 - 10:00AM

Coffee Break in the Expo Hall

10:00 - 11:10AM

Session 2

ADM 202 - All You Need to Know for Automated SharePoint Site Provisioning with PnP PowerShell

Experienced Level Room S102a, Eric Overfield,  View Description

BI 202 -  How To Use Google Analytics With Power BI to Get Usage Statistics from an Intranet

Experienced Level Room S102bc, Knut Relbe-Moe, View Description

BV 202 - High Value Scenarios for Microsoft Teams

Introductory Level Room S102d, Erica Toelle,  View Description

DEV 202 - Building Single Page Applications (SPAs) in SharePoint with JavaScript
ECM 202 - Make Your Intranet go from Good to Great

Introductory Level Room S103bc, Liz Sundet View Description

OFF 202 - Using Microsoft Teams to unlock the value of Office 365

Experienced Level Room S103d, Jeremy Thake, View Description

SRC 202 - Making the Most of SharePoint Search
PWR 202 - From SharePoint to PowerApps: Evolution of the ‘Intake Form’ Solution

Experienced Level Room S104b,  Wes Preston,  View Description

SPT 202 - Understanding and Leveraging Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) Suite 

10px green circle 1 Room S105a, Sean McDonough,  View Description

11:20 - 12:30PM

Session 3

ADM 203 - Why Hybrid Equals Coexistence Going Forward
BI 203 - Five key trends in Business Intelligence and how they will impact your organization

Experienced Level Room S102bc, Treb Gatte, View Description

BV 203 - The Intranet of Things and Future of Work and Digital Transformation

All Levels Room S102d, Jeff Willinger,  View Description

DEV 203 - BI for the Cobbler's Children

Advanced Level Room S103a, Julie Turner, View Description

ECM 203 - Migrate from cross-site publishing to Communication sites
OFF 203 - How to Develop Your Office 365 Information Governance Strategy in 4 Steps
PWR 203 - Creating Amazing Dashboards in SharePoint

Experienced Level Room S104a,  Matthew Bailey, View Description

WF 203 - Advanced SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows

Experienced Level Room S104b,  Scott Shearer,  View Description

SPT 203 - Ensuring Business Continuity: Planning for High Availability and Disaster Recovery in SharePoint

All Levels Room S105a, Paul Stork,  View Description

12:30 - 2:00PM

Extended Lunch Break and Prize Giveaway - Expo Hall

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Solution Showcases

SOL 01 - Unlock the full potential of Office 365 using Hyperfish
SOL 02 - Learn from customers: how the Nintex platform can be used together to build rich business processes with great user experiences

Room S102bc, Nintex,  View Description

SOL 03 - How to Protect Your Critical SaaS Data

Room S102d, Backupify,  View Description

SOL 04 - How to Boost Microsoft Flow with Rich Process Automation Functionality for End-to-End Digital Transformation

Room S103a, K2,  View Description

SOL 05 - How to create a Branded, Multi-lingual, User Targeting O365 Global Intranet

Room S103bc, Protiviti,  View Description

SOL 06 - SPFx based Intranet – Saketa Intranet Suite

Room S103d, Saketa,  View Description

SOL 07 - BPM for professional services

Room S104a, FireStart,  View Description

SOL 08 - Metalogix - SharePoint Migration – Handle with Care

Room S104b, Metalogix,  View Description

SOL 09 - Groups and Teams Governance Made Easy with AvePoint

Room S105a, AvePoint,  View Description

2:10 - 3:20PM

Session 4

ADM 204 - Managing Data Recovery in SharePoint

Experienced Level Room S102a, Brian Alderman,  View Description

BI 204 - Power BI - What's the Fuss All About

Experienced Level Room S102bc, John White, View Description

BV 204 - Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint

Experienced Level Room S102d, Sarah Haase,  View Description

DEV 204 - The Bot Framework and the Microsoft Graph : Join the revolution
ECM 204 - Content Type Syndication: Understanding Content Types, Scope, and Deployment

Experienced Level Room S103bc, Tom RobbinsView Description

PWR 204 - Promoted Links - You Get This One For Free
SRC 204 - SharePoint Doesn't Suck, Your Search Sucks - Improving the SharePoint 2013/2016/0365 Search Experience

Experienced Level Room S104a, Kim Frehe, View Description

OFF 204 - Understanding the Capabilities of the Office 365 Security and Compliance Center

Experienced Level Room S104b,   Doug Hemminger,  View Description

WF 204 - Business Process Automation: Advanced Workflow Solutions
3:30 - 4:40PM

Session 5

ADM 205 - Integrating SharePoint and Office Online Server

Experienced Level Room S102a, Vlad Catrinescu,  View Description

SRC 205 - Modern Collaboration with AI
BV 205 - Enabling O365 adoption from within - How an emerging technologies team can make a big difference

All Levels Room S102d, Mark Roden,  View Description

DEV 205 - Broken Tokens -- Understanding Modern Auth in Office Development
SPT 205 - Reimagine the way work gets done
OFF 205 - Completing the circle: building collaboration-focused apps for Microsoft Teams
PWR 205 - Apps for Everyone – Building No Code Business Apps

All Levels Room S104a, Chris McNulty,  View Description

WF 205 -SharePoint Workflow for Cross-Site data, web services, and Flow

Advanced Level Room S104b,  Richard Toland,  View Description

OFF 206 - Branding and organizing your SharePoint sites in Office 365
4:50 - 5:30PM

Microsoft's AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Join us for an interactive Q&A about the latest releases and upcoming roadmap for SharePoint, OneDrive and Yammer. We’ll review our newest rollouts and best practices for success in your organization. Bring your best questions.


Conference Ends

 All Levels  All Levels   Introductory Level Introductory Level    Experienced Level Intermediate Level      Advanced Level Advanced Level        Expert Level Expert Level