Keynote: Through the Eyes of an Architect Presented by:  Michael S. Schultz


Cloud and Data Center Sessions

Keynote: The State of Microsoft
Presented by: Richard Hay and Rod Trent

10 Things You Need to Know About Azure IaaS
Presented by: John Savill

5 Ways to Cloud-Enable your IoT Devices with Microsoft Azure
Presented by: G. Andrew Duthie

Architect Like a Pro: How to Tweak Performance and Availability from Your Microsoft Azure VM
Presented by: Rick Claus

Automate All Things with Azure Automation
Presented by: David O'Brien / Trevor Sullivan

Automating Azure Automation
Presented by: Aleksandar Nikolic

Automating Azure with PowerShell: Beyond the Azure PowerShell Module
Presented by: Neil Peterson

Azure Site Recovery and Windows Azure Pack: Better Together
Presented by: Christopher Keyaert & Alexandre Verkinderen

Cloud Spotting: Gaining Visibility into Your Private and Public Clouds
Presented by: Chris Ross & Lee Berg

Deep Dive into Live Migration
Presented by: Michael Otey

Diving into Clustering Changes in Windows Server vNext
Presented by: John Savill

Hybrid Cloud for the Old-School Admin
Presented by: Johan Arwidmark

Hybrid IT Is Calling You: Automate Your Data Center Builds
Presented by: Johan Arwidmark

Hyper-V Performance and Dynamic Memory
Presented by: Michael Otey

Managing Microsoft Azure IaaS with Windows PowerShell DSC
Presented by: Aleksandar Nikolic

Microsoft Azure Active Directory for the Windows Server AD Administrator
Presented by: Maarten Goet

Notes from the Field: Implementing Windows Server 2012 R2 DirectAccess
Presented by: Richard Hicks

Operations Manager/Operational Insights Evolution: Using Microsoft Solutions to Monitor the World
Presented by: Cameron Fuller

Running System Center Service Manager in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure
Presented by: Chris Ross & Pete Zerger

SCOM 2012: Monitor Your Monitor, and Leave Murphy No Chance
Presented by: Dieter Wijckmans

The Future of Windows Server Starts Now
Presented by: Andrew Mason

Understanding the Cloud Landscape: Cloud for the Common IT Pro
Presented by: Chris Nackers

VMware vSphere Best Practices
Presented by: Alan Sugano

Wake Your Inner Dev: PowerShell Desired State Configuration Resource Creation
Presented by:  David O'Brien & Trevor Sullivan

What's New in Azure IaaS: A Server Hugger's Perspective
Presented by: Rick Claus

What's New in vSphere 6.0
Presented by: Alan Sugano


Data Platform and Business Intelligence Sessions

Keynote: Insights to SQL Server 2016
Presented by: Conor Cunningham

(Near) Zero-Downtime Upgrades
Presented by: Argenis Fernandez

A Day in the Life of a Row: Internals Deep Dive
Presented by: Eddie Wuerch

Anatomy of the DAX Query Plan
Presented by: Stacia Misner

Attributes and Hierarchies in Analysis Services 2014
Presented by: Thomas LeBlanc

Azure Machine Learning for the Enterprise
Presented by: Phil Wilcock

Benchmarking Your SQL Server Environment
Presented by: Ben DeBow & David Klee

Branching and Merging Database Code
Presented by: Steve Jones

Creating AlwaysOn Availability Groups in Azure
Presented by: Michael Otey

Creating AlwaysOn Synchronous, Asynchronous, and Read-Only Replicas
Presented by: Michael Otey

Designing an SSIS Framework
Presented by: Andy Leonard

Designing Consolidated SQL Server Implementations
Presented by: Ben DeBow

Developing Actionable Analytics for Mobile Devices
Presented by: Jen Underwood

DevOps and Data Integration with SSIS
Presented by: Andy Leonard

Diving Deeper into the Power BI Platform
Presented by: Jen Underwood

ELT with Pig: Managing Data Transformations in "Load First" Environments
Presented by: Joshua Fennessy

Evaluate Your Daily Checklist Against 100+ Instances of SQL Server While You Get a Cup of Coffee
Presented by: John Sterrett

Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks for Displaying a Multidimensional Cube
Presented by: Thomas LeBlanc

From Zero to AlwaysOn in About an Hour
Presented by: Eddie Wuerch

Get Near Real-Time ETL with Service Broker
Presented by: Allen White

Hacking Into SQL Server Instances for Fun and Profit
Presented by: Argenis Fernandez

Handle with Care: Virtual SQL Servers
Presented by: David Klee

Improving Database Restores with PowerShell
Presented by: Michael Fal

Index Internals
Presented by: Denny Cherry

Intermediate T-SQL: Window Functions
Presented by: Steve Jones

Moving From Profiler to Extended Events
Presented by: Jes Borland

Overcoming Chartaphobia: Moving Your Organization Toward Interesting and Enlightening Data Visualization
Presented by: Meagan Longoria

Query Performance Tuning and Azure SQL Databasey
Presented by: Grant Fritche

Scalable Application Design with Service Broker
Presented by: Allen White

SQL Is Dead; Love Live SQL! Bring Order to Chaos with Hive and Hadoop
Presented by: Joshua Fennessy

SQL Server Internals and Architecture
Presented by: Kevin Kline

Squeezing the Most Out of Row and Page Compression
Presented by: Andrew J. Kelly

Table Partitioning: The Secret Weapon for Your Big Data Problems
Presented by: John Sterrett

TempDB 101 Plus
Presented by: Andrew J. Kelly

The Database: The Elephant in the ALM Room
Presented by: Grant Fritchey

The Efficient DBA: Automating Your Job
Presented by: Jes Borland

The Scalable SQL Server Enterprise
Presented by: Michael Fal

Things You Should Never Do in Microsoft SQL Server
Presented by: Denny Cherry

Top 10 DBA Mistakes in SQL Server
Presented by: Kevin Kline

Turning Requirements Into a BI Prototype
Presented by: Stacia Misner

Who Needs SSAS When You've Got SQL?
Presented by: Meagan Longoria

Development Platform and Tools Sessions

Keynote: JavaScript Next: ES6, ES7, and Beyond

A Developer's Guide to Web Images
Presented by: Robert Boedigheimer

A Security Tester's Toolbox
Presented by: Niall Merrigan

Advanced Web APIs
Presented by: Sam Nasr

An Introduction to Go for .NET Developers
Presented by: James Nugent

Anatomy of a Web Request
Presented by: Rob Richardson

AngularJS and ASP.NET MVC Playing Nice
Presented by: Miguel Castro

ASP.NET Quick Wins: 20 Tips and Tricks to Shift Your Application into High Gear
Presented by:  Kevin Griffin

Aurelia: Next-Generation Web Apps
Presented by: Rob Eisenberg

Build Angular 2.0 Apps with Web Components and TypeScript
Presented by: Brice Wilson

Building Cross-Platform Mobile Solutions Using Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova
Presented by: Bill Ayers

Communicating with the Internet of Things
Presented by: G. Andrew Duthie

Creating Cross-Platform Games with Unity
Presented by: Brian Lagunas

Creating Modern Apps with Social Media
Presented by: Nick Pinheiro

CSS Best Practices, Style Guide, and Tips
Presented by: Chris Love

Developing Real-Time Dashboards with Power BI API
Presented by: Jen Underwood

End-to-End Dependency Injection and Writing Testable Software
Presented by: Miguel Castro

Everything You Need to Know About SignalR
Presented by: Javier Lozano

From Dull to Dazzling: How Visualization and InfoGraphics Enhance Data Comprehensionr
Presented by: Walt Ritsche

Going Mobile with Office 365 APIs
Presented by: Bill Ayers

Improving Web Performance
Presented by: Robert Boedigheimer

Introduction to R for C# Programmers
Presented by: James McCaffrey

JavaScript Patterns and Node Idioms
Presented by: Rob Richardson

Making Software 10x Faster with Low-Level CPU Optimizations
Presented by: Sasha Goldshtein

Rock Your Apps with 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Doing
Presented by: David McCarter

Scalable SignalR Applications
Presented by: Kevin Griffin

Securing Your Apps with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect
Presented by: Roland Guijt

SOA, EDA, CQRS, ES, and Microservices: Decoding the Acronyms
Presented by: James Nugent

Testing Your ASP.NET Web Apps
Presented by: Rachel Appel

The Basics of Single-Page Applications: Concepts, Gotchas, & Things You Need to Know
Presented by: Chris Love

The Goodness of Web Components NOW!
Presented by: Roland Guijt

Use TypeScript to Tame JavaScript
Presented by: Rachel Appel

Website Fuzziness
Presented by: Niall Merrigan

Why Using Bootstrap Will Make You a Happier ASP.NET MVC Developer
Presented by: Walt Ritscher


Enterprise Collaboration Sessions

Ask the Exchange (and Office 365) Experts
Presented by: Jeff Guillet

Ask the SharePoint Experts
Presented by: Scot Hillier

Azure Mobile Services
Presented by:  Fabian Williams

Classification and eDiscovery with Exchange and SharePoint 2013
Presented by: Chris McNulty

Cloudbreaking: Business Intelligence Engineering for SharePoint and SharePoint Online
Presented by: Chris McNulty

Cool Dashboards, Charts, and Visualizations for Power Users
Presented by: Benjamin Niaulin

Create an Actionable SharePoint Search Center
Presented by: Matthew McDermott

Database Availability Group Management Tips and Tricks
Presented by: Mike Crowley

Database Availability Group Tips and Tricks
Presented by: Paul Cunningham

Defining Your Taxonomy and Information Management Strategy
Presented by: Eric Riz

End-To-End Exchange 2013 Troubleshooting Scenarios
Presented by: Andrew Higginbotham

Enhancing SharePoint Search with JavaScript
Presented by: Matthew McDermott

Exchange 2013 Site Resiliency: With or Without Azure
Presented by: Tim McMichael

Exchange Data Protection: Backups and Native Data Protection
Presented by: Michael B. Smith

Exchange Migration Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Presented by: Jeff Guillet

Exchange Online Protection In-Depth
Presented by: Mike Crowley

Exchange State of the World
Presented by: Tony Redmond

Future-Proof Your SharePoint Investment with No-Code Solutions for On-Premises and SharePoint Online
Presented by: Asif Rehmani

Governance Strategies for SharePoint 2013
Presented by: Eric Riz

How to Automate Yourself to a Well-Deserved Vacation
Presented by: Michael Van Horenbeeck

How to Secure Your Data in Office 365 and Beyond
Presented by: Brian Reid

Identity Management in a Cloud-Connected (Microsoft) World
Presented by: Michael Van Horenbeeck

Load-Balancing Exchange 2016
Presented by: Bhargav Shukla

Managed Availability: What's in It for You?
Presented by: Jaap Wesselius

Managing Exchange 2016
Presented by: Paul Robichaux

Managing Exchange with PowerShell Desired State Configuration
Presented by: Brian Reid

Mobile Device Management with Exchange ActiveSync and Office 365
Presented by: Paul Cunningham

Office 365 Gotchas
Presented by: Tim McMichael

Office 365 Groups: What You Need to Know (the Exchange Perspective)
Presented by: Justin Harris

Office 365 Mobile Device Management: What Is It and Why Do I Care?
Presented by: Paul Robichaux

Office 365 Portals: A New Way to Work
Presented by: Benjamin Niaulin

Power Up Your Project Sites: The New Way to Build Collaborative Applications with SharePoint and SharePoint Online
Presented by: Bob German

Reusable Forms and Workflow for SharePoint and SharePoint Online
Presented by:  Bob German

Stop Working for SharePoint and Make It Work for You!
Presented by: Asif Rehmani

Storage Configuration Options for Exchange 2013
Presented by: Andrew Higginbotham

Synchronize SQL Data Across Boundaries
Presented by: Fabian Williams & Patrick Curran

Techniques for Getting Your Requirements Right for SharePoint vNext
Presented by: Michelle Caldwell

Telnet for the Modern Exchange Administrator
Presented by: Michael B. Smith

Top Ten Office 365 Administration Tasks to Ensure Success
Presented by: Justin Harris

User Experience Tools and Methods for SharePoint
Presented by: Cathy Dew

Using Graph Query Language with SharePoint Online
Presented by: Scot Hillier

Writing Secure Authentication Code with OAuth2 and the Office 365 APIs
Presented by: Ted Pattison

Yammer Sustainment: Evaluate, Adopt, and Iterate
Presented by: Michelle Caldwell


Enterprise Management and Mobility Sessions

Keynote: The State of Microsoft
Presented by: Richard Hay & Rod Trent

Advanced User Profile Management in Windows
Presented by: Adnan Hendricks

Arming Your Mobile Workforce Warriors for the 21st Century
Presented by: Kenny Buntinx & Tim De Keukelaere

Ask Me Anything About Licensing Microsoft People-Centric IT
Presented by: Sander Berkouwer

Building a System Center Configuration Manager Client-Monitoring Solution in 60 Minutes
Presented by: Kaido Järvemets & Greg Ramsey

Championing PowerShell: Create Experts at Your Company
Presented by: Darwin Sanoy

Configuration Manager: Getting to 100% Client Deployment Now and Forever
Presented by: Nash Pherson

Data Mining  in Configuration Manager 2012 and SQL Server Refresher
Presented by: Steve Thompson

Enabling Your Active Directory to Embrace Windows 10
Presented by: Simon May

End the Systems Management Lies: How to Get the Real Numbers and Make Informed Decisions
Presented by: Nash Pherson

Get Started with Configuration Manager and PowerShell
Presented by: Kaido Järvemets & Kent Agerlund

How to Extend the App Model to Support Your User-Centric XenDesktop in the Data Center
Presented by:  Peter Daalmans & Kenny Buntix

Inside the Windows 10 ADK
Presented by: Johan Arwidmark

Introduction to Hybrid Identity Management
Presented by: Kent Agerlund & Jeff Gilbert

Intune, Configuration Manager, or Both (Hybrid): Choose the Right Tool for the Job
Presented by: Greg Ramsey & Peter Daalmans

Malware Hunting with the Sysinternals Tools
Presented by: Michael Wiley

Managing Microsoft and Third-Party Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: 10 Minutes Is All It Takes
Presented by: Kent Agerlund

Managing Modern Devices with Microsoft EMS
Presented by:  John Marcum & Jason Sandys

Mastering Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Reporting
Presented by: Steve Thompson

Preparing for a Faster Microsoft OS Release Cycle
Presented by: Orin Thomas

Securely Delivering Traditional Windows File Server Home Folders to BYOD Devices
Presented by: Kenny Buntinx

Sysinternals: What's New?
Presented by: Michael Wiley

Understanding Configuration Manager SQL Replication Concepts
Presented by: Steven Rachui

Underutilized Configuration Manager Features
Presented by: Wally Mead

Upgrading to Windows 10
Presented by: Johan Arwidmark

What’s New in Windows Server vNext
Presented by: Orin Thomas

What's Coming in Configuration Manager vNext
Presented by: Wally Mead

Why Your Company Needs a Cloud-Based Identity
Presented by: Simon May

WIMBoot Revisited: Deploying Windows 10 to Devices with Small Disks
Presented by: Michael Niehaus

Windows 10: Join the Cloud!
Presented by: Sander Berkouwer

Windows Packagers Forecast: DevOps Winds Are Blowing
Presented by: Darwin Sanoy

Windows Server vNext BranchCache and Deduplication Deep Dive
Presented by: Phil Wilcock

Just Enough Explanation of Windows' New "Just Enough Administration" (JEA) Tool
Presented by: Mark Minasi