With Steve Ballmer, an XBOX1 giveaway and much more…

We’d like to invite you to join us from Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th November for our virtual event. As mentioned above we are delighted to confirm that Steve Ballmer will be be joining us on the first day at 12:00 to answer questions from IT Pros and share his views on the exciting developments in the Windows platform and the rapidly growing family of devices.

All sessions are 30-minutes and the experts will be available post-session for further online chat and follow-up to any questions you have.

Registration is now open. Once you’ve registered you will automatically be entered into a competition to win an Xbox One package which includes an Xbox One, two games and a control pad.  If you wish to opt-out of the competition  please email us at ukitpro@microsoft.com.

We’ll also ensure you are the first to know when we have the full programme available so you can schedule your time around the sessions that are of most interest to you.

Follow this link to register your place.

You’ll be joining 3,500 technical professionals and developers in what’s set to be Microsoft’s biggest virtual event to date!

Terms and conditions for the prize draw


Wednesday November 6 – Windows Client for IT Pros and Developers

Time

Subject

09:30

Overview of Day 1

09:35

Windows 8.1 - Devices Galore

10:20

Windows 8.1 - MDOP (App-V, UEV)

11:05

Device Mgmt - InTune Configuration Manager

11:40

Interview with Steve Ballmer

12:20

Device Mgmt - Heteregeneous Device Management

13:00

Cloud Productivity - Managing Office 365

13:40

Building Business Applications  with Visual Studio DevOps

14:20

Windows 8.1 - Workplace Join

15:00

Windows 8.1 - VDI

15:40

Things you need to know about Intel vPro

16:15

Interview with Craig Ashley - Windows Product Management

16:45

Wrap-up of Day 1 + Preview of Next Two Days

17:00

END OF DAY 1

Thursday November 7 – Server and Cloud for IT Pros

Time

Subject

09:30

Overview of Day 2

09:35

2012 R2 - Virtualisation

10:15

Building Windows Server 2012 R2 Networking with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

10:55

2012 R2 - Storage

11:35

Extreme Automation (Learn automation or get better at golf!)

12:15

What's new in Ops Manager

12:55

Cluster in a box

13:35

Moving VMs from on-premise to Azure

14:15

Automating the Azure Datacentre with PowerShell

14:55

Cloud backup

15:35

Windows Azure Platform

16:10

Wrap-up of Day 2 and Preview of Day 3

16:20

END OF DAY 2

Friday November 8 – Visual Studio, Azure, Dev tools for Developers

Time

Subject

09:30

Overview of Day 3

09:35

What's new in Visual Studio 2013 for App Developers

10:15

Agile development with Team Foundation Server

10:55

Building a Cloud Back-End to connect your Windows Phone and Windows Apps

11:35

Using the Nokia Music C# API on Windows Phone 8 / Windows 8

12:15

Azure Cloud Services Architecture

12:55

From Whiteboard to deployed in 15 minutes

13:35

What's new in Visual Studio 2013 for web developers

14:15

What's new in Windows 8.1 for App Development

14:50

Asynchronous C# development in Visual Studio 2013

15:25

Wrap-up of Day 3

15:30

END OF DAY 3