Sessions

Accelerated user adoption: Sharepoint
Level: 100
Track: Business
Just-in-time contextual guidance and training keeps users in the application driving results.

True Digital Adoption is a new way to look at:
- Onboarding
- End user adoption
- Change management

Speaker(s)

Dan Fanaberia
Strategic Accounts, Canada
WalkMe
Agile Approach to Information Management and Rolling out SharePoint
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
A good information architecture can be the difference between a SharePoint system that is widely used and one that sits on the shelf. It should enhance content findability for the users and provide content lifecycle management for the organization. It's a gateway to GREAT records management.

THEMIS IIM Suite is a groundbreaking information management suite available on-premise and in the cloud for Office 365 and SharePoint.

We’ll explore THEMIS IIM’s dramatic improvements in usability and ROI for your information management program:

- How THEMIS IA uses an Agile approach to information architecture – see your IA results in minutes instead of months!
- How to utilize site structure, navigation, search, metadata consistency, and permissions to deliver content to the right people at the right time.
- Use THEMIS RM to deploy federated search across all your content repositories.
- Case Studies in ROI that show the true value of a great information architecture

Speaker(s)

Cham Tanh
Chief Technical Officer
HELUX
Automating Business Process on your Corporate Files using OneDrive and Flow
Level: 200
Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
This is an educational workshop where participants can learn about the value, capabilities and benefits of using Flow with OneDrive for Business. Participants will learn how to use preconfigured or custom templates to turn their daily repetitive tasks into multistep workflows within a few clicks. Participants will also learn how they can work smarter and more efficiently by automating workflows that connect OneDrive to the most common cloud apps and services. Examples of OneDrive automation that will be covered include, sending high-priority notifications or emails based on specific triggers, copying files from one service to another, sharing information with your team, as well as automating approval workflows.

Speaker(s)

Build Office 365 add-ins with JavaScript API
Level: 100
Track: Developer
Office 365 is undoubtedly the most widely used office productivity suite but still, it has scope to add more functionality enhancements. With add-ins model, developers can extend Office applications and interact with content in Office documents.

Developers who attend this session will learn how to build Office 365 add-ins in different Office applications.

Following is the agenda:
* Fundamentals of Office 365 add-ins development
* Setup development environment
* Designing interface with Office Fabric UI
* Interact with content using JavaScript API
* Publishing Office 365 add-in
Case Study: One organization's journey to full in-place records compliance in SharePoint
Level: 100
Track: End-User, Business
Experience how an Ottawa organization gained full Records compliance in SharePoint. Learn who they are, what they did and how they did it. This presentation walks through the client profile, their challenges and key wins. It is packed full of useful tips with the focus on in-place records management.

Speaker(s)

Compliance in the Cloud
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
In this session, we’ll look at how Office 365 approaches data governance as well as how emerging technologies like block-chain and machine learning may play a future roll in meeting organizational needs around compliance in the cloud. We’ll also look at third party design patterns for enterprise data governance in the cloud and hybrid (on premises and cloud based) content scenarios.

Speaker(s)

Customize your SharePoint online forms with Power Apps
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
Now that we know that InfoPath will no longer be the super user application to customize SharePoint forms, we need to look for replacement. This session is aimed at users / super users and is intended to help participants better understand how to use Power Apps to customize SharePoint online forms.

During this session, participants will be exposed to different scenarios of using Power Apps to create and publish custom SharePoint online forms, but also how Apps can replace the use of forms to create SharePoint list items.

Speaker(s)

Luc Labelle
Founder and Consultant (SharePoint / Office 365)
Kabesa
Democratizing AI: Developing AI Solutions for Business on Windows Azure Cloud
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, Developer, Business
For years and years AI was only affordable to the Governmental and Enterprise business section because of the high cost of Hardware, tools and data resources. Today Microsoft Azure allows businesses from all sizes to develop their AI applications on the Azure cloud for very affordable prices, great variety of tools (some of which are totally free), and the latest Quantum server platform supported by Microsoft Platinum# tools of any open source language of your choice like Python, R ... etc.
With it's wide variety of option and sky-as-limit options, Windows Azure cloud environment is the perfect platform for all types of businesses to step into the future now. This presentation captures the major benefits of creating an AI solution on the Windows Azure cloud.
Topics:
1- What Exactly is AI and how it works?
2- AI on Azure.
3- Azure Cognitive Services & Bot Framework.
4- Quantum Computing on Azure.
5- Utilizing Azure AI Apps in O365 .

Speaker(s)

Digital Workspace Governance: Team Sites & Intranet
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
Come for the horror stories in this session about intranet & team site governance, but stay for the good advice! Learn how to keep your intranet relevant, and ensure your team sites don't turn into the wild wild west.
Embed PowerApps in PowerBI to reporting and edit Sharepoint data
Level: 200
Track: IT Pro, Developer
PowerBI is a great reporting tool for any data source including Sharepoint. Adding PowerApps form in your PowerBI reports is to allow users to edit/add data into your data source in one place, which is great convenient for end users.
In this section, it will show how to quickly generate reports in PowerBI, and create an PowerApps form to edit your Sharepoint data, and link them together.

Speaker(s)

End User Adoption for the Modern World - A Realistic Approach
Level: 100
Track: End-User, Business
There are many training techniques available for organizations, but often users forget what they have learned shortly after. In this session, we will review some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your investment in SharePoint and Office365 and produce excitement with users to achieve more during their day.
How to use Office365 Sway in the Education System and in a Corporate Learning Environment?
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro
An introduction to Office 365 Sway. Sway lets you easily create reports, newsletters, how-tos, presentations, stories and more. Take any ordinary document and instantly transform it into a highly engaging, visual and interactive Sway that is web-based and that you can easily share with your organization or the world. Add suggested photos and videos from various sources and interactive elements such as embedded charts, slide shows and polls. Then just sit back and let Sway's intelligent design engine put it all together in a style that works for you and looks great on any device. Join the session to learn more about Sway, what's new and upcoming, and how users are using Sway in their organizations to increase their readers’ engagement.
Learn How to Protect Against and Recover From Data Breaches in Office 365
Level: 200
Track: IT Pro, Business
Microsoft provides robust Cloud based tools to help protect our data and services in Office 365 from attackers and data breaches. These tools include capabilities for auditing, monitoring, enforcing policies and protecting critical enterprise data. However, Office 365 is not immune to attack. In this session you’ll learn common patterns used by attackers to compromise Office 365 tenants in the real world, how to make use of Microsoft Cloud based tools to protect your Office 365 tenant, and how to investigate and recover from an attack so that you can help prevent it from happening again. Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Theresa Eller and six time Microsoft MVP Antonio Maio share their experiences investigating data breaches, recovering from them and helping Office 365 customers from future data breaches.

Speaker(s)

Antonio Maio
Senior SharePoint Architect
Protiviti
Let your work flow
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
Take the workflow OUT of SharePoint. FireStart BPM provides a powerful platform for process management, process automation, and process intelligence all in one centralized system that hooks up with SharePoint, enterprise applications, databases, cloud services, and so on.

With FireStart, re-imagine your basic workflows as automated end-to-end processes, that are managed by the business user.
With FireStart, imagine workflows where SharePoint doesn't have to be shoe-horned in for the sake of the workflow.
With FireStart, imagine user tasks as forms with data from multiple sources, delivered directly in Outlook.

With FireStart, let your work flow.

Speaker(s)

Shyamal Addanki
VP North America
FireStart
Mix It Up with Modern SharePoint Sites
Level: 100
Track: End-User, Business
Whether you're responsible for your organization's intranet or your department's SharePoint site, you will want to attend this session on the features of modern SharePoint sites. We'll dive into design choices, web part options, and integration of the business applications suite, including PowerApps and Power BI.

Speaker(s)

Preparing for a Successful SharePoint Records Management Implementation
Level: 100
Track: Business
We will discuss:

During this presentation, we will share some of our experiences with SharePoint Records Management Projects. We will discuss things that work well and things to watch out far. Topics will include:
- Typical SharePoint Records Management implementation Approach
- Roles and responsibilities (vendor and customer)
- IT Driven vs Business Driven considerations
- Preparing for sustainment
- Things to watch out for – Common Pitfalls to avoid.

Speaker(s)

Glenn James
Director, Product Experience
Collabware
SPFx: An ISV Insight to Microsoft’s Latest Customization Model
Level: 300
Track: Developer
In this session I will share our unique insight into building solutions with the new SharePoint Framework (SPFx). I will explain our publish and version management procedures, discuss sharing modules between packages and share other good to know tips and tricks. I will also show and share code examples, so previous knowledge of SPFx would be helpful. This will have level 300-400 content.

Speaker(s)

Kevin Vieira
Product Development Manager
KWizCom
Take full advantage of Microsoft Teams with SharePoint, OneNote and more!
Level: 100
Track: Business
In this session you will learn how to take full advantage of Microsoft teams with the integration of SharePoint Pages, OneNote notebooks, Microsoft Forms, tabs and bots. This session might change the way you use Microsoft Teams.
The Digital World needs a Digital Workplace
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
How people work is changing, and a digital revolution is underway! Simply migrating to Office 365 doesn’t automatically mean you have deployed the famous Digital Workplace! Microsoft released multiple tools to make your move to the Digital Workplace a reality, but how do those tools work together to build the digital workplace? This keynote will attempt to answer the age-old question of what the Digital Workplace is, and how Office 365 is the foundation for it.
The future of designing collaboration experiences
Level: 200
Track: End-User, Business
Imagine a future where silo'd departments and legacy processes don’t stand in our way. Today’s collaboration needs go from complex collaboration portals to simple innovation hubs and most importantly need to work for our devices. Designing portals to enable a new kind of collaboration and communication is an absolute necessity today.
For the past couple years, I’ve had the opportunity to study how successful teams collaborate and have helped to transform the way teams work and collaborate together. In this session, I'll share what I’ve learned about making effective cross-discipline collaboration possible, and leave you with actionable approaches you can use to unite your team's communication and collaboration needs.

IN THIS SESSION YOU’LL HEAR:
    • Why cross-discipline collaboration is essential to future-ready digital design, and how you can play a key role in creating the cross-departmental teams to enable innovation
    • Real-life industry examples of what it takes to make effective collaboration possible
    • Practical techniques you can use to bridge silos, increase productivity, and deliver better outcomes for your teams

Speaker(s)

Kanwal Khipple
Founder & CEO, Office 365 MVP
2toLead
The Microsoft Graph and SharePoint Framework under steroids with Azure functions
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Level: 100
Track: Developer
Modern development means client side first, backend second. However, there are still cases where you might need some backend processing such as for long running operations, heavy computing consuming tasks or security concerns.
Join me during this session as we will learn how you can build server-less solutions to support modern development. Together we will determine when it makes sense to offload things on the backend and when it does not. We will even go through a lot of examples of working with the Microsoft Graph as well as the SharePoint Framework.
Finally, we leave you with a clear understanding that server-less does not mean hacked solutions. That indeed continuous integration and deployment processes can and should be implemented.

Speaker(s)

The Office 365 Mobile workplace - Putting your office in your Pocket
Level: 100
Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
Ubiquitous connectivity and a surge in personal mobile device proliferation have given users the ability to work from almost anywhere, anytime. The era of the 9-to-5 job is effectively over. With an increasing number of companies adopting work from home policies, there is an unwritten expectation for users to remain connected and productive even outside of their core business hours.

Join me for an interactive, demo-rich presentation of the various mobile apps available to you in Office 365 and how they enable you to carry your office in your pocket. The presentation will also cover elements of your Office 365 tenant administration straight from your mobile device.

Speaker(s)

Haniel Croitoru
Senior Consultant
What's New and What's Out for SharePoint Server 2019 On-Premises
Level: 200
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
SharePoint Server 2019 is launching this fall with many great new features for on-premises business and IT user, including Communication sites, modern Team sites, modern experience for lists, pages, sharing and search, integrated PDF viewer, more powerful site creation, and many other features already familiar to Office 365 / SharePoint Online users. At the same time a few features were removed, including code-based sandbox solutions and other specialty configs. In this session we will delve into what's new and what out for SharePoint Server 2019 so you can plan for your on-premises upgrade today!
Your Road to Modern Communication Sites
Level: 100
Track: Business
Modern Communication sites are the future of publishing capabilities in SharePoint. In this session, we will review the new capabilities with you. Exploring best-practices for implementation and some lessons-learned, you will have a base to build your migration plan and future modern intranet
You're not a developer? Me Neither. Build your first PowerApps in 30 minutes.
Level: 100
Track: End-User, Business
15 minutes to introduce PowerApps and 30 minutes to achieve your first application that lets you fill your project timesheet in SharePoint.
Simple! And without a line of code.
Login and register on powerapps.com order to realize yourself this application during the session.
As a bonus, we will use Microsoft PowerBI to get a quick dashboard as well.
No more need of developers ?! Of course not, finally, we will also discuss the possibilities of supplementing our application with advanced code.

Speaker(s)

Nicolas Georgeault
Founder - Enteprise Solutions Architect - SharePoint Senior Architect
MuBrain Inc.

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