Psst...Charlotte PowerShell Saturday Details Leaked

Psst...Charlotte PowerShell Saturday Details Leaked

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Summary: The Scripting Wife reveals the session details for the Charlotte Windows PowerShell Saturday event.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I will turn the keyboard over to the lovely Scripting Wife. Teresa, the screen is yours…

Hello fellow PowerShellers!  I am so excited to be involved in the planning and co-organizing of PowerShell Saturday #007, which will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb 8, 2014.

Today I want to share the list of speakers and sessions. Remember, there could be some slight modifications as life happens all around us; but this is a pretty close, if not exact, list of speakers and sessions. Hope to see you in Charlotte. 

And before I forget, there are only 75 days remaining before the event. I encourage you to go online and get signed up while this is fresh on your mind, so you do not get left out. We ran out of tickets last year, and you don’t want to be in the sad group that did not get to attend.

Here is the quick list of speakers. For more information, please read their biographies: PowerShell Saturday #007 Speakers.

  • Ashley McGlone
  • Matt Graeber
  • Chris Campbell
  • Jason Walker
  • Brian Wilhite
  • Jim Christopher
  • James Adams
  • Chris Weaver
  • Ed Wilson
  • Sean Kearney
  • Mark Schill
  • Jeremy Engel
  • Glenn Sizemore

That is the lineup. Of the 13 speakers, six are Microsoft full-time employees, two are Windows PowerShell MVPs, and the other five guys are just super awesome people.

Now you would like to know what they are going to talk about, right? For a synopsis of their talks, please read PowerShell Saturday #007 Sessions. This site will be updated as we get closer to the event date.

Here are their topics:

Ashley McGlone:  From Cmdlets to Scripts to PowerShell Hero: An Essential Session on the Scripting Process

Ashley McGlone: Troubleshooting Replication with AD PowerShell (aka PowerShell REPADMIN)

Matt Graeber: Using PowerShell as a Reverse Engineering Tool

Chris Weaver: Creating a PowerShell Cmdlet in Visual Studio

Jim Christopher: Iron Scripter!

Jim Christopher: PowerShell Gotchas

Ed Wilson: PowerShell Best Practices

Sean Kearney: Desired State Configuration for Beginners

Chris Campbell: Beyond SecureString: Writing Safer PowerShell Tools

Jason Walker: Leverage Multi-Threading for Speeding Up Your Scripts

James Adams: A Really “Cool” Forensic Demo Using PowerShell

Brian Wilhite: Windows PowerShell “CIM”narios: Memoirs from the Enterprise

Jeremy Engel: Setting Default Parameter Values in Powershell 3.0

Mark Schill: Supercharging the PowerShell ISE

Glenn Sizemore: MAT4Shift the Inside Story

I am really looking forward to seeing many of you on Feb 8, 2014. By the way, your action item is to register: PowerShell Saturday #007 Registration. Every Windows PowerShell Saturday event to date has sold out. Don’t be the one left standing when the music stops. Have a great weekend.

~Scripting Wife

Thanks, Teresa. I invite you to follow me on Twitter and Facebook. If you have any questions, send email to me at scripter@microsoft.com, or post your questions on the Official Scripting Guys Forum. See you tomorrow. Until then, peace.

Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy

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  • *ahem* *cough*

    Wwwwwwwwwwwooooooooooooohooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait ! Can't wait !

    Sean :)

  • Ed, anyway to view the presentation(s) online?  Either during or afterwards.

  • There is a chance that some of the sessions might be recorded. We are still working on details. I can tell you for a fact, they will not be streamed live.

  • Do we have the recorded sessions now ?