Come experience how to simplify the challenges of today’s workplace with new software from Microsoft.
> Windows Vista™
> 2007 Microsoft® Office system
> Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
You are invited to participate in this unique experience featuring Windows Vista™, the 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. See how together these software solutions can help make it easier for your people to take care of business faster and more cost-effectively. You’ll be able to:
· Attend exclusive sessions designed for executives like you who make technology decisions
· Network with peers, Microsoft, and local technology partners
· Ask the experts
· Receive valuable resources to help you take full advantage of this new software
Learn how your organization can use this software to immediately:
· Simplify how people work together
· Help protect and manage content
· Find information and improve business insight
· Reduce IT costs and improve security
Launch Events in California
Friday, January 26, 2007 7:45 AM - Friday, January 26, 2007 2:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa StreetLos Angeles California 90015United States
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 7:45 AM - Tuesday, January 30, 2007 2:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Moscone Convention Center 747 Howard StreetSan Francisco California 94103United States
Thursday, February 01, 2007 1:00 PM - Thursday, February 01, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
Hyatt Regency - Santa Clara 5101 Great America ParkwaySanta Clara California 95054United States
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 1:00 PM - Tuesday, February 13, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel 1230 J Street Sacramento California 95814United States
Thursday, February 15, 2007 1:00 PM - Thursday, February 15, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
San Ramon Marriott 2600 Bishop Dr.San Ramon California 94583United States
Tuesday, February 20, 2007 1:00 PM - Tuesday, February 20, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel Ontario Airport 222 N.Vineyard Ave.Ontario California 91764United States
Thursday, February 22, 2007 1:00 PM - Thursday, February 22, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
San Diego Convention Center 111 W. Harbor DriveSan Diego California 92101United States
Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:00 PM - Tuesday, February 27, 2007 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM
Anaheim Convention Center 800 West Katella AvenueAnaheim California 92802United States
Ready for a New Day Launch Tour 2007 (LA and SF Events Only)
IT Executive and Manager Agenda
· Registration and Breakfast: 7:45 - 9:00 AM
· Executive Keynote (see below for abstract): 9:00 - 10:30 AM
· Technology Decision Maker Breakout Session: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
· Boxed Lunch (Optional): 12:30 - 1:00 PM
· Microsoft Dynamics (Optional): 1:00 - 2:00 PM
IT Executive and Manager Track Descriptions
A huge wave of Microsoft innovation is here! Top Microsoft executives will discuss of how customer needs are being reflected in Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. The new software from Microsoft is designed to help make your people more productive, your infrastructure more efficient, and your business more secure and less vulnerable to technology threats. Learn about the success that other companies have already realized by using the new software today.
Breakout: Amplify the Impact of Your People: Optimize your Business Productivity Infrastructure Built on the 2007 Microsoft Office System, Windows Vista, and Exchange Server 2007
This breakout session designed specifically for executives that make technology decisions discusses how the new software from Microsoft can help your business keep pace with changes and meet the challenges of today's workplace.
Ready for a New Day Launch Tour 2007 (LA and SF Events Only)
IT PRO Agenda
· Technical Sessions (see below for track abstracts): 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
· Lunch: 12:00 - 1:15 PM
· Technical Sessions (see below for track abstracts): 1:15 - 3:30 PM
IT PRO Track Descriptions
Top Microsoft executives will discuss important challenges impacting today's workplace and how Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 are helping customers meet these challenges. Learn how other companies have achieved success through collectively implementing these new releases. Experience how using these products can simplify how people work together; help protect and manage content; find information and improve business insight; and reduce IT costs and improve security.
IT Pro Track #1 – Desktop Support:
Join these exciting sessions that will explore the new tools to deploy Microsoft Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office system client applications. Accelerate your migrations and execute deployments while simplifying the tasks associated with managing your organization's desktops. You will also experience how new capabilities in the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Windows Vista increase operational efficiency in your company. The new user interfaces minimize training and support demands by providing end-users with significantly improved help capabilities, self-service tools, and a highly intuitive experience. Finally, experience the data visualization capabilities in Visio 2007 and the Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management help keep your systems and your business running smoothly.
IT Pro Track #2 – IT Infrastructure:Join these sessions to learn more about the capabilities of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2007. The sessions first walk through deploying Exchange Server 2007, along with Live Communications Server, from installation through configuration and validation. Further you will experience how Exchange Server 2007 can help improve operational efficiency within your organization. Next you will experience how Office SharePoint Server 2007 is deployed and how the new three-tiered structure of management helps you control and govern the environment. The final component shows the different ways to search, including the improvements of Windows Vista, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office, and Live.
IT Pro Track #3 – Solutions Capabilities:Application Architects and Line of Business Specialists should join this session to learn more about how the 2007 Microsoft Office system, Windows Vista, and Exchange Server 2007 deliver new capabilities in for infrastructure and intellectual property protection, compliance and records management, secure mobile productivity, unified communications, and business intelligence.
Developer Track – Application Building:The release of Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office System ushers in a new age of application development. Come join us as we explore the new development capabilities that allow you to build applications that discover, organize, and present information to users in new ways. You will experience how the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Windows Vista work better together for you, how to build differentiated user experiences and connected applications in Windows Vista, how to connect and extend Office client applications, and how to build key business applications on the Microsoft Office server platform.
Microsoft Across America Launch Event – IT Executive and Manager Track
The Microsoft Across America Launch Event is coming to your area, and delivers just what you’ve been waiting for: a first look at Windows Vista,™ 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
Join us at the IT executive track, hosted by Momentum Events, as we discuss how the all-new Windows Vista and Microsoft Office system can positively impact your business’ performance. Through live demos delivered by the experts, you’ll discover how to easily manage and automate desktop deployment with Windows Vista Enterprise. Plus, you’ll learn how the new family of Office Servers providing easier access to critical business data, creating a much more integrated approach to collaboration.
At this informative track, you’ll also learn:
• Ways to reduce the costs of desktop security and desktop deployment with new tools like Business Desktop Deployment, Windows BitLocker™ Drive Encryption, and Group Policy Objects.
• How to ensure your mobile workforce has access to the information they need, wherever they are.
• How the Microsoft Office system, Office SharePoint® Server 2007, and Exchange Server 2007 can simplify how people work together, protect and manage content, and improve business insight.
• The integration points of Microsoft Dynamics,™ and how to unlock the power of your data while using the familiar programs of the Microsoft Office system.
Microsoft Across America Launch Event – IT Professional Track
The Microsoft Across America Launch Event is coming to your area, and delivers just what you’ve been waiting for: Great information that will help you deploy and manage Windows Vista,™ 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 in your organization.
Join us at the IT Pro track, hosted by TechNet Events, as we discuss how your Microsoft Windows Vista and Office 2007 deployment process can be simplified using Business Desktop Deployment 2007 and options for upgrading your current Exchange 2000 / 2003 Organization to Exchange Server 2007. In addition, we’ll show you management improvements in Windows Vista and Exchange Server 2007 that make it possible to save money on your IT operations. We’ll enable you with tools to secure your computing infrastructure end to end against the latest threats with the most recent technologies from Microsoft.
This informative track will address:
· The new management features and operational efficiencies in Windows Vista that can help your IT department save money.
· The installation options for Exchange Server 2007.
· How to secure your computing infrastructure against malware threats with Windows Vista, Network Access Protection, Exchange Hosted Services, Antigen, Outlook,® and Forefront Client.
Note to Government Employees Only:
Ready for a New Day: Launch Tour 2007 is a Microsoft Product launch event generally open to the public. There will be items of value available at no charge for attendees of this event, including but not limited to software, personal use items (for example, pens), and meals. Prior to registering for this event, you should consult with your agency/institution counsel or ethics officer about attending this event and what items, if any, you may accept. Microsoft intends for the use of any such items to comply with applicable federal, state and local government gift and ethics rules.
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