April 2007: Schedule of Events
Microsoft’s Higher Education team would like to invite you to attend a technical briefing titled:
Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2007 and Expressions 2007
Join us for an overview of SharePoint Designer 2007 and Expressions 2007 on Thursday, April 12, 2007 at 12:30pm PDT.
SharePoint Designer 2007
SharePoint Designer provides the powerful tools you need to deliver compelling and attractive SharePoint sites, build workflow-enabled applications and reporting tools faster on the SharePoint platform, and tailor sites to your company’s needs—all in an IT-managed environment.
Designer Tools for Better End-User Experiences
Microsoft Expression takes your creative possibilities to a new level. The professional design tools and innovative technologies in Expression give you the flexibility and freedom to bring your vision to reality—whether you are designing standards-based Web sites, rich user experiences on the desktop, or managing digital assets and content. Expression Studio includes the following products:
This session will:
· Provide an overview of SharePoint Designer 2007, with an emphasis on new and improved features.
· Compare the features and benefits of Office SharePoint Designer 2007 with Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003.
· Provide a first hand look at SharePoint Designer 2007 in action, demonstrating its new capabilities.
· Introduce Microsoft Expression, a suite of tools for creative designers that gives you the freedom to bring your vision to reality and boosts developer collaboration in the delivery of rich user experiences for the Web, Windows Vista applications and beyond.
The presenter for this technology briefing will be Jeff Nuckolls. As a member of the Microsoft US Education - Specialist Technology Unit, Jeff Nuckolls is a Sr. Technologies with a focus on the Microsoft Application Platform and Development Tools. He has over 13 years of software development and enterprise application architecture experience. The last 4 years Jeff has been dedicated to the Education vertical here at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jeff played a key role in .NET developer evangelism as the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Regional Director for the Heartland District (http://www.microsoft.com/rd). Jeff’s regional MSDN duties included leading .NET developer training events, road-shows, community User Groups, conference keynotes & presentation, as well as contributing author of several MSDN articles, whitepapers, blogs, and technical editor/reviewer of some of the first .NET developer related books published.
This session will be held as a LiveMeeting. If you are unable to attend this meeting live, it will be recorded for on-demand viewing.
When: Thursday, April 12, 2007, 12:30pm PDT
Audio will be streamed over the LiveMeeting.
Introduction to Office/SharePoint 2007
Join us for an overview of 2007 Office Systems and SharePoint 2007 on Thursday, April 26, 2007 at 9:00am PDT.
This session will not only cover all of the great applications in the 2007 Microsoft Office System, but it will also provide you with an opportunity to get a first look at the new servers (SharePoint, InfoPath, Project, and others!). You don’t want to miss this exciting session! From word processing to classroom presentations and animated Web design, the Microsoft Office System delivers a powerful and easy-to-use experience for educators and students alike. Come spend two hours with Microsoft to learn how you can increase your productivity, your students' productivity, and your educators' productivity using the 2007 Microsoft Office system.
The presenter for this technology briefing will be Roxie Mitchell. Roxie Mitchell has been an Information Worker Solution Specialist at Microsoft for almost 6 years now. She focuses on Office 2007 and other desktop products as well as Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS), Windows SharePoint Services, and Live Communications Server. Roxie works exclusively with Higher Education and K-12 customers nationwide.
When: Thursday, April 26, 2007, 9:00am PDT