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clip_image011Here’s your chance to connect with your local IT Pro Community AND meet Matt Hester, your local IT Professional Evangelist! Now that the dust has settled and the boxes are mostly unpacked from Matt’s relocation to Ohio.  He wants to meet you and get to know you! What a better way than with Windows Server® 2008 R2, giveaways and food!!

Matt Hester will be talking about the many administrative benefits of Windows Server® 2008 R2, including improvements to Active Directory, PowerShell, Group Policy and much more.  He will also talk about his experiences with his recently published book Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference. Ultimately, this evening is for you - so bring your questions, prepare to have some fun and expect to learn more about Windows Server® 2008 R2.  This should be a fun and exciting evening!

Matt will have a couple copies of his book to give away and other fun stuff. Be sure to attend and learn more of what Windows Server® 2008 R2 has to offer!

This is your chance to give feedback on how Matt and Microsoft can help your local community efforts. We hope you’ll join us for an evening of fun and peer-to-peer networking with your local IT Pro Community!


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Speaker Bio: Matt Hester is a seasoned Information Technology Professional Evangelist for Microsoft.  Matt has been involved in the IT Pro community for over 15 years.  Matt is a skilled and experienced evangelist presenting to audiences nationally and internationally.  Prior to joining Microsoft Matt was a highly successful Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 8 years.  After joining Microsoft, Matt has continued to be heavily involved in IT Pro community as an IT Pro Evangelist. 

In his role at Microsoft Matt has presented to audiences in excess of 5000 and as small as 10. Matt has also published 4 articles for TechNet magazine and runs a successful blog with ~350K touches a month.

Matt also recently published, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference by Sybex.

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March 24

clip_image009[3]Grand Rapids, MI

March 25

clip_image009[4]Southfield, MI

March 26

clip_image009[5]Louisville, KY

March 29

clip_image009[6]Columbus, OH

April 6

clip_image009[7]Cincinnati, OH

April 7

clip_image009[8]Nashville, TN

April 8

clip_image009[9]Indianapolis, IN

April 13

Dayton, OH

April 14

Seating is limited, so register today.

If you are in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky or Tennessee and do not see your city…Don’t get mad, send me an email!

We can work together, and I will come and visit!  I just need to hear from you: mhester@microsoft.com