TechEd North America 2012 happens next week in Orlando, Florida. This year, there are several Exchange break-out sessions and hands-on labs for IT pros and developers, including sessions on Exchange 2010 high availability, virtualization, retention and archiving, load balancing, connecting with SharePoint, and more!

Monday, June 11, 2012

1:15 PM-2:30 PM
EXL304 - An Inside View of Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP2 Jeff Mealiffe
EXL318 - Lync Deep Dive: Dial Plans and Voice Management Deep Dive Bryan Nyce & Javed Tufail

3:00 PM-4:15 PM
EXL305 - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Tips & Tricks (repeats on 6/13 at 3:15pm) Scott Schnoll
EXL412 - Lync Deep Dive: Edge Media Connectivity with ICE Bryan Nyce & Javed Tufail

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

10:15 AM-11:30 AM
EXL302 - Exchange Simple Migration Gets a Makeover Ram Poornalingam
EXL310 - Lync 2010: Unlocking Your CORE CAL with Lync Marc Perez

1:30 PM-2:45 PM
EXL301 - Archiving in the Cloud with Exchange Online Archiving (EOA) Bharat Suneja
EXL317 - Lync and the Enterprise Network Bryan Nyce

3:15 PM-4:30 PM
EXL201 - Understanding Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Robert Gillies

5:00 PM-6:15 PM
EXL319 - Lync 2010: Planning Voice Features Subbu Chandrasekaran

Wednesday June 13, 2012

8:30 AM-9:45 AM
EXL306 - Best Practices for Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Jeff Mealiffe

10:15 AM-11:30 AM
EXL401 - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 High Availability Deep Dive Scott Schnoll

1:30 PM-2:45 PM
EXL307 - Using a Load Balancer in Your Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Environment Jaap Wesselius
EXL411 - Best Practices in Securing Your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Edge Servers Rui Maximo

3:15 PM-4:30 PM
EXL305-R - Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Tips & Tricks (repeated from 6/11 at 3pm) Scott Schnoll

Thursday June 14, 2012

8:30 AM-9:45 AM
EXL203 - How to Tell Your Manager You Need Quotas on Your Mailboxes Bhargav Shukla
EXL315 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Planning for Conferencing Deployments Paul Brombley

10:15 AM-11:30 AM
EXL308 - Real World High Availability and Site Resilient Design Robert Gillies
EXL311 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Server and Client Virtualization Campbell Gunn & Tarek Radi

1:00 PM-2:15 PM
EXL202 - Getting Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint to Play Together J. Peter Bruzzese
EXL316 - Microsoft Lync 2010: Availability, Resiliency, and Recovery Paul Brombley

2:45 PM-4:00 PM
EXL410 - Lync 2010: Planning Voice Deployments Subbu Chandrasekaran

4:30 PM-5:45 PM
EXL303 - Configuring Hybrid Exchange the Easy Way Neil Axelrod
EXL312 - Forget about IT: How about Lync Inside Business Applications? Albert Kooiman

You can use the Schedule Builder on the TechEd web site to select the sessions you want to attend and sync session info with your Outlook calendar (and have the info handy on your mobile device). For more info, head over to the TechEd North America 2012 web site.

If you’re attending, swing by the Exchange/Unified Communications booths to meet Exchange team folks. We’d love to hear from you and answer your Exchange-related questions. See you in Orlando!

Read my favorites blogs:

Designing a backup less Exchange 2010 Architecture

Step by step guide for upgrading Active Directory from Microsoft Windows 2003 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Exchange 2010 CAS Array – Steps and Recommendations

Appear Offline in Microsoft Office Communicator Server 2007

Microsoft Exchange 2010 Test cases

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Upgrade Guide