image Chalk Talks give IT pros and developers the opportunity to present customer scenarios to a small group of participants. You will get advice from Microsoft experts, as well as learn from other partners on how to proceed in your specific situations. More information about Chalk Talks is on the partner portal.

The cost to attend a Chalk Talk is 1.5 partner advisory hours. Advisory hours are a benefit of competency attainment and subscriptions.

Partner advisory hours – annual benefit by membership opportunity

Gold competency 50 hours
Silver competency 20 hours

Action Pack Develop and Design subscription

10 hours
Cloud Accelerate

Add 5 hours to above benefits

January Schedule 

January 9: Chalk Talk on Windows 8 and HTML/JS – Building Windows 8 apps with technologies you already know!

January 10: Chalk Talk for Lync Server 2010

January 11: Chalk Talk on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/Remote Desktop Services

January 17: Chalk Talk on Customizations in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

January 18: Chalk Talk for Service Desk – Present the right solution for your customers

January 23: Chalk Talk on Claims Authentication in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online

January 24: Chalk Talk for Office 365: Plan and Configure Hybrid Coexistence.

January 25: Chalk Talk on Windows Azure ACS – Access Control Service

January 31: Chalk Talk on Sales, Marketing and Service Automation in Dynamics CRM