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Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date, and this post is updated regularly to provide you with a six-week outlook. Also included in this issue are the US sessions and keynote for the 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, DC. See this blog post on how to add the sessions to your WPC schedule.
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August 8 – SMB Partner Insider Call – East Region
August 8 – SMB Partner Insider Call – Central Region
August 8 – SMB Partner Insider Call – West Region
Product or Audience Focus
2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
WPC 2014 attendees
Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service Jump Start
Hybrid Cloud Series – Episode Three
Migrating Legacy Windows Server to 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure
Practice Accelerator for Office 365
Labs on Azure
Developing Universal Windows Apps (C#/XAML) Jump Start
Unite 2014: Unity & Windows Porting Lab
New Orleans, Louisiana
US Microsoft Dynamics FY15 Kick Off
WPC 2014: US Keynote and Sessions
Registered attendees: add these sessions to your WPC Schedule by signing in to WPC Connect, then clicking this link or filtering on Partner Type > US Partner from the right side of your Connect screen.
If you’re not yet registered, you can see the US sessions list and descriptions in the Session Catalog here.
Sunday, July 13
Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Level 1 – 150B
Drumbeat Sales Training for Office 365
Tuesday, July 15
You Don’t Have to Bare Knuckles to Win Bare Metal: US Partner Best Practices for Hyper-V Deployment
A Walk in the Cloud: Lessons for US Partners from the “1st Cloud Experience Program”
US Partner Panel Discussion About Microsoft Azure: Top Money-making Ideas and Lessons Learned for Azure Systems Integrators, Managed Service Providers, and Cloud Solution Vendors
Selling the Hyper-V Cluster in a Box: High Availability and Resiliency at an SMB Price Point, for US Partners
Devices and Mobility track
Device Guy Presents: Devices Profitability Panel for US Partners
New Windows 8.1 Apportals Drive Business Opportunities for US Partners
Cloud Trends, Key Market Data, and Analysis Panel Discussion for US Partners
Differentiate Your US Partner Business by Packaging Your Own Intellectual Property
Prepare for Success in Selling Office 365 Solutions to US Customers
Your Most Powerful Sales Tool as a US Partner: the Microsoft Experience Center (MEC)
Seven Key Principles of Business Success for US Partners
United States Regional Keynote
Wednesday, July 16
Marriott Marquis Ballroom - Salon 9 (Meeting Level 2)
Grow Your Business by Moving Your SMB Customers to Hybrid Cloud