January Hot Sheet Graphic_1Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, partner calls, and office hours for Microsoft US partners. This post is updated regularly to provide you with at least a six-week outlook.

In addition to attending these live events, all partner roles—business, technical, sales, and marketing—will benefit from using the  partner learning paths to find on-demand training aligned to competencies, products, exams and assessments, and business models.

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Featured training

PTS webcasts - January 2015

Azure and Office 365 Webcasts from Partner Technical Services
Register for these January webcasts for IT pros, developers, and presales technical roles, about Microsoft Azure, delivered by Microsoft experts on the Partner Technical Services team.

PTS webcasts - Labs on Azure Jan 8

January 8: Labs on Azure – First Steps
In this online workshop, you’ll learn how to spin up a test lab or sandbox quickly, sign up for and activate your Azure subscription, and more.

SMB regional calls - January 2015 January 9: US SMB Partner Insider Calls
Join your Microsoft Regional team for the latest Microsoft information and resources for US partners serving SMB customers, giving you the opportunity to be among the first to know what’s happening.
ISV Upgrade Workshops - January 2015 ISV Workshops: Upgrade Your Apps to Windows Server 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014
If you have a solution running on older versions of Windows Server and think an upgrade is right for you, join us at this event to use the expertise of local experts who can answer your questions.

January 5-9

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 8

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Labs on Azure: First Steps

Technical roles
January 8 Webcast US Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 9

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – East Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

January 9

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – Central Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

January 9

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – West Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

January 12-16

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 12-14

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Design the Hybrid Cloud

Technical roles

January 12 New! Webcast Sales and Licensing Excellence: Azure Government Cloud Solutions Webcast and Executive Keynote (Level 100) Sales roles
January 12 Webcast Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts: Identity: Azure Active Directory Editions IT Pros

January 13

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Enterprise Mobility Scenario – Microsoft Azure Remote App

Technical roles

January 13

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Introduction to Office 365

IT Pros

January 13

Webcast

Success with Enterprise Mobility Suite Webcast Series

IT Pros

January 13

Webcast

Driving Sales Productivity With Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Office 365

Sales

January 14

Webcast

QuickLane: Maximizing Azure Profitability in the Cloud First, Mobile First World

IT Pros

January 14

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics GP 2015 - Employee Self Service

IT Pros

January 14

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Enterprise Voice for Office 365, Opportunities for Partners

IT Pros

January 15

Webcast

Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives

Business and sales roles

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Maximize Your Productivity with O365 using SPO Collection: Azure IaaS for SharePoint Business Continuity Management

IT Pros

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate Your MBX to O365 – Office 365 Identity and Security in the Cloud

IT Pros

January 15

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Cross premise connectivity with Microsoft Azure & Windows Server

Technical roles

January 15

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

January 19-24

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 19

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express

Technical roles

January 19-20

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Starter Kit for Enterprise Mobility Suite

IT Pros

January 19–23

Webcast

Azure Partner Practice Enablement (PPE): Technical Training: Register here

Technical roles

January 19

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts Communications: Unified Messaging

IT Pros

January 20 Webcast QuickLane: Extending Your Infrastructure Practice with Azure in the Cloud First, Mobile First World IT Pros

January 20

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Office 365 Internal Use Rights, Get the Best From Your Partnership

IT Pros

January 21

Mountain View, CA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 21

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Introduction to a Lync 2013 Environment

IT Pros

January 21

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Cracking the FRx to MR 2012 Report Migration Process

Technical roles

January 21

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Reporting in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

IT Pros

January 21

Webcast

Windows 10: The Next Chapter

Business, Sales, and Technical roles

January 22

Charlotte, NC

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 22

New York, NY

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 22

Detroit, MI

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 22-23

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

SMB Partners

January 22

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Federated Identity in the cloud

Technical roles

January 22

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Maximize Your Productivity with O365 using SPO Collection: Project Life – Strategize Your Project Offerings for Office 365

IT Pros

January 22

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: CRM 2015 – Product Catalog New features

IT Pros

January 22

Webcast

QuickLane: Extending Your Application Development Practice with Azure in the Cloud First, Mobile First World

Sales

January 26-31

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

January 26

Houston, TX

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Introduction to the Azure Starter Kit

IT Pros

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts: Collaboration

IT Pros

January 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: SharePoint Online Developer Series for Office 365: Branding Internet Facing Websites with SharePoint Online/Office 365

IT Pros

January 27

Boston, MA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 27

Reston, VA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Windows Server 2003 Modernization

Technical roles

January 27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Office 365 FastTrak, What’s New?

All roles

January 28

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365 – Configure a Basic Voice Infrastructure For Your Customer

IT Pros

January 28

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Field Service Series in Dynamics GP

IT Pros

January 29

Minneapolis, MN

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 29

Seattle, WA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 29

Webcast

Getting Started Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, presented by New Horizons

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Transportation Management

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Enriched Business Rules, Business Process Flows and Security Enhancements in Dynamics CRM 2015

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate your MBX to O365 – AADSync – Synchronization Deep Dive with Office 365

IT Pros

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Migrate VMware VMs to Azure

Technical roles

January 29

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Enterprise Mobility Scenario – What’s new in Microsoft Intune

Technical roles

January 30

Irvine, CA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 30

Malvern, PA

ISV Upgrade Workshop: Help Your Apps Take Advantage of Windows Server and SQL Server

Developers and Developer Teams

January 30

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics AX 2012 Dynamics CRM 2011 with Connector V2

Technical roles

February events

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

February 2-4

Seattle, WA

Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference

Technical roles

February 3

Webcast

Success with Enterprise Mobility Suite Webcast Series

IT Pros

February 5 Webcast US Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – East Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – Central Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – West Region

SMB partners – business and sales roles

February 19

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference