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WPC events and activities preview

Date Content

July 12

Partner Profitability Deep Dive

July 12

Meet & Greet the US Partner Team

July 13

US People for Innovation event

July 14

US Public Sector Partner Town Hall Meeting at WPC 2015

July 14

US Sessions

July 14

Microsoft North America General Session

July 14

US Celebration

Week of July 6–July 10

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Audience

July 6

Online

Skype for Business: What's New?

IT Pros

July 7

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite Series: Streamline New Employee Onboarding with EMS

Business users

July 7

Online

Office 365 Initial Journey: Services, Plans and Internal Use Rights (IUR)

IT Pros

July 8

Online

Enterprise Mobility Scenario: Developing Portable and Cross-Platform Web Applications using ASP. NET vNext

Developers

July 8

Online

Skype for Business: Reference Architectures and Design

IT Pros

July 8

Online

Starter Kit for Enterprise Mobility: Getting Started with Enterprise Mobility

IT Pros

July 9 Office hours Cloud Partner Incentives announcement call Business, Operations

July 9

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

July 9

Online

SLIQ Cloud Business Transformation Tool

IT Pros

Week of July 13–July 17

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Audience

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Business, Sales, Marketing

July 12 Orlando, FL Partner Profitability Deep Dive for WPC 2015 Attendees

WPC attendees

July 13–17

Online

Partner Practice Enablement: Azure Technical Training (4 hours daily)

IT Pros

July 13–14

Online

Building your First Cross Platform Application On Azure

Developers

July 13–15

Online

Partner Practice Enablement: Empowering Enterprise Mobility (2 hours daily)

IT Pros

July 13

Online

Skype for Business: Upgrade to Skype for Business, What Should I Know?

IT Pros

July 14

Orlando, FL

US Public Sector Partner Town Hall Meeting at WPC 2015

WPC attendees

July 14

Online

Building Linux-Based Solutions on Azure Jump Start

Developers

July 14

Online

Office 365 Initial Journey: How to Perform Your Best Office 365 Demo and Leverage the FastTrack Program

IT Pros

July 15

Online

Ask the Experts: What's New/Planned in Office 365 Services and Leading Practices?

IT Pros

July 15

Online

Skype for Business: Meeting and Video

IT Pros

July 16

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

July 17

Online

Overview of HDInsights and Big Data

IT Pros

Week of July 20–July 24

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Audience

July 20

Online

Solution Accelerator: Business Continuity with Azure Site Recovery

IT Pros

July 20

Online

Skype for Business: Server Core & Voice Improvements

IT Pros

July 20

Online

Small Business Server Essentials: Office 365 Integration

IT Pros

July 20

Online

Enterprise Mobility Scenario: What's New in Microsoft Intune

IT Pros

July 21

Online

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online: Activating Your IUR Licenses

IT Pros

July 21

Online

Labs on Azure for Developers

Developers

July 21

Online

Enterprise Mobility Suite Series: Configure Azure AD Application Proxy

Developers

July 21

Online

Office 365 Initial Journey: Exchange Online and Skype for Business – Technical Overview

IT Pros

July 21

Online

Small Business Server Essentials Migration: Hybrid Setup

IT Pros

July 22

Online

Enterprise Mobility Scenario: Mobile Device Management for Office 365

IT Pros

July 22

Online

Microsoft Azure in Open Licensing

Sales and Licensing

July 22

Online

Skype for Business: Hybrid Deep Dive

IT Pros

July 23

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

July 23

Online

Dynamics Bite Sized: What's New in Dynamics CRM Online Application Updates, Office Integrations, Yammer Integration

IT Pros

Week of July 27–July 31

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Audience

July 27

Online

Skype for Business: Edge Architectures and Configuration

IT Pros

July 27

Online

Preparing for Windows 10: Overview

IT Pros

July 28

Online

Office 365 Initial Journey: SharePoint Online Technical Overview and Office 365 Adoption

IT Pros

July 29 Online Preparing for Windows 10: User Experience IT Pros

July 29

Online

Office 365 Ask to the Experts: Skype for Business Deployment and Upgrade

IT Pros

July 29

Online

Skype for Business: Drive Skype for Business Adoption

IT Pros

July 30

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

July 30-31

Online

Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

SMB Partners

August events

Date

Location

Course, webcast, or call

Audience

August 3 – August 30
(2–3 hours/wk)

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Hybrid Identity and Enterprise Mobility Suite (4 weeks, 2–3 hours per week)

Sales Professionals

August 5 Online Getting Started with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate

August 5

Online

Power BI for Office 365 – Enhanced Reporting in Project Online

IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced

August 5 – 6

Online

Practice Accelerator: Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
(3 hours per day)

IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced

August 6

Office hours

Digital Partner of Record for Online Services Advisor Deploy Incentives

Operational

August 6

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

August 6

Office hours

Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business and Sales

August 7

Office hours

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – East Region

Business, Technical, Sales, Marketing

August 7

Office hours

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – Central Region

Business, Technical, Sales, Marketing

August 7

Office hours

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – West Region

Business, Technical, Sales, Marketing

August 10–September 7
(2–3 hours/wk)

Online

Cloud Platform University: Selling Hybrid Cloud Storage with StorSimple (4 weeks, 2–3 hours per week)

Sales Professionals

August 10–12 Online Partner Practice Enablement: Empowering Enterprise Mobility (EEM) (2 hours per day) IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced
August 10–14 Online Partner Practice Enablement: Azure Technical Training (4 hours per day) IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 11 Online Day 1 of the Power of Integrating Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with Office 365 Series:
Introduction to Dynamics CRM Online (Sales Productivity) and Administration Pricing Licensing
IT Pro
Level 100 – Introductory
August 11 Online Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios: Use Azure Search to Build Search Experiences in Mobile and Web Apps IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 12 Online Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios: Introduction to Azure App Service IT Pro and Developer
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 13 Online Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios: Introduction to Azure Data Factory IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate

August 13

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

August 13 Online Ask the Experts: What's New/Planned in Office 365 Services and Leading Practices IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 13 Online Day 2 of the Power of Integrating Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with Office 365 Series
Dynamics CRM Online, Remove Wind from Competitor Sails Integration with SharePoint
IT Pro
Level 100 – Introductory
August 17 – September 14
(2–3 hours/wk)
Online Cloud Platform University: Selling Security and Compliance (4 weeks, 2–3 hours per week) Sales Professionals
August 17 Online Enterprise Mobility Scenario: What's New in Microsoft Intune IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 17 Online Azure Starter Kit: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery (ASR) IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced
August 18 Online Day 3 of the Power of Integrating Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with Office 365 Series:
Dynamics CRM Online, Integration with Exchange Online (Server-Side-Sync), and Integration with Yammer/ Lync/ Skype
IT Pro
Level 100 – Introductory
August 20 Online Day 4 of the Power of Integrating Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with Office 365 Series:
Dynamics CRM Online, Integration with Power BI and Microsoft Social Listening Overview
IT Pro
Level 100 – Introductory
August 20 Online Enterprise Mobility Scenario: Microsoft Azure Rights Management Services IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 20 Online Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios: Integrating Azure Components Like Web Jobs, Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Power BI, Data Factory and Machine Learning IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced

August 20

Online

SharePoint Online Developer series for Office 365: Building Solutions and Apps That Leverage OneDrive for Business

Developers
Level 300 – Advanced

August 20

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

August 21 Online Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios: Azure Machine Learning – Getting Started for Data Professionals IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate
August 24 Online Preparing for Windows 10: Browser Options IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced
August 26 Online Ask the Experts Identity: Azure Active Directory Connect IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced
August 27–28 Online Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB (2 days) IT Pro
Level 200 – Intermediate

August 27

Office hours

SMB Marketing SureStep office hours

Marketing

August 27 Online Preparing for Windows 10: Deployments IT Pro
Level 300 – Advanced