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Last Modified Monday, June 19, 2017
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Educators from around the world gathered at Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington to learn from and network with Microsoft technology experts and their peers. Attendees actively engaged in sessions focused on the latest trends in education, integrating technology into higher education curriculum and exploring how to best prepare students for the modern workforce.

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Keynote Speakers

Margo Day, Vice President, U.S. Education, Microsoft
James Whittaker, Distinguished Tech Evangelist, Microsoft
Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Worldwide Education, Microsoft


General Sessions

Connecting Future-Ready Skills, Employability and STEM Learning on Campus
Microsoft Power BI in Higher Education Curriculum
Microsoft Lightning Round Presentations: Discover a Collection of Powerful Microsoft Applications for Educators

Concurrent Sessions

Digital Transformation Driven by Microsoft Dynamics 365: Empowering Your Classroom with the Latest Intelligent Business Applications from Microsoft
Driving Digital Transformation Using Intelligence for Improved Customer Engagement
Showcasing Creativity in Curriculum: The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Instructional Award
Cultivating Student Awareness of ERP for Big Business: Providing Global Scalability and Digital Intelligence with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations
Deepen Student Understanding of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials: A Cloud-based Business Management Solution that is Enabling Small and Medium-sized Businesses to Grow and Succeed
Building Apps and Creating Workflows That Mean Business: Integrating Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow into the Higher Education Classroom
Faculty Lightning Round Presentations: Hear the Latest Trends in Education from Your Peers
The Importance of Teaching Data Science: A Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite for Education Program Overview
Innovating Teaching & Learning Practices with Technology Integration Frameworks: A Case on Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation on the Adoption of Microsoft Office 365 Education Platform & Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite for Education
Hosting and Performing Hackathons
Microsoft Research Programs for Higher Education
Quickly Build and Deploy Powerful Predictive Analytics Applications with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning
Transformation with Advanced Analytics
Bootstrapped Learning of Machine Learning: A Case Study Using Microsoft Azure ML in a Cross-Discipline University Setting
Microsoft HackBox: Crowdsourcing Skills for Hackathons
Internet of Things (IoT) and Analytics on Campus: Improving the Student Experience and Fostering 21st-Century Skills
Industry-recognized Credentials for the Next Generation Workforce
Learning as a Service with Data Science and the Integration into Campus Curriculum
The Modern Classroom: How Devices are Transforming Learning in Higher Education
Microsoft Office 365 Adoption and Integration for Campus and Learning Success

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Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance
Microsoft Worldwide Higher Education
Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite for Education

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