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AzureCon keynote lineup

With less than two weeks to go until AzureCon, the lineup of speakers, presentations and demos is shaping up to be very compelling.

With less than two weeks to go until AzureCon, the lineup of speakers, presentations and demos is shaping up to be very compelling. The event will include Microsoft speakers showcasing the latest cloud innovations and customers sharing how the cloud has transformed their business. AzureCon kicks off on September 29th at 9:00 am PST and the day will flow as follows:

9:00 am   Journey to the Intelligent Cloud

Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President for Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise Division, starts things off by sharing our intelligent cloud strategy. Scott will be joined by customers who will share their journey to the cloud and the business impact realized – all enabled by the power of Microsoft Azure. Scott will also announce new Azure innovations. Don’t miss it!

9:45 am   Building Apps with the Intelligent Cloud

Bill Staples, Corporative Vice President for Microsoft’s Application Platform, will showcase how applications are at the heart of business growth and transformation. Hear from customers how they are leveraging the Microsoft’s application platform to take their business to the next level. Mark Russinovich, CTO for Microsoft Azure, will also come on stage to demo some exciting new application platform services.

10:30 am   Transforming Data into Intelligent Action

T.K. “Ranga” Rengarajan, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft’s Data Platform, will walk through our Data Platform strategy and share how companies are transforming data into intelligent action to differentiate and grow their business. Hear about the power of connected devices and the Internet of Things and how Microsoft’s latest innovations are enabling companies to solve problems in unprecedented ways.

11:15 am   Infrastructure for the Intelligent Cloud

Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of the Azure team, will share how Microsoft Azure uniquely provides a hyper-scale, hybrid and trustworthy infrastructure platform that is helping organizations add scale to their applications, be agile and realize cost savings. Learn how companies are transforming themselves by evolving their IT strategy to take advantage of Azure's infrastructure platform.

After the live keynotes, join our speakers in Q&A sessions where they will answer the questions you submitted via Twitter (#AzureCon) during their respective keynotes.

And you can also drill into the topics that interest you most. On the day of the event, we will release over 60 on-demand technical sessions, spanning the breadth of the Microsoft Azure platform including the  following foundational sessions:

•     Azure for IT implementers – Mark Russinovich
•     Azure for developers – Scott Hanselman
•     Azure data and analytics platform – Shawn Bice

The additional on-demand sessions will focus on high impact Azure use cases in addition to new technologies. These sessions will be delivered by Microsoft engineers who are building the latest cloud capabilities and Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) who work with customers every day using Azure. Here are a sampling of the on-demand sessions that will be a part of AzureCon. We will continue to update the list as we get closer in to the event so make sure to check back often for the latest information or just sign-up here to stay up to date!

We have a great experience planned for you so make sure to sign-up for AzureCon. Can’t wait to see you on September 29th!