Conference Program

Conference Program

The 2019 Boston Conference Program is defined by primary topics. Sessions are also classified by type, category, audience and level.  Click on Filters to narrow down the sessions best suited to individual needs.

For a list of all sessions by day, please click on the day/date link.

Note – Sunday sessions are Half Day and Full Day Tutorials which require the Tutorials Add On.

Check back often for updates and additions.

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8:00 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
9:00 AM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    The determination of success vs failure for all projects is whether or not what you have implemented ...
  1. Constitution B
    In the real-world, solving mainstream collaboration challenges requires getting your hands dirty. Jo ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution A
    Progress can sometimes be difficult. Unlike times past, when developers had limited options for buil ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Microsoft Flow is the successor to SharePoint Designer Workflows. While Flow is not just a SharePoin ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Liberty B - C
    Organizations that are serious about DevOPS know that they need to integrate the management of their ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    In this full day session, users will be provided with a high level overview of what is available in ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Join Daniel Christian as he walks you through how to build your own Business Card Scanner app using ...
1:45 PM
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    SharePoint Designer Workflows are still a valuable tool for automating SharePoint tasks. In this dem ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    In its evolution, SharePoint has given us so many options, but new is not always better! Communicati ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    This new solution will allow visitors check in at reception, search for their host and the host will ...
5:00 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
7:30 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
8:00 AM
    • Deployment & Management
    Constitution B
    With this ultimate guide, come and learn about different methods & techniques to successfully migrat ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    So you have decided to migrate to the new version of SharePoint or Office 365. That's great! But wha ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    This intermediate level session is designed to help you begin migrating from SharePoint Designer Wor ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Take your Office 365 Administrator skills further by learning to automate repetitive tasks using the ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    The SharePoint Framework continues to shine as the best development toolset for SharePoint customiza ...
    • Security & Compliance
    Constitution A
    When SharePoint moved to the cloud, it switched from Active Directory to Azure for user and applicat ...
9:15 AM
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Embarking on a migration to Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Online from SharePoint Server, file share ...
    • Security & Compliance
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    As a major provider of telecommunications equipment around the world, Huawei continues to be at the ...
  1. Back Bay Ballroom A
    You know SharePoint well, and you've probably heard of robotic process automation--or RPA for short- ...
10:00 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
    Microsoft 365 empowers individuals, teams and organizations to be creative, collaborative, and effec ...
11:00 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
  2. Grand Ballroom
11:30 AM
    • Microsoft Teams
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Communication and collaboration solutions powered by Microsoft Teams and SharePoint empower self-ser ...
    • Information Architecture
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    There's so much that Office 365 has to offer small to large organizations. However, the current real ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Constitution A
    Enterprise content management continues to be a vital area of focus in many organizations. Take a gu ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Constitution B
    With the new releases and features coming to Office 365 building a modern intranet on a dynamic, ent ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Approvals alone are more than enough reason to start using Flow today! In this session, you’ll learn ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Know the basics of PowerShell for Office 365 but want to take it further? In this session, we will l ...
12:30 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
2:00 PM
    • Security & Compliance
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Securing your SharePoint sites doesn’t need to be some black-box mystery or some mystic art practice ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Not long ago Microsoft added a new SharePoint Admin Center option at the top called “Try the Preview ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution B
    In the cloud-first era, application development for SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure AD requires str ...
    • Information Architecture
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    When the order of the day was huge, pyramid-shaped Site Collections for capabilities like Intranets, ...
    • Security & Compliance
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Office 365 provides ZERO authentication. Did you know that? All Authentication for Ofice 365 is via ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution A
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, “Bots are the new apps,” and indeed chatbots are the latest big th ...
3:00 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
3:30 PM
    • Search
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    This session will take you through the evolution of classic SharePoint search to the Microsoft Searc ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    The potential of SharePoint is abundant and now with Flow you can do even more. However, with more p ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Constitution B
    The ability to rollup content from a variety of sites can be crucial in the success of a SharePoint ...
    • Other
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Microsoft Whiteboard is a free-form, intelligent canvas where your team can ideate, iterate, and wor ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Constitution A
    Come here how Eversource Energy designed, developed, and implemented a modern, mobile-friendly Intra ...
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Executing a successful migration involves a lot more than simply clicking on the “Migrate” button on ...
4:45 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Baffled by Office 365 Groups? Join the club. As we’re all too aware, confused users mean meager adop ...
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Is your organization thinking about migrating to Modern SharePoint online? It's not as easy as a lif ...
    • Other
    Constitution A
    We all are going through the boom of blockchain technology. There is a lot of information coming our ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    This session will introduce users to Microsoft Flow. We will discuss what Flow is, what it can do, a ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Microsoft Flow has become the tool of choice to automate common tasks and business processes across ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution B
    Teams is a powerful collaboration tool, SharePoint Framework is a powerful development framework. Le ...
5:45 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
7:00 PM
  1. Constitution B
8:00 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    When planning a migration of SharePoint on-premises environment to Office 365, the first thing that ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    With the increasing number of data connections available, PowerApps with flow makes the cross-platfo ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Navigation can single handily destroy any SharePoint implementation. How you ask? If your users cann ...
    • Security & Compliance
    Constitution B
    Moving data and applications to cloud companies represents new security and need new approaches to I ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Constitution A
    PowerShell not only gives administrators access to all of the settings in Office 365, it makes it ea ...
    • Information Architecture
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Whether you’re coming from files on file shares and desktops or a traditional enterprise content man ...
10:45 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
11:15 AM
    • Security & Compliance
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Building on the security plan session, this talk will take a closer look at data security and partic ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Learning any new tools can seem like a daunting task at times. Since Microsoft released the Flow and ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Constitution A
    Does the idea of your users sharing content externally keep you up at night? Join Vlad Catrinescu in ...
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    SharePoint Framework provides a modern development platform for cloud-first solutions using popular ...
    • Other
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Many of us have heard a lot about Blockchain and there is a lot of information coming our way regard ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Constitution B
    Microsoft technology is moving at a rapid pace, join my session for building step-by-step, common Mi ...
12:15 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
1:15 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Is SharePoint working for you or are you working for SharePoint? Why do many end users cringe when t ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution A
    JavaScript is no longer considered an inferior development method (really!); iit's an integral part ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    PowerShell Desired State Configuration is the new standard for automating SharePoint deployments and ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    In this session learn how to design and deploy external facing enterprise portal solutions using Azu ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    “Just in time, just enough, and just for me.” The knowledge and information management field has bee ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Constitution B
    Microsoft Teams and SharePoint integration becomes deeper. Now, using single Office 365 Platform for ...
2:30 PM
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Do you have more Office 365 Groups and Teams than people in your organization? Join this 30 minute s ...
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Join us for a session reviewing successful deployments on how to implement an automated document cap ...
  1. Back Bay Ballroom A
    You know SharePoint well, and you've probably heard of robotic process automation--or RPA for short- ...
3:00 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
3:45 PM
    • Microsoft Teams
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Microsoft technology is moving at a rapid pace. New ways to work are being developed rapidly as well ...
    • Deployment & Management
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    This session is a trimmed down overview of some of the topics that will be covered by the full day w ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    Executing a project requires nimble collaboration between the project team and stakeholders. Togethe ...
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    SharePoint Developers, IT Pros, DevOps, and Power Users all fear what end-users may do with our Shar ...
    • Security & Compliance
    Constitution B
    Information technology professionals face a growing number of requests to identify, preserve and col ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Constitution A
    There are many technical implications to launching Office 365 to your organization. Many may be year ...
5:00 PM
    • Other
    Constitution B
    Ask clever, challenging questions of Microsoft MVPs – The best stumper wins a Surface Go! This will ...
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Modern SharePoint primary site types, modern Team Sites and Communication Sites, provide a templatin ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    If you are like me, you love InfoPath. Even if you don't love it, you probably have respect for it ( ...
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Microsoft Flow is the logical successor of SharePoint Designer Workflows. It helps us to create auto ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Back Bay Ballroom D
    You may have control of the home page. You may be responsible for helping departments get their site ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution A
    Data visualizations are a hot commodity, and “Power” tools abound. To be sure, they are powerful. Wi ...
6:00 PM
8:30 AM
  1. Grand Ballroom
9:00 AM
    • Migration
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Microsoft Teams is replacing Skype for Business. Teams usage has also passed Slack in a new IT surve ...
    • Information Architecture
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    If you are wondering how to incorporate hub sites into your intranet, this is the session for you! W ...
    • Information Architecture
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    Records and retention in SharePoint Online are crucial features for protecting important documents t ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Constitution B
    Microsoft Teams is new to many users and how to work with it isn’t a skill you’re born with. In this ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Constitution A
    I know you. You're an experience SharePoint administrator who has seen some "stuff." You've handled ...
11:30 AM
    • Office Development
    Constitution A
    The SharePoint Framework has taken off and is quickly being adopted. Is your organization on a legac ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    SharePoint News is a great way to keep your organization up-to-date. But do you know that you can al ...
    • Other
    Constitution B
    Office 365 PowerShell is an incredible tool for SharePoint admins to use in their daily administrati ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    For the record, Office 365 is more than just SharePoint ;). It's more than just email and Skype as w ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    A bot is a web service that interacts with users in the conversational format. The Microsoft Bot fra ...
12:30 PM
  1. Grand Ballroom
1:45 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Constitution A
    The collaborative power of Microsoft Teams may never be realized without attention to governance. Th ...
    • Office Development
    Constitution B
    The sessions describes a place of SharePoint in Modern Office 365 and Microsoft ecosystem. It provid ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    SharePoint, PowerApps and Flow - The Terrific Trio for Business Apps! In this session we will show s ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the new buzzwords in the industry. Microsoft's vis ...
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    Azure functions are the ideal building blocks for solutions that extend SharePoint behind the scenes ...
3:00 PM
    • Office Development
    Back Bay Ballroom B
    If you know how to write a SharePoint Framework web part, you're most of the way to writing tabs in ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Back Bay Ballroom C
    The SharePoint Online modern experience is immediately responsive, incredibly easy to use, and immin ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Back Bay Ballroom A
    Microsoft 365, the Power platform and Azure are designed to meet local and federal compliance regula ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Constitution B
    Terms like artificial intelligence, chatbots, and machine learning are hot topics in today’s tech wo ...

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