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SPTechCon Program

SPTechCon Program

The 2019 Austin 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 Full Conference Pass.

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9:00 AM
    • Office Development
    602
    Progress can sometimes be difficult. Unlike times past, when developers had limited options for buil ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    In this session, we are going to learn all about PowerApps together. We will start at the beginning ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Salon B
    The determination of success vs failure for all projects is whether or not what you have implemented ...
    • Deployment and Management
    615 A/B
    Have you been thinking about upgrading SharePoint? Or maybe you've moved into Office 365 and you don ...
    • Security & Compliance
    616 A/B
    This workshop will include best practices from 11x MVP Ben Curry and real-world applications from, J ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon F
    SharePoint Designer Workflows are still a valuable tool for automating SharePoint tasks. In this dem ...
  1. Salon A
    In the real-world, solving mainstream collaboration challenges requires getting your hands dirty. Jo ...
1:45 PM
    • Migration
    615 A/B
    The migration landscape has changed greatly over the last 5 years. At first, we focused on SharePoin ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon F
    Microsoft Flow is the successor to SharePoint Designer Workflows. While Flow is not just a SharePoin ...
    • Deployment and Management
    616 A/B
    The wholistic data governance approach and corresponding toolsets in Office 365 and Azure can be ove ...
5:00 PM
8:30 AM
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    616 A/B
    Creating an effective internal communication strategy for your organization is only as optional as s ...
    • Migration
    615 A/B
    SharePointDSC allows organization to automate the deployment of their SharePoint farms, and ensure a ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    602
    Mobility, flexibility, Content Creation & Internal Collaboration rely on an individual’s ability to ...
    • Deployment and Management
    Salon A
    Whether you’re a grizzled old SharePoint admin, or this is your first SharePoint job, this session w ...
    • Office Development
    Salon B
    Creating your first SharePoint Framework webpart is only the first step in a process, even for the m ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    Salon G
    Communication Sites provide a great tool to create beautiful, mobile-friendly, dynamic intranet site ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Salon F
    If you are preparing to or have just deployed Microsoft Teams in your org, then this session is a mu ...
10:00 AM
  1. Salon J/K
    Join Chris McNulty, Sr. Product Manager for Microsoft 365 and explore the latest trends and innovati ...
11:00 AM
  1. Salon J/K
12:00 PM
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon A
    Everyone could use more hours in a day and building workflows are an easy way to find efficiencies a ...
    • Other
    616 A/B
    Modern list views are great, but visually? They are kind of meh to be honest. No style, no color, lo ...
    • Security & Compliance
    602
    When a breach has happened within any organization, there is a window of first acknowledging the bre ...
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    615 A/B
    Struggling to make your data tell the story that you know is hiding in there? Sick of staring at sta ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    Salon G
    As organizations have moved to Office 365, many - especially "legacy" SharePoint shops - have resist ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon F
    Process automation is one of the most wanted benefits that SharePoint offers. In this session, we wi ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Salon B
    Using the technology you’re driving adoption on… to drive adoption is a best practice! But how is th ...
2:15 PM
    • Deployment and Management
    Salon F
    PowerShell has been the on-prem SharePoint Admin’s best friend for nearly 10 years now. It hasn’t le ...
    • Information Architecture
    Salon A
    Did you know that between 80 and 90% of your users explore your intranet sites by browsing – even if ...
    • Office Development
    616 A/B
    SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) is an open source initiative coordinated by SharePoint engin ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    This intermediate level session is designed to help you begin migrating from SharePoint Designer Wor ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    602
    This year Office 365 turns 5. Has it really been that long? Never before in our technical language h ...
    • Deployment and Management
    Salon B
    Building SharePoint farms for development and testing is relatively simple. But building highly avai ...
    • Migration
    615 A/B
    Migration is a dirty, dirty word. When people hear the word, they cringe and shudder. There are peop ...
4:00 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Salon G
    Join KnowledgeLake Corporate Trainer Aaron Cutler as he delves into six winning strategies that will ...
  1. 602
  2. Salon B
    • Migration
    615 A/B
    Join us for a session reviewing successful deployments on how to implement an automated document cap ...
  3. 616 A/B
  4. Salon A
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    Salon F
    Do you feel like no one is currently using your intranet? Have you ever asked your users "Do you lov ...
4:45 PM
    • Office Development
    Salon F
    The SharePoint Framework continues to shine as the best development toolset for SharePoint customiza ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Salon B
    Through numerous years of eating, drinking and sleeping SharePoint I have come to realize that there ...
    • Other
    Salon A
    Finding Your Path as an O365 IT Pro Like many IT Pros, how I ended up on my career path was not a st ...
    • Office Development
    616 A/B
    Azure functions are the ideal building blocks for solutions that extend SharePoint behind the scenes ...
    • Migration
    602
    So you have decided to migrate to the new version of SharePoint or Office 365. That's great! But wha ...
    • Other
    Salon G
    It was questionable if there’d be another on-premises release of SharePoint after 2016, but here it ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    615 A/B
    Transforming into a digital workplace can seem like a daunting task, with outdated legacy apps to su ...
6:00 PM
  1. Salon H
8:30 AM
    • Security & Compliance
    Salon B
    When SharePoint moved to the cloud, it switched from Active Directory to Azure for user and applicat ...
    • Deployment and Management
    602
    Modern SharePoint provides two primary site types, modern Team Sites and Communication Sites, and un ...
    • Information Architecture
    615 A/B
    There's so much that Office 365 has to offer small to large organizations. However, the current real ...
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    Salon A
    “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the new buzzwords in the industry. Microsoft's vis ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Salon F
    Executing a project requires nimble collaboration between the project team and stakeholders. Togethe ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    You love SharePoint now come to this session to find out how much cooler SharePoint is when you inco ...
    • Office Development
    616 A/B
    JavaScript, REST, CSOM, Office 365 APIs: Like it or not, client-side development is the future of Sh ...
10:00 AM
  1. Salon J/K
    The future of our world is all about a renewed focus on people, culture, and change. Rima will share ...
11:00 AM
  1. Salon J/K
12:00 PM
    • Deployment and Management
    616 A/B
    Calling all Developers, IT Pros, DevOps, and Power Users don’t let your end-users hurt themselves an ...
    • Office Development
    Salon A
    We all are going through the boom of Blockchain technology and there is a lot of information being d ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    For some admins and developers, the demand for cloud capabilities using data accessible only on-prem ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    Salon F
    If you are wondering how to incorporate hub sites into your intranet, this is the session for you! W ...
    • Office Development
    602
    Whether with SharePoint 2016 on-premises or online with Office 365, the landscape has changed. Moder ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    615 A/B
    Email, file shares, documents, legacy systems, metadata…..it can be overwhelming. Whether you are pl ...
    • Other
    Salon B
    Every business, no matter how small, can benefit from the cloud. Services provided by Office 365 and ...
2:15 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Salon G
    Join KnowledgeLake Corporate Trainer Aaron Cutler as he delves into six winning strategies that will ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Salon B
    Discussion about Microsoft Teams Voice (Direct Routing & Calling Plans) and Video (what is currently ...
  1. 615 A/B
    • Security & Compliance
    Salon F
    Learn why you need to protect your business critical data in Office 365 and SharePoint Online with a ...
    • Other
    Salon A
    Providing SharePoint-based solutions for clients who shifted to the Cloud can have many limitations ...
2:45 PM
  1. Salon H
3:30 PM
  1. Salon J/K
4:00 PM
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    This demo intensive session will cover such topics as approval escalation, parallel branches, expres ...
    • Office Development
    Salon A
    Is your organization still on a legacy version of SharePoint with no immediate plans to upgrade? Fee ...
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    Salon F
    The potential of SharePoint is abundant and now with Flow you can do even more. However, with more p ...
    • Office Development
    616 A/B
    In the cloud-first era, application development for SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure AD requires str ...
    • Deployment and Management
    615 A/B
    SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) is an open source initiative coordinated by SharePoint engin ...
    • Office Development
    602
    TypeScript is a relatively new language and toolset designed to make JavaScript coding feel more fam ...
    • Migration
    Salon B
    Moving to the cloud is tempting and exciting for myriad reasons, but what does it actually entail at ...
8:30 AM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    616 A/B
    Are you tired of hearing the same tired story of "get executive support for your SharePoint adoption ...
    • Office Development
    602
    The world around the Office Developer is changing. And for someone with a heavy SharePoint backgroun ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    615 A/B
    Microsoft Flow is the logical successor of SharePoint Designer Workflows. It helps us to create auto ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Salon F
    Microsoft Teams: Real World Uses and Tips to Maximize Efficiency Get excited about Teams! With the e ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    For years, we've customized standard SharePoint list forms by adding our own JavaScript or CSS to th ...
11:30 AM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    615 A/B
    Is SharePoint working for you or are you working for SharePoint? Why do many end users cringe when t ...
    • Office Development
    616 A/B
    In JavaScript and TypeScript, all calls to SharePoint must be made asynchronously. In this session w ...
    • Deployment and Management
    602
    What options are available to you as an end-user to safeguard and recover your lost content in Offic ...
    • Office Development
    Salon F
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, “Bots are the new apps,” and indeed chatbots are the latest big th ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon G
    With the increasing number of data connections available, PowerApps with flow makes the cross-platfo ...
1:45 PM
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    Salon F
    See how to use Power BI to mine the data you have in SharePoint and Office 365. We’ll pull data from ...
    • Office Development
    602
    Since the launch of the Microsoft Graph, a ton of new possibilities are being made available to the ...
    • Security & Compliance
    615 A/B
    Records and retention in SharePoint Online are crucial features for protecting important documents t ...
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    616 A/B
    The modern workplace has changed significantly in the last decade, with increasingly dispersed teams ...
    • Office Development
    Salon G
    Did you know you can quickly and easily provide dynamic visualizations directly in Modern List views ...
3:15 PM
    • Deployment and Management
    Salon G
    Know the basics of PowerShell for Office 365 but want to take it further? In this session, we will l ...
    • Business Intelligence/Machine Learning/AI
    602
    Terms like artificial intelligence, chatbots, and machine learning are hot topics in today’s tech wo ...
    • Intranets/Web Publishing/Hub Sites
    615 A/B
    You may have control of the home page. You may be responsible for helping departments get their site ...
    • Forms/Workflow/Flow/Powerapps
    Salon F
    Okay, okay, InfoPath is deprecated, and the countdown to replace prevalent InfoPath forms with the n ...
    • Search
    616 A/B
    SharePoint Search, on premises and online, is very sophisticated and able to return results from nea ...

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