5:30 - Doors open
6:00 - What's new in the world of SharePoint & Office 365 (this month)
7:00 - Break
7:15 - Microservices: Pro's and Con's - a panel discussion
What’s new in the world of SharePoint & Office 365 (this month)
Presented by Jason Himmelstein
Is SharePoint’s breaking news breaking you? Having trouble keeping up with what is going where with all of the new features that are rolling out to SharePoint & Office 365? Join us for a group therapy… er… Tech Briefing on what’s new in the world of SharePoint & Office 365 with Microsoft MVP, Jason Himmelstein. He will discuss what has changed recently in the onPrem world with the latest Cumulative Updates, Public Update, or Service Pack to SharePoint 2013 and blatter on about the latest Beta, Release Candidate or possibly even final version of SharePoint Server 2016. You never know what is going to be happening in the fast paced, Cloud First world of the Microsoft Collaboration space between when this abstract was written and the date of this event, so come get your learn on!
Microservices: Pro's and Con's - a panel discussion
Presented by Andrew Siemer, Gabriel Schenker
This will be a guided panel discussion about the pro's and con's of Microservices. The panelists will pose some of their own questions, but will also accept them from the audience.
Former chief architect at Dell, current Director of Engineering at Volusion. Author of many books. Sustainable farmer at FriendlyPastures.com. Father of 6. Currently runs the Developer Springboard community. And generally enjoys interacting with the development community.
Former chief architect at Topaz Technologies, current Distinguished Software Architect at Clear Measure. Author of books, video series, articles, blog posts and more. Passionate mentor and trainer. Loves to hike in the mountains, to dive in the ocean and to cook exotic dishes.
Jason Himmelstein is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP & an ITPro Solutions Architect with more than 18 years of experience working with Microsoft and related technologies. With a passion for technology, Jason has spent the past 8 years dedicated to SharePoint, becoming a recognized expert in the field. Jason has successfully architected solutions for up to 120,000 users and maintains an active speaking schedule, addressing conferences around the world. He is currently the Office 365 Advisory Services Manager for Rackspace.
Jason is the author of the O’Reilly book “Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint”. He also is one of the organizers of New Hampshire SharePoint Users Group, New Hampshire Windows Phone Users Group, and SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire & Rhode Island. Outside of this crazy working world he is a happily married father of 2 boys, a die-hard Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs fan.