2015 Conference at a glance

ESPC15 Stockholm, was attended by 1,500+ Office 365 and SharePoint professionals from 50+ countries. 4 days of 100+ sessions and tutorials from the world’s leading experts- including 42 MVP’s and 7 MCM’s.


Tuesday 10 November

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Programme Team Welcome

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KEYNOTE: The Modern Workplace: Evolution of SharePoint and Office 365

 

Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President - Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft, USA Seth Patton, Microsoft,, USA Bill Baer, Microsoft, USA  

 

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KEYNOTE: The Future is About Looking Back

 

Geoff Evelyn, MVP, Dentsu Aegis Network Limited, UK  

 

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Morning Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

T1

Business

Get Innovative Or Get Dead: How To Build a ‘Responsive Organisation'

Level 400

SharePoint

 

Symon Garfield, Microsoft, UK  

 

T2

Business

Office Graph and Delve: The "Big Bang" of Findability and Discoverability

Office 365

 

Dan Holme, MVP, itunity.com, USA  

 

T3

IT Pro

SP2016 - What You Need to Know

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Adeel Ahmed, Microsoft, Norway Yusuf Moraby, Microsoft, UK  

 

T4

IT Pro

Hybrid Search Bonanza - Cloud SSA vs Custom Claims Provider and Security Trimmer

SharePoint

 

Petter Skodvin-Hvammen, Puzzlepart, Norway  

 

T5

Dev

Office 365 Patterns and Practices - the Future of the SharePoint Developer

Level 300

Office 365

 

Radi Atanassov, MCM, MVP, OneBit Software, Bulgaria  

 

T6

Dev

Going Mobile with the Office 365 APIs

Level 300

Office 365

 

Bill Ayers, MVP, MCM, MCT, Flow Simulation Ltd., UK  

 

T7

IT Pro

Re-engineering the SharePoint Migration

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Corey Burke, Rackspace Hosting, UK  

 

T8

Dev

Microsoft SharePoint Online Performance: Designing Your Pages to Be Fast

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Serge Luca, MVP, REDWOOD S.L SPRL, Belgium Patrick Guimonet, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, Abalon, France  

 

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Lunch Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

T9

Business

Exploring the Potentials of Skype for Business

Level 100

Skype

 

Malin De Silva, Exilesoft, Sri Lanka  

 

T10

Business

FUBAR - 101 Ways to Make Your SharePoint Workflow Project Fail

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Lukasz Wrobel, WEBCON, Poland  

 

T11

Business

Data Loss Prevention in Office 365 and SharePoint Online (2015)

Level 200

Office 365

 

Jethro Seghers, Microsoft, USA  

 

T12

Business / IT Pro

Bring Your Business Solutions Into Our Office Clients Using HTML & JavaScript

Level 200

Office 365

 

Jeremy Thake, Microsoft, USA  

 

T13

Dev

Do's and Don'ts for Office 365 Development

Level 400

Office 365

 

Chris O'Brien, MVP, Content and Code, UK  

 

T14

Business / IT Pro

Transitioning WSP Solutions to Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Randy Williams, AvePoint, USA  

 

T15

End User

Expanding User Profiles with Line of Business Data

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Patrick Curran, Planet Technologies, USA  

 

T16

Business

Evolving Delve and the Office Graph

Level 100

Office 365

 

Stefan Åshäll, Microsoft, Norway Viral Shah, Microsoft, Norway  

 

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Change Rooms

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Sessions

T17

Business

BI in O365, Power to the People, One Year Later (Level 200)

Level 200

Office 365

 

Serge Luca, MVP, REDWOOD S.L SPRL, Belgium Isabelle Van Campenhoudt, MVP, ShareQL, Belgium  

 

T18

Business

Myths and Facts about Corporate Social Networks

Level 100

 

Javier Menendez Pallo, ENCAMINA, Spain  

 

T19

IT Pro

The Four Pillars of Enterprise Search Strategy

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Joel Oleson, Konica Minolta, USA  

 

T20

Pioneering Award for Startup Excellence – Finalist Pitches

 

 

 

T21

Dev

Real-World Lessons for Provider-Hosted Office 365 Apps Built on Azure (Level 300)

Level 300

Office 365

 

Mike Fitzmaurice, WEBCON, USA  

 

T22

Dev

Extreme Branding for SharePoint and Office 365

Level 400

SharePoint

 

David Martos, Blue Infinity, Switzerland Maria Bellmunt, Spenta Consulting, Spain  

 

T23

IT Pro

Cloudbreaking – Business Intelligence Engineering for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Chris McNulty, Microsoft, USA  

 

T24

IT Pro

Closer look at the new Cloud Hybrid Search Solution

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Donald Hessing, MCM, Capgemini, Netherlands  

 

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Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

T25

Business

Evolving the IT Pro to VNext

Level 100

SharePoint

 

John Timney, MVP, DXC, UK  

 

T26

Business

Develop, Build, Package and Deploy Apps for Office with Visual Studio

Level 300

Office 365

 

Bram de Jager, MVP, MCM, delaware, Netherlands  

 

T27

IT Pro

Cheap and Fast Dev Environments with Microsoft Azure

Level 300

Azure

 

Michael Kirst-Neshva, MVP, Microsoft, Germany  

 

T28

End User

SharePoint Governance: Stories, Myths, Legends and Real lLife

Level 200

 

Toni Frankola, MVP, SysKit Ltd., Croatia  

 

T29

Dev

Create Azure-hosted Modern Cloud Business Web Apps for Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Marius Constantinescu, MVP, blue-infinity, Switzerland  

 

T30

IT Pro

Custom Code - The Missing Piece of the SharePoint Governance Puzzle

Level 300

 

Matthias Einig, MVP, Rencore, Germany  

 

T31

IT Pro

Azure AD For IT Pros: What is in it For Me, and How it Plays With Office 365?

Level 200

Azure

 

Daniel Wessels, MVP, deroso Solutions GmbH, Germany  

 

T32

Dev

Practical Strategies for SharePoint and Responsive Web Design

SharePoint

 

Eric Overfield, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, PixelMill, USA  

 

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LIVE Hackathon at ESPC15 with Jeremy Thake



Wednesday 11 November

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KEYNOTE:

 

 

 

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Sessions

W1

Business

Web Analytics - Steps to Help You Choose the Right Tool

Level 100

SharePoint

 

Geoff Evelyn, MVP, Dentsu Aegis Network Limited, UK  

 

W2

End User

Workflow & Forms Special - K2, Nintex, WEBCON and Office 365 Power User Shootout

Level 200

Office 365

 

Andrej Doms, ConVista Consulting AG, Germany  

 

W3

IT Pro

Automating your SharePoint Deployments with TFS and Build Server

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Vlad Catrinescu, MVP, MCT, Valo Intranet, Canada  

 

W4

IT Pro

What’s new in OneDrive for Business

Level 200

OneDrive

 

Douglas Pearce, Microsoft, USA  

 

W5

Dev

Test-driven Development with SharePoint, Office 365 and Visual Studio

Level 300

Office 365

 

Bill Ayers, MVP, MCM, MCT, Flow Simulation Ltd., UK  

 

W6

Dev

Deciding between SharePoint Add-ins and Office 365 Apps

Level 400

Office 365

 

Chris O'Brien, MVP, Content and Code, UK  

 

W7

Dev

Developing Search-driven Applications with SharePoint, the Office Graph and Azure Search

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Jeff Fried, BA Insight, USA  

 

W8

End User

A Day in the Life of a Workflow Power User

Level 200

Office 365

 

Simon Wright, Nintex, United Kingdom Patrick Hosch, Nintex, Austria  

 

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Morning Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

W9

End User

Why Office 2016 - The Desktop Advantage

Level 200

Office 2016

 

Malin Dandenell, MVP, Learningpoint, Sweden  

 

W10

Business / End User

Five Ways to Ensure 100% Adoption of Office 365

Level 100

Office 365

 

Christian Buckley, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, CollabTalk LLC, USA  

 

W11

IT Pro

PowerShell DSC, A New Approach in Deploying SharePoint Environments

Level 300

 

Rodrigo Pinto, MVP, blue-infinity, Portugal  

 

W12

IT Pro

Mobile Device Management in Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Senthamil Selvan, MVP, Xchanging Pte Ltd, Singapore  

 

W13

Dev

Assuring the Code Quality of SharePoint Solutions and Apps

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Matthias Einig, MVP, Rencore, Germany  

 

W14

Dev

Architecting Cloud Solutions with Azure and Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Daniel Wessels, MVP, deroso Solutions GmbH, Germany  

 

W15

IT Pro

Office 365 SharePoint Hybrid – What’s New & Roadmap

Level 200

Office 365

 

Bill Baer, Microsoft, USA  

 

W16

Business

Tieto and AvePoint - Governance Automation and Private Clouds from a Service Provider's Perspective

Level 100

SharePoint

 

Timo Wuoma, Tieto, Finland John Peluso, AvePoint, USA  

 

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Lunch Break - Visit the Expo

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Women in Technology Lunch: The Marriage of Theatre and Technology – Building a Big Beautiful Brand (Women Only)

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Sessions

W17

End User

Building No-Code Collaboration Solutions on Office 365

Level 200

Office 365

 

Dragan Panjkov, MVP, K2, Germany  

 

W18

Business

SharePoint Success is Serious Business - Putting an Internal SharePoint Practice Together

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Hilton Giesenow, MVP, Experts Inside, South Africa  

 

W19

IT Pro

System Center & SharePoint On-Prem

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Matija Blagus, Acceleratio Ltd., Croatia  

 

W20

IT Pro

Enforcing Governance with PowerShell and CSOM on SharePoint Online

Level 300

SharePoint

 

João Oliveira, Microsoft, Portugal Nuno Oliveira Costa, Microsoft, Portugal  

 

W21

Dev

JavaScript for C# Developers, Making the Move

Level 400

 

Hugh Wood, Rencore, UK  

 

W22

Dev

Federating Applications with Office 365 using Azure Active Directory

Level 300

Office 365

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, MCM, PiaSys.com, Italy  

 

W23

Business

Dirty Little Secrets of Office 2016: What You Need to Know

Level 200

Office 2016

 

David Lavenda, harmon.ie, Israel  

 

W24

IT Pro

The Slippery Slope of Migrating to SharePoint Online or On-Premise

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Jill Hannemann, WithumSmith+Brown, USA Adam Levithan, Metalogix, USA  

 

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Change Rooms

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Sessions

W25

Business

Build a Knowledge Social Network with O365, Yammer and Office Graph

Level 200

Office 365

 

Nicolas Georgeault, MVP, MuBrain Inc., Canada  

 

W26

End User

Office for Mac 2016 - What's New, What's Cool, What's Missing

Level 100

Office 2016

 

Andreas Wennborg, Learningpoint AB, Sweden  

 

W27

Business

When Deadlines Rule - What to do When You Must Deliver in 2 Weeks

Level 100

SharePoint

 

Lukasz Wrobel, WEBCON, Poland Michal Rykiert, WEBCON, Poland  

 

W28

Business

IKON – Using SharePoint 2013 as a complete EDRMS, Intranet and Knowledge Management Solution for a Large (9,500+) Organisation.

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Barry Byrne, Irish Defence Forces, Ireland  

 

W29

Dev

Responsive Design in SharePoint 2013

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Christian Ståhl, MVP, eVolution Interactive Sthlm, Sweden  

 

W30

Dev

Developing native and SharePoint Apps using Office 365 APIs

Level 300

Office 365

 

Falak Mahmood, TechNspire AB, Sweden  

 

W31

Dev

Migrate Full Trust Code Solution to Cloud App Model: Step by Step

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Rodrigo Pinto, MVP, blue-infinity, Portugal  

 

W32

IT Pro

Double Up! – Migrating to SharePoint on Azure and Office 365

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Chris McNulty, Microsoft, USA  

 

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Afternoon Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

W33

Business

Cool Dashboards, Charts and Visualizations for Power Users

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Benjamin Niaulin, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, ShareGate, Canada  

 

W34

End User

Real World Information Management with OneNote and the Cloud

Level 200

OneNote

 

Michael Greth, MVP, SharePointCommunity.de, Germany  

 

W35

IT Pro

Personal Productivity Insights, Coaching and Self-Awareness with Delve Analytics

Level 200

 

Warren Johnson, Microsoft, USA  

 

W36

IT Pro

PowerShell: SharePoint Admins' Best Friend

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Markus Bütterhoff, amexus Informationstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Germany  

 

W37

Dev

Introduction to AngularJS in an Office 365 context

Level 300

Office 365

 

Sébastien Levert, MVP, Valo Intranet, Canada  

 

W38

Dev

Building Office 365 Apps with the Azure AD Graph API

Level 300

Office 365

 

Radi Atanassov, MCM, MVP, OneBit Software, Bulgaria  

 

W39

Dev

Building Your Own Apps on the Yammer Platform

Level 200

Yammer

 

Naomi Moneypenny, Microsoft, USA  

 

W40

IT Pro

Migrate 3000 Users and 1100 Apps from Lotus Notes into Office 365-Learn How

Level 300

Office 365

 

Arno Flapper, Axians Communications Solutions, Netherlands  

 



Thursday 12 November

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KEYNOTE: It's Not Only About SharePoint Anymore

 

Mike Fitzmaurice, WEBCON, USA  

 

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Sessions

Th1

Business

OneDrive for Business - Much More than a File Share

OneDrive

 

Erica Toelle, MVP, Erica Toelle, LLC, USA  

 

Th2

Dev

Make SharePoint SASSy

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Stefan Bauer, MVP, N8D, Austria  

 

Th3

IT Pro

Power BI - The New Way to Quickly Build Powerful Dashboards

Level 300

 

Knut Relbe-Moe, MVP, Knowledge Factory, Norway  

 

Th4

IT Pro

Inside SharePoint Apps Security

Level 400

SharePoint

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, MCM, PiaSys.com, Italy  

 

Th5

Dev

Developers Perspective on the Social Architecture of SharePoint 2016 and Office 365

Level 300

Office 365

 

Paul J. Swider, RealActivity, USA  

 

Th6

IT Pro

SharePoint Performance Monitoring and Trouble Shooting

Level 400

SharePoint

 

Donald Hessing, MCM, Capgemini, Netherlands  

 

Th7

End User

Making Everyone an Innovator: How Business Apps Will Change Your Company Culture

Office 365

 

Moises Tavira, K2, United Kingdom  

 

Th8

End User

Branding Office 365

Office 365

 

Sonja Madsen, MVP, SONJASAPPS, Denmark  

 

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Morning Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

Th9

Business

Microsoft Office 365 or Windows Azure – Have it Your Way

Level 200

Azure

 

Abi Onifade, AvePoint UK Ltd, UK  

 

Th10

Session Coming Soon

 

 

 

Th11

MVP/MCM Panel Session – The Future of SharePoint in an Office 365 World

Office 365

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, MCM, PiaSys.com, Italy Bill Ayers, MVP, MCM, MCT, Flow Simulation Ltd., UK Dan Holme, MVP, itunity.com, USA Christian Buckley, MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, CollabTalk LLC, USA Michelle Caldwell, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, Avanade, USA Donald Hessing, MCM, Capgemini, Netherlands Chris McNulty, Microsoft, USA  

 

Th12

End User

How to Run Effective Project Management with the Help of Office 365 and Project Online

Office 365

 

Magnus Holmlid, Sweden  

 

Th13

Dev

Deploying artifacts to Office 365 and SharePoint using PowerShell

Level 300

Office 365

 

Erwin van Hunen, MVP, MCM, Valo Intranet, Sweden  

 

Th14

Dev

Extending Authentication and Authorization

Level 300

Office 365

 

Edin Kapic, MVP, isolutions, Spain  

 

Th15

Business

Go 100% digital with e-signatures for fast, successful transactions

SharePoint

 

Larry Kluger, DocuSign, Israel  

 

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Lunch Break - Visit the Expo

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Sessions

Th17

Business

Office 365 Video – Why and How?

Level 200

Office 365

 

Maarten Eekels, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, Portiva, Netherlands  

 

Th18

Dev

Form-Based Solutions: You're (Possibly) Doing it Wrong

Level 200

 

Mike Fitzmaurice, WEBCON, USA  

 

Th19

IT Pro

SharePoint Patching & Automation: Happily Ever After

Azure

 

Haitham Chatta, Microsoft, Ireland  

 

Th20

IT Pro

What is New for IT Professionals in SharePoint Server vNext

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Samuel Zuercher, MVP, Experts Inside GmbH, Switzerland  

 

Th21

Dev

Content Recommendation with SharePoint Search

Level 300

 

André Vala, MVP, Everis Portugal, Portugal  

 

Th22

IT Pro

OneDrive - Next Gen Sync Client

Level 200

OneDrive

 

Hans Brender, MVP, HBsoft, Germany  

 

Th23

Dev

Provider-Hosted Apps.... The Real Stuff

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Bjoern H Rapp, MVP, Sopra Steria, Norway  

 

Th24

Dev

Patterns in Apps for SharePoint

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Sonja Madsen, MVP, SONJASAPPS, Denmark  

 

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Change Rooms

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Sessions

Th25

Business

Tales From The Trenches: The ASTONISHING Story Of Enterprise Social At One Of The World’s Leading Organisations

 

Symon Garfield, Microsoft, UK  

 

Th26

Dev

SharePoint Intranet of Things

Level 300

SharePoint

 

Melanie Culver, International Organisation, Austria  

 

Th27

Dev

Deep Dive Into Building Outlook Add-ins

Level 300

 

Jeremy Thake, Microsoft, USA  

 

Th28

IT Pro

Integrating SharePoint with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Level 200

SharePoint

 

Fabrice Di Giulio, MVP, AvePoint, France  

 

Th29

Dev

Real-World Cloud-Hosted Apps with Microsoft Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Level 300

Azure

 

Falak Mahmood, TechNspire AB, Sweden  

 

Th30

IT Pro

Microsoft Office 365 Groups Deep Dive

Office 365

 

Knut Relbe-Moe, MVP, Knowledge Factory, Norway  

 

Th31

Dev

Extending Office 365 Business Solutions Using Cortana, Siri and Google Now

Level 400

Office 365

 

Paul J. Swider, RealActivity, USA  

 

Th32

Dev

Universal Windows App Development With Office 365 API

Level 300

Office 365

 

Senthamil Selvan, MVP, Xchanging Pte Ltd, Singapore