EPPC23 programme launch
Microsoft European Power Platform Conference
2023 PROGRAMME
While we prepare our 2024 programme
Recap on the great sessions we had in 2023!

Wednesday 21 June

08:45 - 09:00

CONFERENCE WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

09:00 - 10:00

KEYNOTE: Power Platform in the Age of AI - Copilot and More

 

Charles Lamanna - Corporate Vice President, Business Applications & Platform, Microsoft, United States Kendra Springer, Microsoft, United States April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA  

 

10:15 - 11:00

Sessions

W1

Business / IT Pro / Maker

The Best Way To Build An AI Copilot Product? Fusion Teams!

Level 100

Fusion

 

Dona Sarkar, Microsoft, USA  

 

W2

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Delivering Dynamics 365 F&O and CE together

Level 300

Dynamics 365

 

Ted Ohlsson, Capgemini, Sweden  

 

W3

Maker

Buh-bye ugly Power Apps: Jumpstart your design process with a professional component library

Level 100

Power Apps

 

Robin Rosengrün, MVP, EnBW AG, Germany Luise Freese, MVP, Luise Freese, Germany  

 

W4

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Designing your Power Platform Environment Strategy

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Aaron Rendell, MVP, Encodian, United Kingdom Ben Haynes, Encodian, United Kingdom  

 

W5

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Unlock the potential of user-centered solutions by applying design thinking in Power Platform projects

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Chike Eduputa, Capgemini, United Kingdom  

 

W6

Maker

Getting Started with Microsoft Power Automate

Level 200

Power Automate

 

Vlad Catrinescu, MVP, MCT, Syskit, Canada  

 

11:00 - 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 - 12:15

Sessions

W7

Maker

Crash Course in Power Pages!

Level 200

Power Pages

 

Nick Doelman, Independent, Canada  

 

W8

Business / Dev / IT Pro

How Power Platform fuels your Hyperautomation Strategy

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Reuben Krippner, Microsoft EMEA, United Kingdom Michal Rok, Microsoft, Netherlands  

 

W9

Maker

Introduction to the Power Apps cards

Level 200

Power Apps Cards

 

Timo Pertilä, MVP, Forward Forever Oy, Finland  

 

W10

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Ideas & Inspiration: Getting Started & Driving Success With Power Platform At Scale

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Richard Harbridge - MVP, 2toLead, Canada  

 

W11

Dev / Maker

Power Automate Vs Azure Logic Apps | Which Workflow Engine is Right for You?

Level 300

Azure Logic Apps

 

Eric Overfield, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, Creospark, USA  

 

W12

Dev / Maker

Are you a bot or a human? - Let's build your first chat bot with Power Virtual Agents

Level 300

Power Virtual Agents

 

Nicole Enders, MVP, CONET Solutions GmbH, Germany  

 

12:15 - 12:30

Change Rooms

12:30 - 13:15

Sessions

W13

Business

Real-life experiences: Power Platform Governance & Adoption for 100,000 users across 10 tenants

Level 100

Governance

 

Rene Modery, MVP, WPP, Singapore  

 

W14

Power Platform 101 - Real World Stories from the Community and Resources to Reference

Power Platform

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA Sara Lagerquist, MVP, CRMK, Sweden Foyin Olajide-Bello, MVP, Avanade, Ireland  

 

W15

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Power Pipelines, Power Platform Build Tools, ALM Accelerator. Oh My!

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Jens Schrøder, Microsoft, Denmark Michael Ochs, MVP, Exalents Solutions, United States  

 

W16

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Premium SAP Integration for Premium Chocolate: Lindt & Sprüngli connects SAP with non-SAP world

Level 100

RPA

 

Khoder Elzein, Theobald Software GmbH , Germany  

 

W17

Dev / Maker

Custom pages and Custom API, a powerful combination!

Level 300

Dataverse

 

Wilmer Alcivar, Dynamic People B.V., Netherlands  

 

W18

Dev / Maker

Dataverse for Teams and Azure API Management... a perfect way for awesome application in Teams!

Level 200

Microsoft Teams

 

Marco Rocca, Microsoft, Italy  

 

13:15 - 14:15

Networking Lunch / Visit the Expo

14:15 - 15:00

Sessions

W19

Business / Maker

Crafting a successful Power Platform Adoption Strategy - the Missing Link

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Nils Gooijer, Macaw, Netherlands  

 

W20

IT Pro

Exploring the Future of Analytics with Microsoft Fabric

Level 300

Microsoft Fabric

 

John P. White, MVP, AvePoint, Canada Jason Himmelstein, Microsoft, USA  

 

W21

IT Pro / Maker

Build your own Dataverse data model – understand data types and relationship

Level 200

Dataverse

 

Jörgen Schladot, Avanade, Germany  

 

W22

Business / Maker

From Data to Documents: Simplify and Automate your Documents on the Power Platform

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Michael Dohr, mscrm-addons.com, Austria  

 

W23

Driving Success in the Digital Era: Harnessing Power Platform and AI in Microsoft Supply Chain Center

AI

 

Vanya Lebedev, Microsoft, Ireland Abdellah Iraamane, Microsoft, Ireland Alexandros Peppas, Microsoft, Ireland Ioannis Kozaris, Microsoft, Ireland  

 

W24

Business / Dev / Maker

AI choices for apps and automation in 2023 - understanding AI Builder, Azure Cognitive Services, Microsoft Syntex, and Azure OpenAI

Level 300

 

Chris O'Brien, MVP, Advania UK, United Kingdom  

 

15:00 - 15:15

Change Rooms

15:15 - 16:00

Sessions

D&I

Gen

D&I - Community Leadership Session

Level 100

INSPIRE

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA Karuana Gatimu - Principal Manager, M365 Customer Advocacy in Collaborative Apps and Platform, Microsoft, Microsoft, USA  

 

W25

Business / IT Pro

Experiences on setting up a low-code Center of Excellence at Fortum

Level 200

Low Code

 

Terho Antila, MVP, Fortum, Finland  

 

W26

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Increase App Development Productivity with the CreatorKit

Level 200

Power Apps

 

Sara Lagerquist, MVP, CRMK, Sweden  

 

W27

Dev / Maker

The hidden Powers of Custom Connectors 🧙‍♂️

Level 300

Custom Connectors

 

Mats Necker, MVP, knk Customer Engagement GmbH, Germany  

 

W28

Business

Let's (Power) Automate all your documents with dox42

Level 200

Power Automate

 

Johannes Linder, dox42, Austria David Lu Scheiblauer, dox42, Austria  

 

W29

Dev / IT Pro

Secure and harden Power Automate flows in the enterprise

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Yannick Reekmans, MVP, Qubix NV, Belgium  

 

W30

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Introduction to Power Platform Dataflows

Level 200

Dataflows

 

Eickhel Mendoza, MVP, Intelequia Technologies, S.L., Spain  

 

16:00 - 16:30

Networking Break

16:30 - 17:15

Sessions

W31

Business

Need To Deliver Lots of Apps? Stop Thinking Like a Boutique

Level 100

Low Code

 

Michal Rykiert, WEBCON, Poland  

 

W32

Maker

Building Next-gen solutions on Power Platform with Azure OpenAI and ChatGPT

Level 200

AI and Azure

 

Jussi Roine, MVP, Not Bad Security, Finland  

 

W33

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Build efficient Apps and Business Processes with Process Mining

Level 100

Power Apps

 

Ilya Fainberg, Microsoft, Belgium  

 

W34

Dev / IT Pro

Architecting Your Next Power Platform Project

Level 300

Power Platform

 

Ahmad Najjar, MVP, Avanade, Norway  

 

W35

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Power Pages - Real World Scenarios

Level 100

Power Pages

 

Oliver Rodrigues, MVP, Codec, Ireland  

 

W36

Maker

Size matters?! Start building responsive Power Apps canvas apps

Level 200

Canvas Apps

 

Luise Freese, MVP, Luise Freese, Germany  

 

17:15 - 17:30

Change Rooms

17:30 - 18:15

Sessions

W37

2023 Microsoft AMA

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA Tom Marsh, Microsoft, United States Priya Vaidyanathan, Microsoft Marysol Mantilla, Microsoft, United Kingdom Jason Himmelstein, Microsoft, USA Reuben Krippner, Microsoft EMEA, United Kingdom Kendra Springer, Microsoft, United States Kartik Kanakasabesan, Microsoft, United States  

 

W38

IT Pro

Advanced data modeling with Power BI

Level 300

Power BI

 

Marc Lelijveld, MVP, Macaw, Netherlands  

 

W39

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Automate the impossible - where RPA steps in

Level 300

RPA

 

Tomasz Poszytek, MVP, KDW, Poland  

 

W40

Dev / Maker

Pro & Citizen symbiosis with Virtual Tables

Level 300

Dataverse

 

Mislav Raguž-Vodenac, Span, Croatia  

 

W41

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Power Platform in Airports

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Dave Scally, MAG, United Kingdom  

 

W42

Dev / Maker

Extending Power Automate with APIs

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP, PiaSys.com, Italy  

 



Thursday 22 June

08:45 - 09:00

CONFERENCE WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

09:00 - 10:00

KEYNOTE: How to Create LA DOLCE VITA in a Work Environment of Change and Uncertainty

 

Pellegrino Riccardi  

 

10:00 - 10:15

Change Rooms

10:15 - 11:00

Sessions

Th1

Business / Dev / Maker

Power Virtual Agents vs Real chatbots

Level 300

Power Virtual Agents

 

Rick Van Rousselt, MVP, Advantive, Belgium  

 

Th2

Business / IT Pro

Microsoft: Learnings from scaling Power Apps for whole organization

Level 200

Power Apps

 

Rui Santos, Microsoft, Norway  

 

Th3

Dev / Maker

Building Dataverse Cloud Flows fast

Level 300

Dataverse

 

Matt Collins-Jones, MVP, Capgemini, United Kingdom  

 

Th4

Business / IT Pro

Become the best Power Platform Admin

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Michael Roth, MVP, Avanade, Germany  

 

Th5

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Enterprise Low-Code – The Time is NOW!

Level 100

Low Code

 

Kieran Holmes, Capgemini, United Kingdom João Zorro, Capgemini, United Kingdom  

 

Th6

Dev

Power Pages Development Tips and Tricks

Level 300

Power Pages

 

Victor Dantas, MVP, Eyedeas Inc, Canada  

 

11:00 - 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 - 12:15

Sessions

D&I

Gen

D&I - Leadership

Level 100

INSPIRE

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA Karuana Gatimu - Principal Manager, M365 Customer Advocacy in Collaborative Apps and Platform, Microsoft, Microsoft, USA  

 

Th7

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Unleash AI-driven conversational intelligence in Power Virtual Agents

Level 200

Power Virtual Agents

 

Jonathan Ball, Microsoft, United Kingdom Diksha Singh, Microsoft, United Kingdom  

 

Th8

Dev / Maker

Power Fx - How to make it work for you!

Level 300

Power Fx

 

Keith Whatling, MVP, HSO, United Kingdom  

 

Th9

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Power Automate advanced patterns and best practices with Doctor Flow

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Serge Luca, MVP, Power Platform Associates, Belgium  

 

Th10

IT Pro / Maker

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Power BI

Level 300

Power BI

 

Andrea Martorana Tusa, MVP, Pandora, Denmark  

 

Th11

Business

The Power of the Power Platform: How EMA transformed from a siloed application landscape to a centralised digtal cloud-only platform

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Erwin van Kouteren, Capgemini, Netherlands  

 

Th12

IT Pro / Maker

Dataverse Security Secrets Revealed

Level 300

Dataverse

 

Chris Huntingford, MVP, ANS Group, United Kingdom  

 

12:15 - 12:30

Change Rooms

12:30 - 13:15

Sessions

Th13

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Enabling the Power Platform: Creating a harmony between the Administrators and Makers

Level 100

Power Platform

 

Aaron Rendell, MVP, Encodian, United Kingdom Ben Haynes, Encodian, United Kingdom  

 

Th14

Business

Successful Implementation and Adoption of Power Platform (Central Government - Defra UK)

Level 200

Power Apps

 

Emma-Claire Shaw, Defra Group, United Kingdom Janet Robb, Microsoft , United Kingdom  

 

Th15

Dev / Maker

Understanding Power Virtual Agents Analytics, Monitoring, and Compliance

Level 200

Power Virtual Agents

 

Eric Overfield, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, MCT, Creospark, USA  

 

Th16

Dev / Maker

Increase your productivity with these TOP 10 XrmToolBox Tools!

Level 200

Power Automate

 

Brian Stokes, Sopra Steria, Sweden Sara Lagerquist, MVP, CRMK, Sweden  

 

Th17

Maker

Custom pages: Model-Driven 💜 Canvas Apps, better together

Level 200

Canvas Apps

 

Théophile Chin-nin, MVP, Abalon, France  

 

Th18

Business / IT Pro / Maker

The Avengers of Agile: Assembling a Cross-Functional Squad That Delivers Results

Level 100

Governance

 

Paul Gilbride, Microsoft RD, Ireland, eir evo Ben Weeks, eir evo, Ireland  

 

13:15 - 14:15

Networking Lunch

13:15 - 14:15

D&I Lunch

D&I Lunch - Finding your Voice

 

April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA  

 

14:15 - 15:00

Sessions

D&I

Gen

D&I - Meaningful Connections

Level 100

INSPIRE

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA  

 

Th19

Dev / IT Pro

Power BI Datamarts - what is it and how do I benefit from it?

Level 200

Power BI

 

Marc Lelijveld, MVP, Macaw, Netherlands  

 

Th20

Power Pages - Build external facing Websites Easily with no code, low code or Pro code!

Low Code

 

Priya Vaidyanathan, Microsoft  

 

Th21

Business / IT Pro / Maker

Manage and Scale your platform

Level 300

Power Platform

 

Foyin Olajide-Bello, MVP, Avanade, Ireland Claire Edgson, Capgemini, United Kingdom  

 

Th22

Copilot AI in Power Platform

Copilot

 

April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA Tom Marsh, Microsoft, United States  

 

Th23

Dev

PCF development: 10 Pro Tips I Wish I Knew from the Start!

Level 400

Power Apps

 

Scott Durow, Microsoft, Canada  

 

Th24

Maker

Advanced Power Automate Approvals

Level 300

Power Automate

 

Scott Shearer, MVP, IntelliPoint Solutions, USA  

 

15:00 - 15:15

Change Rooms

15:15 - 16:00

Sessions

Th25

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Synapse Link for Dataverse

Level 300

Dataverse

 

Joe Gill, MVP, JoeGill.com, Ireland  

 

Th26

Power Apps - the "Everything Else"

Power Apps

 

Kartik Kanakasabesan, Microsoft, United States David Warner, Microsoft, United States  

 

Th27

Dev

Automated end-to-end testing of model-driven Power Apps using Playwright

Level 400

Power Apps

 

Ryan Spain, Codec, Ireland  

 

Th28

Business / Dev / IT Pro

Maximize Your SAP Investment with Power Platform

Level 200

Power Platform

 

Marysol Mantilla, Microsoft, United Kingdom Jon Gilman, Microsoft, United States  

 

Th29

Dev / IT Pro / Maker

Pro - Dev Low Code - With or without you

Level 200

Low Code

 

Carsten Groth, Microsoft, Germany Nicolas Kirrmann, Microsoft, France  

 

Th30

IT Pro / Maker

Power Automate and Power BI doing what they do best

Level 200

Power BI

 

Laura Graham-Brown, MVP, Avanade, United Kingdom  

 

16:00 - 16:30

Networking Break & Community Prize Draw

16:30 - 17:15

Sessions

Th31

Gen

Your Very Own Magical Microsoft Map - Getting Started in Microspeak: Training, Tools and Networking

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA  

 

Th32

Dev / Maker

Exploring the new authoring experience of Power Virtual Agents by creating a HR Assistant Bot!

Level 300

Power Virtual Agents

 

Ben den Blanken, MVP, Dynamic People B.V., Netherlands  

 

Th33

Extend the Power Platform with Custom Connectors

 

Daniel Laskewitz, Microsoft, Netherlands  

 

Th34

Business / IT Pro

The intersection point of Low-code vs Pro-Code projects with regards to return on investment

Level 200

Low Code

 

Iona Varga, Avanade , Netherlands  

 

Th35

Build a Connected Cloud Ecosystem with Power Platform

 

Ricardo Duncan, Microsoft, United States  

 

Th36

Dev

Power up your cloud flows with APIs

Level 300

 

Ahmad Najjar, MVP, Avanade, Norway  

 

17:15 - 17:30

Change Rooms

17:30 - 18:15

KEYNOTE: Community Alchemy: Transforming Connections into Golden Opportunities

 

Heather Cook, Microsoft, USA David Warner, Microsoft, United States April Dunnam, Microsoft, USA