Enhance Your Tech Skills with ESPC23 Tutorials – Microsoft 365, Azure, ChatGPT, Syntex, Power Apps & More

Tech skills in the workplace are essential. As a Developer, Business Decision Maker or an IT Professional, you may rely on Microsoft 365 and Azure technologies to carry out essential tasks.

Attending a conference that offers a comprehensive range of deep-dive tutorials can be a game-changer for professionals looking to expand their expertise and stay ahead in the ever-evolving tech landscape. At ESPC, we promise just that with an impressive lineup of 11 full-day tutorials covering a wide array of crucial topics. These tutorials, carried out by Microsoft 365 experts, are designed to equip you with the necessary skills and insights to excel in your respective field.

By attending an ESPC22 tutorial, you can secure yourself the most up to date Microsoft 365 and Azure knowledge allowing your skills to reach whole new levels.

The ESPC23 Tutorials delve into a variety of subject matters, catering to different aspects of Microsoft 365 technologies. From mastering the intricacies of Microsoft 365 to understanding the potential of AI and Azure, these tutorials are designed to provide comprehensive insights into cutting-edge Microsoft 365 technologies and strategies. Let’s take a closer look at some of the highlights of these tutorials:

1. DIY Your Copilot with Low Code and/or High Code

Join Dona Sarkar and Chris Huntingford on a journey into the heart of Copilot technology with their full-day ESPC tutorial, “Mastering Copilot: DIY with Low Code and High Code.” Copilot has become a buzzword in the tech community, synonymous with digital transformation, but do you really know what it is and how it works? This immersive workshop is designed to demystify Copilot, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the next wave of technological advancements.

Foundations of Copilot: Our expert instructors will guide you through the fundamentals, unraveling the mysteries behind Copilot and laying a solid foundation for your understanding. We’ll explore the core concepts, functionalities, and the pivotal role Copilot plays in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

Interactive Workshop: Test the Copilot tools in a supportive environment, allowing you to experiment, ask questions, and gain practical experience. By the end of the day, you’ll not only understand Copilot in theory but also feel confident applying it in real-world scenarios.

Future-Ready Skills: Be at the forefront of the AI revolution by gaining insights into the latest advancements and changes in the tech world. This tutorial will prepare you for the significant shifts happening in technology today.

Join Dona and Chris for a day of exploration, learning, and hands-on experience. Master Copilot, and master the future of technology!

2. Best Practices for Using M365 to Conquer your Corporate Communications Challenges

Susan Hanley, MVP & Mark Rackley, MVP

Corporate communication plays a pivotal role in the success of organisations. This tutorial, led by Susan Hanley and Mark Rackley, offers a comprehensive guide to architecting and implementing an effective corporate communications strategy using Microsoft 365. By attending this tutorial, professionals will gain insights into envisioning a robust communication strategy, leveraging Microsoft 365 tools to create engaging content, understanding notification options, and exploring the power of Viva Connections and Yammer. This tutorial equips attendees with the knowledge and skills to overcome communication challenges and enhance employee engagement.

3. Let’s Build the Ultimate Power App: Reusable, Remarkable and Responsive

Luise Freese, MVP, Robin Rosengrun & Andrew Connell

Power Apps revolutionise the development of business applications, and this tutorial focuses on building remarkable Power Apps with consistent styling. Led by experts, participants will learn how to create responsive designs and user-friendly interfaces. By leveraging reusable components and templates, attendees can accelerate future app projects. This tutorial is ideal for individuals seeking to enhance their Power Apps development skills and deliver exceptional user experiences.

4. Get your Microsoft 365 Tenant in Shape, Secure and Compliant

Thomas Vochten, MVP, MCT & Maarten Eekels, Microsoft RD, MVP

Managing a Microsoft 365 tenant efficiently and ensuring security and compliance are crucial for IT administrators. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of tenant management, configuration, and security best practices. Attendees will gain insights into managing their tenant through various tools, including PowerShell and the Microsoft 365 CLI. The tutorial also covers enhancing security and compliance posture, protecting sensitive projects, addressing GDPR data subject requests, and managing external application access. IT administrators looking to streamline tenant management and enhance security should not miss this tutorial.

5. Building Apps for Microsoft Teams with Teams Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Garry Trinder

Garry Trinder

Microsoft Teams has become a central hub for collaboration, and this tutorial focuses on building apps using the Teams Toolkit for Visual Studio Code. Attendees will gain a deep understanding of the Teams development journey, including building tabs, bots, and message extensions. The tutorial covers essential topics like provisioning and deploying apps, integrating with Teams client-side libraries, and leveraging debugging and hot reload capabilities. Developers familiar with client-side development will find this tutorial invaluable for creating powerful Teams apps. In order to attend this tutorial, you need to know about client-side development (specifically JavaScript/TypeScript).

6. Securing Custom Software Solutions with the Microsoft Identity Platform

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP

Paolo Pialorsi, MVP

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Security is paramount when developing custom software solutions, and this tutorial provides insights into leveraging the Microsoft identity platform for authentication and authorization. Attendees will learn how to implement secure practices using Azure Active Directory (AAD) and various token flows. The tutorial covers securing web applications, REST APIs, Azure Functions, and Power Platform solutions. Developers working on enterprise-level solutions can enhance their understanding of architecting and implementing robust security measures by attending this session.

7. Mastering Infrastructure Automation Tools for Efficient Azure Management [SOLD OUT]

Aleksandar Nikolic, MVP

Aleksandar Nikolic, MVP

Managing Azure cloud infrastructure efficiently is essential for administrators and developers. This tutorial explores different automation tools, including Azure PowerShell, CLI, ARM templates, and Terraform. Attendees will learn automation techniques for resource creation, application deployment, and infrastructure management. The tutorial covers GitHub Actions for full automation and provides valuable insights for users at all levels of automation expertise. Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of Azure automation options.

8. Mastering the New World of ChatGPT, GPT-4, DALL-E 2, and Multi-Modal Models

Andreas Erben, Microsoft RD, MVP

Andreas Erben, Microsoft RD, MVP

This full-day workshop offers an in-depth exploration of large AI models such as ChatGPT, GPT-4, DALL-E 2, and multi-modal models. It provides an overview of these models, their applications, and how to get started using them. Attendees will gain insights into text generation, image generation, prompt engineering, program code usage, and integrating with large language models. This workshop is beneficial for individuals interested in leveraging advanced AI models to enhance their projects and explore the potential of AI-driven innovation.

9. From Chaos to Control: Mastering Records Management in the Digital Age with Microsoft Purview

Joanne Klein, MVP & Martin Lingstuyl, MVP

This deep-dive workshop focuses on records management strategies using Microsoft Purview. It addresses the challenges faced by both records managers and IT professionals in implementing effective data lifecycle and records management solutions. Attendees will learn about mapping retention schedules, automation for scalability, meeting complex retention requirements, SharePoint/Teams architecture impacts, customisation needs, and enabling a comprehensive strategy. This workshop is essential for compliance teams and IT professionals seeking to navigate records management in the digital era successfully. To reinforce the topics, Joanne will walk through several real-world use-cases and discuss the skills, roles, responsibilities, and approaches she’s seen success with.

10. Hacker’s Perspective on Infrastructure: Managing and Defending Against Current Threats

Michał Jankowski-Lorek
Michał Jankowski-Lorek

Michał Jankowski-Lorek

This workshop offers an in-depth understanding of modern infrastructure security from a hacker’s perspective, both on-premise and in the cloud. Participants will learn how to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate sophisticated attacks, detect and manage incidents, and implement endpoint security measures. The workshop covers emerging attack techniques, risk assessments, countermeasures, and cybersecurity crisis management planning. This workshop is ideal for professionals responsible for infrastructure security who want to enhance their knowledge and defense against evolving threats.

11. Turning Content to Knowledge with Microsoft Syntex and Viva Topics

Chirag Patel, MVP & Kevin McDonnell & Leon Armstrong, MVP

This workshop showcases the power of Microsoft Syntex and Viva Topics in transforming content into actionable knowledge. Attendees will explore content categorisation, intelligent search, and the connection between topics and managed metadata. Real-world examples and practical use cases will be shared, and participants will gain hands-on experience to apply these technologies in their organisations. This workshop is valuable for individuals interested in leveraging content AI to unlock the potential of their data and facilitate knowledge discovery within their teams.

Attending an ESPC23 tutorial is an invaluable opportunity for professionals looking to harness the power of Microsoft 365 and Azure technologies and stay ahead in today’s digital landscape. By participating in these tutorials, attendees will gain insights into cutting-edge technologies, connect with industry professionals, and acquire the knowledge to enhance productivity, efficiency, and innovation in their organisations.

ESPC is the premier event for exploring the latest advancements in the Microsoft ecosystem, making it a must-attend learning experience for professionals seeking to unleash the full potential of Microsoft tools and technologies. So, whether you are a developer, IT professional, business decision-maker, or you simply just want to expand your Microsoft 365 and Azure knowledge, then attending ESPC and these tutorials will empower you with valuable insights and practical expertise, enabling you to thrive in today’s technology-driven environment. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to transform your professional journey and drive success in the digital age. Join us at ESPC and unlock a world of possibilities!

If you think you would benefit from one of the tutorials at ESPC23 then act fast and secure your tickets today before tickets sell out!

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