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Tech•Days 2013 was a chance for hundreds of technology professionals in Hong Kong to explore all the ins and outs of cloud computing, with unrivalled access to world-class speakers and expert advice. Relive the action in our Photo Gallery and enjoy Video Highlights from the three-day event, including our opening keynote.

Plus, don't forget to keep a look out for other technical learning opportunities from Microsoft throughout the year. Between April and June, we are running a series of sessions on using Windows Azure as an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform, explaining how to deploy Windows and Linux-based virtual machines and SharePoint and SQL Servers in the cloud. Also check out our upcoming SharePoint Server 2013 training, with a one-day IT Professionals session on collaborative capabilities and a one-day Developers seminar on SharePoint's new development framework.

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Agenda

0915 - 1000 | Registration
Room 221 Room 224+225 Room 228 Room 421 Room 424 Room 426+427 Room 428 Room 223 Room 226 Room 425 Room 423
1000 - 1100 | Session 1
EXL393 DBI261 OSP266   WCL319 MGT130 AZR306 WSV24-HOL DEV19-HOL SIA11-HOL  
Exchange Server 2013 Architecture Overview Using SQL Server® Integration Services with Oracle What's New for Developers in Office® 2013 and SharePoint® 2013 No Session Using Windows® RT Devices for Business Windows Server® and System Center Vision and Futures
Building Blocks for Windows Azure™ Managing Network Infrastructure with Windows Server 2012 Making Developers More Productive with Team Foundation Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Deployment and Management Enhancements No Session
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Scott Schnoll Matt Masson Donovan Follette   Michael Niehaus Daniel Lai Haishi Bai Philip Chan Ivor Ho Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English]   [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1100 - 1115 | Break
1115 - 1215 | Session 2
WCL356 OSP379 DBI230   AZR222 EXL229 DEV230 OSP20-HOL DEV30-HOL WSV25 - HOL  
Windows 8 Security Features How to Best Plan and Deploy Office 365™? SQL Server 2012 Top 5 New Features and Service Pack 1 No Session How to Build Scalable Applications on Windows Azure Lync® 2013 Architecture Building HTML5 Apps for
Windows
Phone 8
Upgrade SharePoint 2013
Authoring and Running Manual Tests using Microsoft Test Manager 2012 Managing Windows Server 2012 with Server Manager and Windows PowerShell 3.0 No Session
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Ragnar Harper David Chow Harry Ng   Edwin Cheung Andrew Ehrensing Kevin Hague Philip Chan Raymond Leung Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese]   [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1215 - 1400 | Lunch
1400 - 1530 | Opening Keynote Download PDF
1530 - 1600 | Break
1600 - 1645 | Session 3
PRT248 PRT265
(Room 224)
PRT257 PRT237 PRT289
(Room 225)
PRT272 PRT270     PRT201
(Room 424)
 
Partner: K2
Revenue Generator Suite – 2 Classic Customers' Experience for On/Off Premises Solution
Partner: PolyCom
Making Video Collaboration Ubiquitous
Partner:
Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd

Revolutionize Lync with SIP Trunking
Partner: Nintex Partner: AvePoint
Leap Frogging the Enterprise Collaboration Adoption Curve with Confidence
Partner: Citrix
Work Anywhere with Full Productivity
Partner: Riverbed
Riverbed Embraces and Extends Microsoft Applications and Platforms to Solve the IT Performance Challenges for Applications, Network, and Storage
No Session Partner: KBQuest
How to Build Killer Multi-Channel Apps for Your Customers & Employees
MEC Session
(1600-1715)
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Tan Choon Ngee Calvin Cho Rex Hui Alexander Burton Tianyi Jiang Daniel Yeung Robert Healey     Ashrut Khatter  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English]     [Language: English]  
1645 - 1700 | Break
1700 -1800 | Session 4
MGT384 AZR376 OSP126 WSV214 DBI206 DEV236 WCL256 WCL61-HOL DEV12-HOL WSV31-HOL  
System Center 2012 SP1 Status & Overview
How to Scale to SQL Azure
An Introduction to Windows Azure AD and Office 365
Windows Server 2012 Overview
High Availability and Disaster Recovery with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn
An Introduction to Agile
Enterprise Client Management with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune™
Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0 Overview
Building the Right Software: Generating Storyboards and Collecting Stakeholder Feedback with Visual Studio® 2012
Introduction to Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
No Session
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Anders Ravnholt Edwin Cheung Jono Luk Lorenzo Rizzi Frankie Yuen Stephen Forte Felix Chan Philip Chan Vincent Shek Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
0900 - 0930 | Registration
Room 221 Room 224+225 Room 228 Room 421 Room 424 Room 426+427 Room 428 Room 223 Room 226 Room 425 Room 423
0930 - 1045 | Session 1
MGT329 DBI240 OSP340 WCL305 DEV201 EXL340 VIR331 WSV14-HOL DEV17-HOL SIA11-HOLR#  
Deep Dive into Windows Server® Hyper-V & System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager
(Part 1)
TSQL Tips and Tricks for SQL Server® 2012
How Office 365™ Keep my Data Secure and Safe?
Windows® 8: Windows Store Apps: Enterprise LOB App Deployment Scenarios and Sideloading
New Improvements in Visual Studio® 2012
Lync® 2013 Meeting Improvements
Building a Highly Available Failover Cluster Solution with Windows Server 2012 from the Ground UP
Getting Started Managing your Network with IP Address Management (IPAM)

Unit Testing with Visual Studio 2012: MSTest, NUnit, xUnit.net, and Code Clone
Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Deployment and Management Enhancements
MEC Session
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KR Kandavel Stephen Forte David Chow Michael Niehaus Walter Wong Andrew Ehrensing Lawrence Tse Philip Chan Vincent Shek Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1045 - 1100 | Break
1100 - 1215 | Session 2
DBI326 AZR278 MGT352 OSP358 DEV263 EXL309 VIR328 OSP21-HOL WSV42-HOL VIR21-HOL  
Enterprise Information Management
(EIM) :
Bringing Together Data Quality Services, Master Data Services and SQL Server Integration Services
Making Crazy Money with Games and the Cloud
Service Manager & Orchestrator 2012 SP1
Introduction to the Cloud App Model for Office and SharePoint® 2013 (Part 1)
Test Automation with Visual Studio 2012
Exchange Server 2013 Deployment and Coexistence
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V® Overview
Lightweight Project Management in SharePoint 2013
Introduction to IIS 8
Configuring Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replica
MEC Session
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Matt Masson Brian Prince Anders Ravnholt Donovan Follette Jason Chan Scott Schnoll Daniel Lai Philip Chan Jason Lam Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1215 - 13:30 | Lunch Time
1330 - 1445 | Session 3
DEV247 DBI394 AZR314 OSP369 WCL332 OSP262 MGT207 WSV31-HOL DEV31-HOL WSV14-HOL  
DevOps – System Center and Visual Studio together
SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular Modelling
Integrating with Windows Azure™ AD and Office 365 – Provisioning and Synchronization
Architecture Overview and HA Design in SharePoint 2013
Running Windows 8 from a USB Drive with Windows to Go
What's New in the New Exchange to Keep Your Organization Safe?
Enterprise Mobility with Windows
Phone 8: Device Management, LOB Apps, and Security Overview
Implementing Storage Pools and Storage Spaces
Introduction to Coded UI Tests with Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Managing your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management (IPAM)
No Session
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Larry Guger Reza Rad Jono Luk Alex Bacchin Ragnar Harper Jacky Lo Bernard Fung Philip Chan Ivor Ho Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1445 - 1515 | Break
1515 - 1630 | Session 4
AZR382 DBI398 DEV292 MGT313 VIR285 WCL328 DEV206 WSV25-HOLR# DEV13-HOL MGT41-HOL  
Cloud + Device: Perfect Together
Microsoft Big Data and Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) v2 First Hand Review
Making Agile Estimation Work
Building and Managing Cloud Using Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012
Enhanced Application and Infrastructure Protection by Hyper-V 3.0
Deploying Windows 8 with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Developing Amazing Windows 8 Application
Managing Windows Server 2012 with Server Manager and Windows PowerShell 3.0
Diagnosing Issues in Production with IntelliTrace and Visual Studio 2012
Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Infrastructure Components Management
No Session
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Haishi Bai Ron Dunn Stephen Forte Anders Ravnholt, KR Kandavel Richard Chiu Michael Niehaus Walter Wong Philip Chan Raymond Leung Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1630 - 1645 | Coffee Break
1645 - 1800 | Session 5
OSP336 WSV395 DEV355 EXL397 AZR276 DBI313 MGT236 OSP22-HOL DEV32-HOL WSV31–HOLR#  
Introduction to the Cloud App Model for Office and SharePoint 2013, Part 2
Deploying Windows Server 2012: From Bare Metal, Server Core, Minimal Server Interface, and More
IntelliTrace Deep Dive
Lync 2013 Deployment
Building Software-as-a-Service Solutions on Windows Azure
SQL Server Integration Services Performance Design Patterns
Roadmap to IT Operation Automation and Enhancements using System Center 2012
Request Management Routing Rules in SharePoint 2013
Introduction to Web Performance and Load Testing with Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Introduction to Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
MEC Session
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Donovan Follette Lorenzo Rizzi Larry Guger Andrew Ehrensing Brian Prince Matt Masson Richard Chiu Philip Chan Jason Lam Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
0900 - 0930 | Registration
Room 221 Room 224+225 Room 228 Room 421 Room 424 Room 426+427 Room 428 Room 223 Room 226 Room 425 Room 423
0930 - 1045 | Session 1
EXL377 WSV324 WSV301 OSP388 MGT280 DBI386 AZR266 OSP23-HOL WSV42-HOLR# WSV34-HOL   
Exchange Server 2013 High Availability and Site Resilience
Windows Server® 2012 Storage Solutions: Vast Storage Capabilities for Everyone
The Path to Continuous Availability with Windows Server 2012
Choosing the Right Visualization Tool with Microsoft Business Intelligence (MSBI)
Case Sharing of using System Center to Solve IT Pain Points in the Real World
SQL Server® Analysis Services Performance Tuning
Everything You Need to Know to Meet Windows Azure™
Social Features in SharePoint® 2013
Introduction to IIS 8
Configuring a Highly Available Windows Server 2012 iSCSI Target
MEC Session
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Scott Schnoll Lorenzo Rizzi Lawrence Tse Reza Rad Richard Chiu Shiyang Qiu Danny Mak Philip Chan Jason Lam Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1045 - 1100 | Break
1100 - 1215 | Session 2
DBI256 AZR211 DEV388 WCL360 EXL219 DEV316 OSP365 OSP21-HOL DEV33-HOL WSV25-HOL  
Propel Your Business to the Next Level Using Business Intelligence and Social Media
Building Connected Windows® 8 Apps with Windows Azure
Web Development using SharePoint 2013 Service API with Quality Testing using Visual Studio 2012
Deploying and Managing Bitlocker
Overview of Microsoft IT Lync® Infrastructure and Operation
SignalR – Secret Recipe for Windows 8 and Windows Phone Real-time Application
What is New with Office 365™ and Your Upgrade Experience?
Lightweight Project Management in SharePoint 2013
Authoring and Running Manual Tests using Microsoft Test Manager 2012
Multi-server management with Windows Server 2012 Server Manager and PowerShell 3.0
MEC Session
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Isaac Jacob Brian Prince Albert Ho Ragnar Harper Bremen Lee Walter Wong David Chow Philip Chan Raymond Leung Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1215 - 13:30 | Lunch Time
1330 - 1445 | Session 3
OSP258 AZR320 AZR274 EXL333 DEV322 DBI237 OSP203 WSV33-HOL DEV17-HOLR# DEV11-HOL  
What's new in SharePoint 2013 Search
Integrating with Windows Azure AD and Office 365 – Identity and Access Management
Introduction to Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks
Lync 2013 Voice Improvements
Unit Testing with Fakes
SQL Server 2012 Columnstore Index Top 3 Lessons Learned
Better Manage Your Project and Portfolio with Microsoft Project 2013
Introduction to iSCSI Diskless Boot Deployment
Unit Testing with Visual Studio® 2012: MSTest, NUnit, xUnit.net, and Code Clone
Agile Project Management in Team Foundation Server 11
No Session
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Alex Bacchin Jono Luk Danny Mak Andrew Ehrensing Larry Guger Shiyang Qiu Stephen Chau Philip Chan Vincent Shek Harry Ng  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1445 - 1515 | Break
1515 - 1630 | Session 4
DBI397 OSP319 AZR371 EXL330 DEV278 WCL337 DEV283 OSP24-HOL DEV36-HOL VIR21-HOLR#  
Data Cleansing with SQL Server 2012 Data Quality Services
Building End-to-end Apps for Office 365 SharePoint Online with Windows Azure and Windows 8
Design for Cloud + Device: Architecting Your First Cloud-based System
Exchange Server 2013 Virtualization Best Practices
What's New in Windows
Phone 8
Managing Windows 8 and Windows RT in the Enterprise
Publishing Your Windows 8 Application to Windows Store
Visio Services Features in SharePoint 2013
Introduction to Coded UI Tests with Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Configuring Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V® Replica
No Session
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Reza Rad Donovan Follette Haishi Bai Scott Schnoll Walter Wong Michael Niehaus Andy Cheung Philip Chan Ivor Ho Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  
1630 - 1645 | Coffee Break
1645 - 1800 | Session 5
MGT357 OSP328 MGT236 OSP269 VIR205 AZR215 DEV280 WCL64-HOL DEV38-HOL WSV14-HOLR#  
Deep Dive into Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V & System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager (Part 2)
Understanding Office 365 Deployment
Roadmap to IT Operation Automation and Enhancements using System Center 2012
A Tour Through Integration Scenarios with Windows Azure AD and
Office 365
Why
Hyper-V® ? Competitive Advantages of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V over VMware vSphere 5.1
Learn Big Data Application Development on Windows Azure
Debugging Windows 8 Store Application
Implementing and Managing Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0
Introduction to Web Performance and Load Testing with Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Managing your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management (IPAM)
MEC Session
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KR Kandavel Eddie Chua Richard Chiu Jono Luk Daniel Lai Brian Prince Larry Guger Philip Chan Jason Lam Philip Yeung  
[Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: English] [Language: English] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese] [Language: Cantonese]  

*The above tentative agenda is subject to change and will continue to be kept up-to-date from time to time, please revisit it again when approaching the event launch date for the latest complete agenda details.

# - repeated session

DBI Database & Business Intelligence
DEV Developer Tools, Languages & Frameworks
EXL Exchange & Lync
MGT Management and Security
OSP Office, Office 365 & Sharepoint
VIR Virtualization
AZR Windows Azure
WCL Windows Desktop
WSV Windows Server
PRT Partner
Level 100 (Introductory) Through technical sessions, you will be introduced to product and technology features, functions, and benefits. Business sessions will introduce you to product functionality and include demonstrations of end-user tips. You may also learn how and why to invest in a certain product or technology.
Level 200 (Intermediate) Attendees should have Level 100 knowledge of the product or technology because these sessions drill down further into a topic than introductory sessions. These sessions often include product demonstrations, code samples, best practices, and high-level trouble-shooting techniques.
Level 300 (Advanced) These sessions cover advanced material and assume Level 200 knowledge, an in-depth understanding of features in a real-world environment, and strong coding skills. These sessions provide you with a detailed technical overview of a subset of product or technology features, covering architecture, performance, migration, deployment, and development.

Diamond Sponsors

  • hkbn
  • hp
  • infocan
  • k2
  • lenovo
  • samsung

Platinum Sponsors

  • kbquest

Gold Sponsors

  • avepoint
  • citrix
  • jtach
  • nintex
  • polycom
  • riverbed

Silver Sponsors

  • audiocodes
  • dataassure
  • designercity
  • hitachi
  • jabra
  • kenfil
  • kony
  • lantro
  • plantronics
  • superhub
  • tetra
  • wacom

Premium Mobile Partner

  • hkbn

Event Details

Date
March 12-14, 2013 (Tuesday to Thursday)

Time
Session: 9:00am – 6:00pm (Registration starts at 9:00am)
Keynote: March 12, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Venue
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Session: Level 2 & 4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Keynote: March 12, Hall 5G Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Language
English and Cantonese
(Please refer to the agenda for the language used of each specific session, stay tuned for upcoming details)

Enquiry Hotline
2388 9600

Speakers

  • Albert Ho

    Albert is a technology evangelist specializing in a range of application technologies, including ASP.NET web development, desktop application and Data warehousing BI technologies. Been in I.T. for 10 year, implemented solutions in various industries using Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, WCF, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and Data mining.

  • Alex Bacchin

    Alex has more than 15 years of experience on Microsoft, 7 years just on SharePoint. He is currently a Senior Consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services in Hong Kong. He also has worked with many customers in Brazil and Australia. He is a Microsoft Certified Solution Master (MCSM) in SharePoint.

    Alex Bacchin
  • Alexander Burton

    Alexander is a Technical Product Manager for Nintex, responsible for the SharePoint & Project Server workflow products. Before joining Nintex, Alexander was a consultant, implementing solutions on SharePoint, Project Server and ASP.net technologies across a number of industries. Alexander is a keen evangelist of Microsoft SharePoint and Project Server and the benefits it can bring organizations and a three time Microsoft MVP.

    Alexander Burton
  • Anders Ravnholt

    Anders Ravnholt has been with Microsoft for 7 years in different roles, as a consultant, Tech Sales and now works as a Business Development Manager for the System Center product group. His expertise's includes Virtual Machine Manager, Operations Manager, Service Manager, and Virtualization. Today Anders manages bridging the field with our business to ensure proper readiness of the field on Data Center & Cloud is in place; Anders has presented at numerous conferences among these Microsoft Management Summit, Campus Days, TechEd and TechReady.

  • Andrew Ehrensing

    Andrew Ehrensing has 17 years of experience with unified communications systems. He is currently a Solution Architect at Microsoft in the CTO organization and has been with Microsoft since 2005. His current area of expertise is in large scale / site resilient solutions for the Microsoft Unified Communications tools, primarily Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Lync. Andrew is a regular speaker at TechReady, TechEd, Ignite, Interact, and other industry events.

    Andrew Ehrensing
  • Ashrut Khatter

    Ashrut has over 15 years of experience building and delivering channel banking solutions ranging from Branch, ATM, IVR to Internet and Mobile. He has worked in Oracle Financial Services Software Limited for 13 years in various roles ranging from technical delivery, support to sales before moving to Kony Solutions focusing on selling multi-channel enablement solutions in Europe and Asia.

    He helped establish Kony's sales network and products outside of US from scratch, starting with Europe, moving onto Asia and is currently the Director of Sales for North Asia.

    Ashrut Khatter
  • Bernard Fung

    Bernard is a Senior Product Consultant at Microsoft focusing on the Windows Phone businesses in Hong Kong and Greater China Region. On top of his Computer Engineering background from Canada and MBA from HKUST, Bernard has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry at both the vendor and partner levels.

    Bernard Fung
  • Bremen Lee

    With over 9 years with Microsoft, Bremen has served as Microsoft IT Manager of Greater China Region for the first 6 years. Bremen's latest position is Senior Program Manager focusing on Lync Services worldwide. With stakeholders from headquarter Lync Services Owners and worldwide Field IT Managers, Bremen focus on prioritization, optimization, readiness and landing of Lync services to the Field. Prior to Microsoft, Bremen's career includes over 9 years extensive technology experience with Internet Services Providers, telecom and datacenter.

    Bremen Lee
  • Brian Prince

    Brian H. Prince is the Chief Technical Cloud Evangelist for Microsoft, based in the US.

    He gets super excited whenever he talks about technology, especially cloud computing, patterns, and practices. His job is to help customers strategically leverage technology, and help them bring their architecture to a super level.

    In a past life Brian was a part of super startups, super marketing firms, and super consulting firms. Much of his super architecture background includes building super scalable applications, application integration, and award winning web applications. All of them were super.

    Further, he is a co-founder of the non-profit organization CodeMash (www.codemash.org). He speaks at various international technology conferences. He only wishes his job didn't require him to say 'super' so much.

    Brian is the co-author of "Azure in Action", published by Manning Press.

    Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science and Physics from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. He is also a zealous gamer. For example, he is a huge fan of Fallout 3, Portal 2, and pretty much every other game he plays.

    Brian Prince
  • Calvin Cho

    Calvin Cho has been in pre-sales roles in Polycom for nine years based in Hong Kong, currently acting as Technical Sales Engineering Manager for Hong Kong and Taiwan. He is responsible for driving strategic sales and technology consulting efforts to major accounts and channel partners. Prior to that , he hold the position of Sales Engineer Leader in South East Asia team where he played a pioneer roles in expanding new business in developing countries. He was focused on the formulation, coordination and implementation of sales and marketing activities.

    Calvin has 15+ years experience in the communications technology industry. His career background also includes a number of technical and product management roles in high-profile networking and communications companies including Lucent Technologies, 3Com and FORE Systems.

    Calvin Cho
  • Daniel Lai

    Core speaker for management and virtualization tracks at TechDays Hong Kong in these 10 years! As a Solutions Sales Manager, Daniel is driving the business for both datacenter and cloud solutions at Microsoft, including Windows Server, System Center, Windows Azure, Remote Desktop Services, Forefront, Private Cloud, Public Cloud and Hybrid Cloud. Daniel also involved in the planning and defining the solutions strategy, licensing scheme, products roadmap and features direction, internal and partners technical sales readiness plan, as well as management and cloud compete strategy at Microsoft.

    Daniel Lai
  • Daniel Yeung

    Daniel Yeung joined Citrix over 4 years for virtualization and cloud solutions. He leads a Systems Engineer team to consult the enterprises in Hong Kong and Taiwan how to adopt the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions for BYO, workshifting and secure access. He also has over 10-year pre-sales experiences on datacenter management for FSI, Telco and Manufacture industries.

    Daniel Yeung
  • Danny Mak

    Danny Mak is an architect evangelist at Microsoft Hong Kong Limited and is responsible for evangelizing specializing on the Azure platform. Before joining Microsoft, he has worked in both management consulting and software development industries in Hong Kong, Canada and the United States. Danny has a MBA degree from HKUST and a Software Engineering bachelor degree from University of Waterloo.

  • David Chow

    David Chow is a Senior Solution Architect in Microsoft Corporation's Office 365 product group. David works with our Microsoft account teams and directly with customer to ensure Office 365 is the right solution. David has over 10 year experience working at Microsoft and part of the original team that started the Office 365 business. He most recently relocated to Singapore to support our business in the Asia Pacific Region. Before joining Microsoft, David was at Deloitte Consulting in Los Angeles and the Greater China Region practice. David holds a MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg's School of Management and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles.

    David Chow
  • Donovan Follette

    Donovan Follette is a Sr. Technical Evangelist for Microsoft with over 25 years of experience developing enterprise business applications on a variety of platforms. He currently specializes in helping to enable developers in building integrated line-of-business (LOB) solutions with Microsoft Office and SharePoint.

  • Eddie Chua

    Eddie has 15 years of IT experience with 8 years managing software product development outside Microsoft before he joined as an ISV Developer Evangelist. He has been an Office 365 Technology Solution Specialist He is currently the Senior Consultant in APJ Office 365 Center of Excellence assisting the sales and delivery of Office 365 Deployment and Cloud Vantage Services.

    Eddie Chua
  • Edwin Cheung

    Edwin is a Principal Program Manager of the China Cloud Innovation Center (CCIC) Customer Advisory Team (CAT) at Microsoft Asia-Pacific Research & Development Group. Edwin is based in Hong Kong and has over 20 years' experience in computer software industry. Edwin graduated from London University UK, holding Computer Science B.Sc. degree and joined Microsoft at 2000 and worked as an Architect at Microsoft Services for 10 years, focusing on Microsoft Application Platform technologies including .NET, ASP .NET, BizTalk, SharePoint, SQL, WCF/WF, EAI and ALM. He joined the CCIC CAT team in 2010 and played the role as a senior technical Architect on Microsoft Cloud technologies including Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud architecture and design, and engaging with customers to deliver Azure and public cloud projects in Hong Kong, mainland China and Australia, and as speaker in technical events and seminar such as TechEd China, Asia Cloud Summit etc.

    Edwin Cheung
  • Frankie Yuen

    Frankie is a Data Platform Technology Specialist at Microsoft since 2005. Frankie has been working on different versions of SQL Server and BI projects including SQL 7.0, 2000, 2005, 2008 and 2012. Before joining Microsoft, Frankie was a Principal Consultant at a global consultant firm focusing on application development, CRM, BI and data warehouse solution.

  • Haishi Bai

    Haishi Bai is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Ever since he wrote his first program when he was 12, the world for him has always been all about software and services. In his 16 years of professional life, he's been engaged in various areas ranging from finance to public safety, and he's taken on different roles such as architect, development lead, and project manager. He's also a passionate educator who loves to share his knowledge. He runs a technical blog at http://blog.haishibai.com that focus on cloud technologies. The site attracts over 60,000 views monthly. His Twitter handle is @HaishiBai2010 and his Weibo handle is trontron@sina.cn.

    Haishi Bai
  • Jacky Lo

    Jacky Lo is the Technology Specialist for Office 365. He is a highly experienced and technical professional to help customer proving the value and technical fit of Office 365. In the recent years, he had been key team member to support different scale of customers for BPOS and O365 planning and deployment enablement.

    Jacky Lo
  • Jason Chan

    Jason Chan is from the Hong Kong Developer Evangelism Team. He previously worked for a US consulting firm deploying E-Commerce solutions and retail POS systems, as well as Web based intranet applications and Dynamics GP integration for a yachting firm in the US.

  • Jono Luk

    Jono Luk is the Program Manager owner for the Directory Synchronization, Hybrid Deployment, Multi-Forest and Powershell features of the Windows Azure Active Directory Service. These areas enable companies to unlock a variety of features and functionality including provisioning, directory integration, Single Sign-On and Hybrid Service Deployments.

    Prior to joining the Windows Azure AD team, Jono was one of the founding members of the SharePoint Online service, owning features ranging from Authentication/Authorization, Performance and Scale, Deployment Topology and Tenant provisioning. Jono has also worked on Office.com where he owned integration with Bing search technologies to power the Office Client search experience.

  • Kevin Hague

    Kevin is a Silicon Valley based technologist working in Developer Experience at Nokia. His background includes mobile, web and cloud computing technologies and applications. At Nokia, he is responsible for global Windows Phone SDK and HTML5 developer strategies and evangelism. Before Nokia, he worked in Developer Evangelism at Hewlett Packard and Palm with the webOS mobile operating system. Within the startup space he co-founded Knowesys, Inc., an early enterprise social collaboration software company, where he served from 2001 to 2007. Prior to Knowesys, he developed machine control and data collection systems for Semiconductor equipment.

  • KR Kandavel

    Kandasamy Kandavel has 17 year experience in the development and deployment of Infrastructure management products such as Hitachi/JP1, IBM/Tivoli and working on System Center suite for the past 5 years. Being a member of the System Center engineering organization since 2008, Kandavel has contributed to key product releases and milestones for Operations Manager and Virtual Machine Manager. Kandavel's focus and key expertise lies in partner and product group collaboration to develop and deploy integrated solution for System Center through TAP (Technology Adoption Program) to drive product quality and early adoption. Most recently, Kandavel joined the Technical Enablement & Delivery (TED) organization within the Windows Server & System Center division as Program Manager based in Japan where his drive and focus is on Service Providers, field enablement and knowledge delivery for APAC region.

    KR Kandavel
  • Larry Guger

    Larry Guger is the Program Manager for IntelliTrace with the Visual Studio Ultimate team at Microsoft.

    Larry Guger
  • Lawrence Tse

    Lawrence is an experienced WINTEL platform infrastructure architect, particularly strong on Microsoft servers, storage and security areas. He is carrying more than 15 years of solution architecture, implementation design, hands-on implementation and technical project management experience. He had assisted plenty of enterprise class customers for enabling high quality solutions and cost effective infrastructure solutions.

    Lawrence was a MVP till 2010, and became a V-TSP as external technology evangelist. His assigned technical specialties focus is Management and Virtualization solutions on enterprise market of Hong Kong and Macau.

    After leaving Microsoft Hong Kong, Lawrence has found an IT architecture and consultancy service provider Falcon Consulting. Falcon Consulting is also a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner on (i) Management & Virtualization, (ii) Communication and (iii) Mid-market Solution areas. Falcon Consulting has been awarded by Microsoft Hong Kong & Macau as the 3 consecutive years winner of "The Best Management and Virtualization Partner". Falcon Consulting usually does not engage customer directly, instead Falcon Consulting acts as a strong Microsoft platform support arm of various worldwide system integration leaders, to co-engage and deliver solution to a huge customer population, include: international investment banks, insurance service provider, public utility firms, market leading gambling industry player, transportation market leaders, government departments, telecommunication providers... and more.

  • Lorenzo Rizzi

    A Microsoft veteran since 1996, and member of the System Center engineering organization since 2001, Lorenzo has contributed to several key product releases and milestones. From the evolution of Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 to System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, and later, as Group Program Manager for the System Center Advisor team, Lorenzo's focus and key expertise lies in developing management solutions and services on-premises and in the cloud to create efficiencies, support and cost-savings to ITPros. Most recently, Rizzi joined the Technical Enablement & Delivery (TED) organization within the Windows Server & System Center division as a lead for Europe and East Asia regions based in Dublin, Ireland where his drive and focus is on Service Providers, field enablement and knowledge delivery.

    Lorenzo Rizzi
  • Matt Masson

    Matt Masson is a Senior Program Manager working with the SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) team. As a developer, Matt worked on many aspects of the SSIS product, including performance, and overall user experience. He now focuses on end-to-end Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions, including Master Data Services (MDS), Data Quality Services (DQS), and other Microsoft data movement technologies. He is a frequent presenter at SQL conferences, and blogs at http://mattmasson.com/.

    Matt Masson
  • Michael Niehaus

    Michael Niehaus is a senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, responsible for Windows deployment. Prior to that, Michael was the Program Manager, architect, and developer for the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, which makes him a marketing person that likes digging into technical details. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2004, Michael spent his entire career in enterprise IT, focused on deploying and managing Microsoft software.

    Michael Niehaus
  • Ragnar Harper

    With great passion Ragnar is helping Microsoft's customers build their infrastructure solutions.Over the last 15 years Ragnar has been working with Microsoft technologies – focusing on security and infrastructure. Working closely with Microsoft customers –he will share his experiences from real-world experiences during his sessions. Ragnar is currently living in Indonesia, working as an Infrastructure architect with Microsoft Asia Pacific.

    Ragnar Harper
  • Rex Hui

    Rex Hui is Associate Director – Business Development at Hong Kong Broadband Network, responsible for Unified Communication and Cloud Services development. Mr. Hui is a 20 year business development veteran and solution consultant in the telecommunications industry where he most recently worked at PCCW-HKT in commercial market product development. His scope of experience includes services providers, contact center and communication software vendors. He holds a MBA Degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, MPhil Degree from Polytechnic University and B. Eng Degree in Computer Engineering from City University in Hong Kong.

    Rex Hui
  • Reza Rad

    Reza Rad is a Senior DW/BI Consultant and also Author, Trainer and Speaker. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 10 years' experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft MVP in SQL Server from 2011 till now for his dedication in Microsoft BI. His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog: http://www.rad.pasfu.com.

    Reza Rad
  • Richard Chiu

    Richard is the Business Manager in Lantro Systems Limited, responsible for Product and Business Development across APAC countries including Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai, focusing on infrastructure consultancy, especially on different Cloud models including Microsoft Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud design roadmap as well as implementation. Richard is Microsoft MCT, VSSP and VTSP, with more than 10 years of experience in delivering Microsoft solutions with practical and consultancy expertise. Richard is a keen evangelist of Microsoft Private Cloud and also some other technologies including Azure and Intune to provide the most comprehensive and beneficial solutions to organizations.

  • Robert Healey

    Robert has over a decade of senior management experience in marketing, product management and business development. By working in a variety of technical roles for Service Providers and IT equipment vendors in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong, Robert has gained solid and diverse experience in Asian culture and business practice.

    Prior to joining Riverbed, Robert worked at Telstra, Ascend Communications and Juniper Networks, where he spent seven years as Regional Director of Product Management for the Asia Pacific and Japan region.

    Robert is fluent in written and spoken Japanese and conversational in Mandarin Chinese. Robert has both B.Sc. and B.E.E (Hons) degrees from the University of Sydney, Australia, and is a permanent resident of Hong Kong.

    Robert Healey
  • Ron Dunn

    Ron Dunn is the Asia Timezone Lead for PDW in Microsoft.

  • Scott Schnoll

    Scott Schnoll (MCT, MCSE, MCSA) is a Principal Technical Writer on the Exchange User Education team at Microsoft where he authors content on a variety of content related to Exchange Server, including high-availability, site resilience, virtualization, and more. He is a frequent speaker at major industry conferences, such as Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft TechDays, The Experts Conference and more. Prior to joining Microsoft, Scott authored Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Distilled (Addison-Wesley, 2004) and he was the lead author of Exchange 2000 Server: The Complete Reference (Osborne McGraw-Hill, 2000). Scott is a former long-time Microsoft MVP for Exchange Server, Windows and Rights Management Services. Follow Scott on Twitter @schnoll and check out his personal blog at http://blogs.technet.com/scottschnoll.

    Scott Schnoll
  • Shiyang Qiu

    Shiyang Qiu is Microsoft Certified Master – SQL 2008, currently a Premier Field Engineer in Microsoft Hong Kong. Shiyang works with SQL Server since SQL Server 2000 in Greater China region, focusing on high performance database programming, database tuning and t-shooting, database HA solution design and DBA task. He also works for SQL BI project and SharePoint related capability planning, deployment and DR design.

    Shiyang Qiu
  • Stephen Chau

    Stephen Chau is project manager in Celgo Systems Limited, he have been working in different projects, mainly SharePoint and Project Servers, with different project scale and client base range from local to multinational companies. With the fast pace working environment and his past experience in I.T. training industry, his passion is to learn inside out and mastering the software and tools for work effectiveness improvement.

    Stephen Chau
  • Stephen Forte

    Stephen Forte is the Chief Strategy Officer of Telerik, a leading vendor of developer and team productivity tools. He is the co-founder and executive director of AcceleratorHK, Hong Kong's first startup accelerator. Stephen is also a board member of the Scrum Alliance. Involved in several startups, he was the co-founder of Triton Works, which was acquired by UBM (London: UBM.L) in 2010 and was the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Corzen, Inc., which was acquired by Wanted Technologies (TXV: WAN) in 2007. Stephen also speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world. He has written several books on application and database development including Programming SQL Server 2008 (MS Press). Prior to Corzen, Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat Survey in New York City (acquired by Google in 2011) and also was co-founder of the New York-based software consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. He currently is a Microsoft MVP award recipient, Microsoft Regional Director, INETA speaker, and is the co-moderator and founder of the NYC .NET Developer User Group. Stephen is also a Certified Scrum Professional, CSM, and PMP and holds an MBA from the City University of New York. An avid mountain climber, Stephen leads a trek in the Mt. Everest region every fall to raise money for charity. Stephen lives in Hong Kong with his wife.

    Stephen Forte
  • Tan Choon Ngee

    Mr Tan Choon Ngee is President of AzaaZ and Regional Director, K2 Greater China . Mr. Tan has more than 15 years of Management, consulting and business development experience with leading organizations like JP Morgan and Crimson Logic. Since starting his career as leading edge product development on Software as a Service solution, Choon Ngee has participated in numerous business process re-engineering and automation projects hand in hand with Microsoft Singapore Product Development Centre.

    He has overall P+L responsibility for AzaaS and K2 businesses across Greater China. His mission to create the state of art Microsoft platform technology business solution, develop highly skilled and motivated sales and technical team, as well as the creation of the leading technology partnership with vendors and customers, business infrastructure and processes required to support the business.

    Tan Choon Ngee
  • Tianyi Jiang

    As AvePoint co-CEO and co-founder, TJ oversees global sales and operations that support extensive growth of the company and sets product direction for AvePoint's expanding suite of solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. He is also responsible for identifying market opportunities and directing AvePoint's global integration into regional markets through internal sales and channel resource development.

    Tianyi Jiang
  • Walter Wong

    Walter is a technical lead for Gain Secure based in Malaysia. The company specialized for providing secure application development and user experience (UX) consultation services to customers. Walter often speaks at technical conferences such as TechDays Malaysia, Visual Studio 2010 Launch, TechEd SEA, Security Symposium, TechNet/MSDN, Tech Insights and more.

Event Details

Date
March 12-14, 2013 (Tuesday to Thursday)

Time
Session: 9:00am – 6:00pm (Registration starts at 9:00am)
Keynote: March 12, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Venue
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Session: Level 2 & 4, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Keynote: March 12, Hall 5G Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Language
English and Cantonese
(Please refer to the agenda for the language used of each specific session, stay tuned for upcoming details)

Enquiry Hotline
2388 9600

Tech•Days Hong Kong 2013 is your chance to learn about
the latest Microsoft technologies, products, solutions and services.

  • Office 2013

    The Ultimate Productivity Experience

    The new Office provides the best productivity experience across all your familiar Office applications and all your devices, via the cloud or as an on-premises solution.

    • All Your Devices: The new Office lets you access documents, files, email, calendar and contacts from anywhere via PCs, smartphones and tablets with touch, pen, mouse and keyboard.
    • From the Cloud Up: New application streaming keeps the most up-to-date version of Office on your PC, when you want it; while roaming support provides secure quick access to your documents and personal settings, wherever you are.
    • Social Computing: New social capabilities in SharePoint and Office provide information, notifications and updates based on the people, documents and tags you're following, and let you host and participate in more effective online meetings with multiparty HD video conferencing, real-time note taking, and document sharing.
    • IT Control: A collection of new features delivers enhanced management in Office, providing content-aware classification, applying organization-specific policies to sensitive data within email and public folders, and allowing in-place eDiscovery across the Office platform.

    Explore Our Integrated Technologies

    • The New Office: Learn how the new Office serves as a development platform for productivity applications that make teams more focused, creative, and effective.
    • SharePoint 2013: See how easy it is for companies to now share and sync information across multiple devices and deliver new social and collaborative capabilities.
    • Microsoft Cloud Solutions: Find out from the experts how you can leverage Office 365 to move to the cloud and be more productive while you maintain IT control and reduce costs.
    • Exchange2013 & Lync 2013: Discover how you can deliver advanced Unified Communications with capabilities such as multi-party HD video, data loss prevention and new mobile scenarios.
  • Windows® 8

    The latest Windows is packed with new features for administrators, developers, and users. Cloud-ready, Windows 8 has been engineered for use on a range of devices and boasts an enhanced user interface and touch-screen input. Plus, it offers a range of built-in and downloadable applications and creates a global market for apps developers:

    • Cloud-enabled infrastructure, offering a complete virtualization platform and connectivity to cloud services.
    • A single user-friendly platform available across multiple screens — including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktops – that supports legacy apps for a simple transition.
    • Enterprise-class mobile device management, scalability, and security built in.
    • Optional Hong Kong-made and international apps to deploy in your organization – management, security, and maintenance.
    • Opportunity to develop and market apps to a global audience via Windows Store.
  • Windows Server® 2012

    Microsoft created Windows Server 2012 to redefine the modern server. It includes hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more, helping you reduce costs and deliver greater business value.

    • Cloud-optimized: Different editions support different levels of cloud-readiness, from highly virtualized datacenters to environments progressing towards cloud deployments or those just beginning the virtualization journey.
    • Enterprise-class features: Enterprise-class features such as failover clustering, Server Core installation option, and Hyper-V.
    • Cloud-ready: Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1 provide an end-to-end Software Defined Networking solution across public, private, and hybrid cloud implementations.
    • Single platform: Manage an entire network as a single server, giving you the reliability and scalability of multiple servers (physical or virtual, on-premises or off) at a lower cost. Automatic rerouting around storage, server, and network failures enables file services to remain online with minimal noticeable downtime. Robust automation helps improve compliance and increases efficiency.
    • Elastic and flexible: premises+ virtual devices operation
    • Application platform: The new features and enhancements in Windows Server 2012 can allow you to build and deploy applications either on-premises or in the cloud—or both at once, with hybrid solutions that work in both environments. It also introduces Internet Information Services 8.0 and ASP.NET 4.5 to help provide the most flexible, scalable, and secure web application hosting platform possible.
    • World's high security standard: 7X24 technical support by MS team
  • Microsoft SQL Server® 2012

    Today's Cloud-Ready Data Platform

    Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is the ultimate modern data platform. World-class and cloud-ready, it is designed for organizations that need to efficiently protect, unlock, and scale their data across the desktop, device, data center, and private or public cloud.

    • New high availability solution – AlwaysOn – for greater uptime, achieve maximum application availability and database protection
    • Accelerate query performance with ColumneStore Index
    • Protect data with built-in encryption capabilities and enhanced audit for better IT control and compliance
    • Rapid data exploration and visualization with PowerView & PowerPivot
    • Master Data Services & Data Quality Services deliver credible, consistent data to the right users
    • In-memory analysis & scalable data warehousing for enterprise
  • Microsoft System Center 2012

    Microsoft System Center 2012 helps your organization achieve IT as a Service by enabling productive infrastructure, predictable applications and cloud computing on your terms. 

    System Center 2012 helps you to deliver flexible and cost effective private cloud infrastructure to your business units in a self-service model, while carrying forward your existing datacenter investments. If offers deep application insight combined with a service- centric approach that helps you deliver predictable application services.

    • Private Cloud Infrastructure Management: System Center 2012 helps you integrate heterogeneous datacenter investments, including multi-hypervisor environments. You can pool and abstract your datacenter resources and deliver self-service infrastructure to your business units in a flexible yet controlled manner.
    • Deliver Services With Confidence: System Center 2012 enables you to holistically manage your application services, which is where your core business value resides. It allows you to have deep application monitoring, diagnosis, and comprehensive application manageability all in a service-centric approach.
    • Cloud on your terms: System Center 2012 empowers you to deliver and consume private and public cloud computing on your terms, with common management experiences across both.
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