Your guide to Power Platform at Microsoft Build

Microsoft Build is a week away. To help you make the most of the three-day digital event, we have rounded up the must-see sessions and speakers for all things Microsoft Power Platform. There are two dozen sessions designed to help professional developers across roles and skill levels expand their knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform.

The first step is to register today for Microsoft Build to create your own session schedule and stay up to date prior to the event. Then, join the event on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, starting at 8:30 AM Pacific Time to start the Microsoft Build journey with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The packed line-up will stream to you live and on-demand, at no cost.

Why attend Microsoft Build?

Every year, thousands of people, from students to experienced developers, converge on an event designed to provide you with action-ready skills to leverage Microsoft Power Platform and Microsoft Cloud. At this year’s Microsoft Build event, you can:

  • Learn the tools and technologies that help you create solutions you can build today. Join Technical Sessions to get inspired and learn the essentials for developing solutions across Microsoft technologies. Keep reading for our list of “must-see” sessions below.
  • Connection Zones: Grab a chair at Table Topics for live discussions on camera, and in chat. Get inspired by community experts, learn best practices, and discover helpful resources with other attendees. Product Roundtables offer two-way discussions between you and our product teams to share insights that will help shape the future of the products you use.
  • Connect with the community: Even in a digital format, the event offers you great opportunities to engage with the global community of developers who share your role and interest. Plus, you will hear first-hand engineers’ tips, tricks, and best practices to make the most of the digital tools you and your team use every day.


Day one activities kick off on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, with pre-show content at 8:00 AM Pacific Time, followed by an incredible line-up of sessions and activities. If you want to build your skills by developing amazing experiences with Microsoft Power Platform, be sure to add the sessions below to your schedule.

Then set the stage for the technical sessions on Microsoft Power Platform with the Microsoft Build opening keynote presented by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, then drill down further on Microsoft Power Platform with a keynote by Corporate Vice Presidents (CVPs) Charles Lamanna and Jeff Teper.

Microsoft Build opening presented by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Debuts Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 8:30 AM to 9:10 AM Pacific Time.

Satya Nadella will share how Microsoft is creating new opportunities for developers across our platforms.

Innovate with collaborative apps and low code

Debuts Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 10:50 AM to 11:10 AM Pacific Time.

Build collaborative apps that connect people, data, and processes to help over 270 million Microsoft Teams users thrive in hybrid work. Rapidly build powerful apps, bots, and flows with a single integrated development stack that seamlessly blends low and pro code with Microsoft Power Platform.

Accelerate innovation and achieve agility on a trusted, integrated platform with hybrid and multicloud capabilities

Debuts Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 10:10 AM to 10:30 AM Pacific Time.

Accelerate innovation with the only cloud data platform that empowers you to focus on what matters most, your business. Create frictionless customer experiences, transform products, and pivot faster to respond to dynamic environments with meaningful integrations that power hybrid and multicloud capabilities. Build how you want, deploy responsibly where you want, and gain fast, continuous insights.

Day one Breakout Sessions

Take a deeper dive into topics that matter most to you. Be sure to add the sessions below to your schedule to learn valuable skills, techniques, and resources to develop exceptional experiences for Microsoft Power Platform.

Power up your development efforts with the latest low code innovations

Debuts Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM Pacific Time. See session details for alternate times.

Microsoft Power Platform provides the market’s most complete set of low code development tools empowering all developers to build better apps and co-create effectively. Join us to hear about the latest product and enhancements.

Day two Into Focus session

Into Focus: Low Code solutions using Microsoft Power Platform

Debuts Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time. See session details for alternate times.

Please join Julie Strauss and Karuana Gatimu Goggin for a can’t miss deep-dive conversation on fusion development. During this session Karuana and Julie will speak with ZF Friedrichshafen, a German car parts maker and Microsoft Power Platform customer, about their fusion team practice, bring to the stage Microsoft Power Platform engineers to demo the newest fusion development enabling features, and showcase said features in an end-to-end demo.

Day two Breakout Sessions

How to accelerate cloud automation and conversational bot development for developers

Debuts Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Pacific Time. See session details for alternate times.

Join us to hear about the latest announcements to Microsoft Power Platform for developers and unlock the power of automation and conversational bot building tools for your organization. Learn how fusion teams of developers and subject matter experts can collaborate, deploy and scale using powerful Azure capabilities with Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents.

Democratize your data at scale with Power BI

Debuts Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM Pacific Time. See session details for alternate times

Learn how Power BI can further empower Data Engineers and Business Analysts to collaborate more effectively through the introduction of a new self-service capability. Organizations can scale a culture of data-driven decision making by leveraging experiences users already know and integrating with Power BI’s existing solution creation capabilities.

On-Demand Breakout Sessions

Watch these pre-recorded sessions any time for insights, best practices, and tips to develop great experiences using Microsoft Power Platform and related technologies.

What’s new in the world of Microsoft Power Apps

Announcing the preview of new capabilities that will significantly accelerate app development, by unlocking a variety of new ways for everyone to build apps quickly and easily. Scale your UI development team with ease and empower professional developers to focus on strategic and high value work, by leveraging this new technology. Join us for an in-depth coverage and demo of these exciting new developments.

What’s new for Microsoft’s Conversational AI and Power Virtual Agents

Join us to learn about the new features that enable fusion bot development teams to drive faster innovation, optimize costs, and achieve improved customer outcomes. See how you can meet customers where they are and deliver compelling experiences while maintaining security and governance of your infrastructure.  

Expedite application delivery with low code and fusion teams

Are you tired of building front end for your apps? Microsoft Power Platform is the premier destination that enables professional developers to seamlessly incorporate low code into the tooling you use every day. Learn how to create fusion teams to deliver applications to your business in record time. With low-code components, Visual Studio, VS Code, GitHub, and Codespaces, you can deliver front end for your apps in no time. Can’t figure out the right backend for your app? Learn how to build and use custom connectors with Azure API Management and Dataverse to consolidate your data in a low-code system of action.

Seamlessly scale RPA with Power Automate and hosted RPA bots

Join us for this deep-dive session on how you can leverage robotic process automation (RPA) in Power Automate with Azure. Virtual machines (VM) in Azure help you deploy unattended RPA with ease while enabling centralized management for your organization.

Exciting innovations in Power Automate

Discover the latest updates across Power Automate that continue to empower automation for all. Learn about the newest capabilities in Power Automate for desktop, independent software vendor (ISV) opportunities with cloud flow connectors, and how innovations in process advisor unlock more opportunities for deeper process analysis.

Implement Microsoft Power Platform with Architecture Best Practices and Fusion Development

Scalable out-of-the-box guided governance workflows, reference architecture, and deployment blueprints, combined with opportunities to explore accelerated trust-building by simplifying the process of establishing proven, trusted controls for Microsoft Power Platform (Landing Zones). Join this session to learn how to scale Microsoft Power Platform at the Enterprise level to enable fusion team development across your organization.

Building Teams apps that bring value quickly through low-code

Do you want to use Teams to massively expand the footprint of your apps? Are you interested in using low code to get your apps out more quickly? Learn how to use Microsoft Power Platform to build apps leveraging Azure API Management and Dataverse for Teams to extend your data and bring automation to your apps in record time.

Enhancements to administration, security, and governance in Power BI

In this session, we will explore enhanced administrative granularity and control capabilities, the release of new Data Loss Protection (DLP) policies, and recent Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) enhancements.

Best practices for deploying and scaling Power BI Embedded Analytics

Quickly embed interactive reports and visualization into your application. With the serverless architecture, you can automatically scale embedded analytics capabilities from a few to hundreds of thousands of users without the need to build, set up, and manage your own analytics information.

Integrating Power BI deployment pipelines into Azure DevOps and Azure Pipelines

Power BI deployment pipelines are a release tool that enables any BI creator to manage their updates to items in production in a fast and high-quality process. With the new Azure Pipelines extension, professional developers can integrate deployment pipelines into their existing Azure release pipelines and automate the release of new items in Power BI to production. Watch this session to learn how you can easily integrate deployment pipelines and improve your automated releases of Power BI content across the organization.

The Future of Enterprise Semantic Models– Power BI Premium

Power BI is the leading platform for both self-service and IT-managed enterprise BI. We have taken great strides to fold in Azure Analysis Services (AAS) capabilities into Power BI Premium. Join us for this session where we will discuss the roadmap for enterprise semantic models on the Microsoft BI platform, how we’re making migration from AAS to Premium easier, and exclusive ‘Premium only’ capabilities that are particularly relevant to enterprise semantic models.

Transform how business intelligence is used with Power BI in PowerPoint and Outlook

Business intelligence reports and dashboards have become an expected part of many conversations today. However, most users struggle to bring the insights discovered in their BI tools to the places where they need it—that important email or presentation. Most often, end-users’ resort to copy/paste or exporting the data, which causes confusion, lack of accuracy, and ends up diminishing the impact of the data story. In this session, we will discuss how exciting new integrations with Office 365, BI analysts can ensure they always share the most-up-to-date and compelling insights with their important stakeholders.

See you at Microsoft Build

We look forward to seeing you at Microsoft Build so you can start or grow your Microsoft Power Platform practice with the enhancements we unveil.