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Microsoft sponsors the second Power Platform Conference, a community-driven technical skilling event

Microsoft Power Platform continues to be a leader in the low-code/no-code revolution across the globe, transforming opportunities for individuals and businesses to foster a deeper learning culture of empowering everyone from business users, IT pros, and citizen developers to pro developers. Today, we’re thrilled to be the lead sponsor of the Microsoft Power Platform Conference, the in-person, community-driven technical skilling event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 3 to 5, 2023.

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Microsoft Power Platform Conference

Connect, collaborate, and celebrate with the vibrant Power Platform community.

Microsoft Power Platform loves community

Get ready to connect, collaborate, and celebrate with the vibrant Microsoft Power Platform community at the highly anticipated Power Platform Conference. As passionate advocates for the low-code/no-code revolution, Microsoft most valuable professionals (MVPs), user group leaders, makers, super users, customers, and partners thrive on the energy and innovation that our global community members bring to events, user groups, hackathons, and boot camps.

The Microsoft Power Platform community embodies an extraordinary force that transcends the boundaries of innovation and collaboration. This passionate and diverse collective of problem-solvers, developers, analysts, and enthusiasts unites under a shared mission to harness the true potential of Microsoft Power Platform. Through their unwavering dedication, knowledge-sharing, and relentless support, they empower all of us to unlock unparalleled opportunities for digital transformation. By exchanging ideas and best practices and building upon each other’s work, this vibrant community transcends limitations and propels Microsoft Power Platform to new heights. As a driving force of positive change, the Microsoft Power Platform community illuminates the path toward a future of seamless integration, automation, and data-driven decision-making, enriching the lives of businesses and individuals alike. Together, with all communities across Microsoft, a supportive and uplifting environment exists where sharing knowledge, best practices, and technical skills takes center stage.

Building upon the success of previous technical skilling Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365 community events like the European Power Platform Conference, DynamicsCon, PWR EduCon, Global Power Platform Bootcamps, European Collaboration Summit, and the beloved regional Scottish Summit, South Coast Summit, Nordic Summit, and Iberian Summit events, the second Microsoft-sponsored Power Platform Conference aims to be an unforgettable experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, an enthusiastic beginner, a Microsoft MVP, a user group member, or simply a fan, this conference is designed to showcase what’s new and what’s next in the world of Microsoft Power Platform. With a plethora of in-person sessions, interactive learning opportunities, and networking events, you’ll have the chance to learn from industry experts, connect with fellow makers, and explore the boundless possibilities that Microsoft Power Platform holds for you and your organization. From career-switcher, to first-timer, to IT pro or pro developer, there are technical skilling workshops, sessions, and focus groups for all levels.

Join us in Las Vegas, from October 3 to 5, 2023, as we come together to celebrate the power of community, innovation, and the incredible potential of Microsoft Power Platform. Get ready to unlock new opportunities, share your success stories, and embark on a thrilling journey of empowerment and growth.

Learn what’s next for Microsoft business applications

In addition to having access to more than 100 speakers and more than 150 sessions, conference-goers will have the opportunity to connect—and reconnect—with users from around the world, building their personal and professional relationships while gaining valuable insight into what’s new and next for Microsoft’s business applications.

The conference kicks off with keynotes from Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Business Applications and Platform, Charles Lamanna, and Thomas Dohmke, Chief Executive Officer, GitHub; and Sumit Chauhan, Corporate Vice President, Office Product Group, and Arun Ulagaratchagan, Corporate Vice President, Azure Data.

Kick-start or finish your week in Las Vegas with turbo-charged pre-event and post-event hands-on workshops from Microsoft and the Power Platform community. There are 22 deep dives ready and waiting for you on many technical skilling topics including copilot/AI, design, process mining, bot building, Microsoft Power Platform admin and governance, and much, much more.

Microsoft Power Platform engineering teams will host key sessions on roadmaps for their areas of the business. Speakers will include: Ryan CunninghamSangya SinghStephen SicilianoOmar Aftab, Julie StraussNirav Shah, Kendra Springer, Adam Saxton, Heather Cook, and many others. The conference will also offer breakout sessions and other sessions hosted and led by Microsoft product teams, the Microsoft Power Customer Advisory Team (CAT), Power BI CAT, Microsoft MVPs, super users, and experts from around the world, featuring real-world customer stories. Kicking off on October 1 and 2 with pre-conference workshops, the main event runs from October 3 to 5 with one day of post-conference workshops on October 6.

Join the impromptu community meet-ups via the Power Platform Conference App where connections, meet-ups, focus groups, power runners, tech stylers, women and allies in low-code, user groups, regional groups, and more come alive during an event, and this app is no different. The conference app will launch before the event, and attendees will find many ways to make new key connections and join all the diverse types of meet-ups. Anyone can create an experience to continue to build community before, during, and after the event. Evaluations and breakout session decks will be shared in the app as well.

Starting off the week, there is a conference-exclusive attendee celebration in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. You do not want to miss this event at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Attendees who register before July 28 can save on registration costs.

Be sure to follow the Microsoft Power Platform Community LinkedIn for more updates and information on Power Platform product weeks coming up!

Join us at the Microsoft Power Platform Conference

Don’t delay—sign up for the Microsoft Power Platform Conference today. We can’t wait to see you in Las Vegas!

Register for the Microsoft Power Platform Conference and make a hotel reservation at the MGM Grand Hotel today.