Your guide to Windows at Microsoft Ignite 2023

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Looking for a list of what's happening with Windows at Microsoft Ignite, November 14-17, 2023? Whether you are attending digitally or coming to Seattle, there is plenty to explore.

From connecting with your peers to keynotes and breakout sessions from Microsoft leaders like Satya Nadella, Rajesh Jha, Charlie Bell, Scott Guthrie, and Vasu Jakkal, Microsoft Ignite is a great opportunity to learn about the latest AI innovations directly from experts, sharpen your skills through live breakouts and interactive workshops, and expand your network. I'm excited to be part of this year's event and can't wait to connect with you all! If you will be attending Microsoft Ignite in Seattle, please grab my attention and say hello. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

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Core sessions

Becoming an AI-powered organization with Microsoft Copilot
Wednesday, November 15 | 9:35 AM PT
Join Rajesh Jha, along with Jared Spataro and other leaders, to see how Microsoft Copilot will unlock productivity and transform business process for everyone across functions and industries.

Scaling AI across your business with Windows and Windows 365
Thursday, November 16 | 11:45 AM PT
What's on the roadmap for Windows and Windows 365 with AI? Learn more about the integration of Bing Chat Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Copilot in Windows 11, and how to safely onboard AI into your managed environment. We'll also showcase AI-powered features in Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, and Intune to help you modernize your endpoint management & become cloud-ready. Chart your path to the Cloud-powered, AI future to succeed with flexible work.

Built for enterprise, ready today: the real story of Windows 11
On demand
There are myths, and then there is reality. Let's sit down and look at the true benefits and capabilities that Windows 11 provides today for organizations of all sizes. Explore new AI experiences that light up productivity. See how integrated, automated device and update management solutions let IT teams sleep easy at night. Get tips to help you plan for Windows 10 end of support. You need to plan, prepare, deploy, and manage with ease. We're here to help you succeed

The Windows Cloud Experience
On demand
Get the one and only overview you need of our present and future investments in bringing Windows to the cloud with Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365. Hear from customers who have adopted Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 to deliver a secure, flexible, and smooth Windows experience to their employees and contractors.


Interactive experiences

Ask the Experts

Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop Q&A
Thursday, November 16 | 1:30 PM PT
Get ready to immerse yourself in the Windows in the Cloud discussion during Microsoft Ignite! We've assembled the top engineering leaders from the Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 engineering team at Microsoft to join us live on stage for an Ask the Experts session. You will have a unique opportunity to fire off your burning questions and hear behind-the-scenes stories about both cloud solutions

Windows 11, Windows 365, & Microsoft Intune Q&A
Thursday, November 16 | 2:45 PM PT
Join a collaborative Q&A with Windows and Intune Engineering to discuss where we are today with Windows 11 and device management -- and what you need to keep your organization and IT strategies moving forward. We'll quickly outline a few of the latest commercial enhancements, but the focus here is on your thoughts and questions. Let's talk Windows and Intune!

Product roundtables

Windows in the cloud
Wednesday, November 15 | 11:45 AM PT
We want to hear your feedback about your experience with Windows in the cloud. how you choose your Azure Virtual Desktop, and your thoughts on Windows 365. Join this roundtable to provide your feedback on these features

Windows 11 and automation
Wednesday, November 15 | 1:30 PM PT
Share your feedback! What tasks can the Windows commercial team pursue to reduce the IT admin effort and give you back time to work on less mundane and more business impactful projects?

Organizational Messages in the Microsoft 365 admin center
Thursday, November 16 | 11:45 AM PT
With Organizational Messages, you can connect with users through contextual messages across multiple Microsoft channels. After a brief demo, let's hear your feedback on planned capabilities, including fully customized message creation on multiple channels, management functions, and a multi-person approval flow.

Windows 11 in the enterprise
Thursday, November 16 | 1:30 PM PT
Come for discussion with the Windows commercial team and share your feedback regarding all things Windows 11, updates, Windows Autopatch, and more. We look forward to hearing your thoughts!

Harnessing AI in Windows 11 with Copilot in Windows and device management solutions
Thursday, November 16 | 2:45 PM PT
Where can AI help you and your organization? With your feedback, you can help shape the roadmap and help product teams prioritize future work.


In person, in Seattle


Hands on with Windows 11 and Intune management
Wednesday, November 15 | 4:00 PM PT or Thursday, November 16 | 11:45 AM PT
Get in-depth with cloud management for Windows 11 devices. (Please RSVP and arrive 5 minutes before the start time, at which point remaining spaces are open to those on standby!)


Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop: when, where, why, and how
Wednesday, November 15 | 5:00 PM PT
Learn the critical first step of selecting the right product(s) to address your organization's needs. Go deeper into the IT admin experience of each product and choices you'll need to make before, during, and after deployment.

Automating Windows Update Management
Thursday, November 16 | 3:00 PM PT
Discover how to streamline Windows and Office update management, enhance endpoint security, and reduce IT team workloads—all in 15 minutes!

Connect with peers and experts

In addition to attending breakouts and Ask the Experts sessions in person in Seattle, you can also connect directly with the people behind Windows 11, Windows Autopatch, Windows 365, and Azure Virtual Desktop November 15-16 in The Hub at Expert Meetups. 1:1 consultations with engineering SMEs are also available. Log in to the Microsoft Ignite site to sign up!



There is, of course, more to explore at Microsoft Ignite. Check out more great breakouts, roundtables, and demos for Microsoft Intune, Surface, Windows Server, and (always top of mind) Microsoft Security solutions!


After Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Technical Takeoff: Windows + Intune
November 27-30, 2023  Add to calendar
Looking for technical deep dives and more opportunities to ask the experts? RSVP for the Microsoft Technical Takeoff for Windows, Windows 365, Microsoft Intune, and Azure Virtual Desktop! This free digital skilling event is open to everyone and will feature four days of live sessions with chat-based Q&A plus a few on-camera Ask Microsoft Anythings (AMAs) and panel discussions. Create your own agenda and add sessions (or the full event) to your calendar today!


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