Category Archives: TechEd

Active Directory-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite in Chicago, IL, is only two weeks away and many of us have begun filling their session builder with interesting sessions, corresponding to our interests and knowledge. Since I dream Active Directory and Hybrid Identity, I decided to compile a list of the Active Directory and Hybrid Identity related sessions at Microsoft Ignite, […]

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The video of my presentation at TechEd North America 2014 is now available

Microsoft has posted the 80-minute video of PCIT-B341 Upgrading Active Directory the Safe Way: Using Virtualization Technologies, the session Mike Resseler and I presented on Friday May 15, 2014 at Microsoft TechEd North America 2014. You can watch this session free of charge over on Channel 9, regardless of whether you’ve attended TechEd North America […]

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Pictures of my presentation at TechEd North America 2014

Last week, I presented my first session ever on TechEd. I co-presented the session PCIT-B341 Upgrading Active Directory the Safe Way: Using Virtualization Technologies with Mike Resseler in the last presentation slot of TechEd North America 2014 in Houston. The story how I obtained the speaker position (in typical MVP manner) can be found in […]

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I will be speaking at TechEd North America 2014

This week I’m in Houston for Microsoft’s 2014 TechEd North America event. Yesterday, at the TechExpo, I ran into a couple of familiar faces. I talked to Ben Armstrong for a while, together with Didier van Hoye, MVP Hyper-V. While we were getting drinks for the guys at the booths, we ran into Mike Resseler, […]

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Keep up with TechEd North America 2014 (Houston) even when you’re not an attendee

Next week, Microsoft organizes TechEd North America in Houston. As I’ve written last week, I’ll be attending, but you might not have gotten your hands on a ticket… this event is sold out. However, you can still use your ginormous bandwidth (in contrast to the Hotel Wi-Fi in Houston) to be the first to get […]

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I’m attending TechEd North America 2014

As a TechEd North America Alumni, I was thrilled to hear TechEd North America will be held in Houston, Texas this year from May 12, 2014 to May 16, 2014. Since “Everything is bigger in Texas”, I though the booths would be bigger as well. Of course, I applied to staff and speak at TechEd […]

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Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 9

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences

In the previous parts of this series, I have shared my tips on travelling to tech conferences, including tips for booking flights and hotels, tips for coping with jetlag, how to convince your boss, and the top tech events to visit. Today, I’ll share my tips on the gear to pack, besides the Wi-Fi router […]

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Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 8

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences

In my previous post in this series, I explained how to convince your boss to attend the tech conferences, that help you to make the most out of your job. Of course, not every tech conference helps you to be 25% more efficient. So, here’s a list of Microsoft tech conferences you should aim at […]

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Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 7

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences

Travelling to tech conferences can be exhausting, but also very rewarding in terms of gaining knowledge, networking with peers, team building and the overall sense of adventure. In the last six parts of this series, I’ve given you tips on booking, packing and coping with Jetlag. Now, it’s time to take a step back and […]

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Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences, Part 6

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Tips for Travelling to Tech Conferences

If you’re interested in particular technology, you might find yourself travelling between continents while passing multiple time zones to attend certain tech conferences and/or manufacturers. For the past years, I’ve been flying through nine time zones twice a year and will be flying through twelve for the first time next year (if my schedule permits). […]

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