• 5th Annual Calgary SharePoint Saturday (SPS)
    Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 Administrators, end users, Architects, Developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Productivity technologies will meet for the 5th annual SharePoint Saturday (SPS) Calgary event on November 17, 2018 in Heritage Hall (SAIT) located at[masked]th Ave NW, Calgary​. Please join us with our fantastic international speakers and sponsors for this incredible 1-day learning conference. Registration is FREE - please register on: http://www.spsevents.org/city/Calgary/calgary2018/home

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    SAIT-Heritage Hall

    1301 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary, AB T2M 0L4 · Calgary, AB

  • Shared event: Microsoft Ignite 2018 - Post Event MVP Debrief
    ** Please register on: https://www.meetup.com/Calgary-IT-Pro-Community-Association-Meetup/events/255536976/ ** Join us for this lively and interactive debrief on Microsoft Ignite 2018 presented by 3 Calgary-based MVP attendees. Learn about the latest products and technologies announced at Ignite 2018. The format will include brief presentations by our subject-matter experts with plenty of time for Q&As. Pizza and refreshments will be available for attendees at this free event hosted by Microsoft and the Calgary IT Pro Community Association ("CIC"). All IT industry members are encouraged to register as seats are limited! Date: Tuesday Oct[masked] Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Place: Microsoft Cost: Free About our Presenters: Kevin Kaminski - MVP Windows and Devices for IT Principal Consultant - AMTRA Solutions Kevin Kaminski is a seasoned consultant with over 20 years’ experience focusing mainly on Microsoft technologies that range from device management to the data center. Using his experience from organizations large and small, Kevin is able to draw on practical knowledge he incorporates into his speaking engagements, training materials, articles and consulting engagements. Kevin is a Microsoft MVP for Windows and Devices for IT and has been a Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) over the past nine years. Kevin's specialties include App-V, System Center Configuration Manager, Intune, Azure IaaS, Admin Studio, VDI technologies, and Windows security. Michael LaMontagne - MVP Office Server and Services UC Architect & Cloud Voice Specialist - ThinkTel Communications Michael LaMontagne is an UC Architect & Cloud Voice Specialist at ThinkTel Communications and a 5 time awarded Microsoft MVP for Office Servers and Services. Michael runs the Calgary Unified Communications (UC) Users Group (https://www.meetup.com/Calgary-UC-Users-Group/) and a member of the O365Eh! Podcast (http://o365eh.com). Michael's focus at ThinkTel is bridging Professional Services, Product and Innovation while working closely with Microsoft's Product Groups via Technology Adoption Programs (TAP), MVP and Elite Programs. In his spare time, Michael dabbles in development around Azure Services, IoT, Graph, PowerShell and is a father of three children under six. Marcos Nogueira - MVP Azure Principal Cloud Solutions Architect - NogaIT Consulting Inc With 18+ years’ experience in Datacenter and Hybrid Architectures, Marcos Nogueira is a Principal Cloud Solution Architect at NogaIT Consulting Inc. Marcos is an expert in Private and Hybrid Cloud, with a focus on Microsoft Azure, Virtualization, System Center and Office 365. He has worked around the globe in Aerospace, Transportation, Energy, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Government, Health Care, Telecoms, IT Services, and Oil & Gas industries. Marcos is a Canadian Azure MVP with 15+ years’ experience as Microsoft Certified Architect. He has more than 100+ certifications such as, MCT, MCSE, MCSA and MCITP, and is also certified in VMware, CompTIA and ITIL v3. He assisted Microsoft in the development of workshops and special events on Private & Hybrid Cloud, Azure, System Center, Windows Server, and Hyper-V. Marcos has been a speaker at several Microsoft TechEd/Ignite and Microsoft community events around the world.

    Microsoft Calgary

    #110 - 9 Avenue SW (7th Floor) · Calgary, AB

  • Microsoft Teams - Evolution of Intelligent Communications from Ignite to Ignite
    Session Overview Title: Microsoft Teams - Evolution of Intelligent Communications from Ignite to Ignite With Microsof Ignite Conference around the corner, join Michael LaMontagne as he walks through the last year of evolution for Intelligent Communications in Microsoft Teams. We'll deep dive into using Teams as a PBX replacement, highlight launched and rolling out roadmap features and covering what to expect going forward.​ Speaker Bio: Michael LaMontagne (@realtimeuc | #MicrosoftTeams | #MSTeams | #Skype4b​) Michael LaMontagne is an UC Architect & Cloud Voice Specialist at ThinkTel Communications and a 5 time awarded Microsoft MVP for Office Servers and Services. Michael runs the Calgary Unified Communications (UC) Users Group (https://www.meetup.com/Calgary-UC-Users-Group/) and a member of the O365Eh! Podcast (http://o365eh.com). Michael's focus at Thinktel is bridging Professional Services, Product and Innovation while working closly with Microsoft's Product Groups via Technology Adoption Programs (TAP), MVP and Elite Programs. In his spare time, Michael dabbles in development around Azure Services, IoT, Graph, PowerShell and is a father of three children under six. ​ Good Stuff: Food and drinks provided. Location: Microsoft downtown Calgary - 7th floor Doors open 5pm, presentation starts @ 5:30pm

    Microsoft Calgary

    #110 - 9 Avenue SW (7th Floor) · Calgary, AB

  • We're having a Stampede Party!
    In collaboration with local SharePoint partners, we want to say "THANK-YOU" to our members, partners, customers, and colleagues! Saddle up, put your boots on, and mosey on over for our Stampede Party! Let's celebrate our continued relationships and business. Thursday, July 12, 2018, 4-8pm Calgary Telus Convention Center Telus Room[masked] Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3 EVENT CODE: 'CalSPOUG' Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/stampede-party-tickets-47124059330 **Registration only accepted on Eventbrite site**

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    Calgary Telus Convention Center

    120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3 · Calgary, AB

  • SharePoint Conference 2018 and the World of Modern SharePoint
    Session Overview Title: SharePoint Conference 2018 and the World of Modern SharePoint Join Alec McCauley as he walks us through the announcements from the SharePoint Conference 2018, as well as other new features of Modern SharePoint that you may have missed such as Hub Sites, Site Designs, Column Formatting and much more. We’ll deep dive into the integration between SharePoint and Microsoft Teams, as well as touch on some of the more advanced topics like the SharePoint Framework. Curious about how to replace older process such as feature deployment, site templates and JSLink? This session is for you. Speaker Bio Alec McCauley has an extensive background in IT Leadership, web development, systems management, and Office 365 / SharePoint development and administration. Prior to joining itgroove in Victoria, BC, Alec’s role was as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for a large independent High School in Calgary, Alberta. Alec’s focus at itgroove is overseeing projects and client work, ensuring that we bring our very best to everything we do. He specializes in designing, developing and implementing custom solutions with the Microsoft suite of Enterprise Products. In his spare time Alec enjoys exploring beautiful Victoria and surrounding area with his wife Christina and dog Buster. Good Stuff: Food and drinks provided. Location: Microsoft downtown Calgary - 7th floor Doors open 5pm, presentation starts @ 5:30pm

    Microsoft Calgary

    #110 - 9 Avenue SW (7th Floor) · Calgary, AB

  • SharePoint Conference 2018 and the World of Modern SharePoint
    Session Overview Title: SharePoint Conference 2018 and the World of Modern SharePoint Join Alec McCauley as he walks us through the announcements from the SharePoint Conference 2018, as well as other new features of Modern SharePoint that you may have missed such as Hub Sites, Site Designs, Column Formatting and much more. We’ll deep dive into the integration between SharePoint and Microsoft Teams, as well as touch on some of the more advanced topics like the SharePoint Framework. Curious about how to replace older process such as feature deployment, site templates and JSLink? This session is for you. Speaker Bio: Alec McCauley Alec McCauley has an extensive background in IT Leadership, web development, systems management, and Office 365 / SharePoint development and administration. Prior to joining itgroove in Victoria, BC, Alec’s role was as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for a large independent High School in Calgary, Alberta. Alec’s focus at itgroove is overseeing projects and client work, ensuring that we bring our very best to everything we do. He specializes in designing, developing and implementing custom solutions with the Microsoft suite of Enterprise Products. In his spare time Alec enjoys exploring beautiful Victoria and surrounding area with his wife Christina and dog Buster. Good Stuff: Food and drinks provided Location: Microsoft downtown Calgary - 7th floor Doors open 5pm, presentation starts @ 5:30pm

    Microsoft Calgary

    #110 - 9 Avenue SW (7th Floor) · Calgary, AB

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  • Scripting with PowerShell - Stop Clicking Your Mouse Button (We Can Script That)
    Abstract: Stop Clicking Your Mouse Button! We Can Script that: Making your day to day more efficient with PowerShell Throw away your mouse. After taking part in this presentation you won't need it anymore. Ok, well don't actually throw it away. You will still need it a bit. Whether working in Exchange, Active Directory or even SharePoint, everyone can agree there is a lot of clicking needed to get things done. In this session we will discuss the things many of us do every day that really could done a lot easier and more efficiently with PowerShell. Administration tasks and configuration are a couple of things that we often do with the index finger of our hand on that mouse button. We'll discuss concepts including code reuse (good) and variable hard coding (BAD!!) within PowerShell. I will show you how easy it is to step away from that and use scripts to assist you in being much more efficient and the envy of all your colleagues! Presenter: David Drever, SharePoint MVP David humbly considers himself a SharePoint JoAT (Jack of All Trades). He is the Digital Workplace Services Lead at Solvera Solutions, and an Office Servers and Services MVP. Over the last 18 years David has worked in a wide variety of areas in IT ranging from Desktop\Server support to developing in C++ and .NET technologies. Over that period, David has been able to add value to a wide variety of clients in several sectors, including utilities, government, banking and agriculture. For the past eight years David has been working exclusively in the SharePoint domain. He has helped stand up multiple Enterprise SharePoint environments as well as designed and built numerous SharePoint solutions. David recently worked with a client to implement a SharePoint 2013 environment that integrated with OpenText Content Server. David’s extensive experience in SharePoint is complemented by a range of SharePoint training courses and Certification in Microsoft SharePoint 2010. He is a knowledgeable and sought-after international speaker within IT circles and consulted regularly by companies formulating their SharePoint strategies. David blogs at http://prairiedeveloper.com Good Stuff: Food and drinks provided. Location: Microsoft downtown Calgary - 7th floor Doors open 5pm, presentation starts @ 5:30pm

    Microsoft Calgary

    #110 - 9 Avenue SW (7th Floor) · Calgary, AB