Top Reasons to Attend TechMentor 2012

1. Supercharge your IT Skills
With the choice of over 70 sessions in 8 focused tracks, TechMentor allows you to create a custom 5-day agenda that best fits your needs.

2. Live like a Blue Badge
For the first time ever, TechMentor will be held at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Take advantage of this opportunity to get inside the technological mecca!

3. Expert Advice to Everyday Problems
In sessions, workshops, keynotes and networking events, you'll have access to the expertise of independent IT veterans and Microsoft insiders dedicated to helping you answer your most difficult questions. Walk away with real-world solutions to your everyday IT problems that you can implement immediately within your organization.

4. Learn PowerShell in 1 day
Become a PowerShell expert – join Microsoft MVP Don Jones for this hands-on training session. In just a few short hours, you'll learn how to do amazing things with Windows Powershell and avoid the pitfalls that confuse and discourage most newcomers.

5. Kick Start Your MCITP Server Administrator Certification
Champions of the not-yet-certified, Bruce Rougeau and James Carrion have long been helping IT Pros like you prep for testing. In seven sessions and deep-dive workshops, you'll explore all the topics you'll need to ace those critical exams.

6. Microsoft Day
Only TechMentor delivers a full day of front-row access to Microsoft's most esteemed engineers, developers and product managers. Hear about Windows 8, System Center 2012, Hyper-V v3 and more – directly from the people who designed them.

7. The Best of the Best
The speakers at TechMentor are some of the best in the business. Don't miss you chance to learn from experts such as Microsoft Principal Technology Expert Laura Hunter, IT Consultant and popular TechMentor speaker Mark Minasi, Microsoft Sr. IT Evangelist Yung Chou, and TechMentor Conference Co-Chair Greg Shields.

8. Boost Your IT Investment
Join your fellow IT colleagues in focused discussions, exercises and tutorials to combat inefficiencies in your organization. You will learn current trends and best practices to help save your company time and money.

9. Only Once Chance
In 2012, TechMentor is hosting just ONE event! Make sure you don't miss the best education an IT Pro can find in the coolest location possible.

10. No IT Pro Left Behind
With all the new and improved aspects of TechMentor, attendees will leave with the most up-to-date information on topics such as: Windows 8, Windows Server 8, MCITP Training, Virtualization, Cloud Computing and much more. Leave TechMentor ready to be the best IT Pro you can be!

  • I really enjoyed TechMentor and picked up a lot of great information that I will be able to use at work. -- Ken Montes, US Army Soldier Support Institute
  • This is my only tech conference every year. I love the topics and the interaction with the industry experts. -- Angie Price, Weinlander Fitzhugh
  • The track on Windows Deployment will change the way my organization does business. -- Phillip White, University of Alabama
  • Intense technical training, engaging experts and an amazing venue – what else can I say? -- John O'Neill, Molded Fiber Glass Companies

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Speaker Highlights

Don Jones
Partner and Principal Technologist
Concentrated Technology

Greg Shields
MVP, vExpert
Concentrated Technology

Mark Minasi
Mark Minasi
IT Consultant, Author, Speaker

Mark Russinovich
Technical Fellow, Windows Azure Product Team
Microsoft Corporation

Bruce Rougeau
Bruce Rougeau