Track Key :
 Becoming a Microsoft Virtualization Expert Keynotes
 Learn the Secrets of How Microsoft Does IT Managing an Application Delivery Infrastructure
 MCITP Certification Skills Refresher Microsoft TechNet Day
 Security Tactics for Servers and Wireless Networks Smarter Administration for Windows
 Windows Deployment Servers and Desktops Mastering Windows PowerShell
Monday, August 20, 2012
TIME EVENT
Monday
9:00am - 12:00pm
 
MWK1  Half-Day Workshop: Completely Automating Windows Deployment in Seventeen Steps (or Less!)

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert

Monday
9:00am - 5:30pm
 
MWK2  Full-Day Workshop: Kickstarting Your MCITP Server Administrator Certification: Get Ready for the 70-640 Exam!

James Carrion

Monday
9:00am - 5:30pm
 
MWK3  Full-Day Workshop: J. Peter Bruzzese’s SharePoint in a Day: For the Non-SharePoint IT Pro

J. Peter Bruzzese

Monday
12:00pm - 2:30pm
 
Lunch at The Mixer
Monday
2:30pm - 5:30pm
 
MWK4  Half-Day Workshop: Using Ethical Hacking to Improve Your Security

Doug Warden, MCT, MCSE, M Sc., CWNA, A+

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
8:00am - 9:00am
 
Keynote: Windows Azure Internals - A Look at How Windows Azure Operates Under the Hood

Mark Russinovich

Tuesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
MS01  Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012

Michael Niehaus

Tuesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
MS02  PowerShell v3

Ashley McGlone

Tuesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
MS03  How to Create and Use a Boot to VHD Installation on Windows 7 and Later

Chris Avis

Tuesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
MS04  Inside Windows Server 2012 Multi-Server Management Capabilities

Rick Claus

Tuesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
MS05  Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012

Harold Wong

Tuesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
MS06  Deploying Windows 8

Michael Niehaus

Tuesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
MS07  What’s New in Configuration Manager 2012

Adwait Joshi

Tuesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
MS08  Windows 8 Networking

Scott Roberts

Tuesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
MS09  Dynamic Access Control

David Tesar

Tuesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
MS10  System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

Symon Perriman

Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
MS11  Deploying Server Core

Harold Wong

Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
MS12  What's New Operations Manager 2012

Chris Avis

Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
MS13  Windows 8 Security

Dustin Ingalls

Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
MS14  IP Address Management

Rick Claus

Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:15pm
 
MS15  Private Cloud

Symon Perriman

Tuesday
3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
MS16  Office Deployment

Jeremy Chapman

Tuesday
3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
MS17  Managing Windows 7, Windows 8, iOS and Android Clients

Deb McFadden

Tuesday
3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
MS18  Introducing System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Yung Chou

Tuesday
3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
MS19  What's New in Active Directory

Rick Claus

Tuesday
3:30pm - 4:45pm
 
MS20  RDS, RDV, and VDI

Adam Carter

Tuesday
4:45pm - 7:00pm
 
Microsoft Ask the Experts and Welcome Reception
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
TIME EVENT
Wednesday
8:00am - 9:00am
 
Keynote: Windows 8 and the Flexible Workstyle

Stephen L. Rose

Wednesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
W01  Completely Automating Software Installation, the Ridiculously Easy Way

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert

Wednesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
W02  J. Peter Bruzzese Presents: The Very Best Windows 8 Tips, Tricks and Tools

J. Peter Bruzzese

Wednesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
W03  Extend your Exchange On-Premises Organization into the Cloud

Mike Pfeiffer

Wednesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
W04  Building Native VHD Multi-Boot Configurations for Windows 7 and 8

Gary Olsen, Microsoft MVP

Wednesday
9:15am - 10:30am
 
W05  IPv6 Bootcamp - Your 75-Minute Prep for Tomorrow's Networking, Today

Edward Horley, MVP

Wednesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
W06  Automatically Migrating User Profiles During an OS Refresh

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert

Wednesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
W07  Designing High Availability Into Microsoft Exchange 2010

J. Peter Bruzzese

Wednesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
W08  Key PowerShell Techniques Every Exchange Administrator Should Know
Wednesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
W09  Using Free Tools for Troubleshooting Windows Performance Problems

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA

Wednesday
10:45am - 12:00pm
 
W10  Advanced IPv6 Design and Deployment in a Microsoft Enterprise Network

Edward Horley, MVP

Wednesday
12:00pm - 1:30pm
 
Luncheon Round Table
Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:45pm
 
W11  Using Free Tools to Resolve (Almost) any Application Compatibility

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert

Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:45pm
 
W12  Demystifying Wireless Windows Networking

Avril Salter, Ph.D.

Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:45pm
 
W13  Communicating in the Cloud with Lync Online

Mike Pfeiffer

Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:45pm
 
W14  Configuring Bullet Proof Windows Failover Clusters

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA

Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:45pm
 
W15  Advanced Tips and Tricks in Controlling Windows 7 Devices

Sami Laiho, MVP, MCITP, MCT

Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:15pm
 
W16  A Practical Guide to Remote Desktop Services Internals

Ed Liberman

Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:15pm
 
W17  Planning, Deploying, and Operating Wireless Networks With Windows Server

Avril Salter, Ph.D.

Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:15pm
 
W18  Active Directory News in Server 8: New Tools, New Ideas, Old Tasks...Simplified!

Mark Minasi

Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:15pm
 
W19  How to Analyze your Own BSODs: Tips, Tricks, and Tools the Pros Use

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA

Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:15pm
 
W20  Surviving without Administrative Rights: Real-World Solutions for a Really Tough Problem

Sami Laiho, MVP, MCITP, MCT

Wednesday
4:45pm - 6:00pm
 
W21  Best Practices in Delivering Applications to Mobile Workers with Tools you Already Have

Ed Liberman

Wednesday
4:45pm - 6:00pm
 
W22  Wireless Sniffing for IT Pros (and Not Hackers!)

Avril Salter, Ph.D.

Wednesday
4:45pm - 6:00pm
 
W23  Rebuilding SteadyState: Tips and Free Tools for Creating a More Robust Windows

Mark Minasi

Wednesday
4:45pm - 6:00pm
 
W24  Smart Solutions for Conquering Crashing Applications

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA

Wednesday
4:45pm - 6:00pm
 
W25  Securing Windows 7 in 7 Easy Steps

Sami Laiho, MVP, MCITP, MCT

Wednesday
8:00pm - 10:00pm
 
Wednesday Evening Event at Lucky Strikes Bellevue
Thursday, August 23, 2012
TIME EVENT
Thursday
8:00am - 9:15am
 
T01  A Crash Course in Private Cloud: Getting Ready for the New Datacenter

Yung Chou

Thursday
8:00am - 9:15am
 
T02  Conducting a Forensic Computer Investigation: Essential Skills for IT Staff

Mike Danseglio

Thursday
8:00am - 9:15am
 
T03  Understanding and Troubleshooting the Kerberos Protocol for Windows Admins

Gary Olsen, Microsoft MVP

Thursday
8:00am - 9:15am
 
T04  Don Jones' No-Scripting, No-Programming PowerShell Crash Course

Don Jones, MVP

Thursday
8:00am - 9:15am
 
T05  MCITP 70-646 Planning for Server Deployment

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Thursday
9:30am - 10:45am
 
T06  Understanding (and Appreciating) the Windows Azure Platform for IT Professionals

Yung Chou

Thursday
9:30am - 10:45am
 
T07  Talk to Windows Server Engineering About Windows Server 2012 and the World We Live In

Christa Anderson

Thursday
9:30am - 10:45am
 
T08  Private Clouds and Your Organization: Excedrin for the IT Pro

Mark Minasi

Thursday
9:30am - 10:45am
 
T09  PowerShell Remoting in Depth + Troubleshooting

Don Jones, MVP

Thursday
9:30am - 10:45am
 
T10  MCITP 70-646 Planning for Server Management and High Availability

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Thursday
11:00am - 12:15pm
 
T11  Easy Steps for Enabling Portable Data Security: Laptops, USB Drives, and More

Mike Danseglio

Thursday
11:00am - 12:15pm
 
T12  How Many Coffees Can You Drink While Your Windows PC Boots?

Matthew Reynolds

Thursday
11:00am - 12:15pm
 
T13  Manage and Monitor Your Network Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device with PowerShell Web Access

Jason Helmick

Thursday
11:00am - 12:15pm
 
T14  Managing SQL Server for the Reluctant DBA

Don Jones, MVP

Thursday
11:00am - 12:15pm
 
T15  MCITP 70-646 Monitoring/Maintaining Servers and Planning for Business Continuity

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Thursday
12:15pm - 2:45pm
 
Lunch at The Mixer
Thursday
2:45pm - 4:00pm
 
T16  Preventing Attacks from Employee Home Networks

Mike Danseglio

Thursday
2:45pm - 4:00pm
 
T17  Active Directory Health Assessment and Troubleshooting - Five Answers You'd Otherwise Pay For

Gary Olsen, Microsoft MVP

Thursday
2:45pm - 4:00pm
 
T18  Secure Any IIS 8 Server in 5 Easy Steps

Jason Helmick

Thursday
2:45pm - 4:00pm
 
T19  How Does Your Active Directory Stand Up to Microsoft's?

Laura Hunter

Thursday
2:45pm - 4:00pm
 
T20  MCITP 70-646 Planning Application and Data Provisioning

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Thursday
4:15pm - 5:30pm
 
T21  Tactics in Keeping Bad Hardware Off Your Network

Mike Danseglio

Thursday
4:15pm - 5:30pm
 
T22  Bend R2's Active Directory to Your Will

Mark Minasi

Thursday
4:15pm - 5:30pm
 
T23  Five Real and Relative Tricks for Automatically Provisioning an IIS 8 Web Farm

Jason Helmick

Thursday
4:15pm - 5:30pm
 
T24  Active Directory Federation Services: Why You Should Care and What You Should Know

Laura Hunter

Thursday
4:15pm - 5:30pm
 
T25  MCITP Exam Prep for 70-646

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Thursday
5:45pm - 6:30pm
 
TechMentor Conference Wrap Up

Mike Danseglio

Laura Hunter

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Jason Helmick

Don Jones, MVP

Friday, August 24, 2012
TIME EVENT
Friday
8:00am - 11:00am
 
FWK1  Half-Day Workshop: MCITP 70-642 Widows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
 
FWK2  Full-Day Workshop: Learn PowerShell in a Day

Don Jones, MVP

Friday
12:00pm - 4:00pm
 
FWK3  Half-Day Workshop: Desktop Computing as a Service with RDS/VDI/App-V

Yung Chou