7th annual Windows Hied Conference 4/4-4/6 – Consider yourself invited


Working in conjunction with Windows-Hied listsrv representatives, Microsoft Education is pleased to host the 7th Windows Hied Conference at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA, April 4th6th,  2011.

Conference Goals

As has always been the case for this event, it is NOT a sales or marketing event.  Attendees generally have deep technical background in both Microsoft as well as UNIX/Linux operating systems.  Presentation responsibilities are being split by Microsoft and customer attendees and focus the following primary goals:
·         Provide highly relevant product and solution discussion as well as tips and tricks for better evaluating, deploying, integrating, administering, supporting and simplifying Microsoft solutions in the higher education environment
·         Illicit product input and feedback to ensure product teams understand the needs of the HED customer base
·         Learn of unique challenges and successes of Microsoft product deployment from customer presentation sessions
·         Provide an informal venue to discuss additional issues and topics
·         Increase the trust and confidence of customer attendees in deploying and supporting Microsoft solutions
·         Provide Microsoft product teams an opportunity to talk to a focused and strategic group of knowledgeable HED customers

Event Logistics
·         Dates: April 4th– 6th  2011
·         Location: Microsoft Campus, Redmond
·         Presentations: Mix of Microsoft and customer presentations: 300-400 level technical drill down (~60-90 min each)
·         Customer Attendees: ~100
·         Conference Hotel Redmond Marriott Town CenterFor reservations please call Reservations toll free at 800-228-9290 and ask for the Microsoft WinHED Conference Room Block Cost $167
·         Agenda is under development but you can see the progress at the conference wiki located here
·         Registration Page located Here

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