Microsoft Project Conference 2009

The Microsoft Project Team is pleased to invite you to the 5th Project Conference in Phoenix, Arizona from September 14-17, 2009.


Keynote speakers announced!


September 16, 2009

Chris Capossela

Senior Vice President, Information Worker Product Management Group

Chris Capossela manages the Microsoft Office System of products, which includes desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, InfoPath, Groove, OneNote, Project and Visio, server products such as Office SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, Office Communication Server and Project Server, and hosted software services such as Office Live, Office Live Meeting and Office Online – all of which deliver end-user productivity and companywide unified communications and collaboration, business intelligence and enterprise content management capabilities. Capossela is responsible for worldwide product and business management for the Office System. This includes defining pricing, packaging, go-to-markets, branding and advertising, as well as developing sales integration and the partner ecosystem around the world.


September 17, 2009

Professor Gary Hamel

The Wall Street Journal recently ranked Gary Hamel as the world’s most influential business thinker

and Fortune magazine has called him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy.” For the last

three years, Hamel has also topped Executive Excellence magazine’s annual ranking of the most sought after management speakers. Hamel speaks frequently at the world’s most prestigious management conferences, and is a regular contributor to CNBC, CNN, and other major media outlets. He has also advised government leaders on matters of innovation policy, entrepreneurship and industrial competitiveness.

Join us to celebrate the successes of Microsoft Project and to see what’s coming, as we exclusively unveil the powerful capabilities included in the next release. At this year’s conference, you will learn how Project is helping customers today to save money, enhance efficiency and drive growth, as well as obtain unique insights into how the next release will continue to support your business tomorrow.

Project Conference 2009 is the global event to attend. It’s sure to be one of the most exciting and valuable Project Conferences yet with high-impact keynotes, 75+ in-depth breakout sessions, hands on labs, demonstrations and many opportunities to connect and collaborate with your peers, industry practitioners, certified partners and the Microsoft Project team. In the current economic climate, it’s vital to keep both your individual skills and organizational capabilities moving forward – don’t miss the opportunity!

LEARN what can be achieved today and what’s coming tomorrow with the next release.

CONNECT with your peers, industry practitioners, certified partners and the Microsoft Project team to share experiences.

GROW your skills and investments to realize remarkable cost reductions, enhance efficiencies and move your business forward.


For more information, please visit the Project Conference Website at


Don’t miss your chance to attend Project Conference 2009!  See you in September!
The Microsoft Project Conference 2009 Team |

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Looking forward seeing you in September!


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