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Microsoft Ignite Community (FREE) Events #MSIgnite

If you around Microsoft Ignite 2018, don't miss below community (FREE) events. 

Microsoft Ignite Welcome Reception

When: Monday, 5:30p – 7:30pm

Where: Exhibit Hall

Details: Kick off Ignite the right way with Monday’s welcome reception where you can chat with Microsoft experts, see demos, see old friends and make new ones over food and drinks.

PowerShell Community Social

When: Monday, 7:00p – 7:30p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Come have a drink and meet Jeffrey Snover and PowerShell MVPs like Jaap Brasser, Aleksandar Nikolic, and Aaron Nelson immediately following the welcome reception.

Data & AI Community Social

When: Tuesday, 9:00a – 10:00a

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Do you do that Voodoo? Well, you can at the Data & AI Community Social. Eric Boyd and Rohan Kumar, along with MVPs Cathrine Wilhelmsen and Melody Zacharias will be there with Voodoo donuts and nitrogen cold brew coffee.

Microsoft Teams Community Social

When: Tuesday, 10:30a – 1:30p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Hang out with Laurie Pottmeyer (Skype for Business and Teams Community Lead) and other Microsoft Teams enthusiasts and try smoothies from around the world.

SharePoint Community Selfie

When: Tuesday, 1:00p – 1:30p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Jump in the SharePoint community selfie with Jeff Teper. If you want to be part of the family, meet by the MVP/RD wall in Community Central.

Kubernetes Community Social

When: Tuesday, 2:00p – 2:30p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Interested in Kubernetes? Kubernetes co-founder Brendan Burns will be in Community Central with Nitrogen cold brew coffee ready to chat.

Infrastructure Community Social

When: Tuesday, 4:00p – 6:00p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Are you a fan of the Channel 9 series “Tuesdays with Corey“? Come to the Infrastructure Community Social and hang out with Corey himself!

IAMCP Women In Technology Happy Hour

When: Tuesday, 5:00p – 6:00p

Where: Diversity in Tech Lounge Immersion Zone

Details: IAMCP Women In Technology & Allies happy hour event sponsored by Mercer Mackay, NetApp, and sky kick.

Yammer 10th Birthday Happy Hour

When: Tuesday, 6:30p – 9:30p

Where: Itta Bena (9101 International Drive)

Details: Yammer is celebrating its 10th birthday and you are invited! Only the first 200 attendees will be admitted so come early, and don’t forget your badge.

Identity Management Community Social

When: Wednesday, 11:15a – 12:15p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Have you heard the good news? The Identity Management team has waffles! Check out the Identity Management team while piling on the toppings at this hot waffle bar!

Windows Server Community Social

When: Wednesday, 1:00p – 2:00p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Come to the dark side, the Windows Server team has cookies! They’ll also be bringing along stickers and possibly a few special guests like Ned Pyle and Ben Armstrong.

Meet Exchange and Outlook!

When: Wednesday, 2:00p – 4:00p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: What’s better than meeting the famous crustacean, Squeaky Lobster, and Greg Taylor? Celebrating SL’s birthday with cake and ice cream (assuming it isn’t fish flavored)!

Modern Desktop Community Social

When: Wednesday, 4:00p – 5:00p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Come to grab some movie theater candy and hang out with a cast of MVPs including Alistair Pugin, Loryan Strant, & Tracy van der Schyff! If you’re lucky, you may even get to meet Braam the Intern Sheep!

Microsoft 365 Security Community Social

When: Wednesday, 5:00p – 6:00p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: What is better than ice cold beer? Not much, but what if you also get popcorn and the opportunity to network with experts in Microsoft 365 Security!

Cloud for All Community Social

When: Thursday, 10:30a – 12:30p

Where: Community Central (OCCC West Hall)

Details: Meet up with an amazing cast of characters over shaved ice. Who knew IaaS was actually Ice as a Service?!? Some faces you may see here include Mark Russinovich, and MVPs Alex Mang, Paula Januszkiewicz, Rik Hepworth, Greg Leonardo, & Magnus Martensson.


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