Power Platform Sessions at Community Summit Barcelona

 

Working on a list of Microsoft sessions for Community Summit in Barcelona…please note this is still draft while I confirm the speakers!

 


 

April 9-12 the Power Platform product team will be in Barcelona for the Community Summit which brings users and partners of the Microsoft Business Applications platform together to learn, collaborate, and connect about Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Applications.

Free of sales and marketing gimmicks, this event is designed and curated by the community to share real learnings, actionable practices, and valuable lessons, delivered by the experts in the industry, so you can put your new bits of knowledge to use the very next day. Enjoy Barcelona in springtime, and get ready for 4 days of value-packed learning, connecting with like-minded peers, lunch meals and a nice welcome reception on the house, and the most fun you’ve had at a Community Summit ever.

To register please see: https://www.summiteurope.com/

 

Power BI Sessions

 

Building enterprise-grade models with Power BI Premium

Power BI Premium enables you to build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that deliver actionable insights through familiar data visualization tools such as Microsoft Power BI and Microsoft Excel. This session will dive deep into exciting, new and upcoming features including aggregations for big data to unlock petabyte-scale datasets that was not possible before! We will uncover how the trillion-row demo was built in Power BI on top of HDI Spark. The session will focus on performance, scalability, and application lifecycle management (ALM). Learn how to use Power BI Premium to create semantic models that are reused throughout large, enterprise organizations

 


Kasper de Jonge is Principal Program Manager on the Power BI team at Microsoft. Over the past decade at Microsoft, he has developed features for Power BI, Power Pivot, and other Analysis Services products, such as the Tabular model. He is frequently a speaker at conferences such as Microsoft Data Insight Summit, Ignite, SQLPASS, and SQLSaturday, and he is the creator of https://www.kasperonbi.com, one of the leading Microsoft Power BI blogs. He lives in the Netherlands.

 

Microsoft Power BI: Delivering business value with AI

Learn about the latest AI capabilities in Power BI and the upcoming roadmap with a focus on the latest changes in Q&A, AI visualizations, and AutoML. Learn how these innovations can deliver business value.


Justyna Lucznik


is a program manager in Power BI team focusing on AI features on the product and service. In this interview, she talks about AI features announced in Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service, and Power Query.

 

Working with Data in the Power Platform

Data is critical for the success of every organization. The Microsoft Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps and Flow) provides a suite of tools to measure, act and automate processes around data. This foundational session gives you a 360-degree view for how to connect to data from any data source, shape, and size and get it ready to be used within all the Power Platform tools and experiences.

 


Miguel Llopis
works as a Program Manager in the Power Query team at Microsoft.
Power Query delivers market-leading Data Connectivity and Data Preparation capabilities for Power BI, Excel and Analysis Services.

 

Power Apps Sessions

 

What is new and exciting for Power Apps by Evan Chaki or Clay Wesener

This session will look at the large milestones just shipped and the future of the maker experience in the Business Applications platform, including details on what it means that Flow and canvas PowerApps.

Otherwise: Marco Rocca    PowerApps and Flow – Best practice for best support Power Automate

 


Evan Chaki

Leading organizations into profitable ventures through calculated strategies.
Expertise in strategic planning, client relationships, operational efficiency, project management and team achievement. Senior manager with a business and technology background.
Specialties: CRM, Business Process Automation, Architecture, Business Intelligence, Process Improvement

 

Introduction and Roadmap for AI Builder, the no-code AI experience of the Power Platform

AI Builder es la nueva funcionalidad de inteligencia artificial en PowerApps y Flow (Power Automate). Está será una sesión con numerosas demos donde podrás aprender cómo añadir inteligencia artificial a tus aplicaciones y procesos sin necesidad de tener ninguna noción de programación o data science.

La sesión será liderada por Joe Fernandez de Microsoft.


Joe Fernandez
Program Manager, Microsoft Joe is an amazing community advocate, single handedly answers most of the forum questions and a Program Manager on the AI Builder team at Microsoft.

 

 

Introducing Power Apps portals for external users

Learn how Microsoft Power Apps customers can create websites over data stored in Common Data Service that can be accessed by external users with a wide variety of identities including personal accounts, LinkedIn, and other Azure Active Directory organizations as well as allow anonymous browsing of content.

 

Dileep Singh

is a Senior Program Manager at Dynamics CRM. He has a wide scope and knowledge of Business solutions and applications. In his current position at Microsoft, Dileep is responsible for CRM Customer Service and portals. In addition to that, he has worked in past on a variety of areas like SharePoint Integration, Application infrastructure etc. A Bachelor Tech degree holder from NIT Allahabad, India and has been working in Microsoft from last 6 years.

 

Power Automate Sessions

 

Introducing UI flows to Power Automate

This session will introduce you to the next level of application automation with UI Flows. UI Flows Robotic process automation (RPA) feature within Microsoft Power Automate that helps you save time and effort. Enable anyone to automate manual business processes across all on-premises and cloud apps and services.

 


 

Stephen Siciliano

 is a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft. He believes that there is not a single User Interface that cannot be improved. His passion is to identify and execute on such improvements.  

Stephen enjoys being outdoors, hiking and running trails. He enjoys traveling and considers himself a transit enthusiast. 

 

Intelligent automation with Power Automate by Stephen Siciliano

 


 

Stephen Siciliano

 is a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft. He believes that there is not a single User Interface that cannot be improved. His passion is to identify and execute on such improvements.  

Stephen enjoys being outdoors, hiking and running trails. He enjoys traveling and considers himself a transit enthusiast. 

 

 

Power Virtual Agents Sessions

 

Getting Started with Power Virtual Agents by Charles Sterling

In this nearly all demo session we walk through how to get started with Power Virtual Agents, If you haven’t heard of Power Virtual Agents, they empower teams to easily create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphical interface without the need for data scientists or developers. Power Virtual Agents addresses many of the major issues with bot building in the industry today. It eliminates the gap between the subject matter experts and the development teams building the bots, and the long latency between teams recognizing an issue and updating the bot to address it. It removes the complexity of exposing teams to the nuances of conversational AI and the need to write complex code.


Charles Sterling (Chuck) came to Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as a Visual Studio program manager then joined the Power Platform group focusing on Power BI and now continues his community passion and looking after the PowerApps influencers and MVPs.

 

 

 

Hands-On Labs

Creating your own bot with Power Virtual Agents

In this 2 hour hands on labs we will be build your very own bot! If you haven’t heard of Power Virtual Agents, they empower teams to easily create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphical interface without the need for data scientists or developers. Power Virtual Agents addresses many of the major issues with bot building in the industry today. It eliminates the gap between the subject matter experts and the development teams building the bots, and the long latency between teams recognizing an issue and updating the bot to address it. It removes the complexity of exposing teams to the nuances of conversational AI and the need to write complex code.

 


Charles Sterling (Chuck) came to Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as a Visual Studio program manager then joined the Power Platform group focusing on Power BI and now continues his community passion and looking after the PowerApps influencers and MVPs.

 

 

Power Apps AI Builder in two Hours

In this 2 hour hands on lab you will get an introduction to the four major AI model types and walk through how to get forms processing working in your very own Power Apps application!


Joe Fernandez
Program Manager, Microsoft Joe is an amazing community advocate, single handedly answers most of the forum questions and a Program Manager on the AI Builder team at Microsoft.

 

 

Power BI & AI: Better Together

In this 2-hour hands on lab Justyna will walk the audience how to easily take your Power BI reports to the next level with the addition of AI.

 


Justyna Lucznik


is a program manager in Power BI team focusing on AI features on the product and service. In this interview, she talks about AI features announced in Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service, and Power Query.

 

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