Join the Practical365 team at TEC in Dallas, October 1-2, 2024

The Experts Conference (TEC) 2024 promises to be a transformative event for IT directors, cybersecurity professionals, and Microsoft 365 tenant administrators. As a premier Microsoft security and management training conference, TEC 2024 sessions offer insights into the latest developments in Entra ID, Microsoft 365, hybrid Active Directory, and groundbreaking technologies like Copilot for Microsoft 365 and Security Copilot. Here’s a preview of the keynote sessions.

Identity: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once by Shinesa Cambric

Shinesa Cambric

TEC 2024 Keynotes

Kicking off TEC 2024, Shinesa Cambric, a leader in identity technologies at Microsoft and a renowned cybersecurity innovator, will discuss the pivotal role of identity in the evolving digital landscape. Her keynote, “Identity: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once,” explores the seismic shifts in technology over the past two decades and highlights identity as a cornerstone of successful security. Shinesa’s deep expertise and practical approach to the future of identity delivers invaluable guidance on how to safeguard organizations against emerging threats. This session is a must-attend for anyone committed to staying ahead in cybersecurity.

From Crypto Crime to Cyberwar: Stories From the Front Lines by Andy Greenberg

Andy Greenberg

Renowned WIRED journalist and author Andy Greenberg will share gripping tales from the front lines of cybersecurity in his fireside chat, “From Crypto Crime to Cyberwar: Stories From the Front Lines.” Drawing from his extensive experience covering hacking, cybersecurity, and surveillance, Greenberg offers a unique journalistic perspective on some of the most significant recent cyberattacks and their implications. TEC attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the complex world of cyber threats and learn about the real-life impact of these attacks on global security. This session is not only informative but also a rare opportunity to engage with an expert who stands at the intersection of technology and storytelling.

Windows is Dead and Copilot Stole Your Job by Paul Thurrott

Paul Thurrott

On day 2 of TEC, join Paul Thurrott, an award-winning technology journalist and blogger, for a provocative keynote titled “Windows is Dead and Copilot Stole Your Job.” With over 30 years of industry experience, Thurrott is known for his candid views on Microsoft and the ever-changing technology landscape. His session challenges conventional wisdom about Microsoft’s role in the enterprise, offering fresh perspectives on the evolution of Windows and the implications of AI-driven tools. Attendees can expect a thought-provoking discussion questioning the status quo and encouraging critical thinking about the future of technology in the workplace.

Identity Ahead: Navigating the Future of Identity Services – Panel Powerhouse

Concluding the keynotes is an engaging panel discussion, “Identity Ahead: Navigating the Future of Identity Services,” featuring Derek Melber and other identity security experts. This late-night talk show-styled event promises a dynamic blend of deep expertise and interactive fun. The panel will explore the realities of current identity services, addressing critical questions such as the future of on-premises Active Directory and the practical implications of where Microsoft is going with its identity products. Come to this session to get practical advice and actionable strategies, giving attendees a clear understanding of how to navigate the future of identity management.

Special Offer for Practical 365 Readers to Attend TEC 2024 in Dallas

TEC 2024 is not just about learning; it’s about transforming your approach to IT management and security with practical actionable strategies you can implement immediately. The intimate setting of the conference facilitates direct engagement with experts, fostering an environment where real-world problems are tackled collaboratively.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain practical knowledge from the best in the field. Join us in Dallas for a conference that promises to redefine your possibilities in the ever-evolving realm of IT management and security.

As a reader, you can join TEC and add on a pre-conference workshop for Conditional Access Policies or PowerShell Scripting for free (50% off total tickets, better than a BOGO). This is limited to the first 20 people and both tickets must be purchased together. Register here for this deal.

About the Author

Jennifer LuPiba

Jennifer LuPiba is the Chair of the Quest Software Customer Advisory Board, engaging with and capturing the voice of the customer in such areas as cybersecurity, disaster recovery, management and the impact of mergers and acquisitions on Microsoft 365, Azure Active Directory and on-prem Active Directory. She also writes thought leadership articles and blogs aimed at the c-suite to evangelize the importance of these areas to their overall business. She chairs The Experts Conference, a yearly event focused on pure AD and Office 365 training at the 300 and 400 level for the boots-on-the-ground Microsoft admins and managers.

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