Seattle, Washington

Power User Track

Tuesday, May 10th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Daniel Glenn

    Senior Director of Hybrid Office and U.S. Delivery at Creospark
  • Vlad Catrinescu

    Microsoft MVP | MCT Regional Lead | Author of 30 courses at Pluralsight and 3 books with Apress

WRK403 - Becoming an Expert Power User in Microsoft 365

Join Microsoft MVPs Vlad and Daniel in this full day workshop to help you take your skills to the next level. Go beyond the basics and experience tools within Microsoft 365 in a new, exciting way. If you want to gain deeper knowledge in Microsoft 365 and understand the optimal way to implement the tools, this workshop is for you. In this full day workshop, we will cover many topics, including: • Managing your Microsoft Teams • Configuring a SharePoint Online site the modern way – including dynamic content • Document management features such as Content Types and Site Columns • Creating workflows using Power Automate • Customizing Microsoft Lists • & more! After this workshop, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to become the Microsoft 365 Champion inside the organization. Instead of simply using the Microsoft 365 products, you will be able to configure and personalize them to make your whole organization more productive.

Tuesday, May 10th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Scott Shearer

    SharePoint, Flow and Office 365 Evangelist and Microsoft MVP
  • William Huneycutt

    ASPE Training | Upskill Tech

WRK406 - Hands-On Flow Workshop

In this Microsoft Power Automate workshop, you’ll learn by doing with a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This workshop will provide you with the skills you need to start automating your business processes using Power Automate. In our morning session, we'll introduce you to Power Automate. Topics that we'll cover include: • Overview and how your organization can get started • Flow concepts (e.g. triggers, actions, conditions) and how they’re applicable • Flow design using templates and blank canvas • Flow creation for common SharePoint business requirements, e.g. document approval In the afternoon, we'll take your Flow skills to the next level. Afternoon topics will include: • Power Automate (Flow) expressions • Advanced approval scenarios, e.g. escalation, parallel approval • OData filters for larger data sets in SharePoint • Workflow state machine using Power Automate • Must-know nuggets from real-world solutions A Demo environment is provided ***ATTENDEES MUST BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE. DEVICES WITHOUT EXTERNAL KEYBOARDS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED .***

Tuesday, May 10th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

WRK503 - Power Apps: App design patterns

This is a beginner to intermediate level class meant for makers who have built a few apps using the out-of-box forms and are now interested in improving the UI and UX design patterns to make the app more user-friendly and reduce end-user mistakes. We'll build an elegant canvas app to submit, edit and delete data. Our primary focus will be on the design features such as: • Building a smart navigation menu. • Improve the look and feel of galleries and forms. • Pop-up messages • Responsive design

Wednesday, May 11th 2022, 9:50 am

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

PWR101 - Forms, Forms Everywhere but Which One Should I Pick?

Microsoft has a variety of no-code, low-code for forms and apps services available, so which one do I use? Join Daniel Christian, a Microsoft MVP and certified trainer, as he walks you through these form options available and provides guidance on when you should use which one. This is a demo heavy session with real-world examples.

Wednesday, May 11th 2022, 11:30 am

  • Nate Chamberlain

    Microsoft MVP and MCT

PWR102 - How (and when) to use calculated and lookup column types in lists

Whether you're using lists in Microsoft Lists or in SharePoint, you may have noticed that not all column types are shown as options when adding columns via the modern UI. Calculated columns and lookup columns are quite impressive and powerful but they take a couple extra clicks to configure. In this session, we'll explore both column types, when and how to use them, and you'll leave with a reference guide including many formulas across several categories to get you started.

Wednesday, May 11th 2022, 1:40 pm

  • William Huneycutt

    ASPE Training | Upskill Tech

PWR103 - Real World No-Code Solutions Build with Office 365

SharePoint Online combined with Office 365 is a powerful platform that can empower business users to create no code solutions to effectively handle daily business processes. In this session, we'll explore three solutions built using SharePoint to showcase these awesome capabilities. A simple, but powerful list based business solution using a SharePoint custom list with Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow for an approval process. A document library based solution using Content Types and metadata for building reports. A site based solution using a Communication site to build an intranet for publishing corporate policies and procedures. This session is designed to showcase the capabilities of SharePoint Online and Office 365 to inspire you to start building your own custom business solutions.

Wednesday, May 11th 2022, 3:30 pm

  • Brian Alderman

    Microsoft MVP, MCT, Author, Speaker

TMS105 - Administration and Management of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a very powerful and popular service that provides both communication and file management functionality. There are several configuration options available to ensure your users are able to access the features and functionality you want them to, but still control just how much they can do. In this session, we are going to explore how to deploy, configure, and manage Microsoft Teams functionality. After the session you will have a better understanding of how to administer Microsoft Teams policies, external access, Teams-related roles, as well as monitoring and auditing Microsoft Teams which all can be done by using the Teams Admin Center, and PowerShell.

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Vlad Catrinescu

    Microsoft MVP | MCT Regional Lead | Author of 30 courses at Pluralsight and 3 books with Apress

PWR201 - Creating Power Virtual Agent Chatbots for Microsoft Teams

Power Virtual Agents empowers users to easily create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphical interface without the need for data scientists or developers, and you can even deploy them in Microsoft Teams! In this session, Creating Power Virtual Agent chatbots for Microsoft Teams, you’ll learn to create Power Virtual Agent chatbots for Microsoft Teams. First, you’ll explore the basics of Microsoft Power Virtual Agents. Next, you’ll discover how to create a chatbot using the Power Virtual Agents Teams app. Finally, you’ll learn how to publish your bot in Microsoft Teams.

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 10:40 am

  • Tom Resing

    Content designer @ Microsoft focused on M365

CM202 - Metadata matters: Make file properties work for you

Files are at the core of Microsoft 365. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents, of course. In addition, all kinds of files, PDFs, pictures, and video are created, shared, viewed, edited, and deleted all day, every day in organizations around the world through the tools and services included as part of their Microsoft 365 subscriptions. Tom Resing is a member of the SharePoint Syntex product engineering team at Microsoft. Every day, Tom thinks about how the user experience around files and their properties does or doesn't empower people to achieve more with files. Come to this session to get an overview of what file properties are captured and can be captured. And, how to use those properties to help yourself and others at your org improve your digital workplace experience.

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 10:40 am

  • Ben Vanderberg

    Principal Platform Evangelist - Adobe

PWR202 - Creatives welcome: how to collaborate in Microsoft 365

Creativity is often working with others, creating content, and working within many creative apps like Adobe Creative Cloud. In this session, we will learn some tips of how creatives can collaborate more in Microsoft 365 with Adobe Creative Cloud including: • How to share and collaborate and review content in Microsoft Teams • Create documents and presentations with content designed in Photoshop and other tools in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word using Creative Cloud connectors • Ways to automate approvals and tasks with Teams Approvals, Creative Cloud, and other tools.

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 1:30 pm

  • Mark Rackley

    CSO at PAIT Group and SharePoint Hillbilly

PWR203 - Attainable AI | Real World Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

Why has your organization not embraced AI yet? Cost? Complexity? No perceived business value? Thanks to Azure and Microsoft 365, AI is not only cost-effective (sometimes free) and easy to use, there are many real-world use-case scenarios that you can take advantage of today without having to be a developer. Attend this demo-packed session to learn how quick and easy it is to get started with AI in your organization to create bots, translate conversations, identify objects in pictures, and more!

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 3:30 pm

  • Mike Maadarani

    Office 365 MVP, Cloud Solutions Architect, MCM Consulting

PWR204 - Adaptive Cards for Citizen Developers

This session will guide you through many ways that the average IT Pro or Citizen Developer can create innovative and modern solutions on the Microsoft Teams platform. It will demonstrate how you can create adaptive cards with Power Automate to deliver amazing experiences for your end users with hardly any code! During this session will showcase the following: 1. Adaptive Cards Designer 2. Creation of sample cards for Teams 3. Using Power Automate to send the cards to Teams channel 4. Advanced Adaptive Cards designs

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 3:30 pm

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

APP204 - Working with Large Data Sets in Power Apps

This session demonstrates how Power Apps can use large data sets and still be fully functional. Join Daniel Christian, a Microsoft MVP, certified training and an early adopter of Power Platform, as he demonstrates how data sources such as Dataverse, SharePoint & SQL with over 40,000 items or rows can be fully functional in a Power App as long as you use follow the rules to avoid any delegation issues.

Thursday, May 12th 2022, 3:30 pm

  • Ben Vanderberg

    Principal Platform Evangelist - Adobe

APP205 - Add documents and e-signatures to your Power Apps

Creating PDFs and other documents do not have to be a chore. In this session, we will learn: • How to generate documents from a Canvas-based Power App using Adobe PDF Services • Add conditional logic, tables, lists, and images dynamically within a Power App using Adobe PDF Services with Power Automate • Capture legally compliant e-signatures within a Power App using Adobe Sign This session is ideal for beginner to intermediate Power Apps users who are interested in bringing document experiences into their apps.

Friday, May 13th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Sarah Haase

    Microsoft MVP | Office 365 enthusiast | User adoption advocate

PWR302 - Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity

It's time to work smarter. With the Power Automate mobile app, you can build and execute push-button workflows that automate everyday tasks and transform your Digital Workplace experience. Need to quickly block your calendar for an impromptu meeting? Or send an automated email to your team letting them know you'll be working from home today? With flow buttons, you can start your workflows on-the-go with a single button click. This practical how-to session introduces button flows, showing how easy it is to create push-button flows for everyday Digital Workplace needs. You'll see examples of 4 easy-to-build flows and learn how the Power Automate app can greatly improve your mobile workplace experience.

Friday, May 13th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

APP302 - The Variety of Variables in Power Apps Canvas

Variables are one of the key features in an app to hold information that will be referenced later. Join Daniel Christian, Microsoft MVP and certified trainer, as he walks you through the variety of variables available in Power Apps canvas. This is a demo heavy session with real-world examples of how variables can improve the performance and efficiency of the apps.

Friday, May 13th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Nate Chamberlain

    Microsoft MVP and MCT

OFF302 - How well do you know the Office desktop apps? 70 min of tips & ideas to wow your co-workers

There's more to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote than what immediately meets the eye. In this session, we're not learning the basics - we're learning the lesser-known gems and useful tools tucked away inside these common apps. We'll cover topics including image background removal, small app settings that make a big difference, cross-app integrations, illustrations vs images, Rehearse with Coach, and much, much more. Note: This will be based on the Microsoft 365 version (not 2019 or earlier) of the Office desktop apps. While there will be some cross-over, there are features that will be covered that are exclusive to the most up-to-date version.

Friday, May 13th 2022, 12:30 pm

  • Don Kirkham

    Microsoft MVP | Enterprise Architect, DMI

PWR303 - Take your Lists to the next level

Modern lists in SharePoint have seen a complete overhaul. While the Lists app in Office 365 is new addition, it uses the same modern SharePoint lists as Office 365. These lists have a lot of customization available natively, but the real power comes from custom list formatting. We'll start with some simple tips and them level up to making list views one of the most powerful no-code solutions in your toolbelt.

Friday, May 13th 2022, 1:50 pm

  • Ben Vanderberg

    Principal Platform Evangelist - Adobe

PWR304 - From Dataverse to documents and back again

While data exists in Microsoft Dataverse, you often need to create documents with that data. Oftentimes, you might have documents that you want to populate that data back into your records in Dataverse. In the session we will learn: • How you can create data-driven and dynamic documents • How you can capture e-signatures on documents generated from Power Apps • How you can extract data from documents to populate in a record in Microsoft Dataverse