Whether you are a Developer, Designer, Microsoft Partner, IT expert, or just interested in Microsoft technology, there are few SharePoint associated conferences that offer different levels of learning and networking opportunities.
Below you will find a list of the most important SharePoint Events you don’t want to miss.
I presume that this list might change and new conferences might be available throughout this year or next year. If you heard of any conferences not on the list just post them in the comment area.
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Holy cow there is a lot of CSS in SharePoint! And there is a heck of a lot that you can do with it! The vast majority of branding SharePoint involves using CSS to add style and restyle SharePoint components. Master pages get all the fame but CSS is where the action is happening. Get your SharePoint branding kick-started with the SharePoint CSS Experience and learn how to re-brand SharePoint using nothing but CSS.
Author and instructor: Heather Solomon
As a Nintex partner of the year, Protiviti is uniquely qualified to offer Nintex Week 2014, a four day event dedicated to helping you take full advantage of the world's leading Workflow and Forms solution for SharePoint! This event consists of three courses taking place over four days, allowing beginners as well as experienced Nintex users to benefit from the curriculum, the interactive labs and instructors experience.
What does your SharePoint security and governance plan look like? How can you ensure that your organization is well equipped with measures that will keep your SharePoint environment safe and secure? What are the most important factors to consider when formulating a governance plan? Protiviti's SharePoint MVPs are traveling the country to give you the tools you need to create your own "Practical Guide To SharePoint Security & Governance!"
This is a SharePoint class for the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers who insist on saying, "Enough with .NET! Enough with all those third party web parts! I am a SharePoint Hacker and I can do it myself using nothing but a web browser and a text editor!"
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, .NET developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint and .NET Technologies will meet for the 2nd SPS Events Bermuda community conference on August 30th 2014.
It has been a while since the last SharePoint Saturday in Egypt, but it's back anyway. We will have very interesting sessions from Experts. Get in touch with SharePoint Professionals, ask questions, know the latest news & learn from the best.
Learn the strategy and processes of SharePoint customization in this three-hour introduction to styling and branding on the SharePoint platform. Ask questions and interact with real SharePoint design experts with years of experience implementing and building unique SharePoint user experiences.
No gimmicks! Just in-depth training from the most experienced SharePoint professionals in the industry. In its 14th year, the IT/Dev Connections conference includes the most in-depth SharePoint content found anywhere.
Why YOU need to be there: because you’ll leave with tips and techniques you can implement immediately.
Who attends: SharePoint peers and industry experts, who are in the trenches facing similar challenges, eager and excited to share solutions.
What you'll learn: a crash course in everything SharePoint. Held over 3 days (with 2 days of hard-core workshop options on Monday or Friday), this week of training will jumpstart your SharePoint knowledge.
Learn from the best SharePoint experts, including dozens of SharePoint MVPs and Certified SharePoint Professionals. Meet and network with your colleagues, bootstrap your learning in SharePoint 101 sessions, test drive SharePoint solutions in the Exhibit Hall, exchange SharePoint tips and tricks in after-hours Lightning Talks and Ask the Expert discussions.
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet for the 2nd SPS Events New Jersey event on September 20th, 2014 at the Busch Campus Center - Rutgers University located at 604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
Attend SharePoint Fest - Denver, where you'll be able to attend technical classes and seminars - taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft engineers and Microsoft MVPs - covering Enterprise Content Management, Social SharePoint, Business Value, Infrastructure/Administration, Composites (Workflow), Search, Business Intelligence, & Development. Choose one complete learning track or mix & match based on what content best meets you and your organization's current needs!
At SharePoint Fest - Denver there are sessions created for SharePoint administrators, software developers, information architects and knowledge workers which will ensure that you and your team walk away with as much knowledge as you desire to truly leverage SharePoint in your current environment!
In this highly interactive and hands-on course, students will learn to style and brand the SharePoint 2013 platform using traditional web design and development techniques. See examples and practical demonstrations showing you the tips, tricks, and techniques that you’ll need to create a unique SharePoint user experience. Try your hand at SharePoint customization in your own dedicated SharePoint 2013 lab environment, where designers with years of experience will walk you through the process of styling SharePoint for desktops/ laptops and all mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones.
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet for the 1st SharePoint Saturday event in Jersey on 27th September 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in St. Helier.
Pharmica's SharePoint Conference for the Life Sciences Industry
To help the industry better understand how SharePoint can be effectively used in various life sciences environments, Pharmica Consulting is proud to host its 11th SharePoint Conference for the Life Sciences Industry.
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet for SharePoint Saturday Redmond on October 11, 2014 at the Microsoft Conference Center - Building 33 located at 16070 NE 36th Way, Redmond, Washington.
On 15th and 16th October 2014, the third SPC Adriatics will be organized, again in Zagreb. This year, the focus will shift slightly to the business aspects. Decision makers and end users will be able to see and to discuss the exciting new features, and opportunities which they can bring to their businesses. Important topics will be compliance, governance and operations, on premise, as well as in the cloud. More than 40 sessions will be offered, divided in four tracks: Business, IT Pro, Development and Project.
SharePoint Conference .ORG features workshops and sessions designed for business users, technical users and design professionals. Speakers include Microsoft MVP's, SharePoint experts and clients who have recently implemented innovative solutions on SharePoint - including intranets, public sites, member communities and business intelligence initiatives. After 6 successful years hosting SharePoint Conference.ORG in the DC metro area we will be hosting a conference this year in Dallas, Texas on October 19-21, 2014. This year's agenda features a variety of educational sessions from SharePoint 2013 to Responsive Design to User Adoption Strategies.
Designed and developed by a steering committee made up of clients, consultants and SharePoint solutions providers, SharePoint Summit 2014 is a key event for meeting important players in the SharePoint community and learning about their successes – and mistakes. Participants will also have access to carefully selected SharePoint partners who will present the products and services they offer to help you complete your projects.
This one-of-a-kind event is designed to give you the FULL STORY to address common business scenarios, including file-based collaboration, team sites, search, enterprise social, and business intelligence. This event is more than just dozens of the best sessions from world-renowned experts. It is a series of journeys that will take you from beginning to end in a logical, carefully-designed curriculum that ensures you will take away practical, ready-to-implement guidance and solutions.
This course will provide users with the knowledge and skills required to publish Business Intelligence to a SharePoint 2010 and 2013 website. SharePoint includes a host of tools to make this possible and this course will enable users to choose the appropriate tool for the task and leverage that tool to create interactive dashboards and Self-Service BI endpoints. Students will have the opportunity to complete labs that take the data from its source and visualize it in multiple SharePoint destinations including Visio Services, Excel Services, PowerPivot, PerformancePoint and SQL Reporting Services including PowerView.
We have changed the name, slightly for 2014 (formerly SharePoint Connections) so the conference fits into our portfolio of "Connect" conferences, but the content will still be the latest news, updates, tips & tricks about SharePoint to IT Pro's, End Users, Developers and Business Managers delivered by independent and Microsoft SharePoint experts.
With major changes happening to the SharePoint system in the near future, the agenda this year will consist of sessions about Integration, Cloud, Web Dev, Mobile Apps, Social, Hybrid, Migration and much more.
Attend SharePoint Fest Chicago, where you will be able to attend technical classes and seminars taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft engineers and Microsoft MVPs, covering Enterprise Content Management, Infrastructure/Administration, Composites (Workflow), Search, Business Intelligence, & Development. Choose one complete learning track or mix & match based on what content best meets you and your organization's current needs.
The inaugural, unified Microsoft commercial technology conference in Chicago, Illinois. Bringing the best of what made the past Microsoft conferences so valuable, plus adding more of what you've asked for including:
- Clearer visibility into Microsoft's future technology vision and roadmap
- Unparalleled access to Microsoft senior leaders and the developers who write the code – many of whom will present and engage with you and answer your questions
- A broader range of learning opportunities across all of Microsoft's technologies, including actionable best practices from industry experts
- Deep community interaction with the top technology professionals and industry peers in structured and informal settings
- Epic after-hour festivities for you to unwind and turn up the fun!