MEMUG July 2023 – Microsoft and the Future with AI, Sponsored by ScriptRunner

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Friday, July 28th, 2023, 9:00am – 3:00pm Mountain Time

Advanced Registration is Recommended for Online Attendance.
Advanced Registration is REQUIRED for In-person Attendance.

Please note that Microsoft facilities now require guest registration for all in-person events.
MEMUG sessions in 2023 will offer both in-person and remote option.

Register Now! – Space is limited for this event!

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Join us for an exciting and informative meeting where we will explore the latest trends and best practices in artificial intelligence (AI) and how it can help you improve your IT operations, security, and productivity. You will hear from expert speakers who will share their insights and experiences on how to leverage AI for various purposes, such as:

Demystifying AI

Jennifer Martinez, a Microsoft Enterprise Technology Strategist driving business transformation and impactful solutions for complex organizations., will explain what AI is, how it works, and why it matters for IT professionals. She will also debunk some common myths and misconceptions about AI and its applications.

Administration, automation and delegation of daily tasks with PowerShell

ScriptRunner, a Microsoft partner and a leading provider of PowerShell solutions, will show you how to use PowerShell to automate and delegate your routine tasks, such as managing users, groups, permissions, services, and more. You will also learn how to use ScriptRunner’s web-based interface to run scripts on remote servers and devices.

Enhancing Cybersecurity – Using AI to Collect, Collate and Curate

Rod Trent, a senior cloud security and AI advocate at Microsoft and a co-host of the Microsoft Security Insights Show, will demonstrate how to use AI to enhance your cybersecurity posture by collecting, collating, and curating data from various sources, such as logs, alerts, events, and incidents. He will also show you how to use AI to analyze and prioritize the data and generate actionable insights and recommendations. Rod has over 30 years of experience in IT management and security.

Catered lunch and professional networking: Enjoy a delicious lunch and network with your peers and speakers. This is a great opportunity to exchange ideas, ask questions, and make new connections.

Using AI to increase productivity and collaboration with Microsoft 365 Copilot

Nick Aquino, a Senior Technical Specialist at Microsoft and a Microsoft 365 Copilot Champion, staying updated on the latest features and best practices of Microsoft 365, will introduce you to Microsoft 365 Copilot, a new AI-powered assistant that helps you get more done with less effort. He will show you how Copilot can help you create documents, presentations, emails, and more with natural language commands. He will also show you how Copilot can help you collaborate with your team members by suggesting relevant content, comments, and actions. Nick has over 10 years of experience in product management and development.

Jasmine Hoegh, PMP and Technical Specialist for Healthcare and Life Sciences at Microsoft for 2.5 years.  Prior to that, she was a Program Manager for a variety of organizations such as Lumen and Disney. She is passionate about the success of customers and leveraging technology to solve business problems. She is a PMP, Six Sigma, Scrum, Prosci Change management certified as well as a host of MSFT certifications. She is an avid gamer and lover of her family and people.

This meeting is a rare chance to learn from the Microsoft experts and partners who are at the forefront of AI innovation. Register today and secure your spot as space is limited!

Speaker Biographies

Jennifer Martinez is a Microsoft Enterprise Technology Strategist driving business transformation and impactful solutions for complex organizations.

With ScriptRunner, we deliver a holistic, secure and fully scalable solution that enables IT teams to be ready to automate in no time. Routine tasks in day-to-day business are now performed more efficiently with consistent quality. Through our automation expertise, our customers increase the level of automation in IT.

Rod Trent is a Senior Program Manager for Microsoft focused on Cybersecurity and AI. He has spoken many times at many conferences over the past 30-some years and has several written books and hundreds of articles. He is a husband, dad, and first-time grandfather. In his spare time (if such a thing does truly exist), you can regularly find him simultaneously watching Six Million Dollar Man TV show episodes and writing KQL queries.

Nicholas Aquino is a Senior Technical Specialist for Cloud Endpoint at Microsoft. He helps customers leverage the power of cloud-based solutions for managing their devices and applications. He is also a Microsoft 365 Copilot Champion, staying updated on the latest features and best practices of Microsoft 365. With over 20 years of experience in endpoint management for large enterprises, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. Nicholas is based in Southeast Michigan, where he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

MEMUG would like to thank our
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