Power Platform, Field Services, and all things Dynamics 365!

Join us for a free learning event for the Dynamics community! Ask the experts, share your ideas, and learn something new.


Event Details

Microsoft Offices, Tampa

Sessions

Welcome our Keynote Speaker

Chuck Ingram
North America Lead - Digital Sales and Service
On a mission to help companies achieve real business outcomes with Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform
Speaker Session Time Level
Ira Mellor, Brandon Kelly Development and ALM with CDS and Visual Studio Code 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Intermediate
Scott Farriss Developer efficiency using the VSCode extension for Dynamics 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Intermediate
Raphael Pothin Improve user adoption with the Help Panes in your model-driven apps 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Intermediate
Andrew Butenko Getting Started with PowerApps Component Framework 1:00 PM-1:50 PM Intermediate
Tricia Sinclair Azure Boards: The Other Side of DevOps 2:00 PM-2:50 PM Intermediate
Phil Topness Tame Forms with Power Platform, Portals and AI 3:00 PM-3:50 PM Intermediate
Christopher Cognetta Power Apps AI 4:00 PM-4:50 PM Intermediate
Speaker Session Time Level
Joseph Tews Entity Store as a Data Lake 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Intermediate
Igor Shvets Enterprise document generation and management with Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Intermediate
Chris Canepa Creating Icons for Custom Entities for a Clean and Consistent Interface 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Beginner
Raphael Pothin Replace the soon retired Dynamics 365 Talent Onboard solution with the Power Platform 1:00 PM-1:50 PM Intermediate
Heather Severino Give your Team Power with Power BI Online and Microsoft Teams 2:00 PM-2:50 PM Intermediate
Dian Taylor Everything you ever wanted to know about the unified interface 3:00 PM-3:50 PM Intermediate
Speaker Session Time Level
Chuck Ingram Hacking D365 Success with Power Apps 9:00 AM-9:50 AM Intermediate
Kyle Warren, Joel Hinton Meeting the Needs of Data-Driven Marketers: An Introduction to Marketing Dashboards for Microsoft 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Intermediate
Steve Mordue Re-Architecting for the Power Platform 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Intermediate
Christopher Cognetta PowerApps in the Real World 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Intermediate
Aiden Kaskela Workflows to Power Automate: Upgrading your Automation 1:00 PM-1:50 PM Intermediate
Nikita Polyakov Power App Portals & Beyond! 2:00 PM-2:50 PM Intermediate
Artur Zielinski Make D365 conversational - Accelerate your chatbot journey 3:00 PM-3:50 PM Intermediate
Matthew Panzano Embedded Power Apps 4:00 PM-4:50 PM Intermediate
Beth Burrell Ask the Experts and Raffle 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Beginner
Speaker Session Time Level
Ben Vollmer Field Service – Futures and Directions 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Intermediate
Ivan Stano Field Service 2.0 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Intermediate
Renato Leite AI meets BizApps 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Intermediate
Shawn Tabor Maintaining Profitability with Power Apps and Field Service 1:00 PM-1:50 PM Intermediate
Dian Taylor Introduction to Power Virtual Agents 2:00 PM-2:50 PM Intermediate
Shawn Tabor Power Virtual Agents for the Field Service Technician 3:00 PM-3:50 PM Intermediate
Phil Topness Your Face, Your Fate - PowerApps, AI, Flow & On premise Data Gateway 4:00 PM-4:50 PM Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Andrew Butenko Getting Started with PowerApps Component Framework Intermediate
Dian Taylor Everything you ever wanted to know about the unified interface Intermediate
Raphael Pothin Improve user adoption with the Help Panes in your model-driven apps Intermediate
Chris Canepa Creating Icons for Custom Entities for a Clean and Consistent Interface Beginner
Kyle Warren, Joel Hinton Meeting the Needs of Data-Driven Marketers: An Introduction to Marketing Dashboards for Microsoft Intermediate
Chuck Ingram Hacking D365 Success with Power Apps Intermediate
Phil Topness Tame Forms with Power Platform, Portals and AI Intermediate
Nikita Polyakov Power App Portals & Beyond! Intermediate
Aiden Kaskela Workflows to Power Automate: Upgrading your Automation Intermediate
Christopher Cognetta PowerApps in the Real World Intermediate
Igor Shvets Enterprise document generation and management with Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Intermediate
Artur Zielinski Make D365 conversational - Accelerate your chatbot journey Intermediate
Christopher Cognetta Power Apps AI Intermediate
Matthew Panzano Embedded Power Apps Intermediate
Steve Mordue Re-Architecting for the Power Platform Intermediate
Phil Topness Your Face, Your Fate - PowerApps, AI, Flow & On premise Data Gateway Intermediate
Renato Leite AI meets BizApps Intermediate
Dian Taylor Introduction to Power Virtual Agents Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Joseph Tews Entity Store as a Data Lake Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Beth Burrell Ask the Experts and Raffle Beginner
Speaker Session Level
Ben Vollmer Field Service – Futures and Directions Intermediate
Shawn Tabor Maintaining Profitability with Power Apps and Field Service Intermediate
Shawn Tabor Power Virtual Agents for the Field Service Technician Intermediate
Ivan Stano Field Service 2.0 Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Heather Severino Give your Team Power with Power BI Online and Microsoft Teams Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Raphael Pothin Replace the soon retired Dynamics 365 Talent Onboard solution with the Power Platform Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Ira Mellor, Brandon Kelly Development and ALM with CDS and Visual Studio Code Intermediate
Scott Farriss Developer efficiency using the VSCode extension for Dynamics Intermediate
Speaker Session Level
Tricia Sinclair Azure Boards: The Other Side of DevOps Intermediate

Our Speakers

Beth Burrell

Customer Success Leader / US Chair - The WIT Network / Microsoft MVP - Business Applications

Every man & woman wants to be King & Queen of their castles. Why not treat all your customers that way?? Accomplished & results-oriented senior technology leader with progressive experience & expert proficiency in presales technology, project leadership, enterprise technology solutions & business process re-engineering. Passionate about technology & people on every project!

Andrew Butenko

Senior Consultant, MVP

Developer since 2005, Developer for Dynamics CRM/365 for CE since 2008, MVP for CRM/BS/BA since 2010, Senior Consultant with Hitachi Solutions

Chris Canepa

Dynamics 365 / CRM Functional Consultant

Chris began his career in Microsoft Business Applications in January 2019 when he joined DXC Technology in their Academy Training Program as a CRM Functional Consultant for D365 for Customer Engagement. As a new and growing Microsoft Business Applications technologist, Chris is passionate about helping businesses solve their challenges and reach their growth goals through technology, process, and people. Equally important to providing quality Microsoft solutions and service to customers, Chris is dedicated to motivating, building, and mentoring employees, teammates, and end-users to be better and stronger today than they were yesterday. Prior to joining DXC in 2019, Chris’s experience spans a variety of roles within the technology industry including recruiting, solution sales & business development, and software implementation. He's worked for defense subcontractors, software development firms, managed IT Services organizations, and conference/event production companies.

Christopher Cognetta

Dynamics 365 MVP, Director Campus Management

Chris Cognetta is a Director, D365 Business Application Architect for the Campus Management. Chris is based in Tampa, Florida, originally from New York growing up in South Florida. Chris is a proven hands on, servant leader with over 25 years of various industry experience, across many different technology platforms and architectures. Chris is a 6x time Microsoft Business Solutions 365 MVP, has an infrastructure, cloud & application architecture background and has been implementing global Dynamics CRM/D365 implementations since its inception. Chris is an active community member, Azure & CRMUG Medic Founder and sits on the D365/CRMUG Programming Board. Chris is a frequent speaker and organizer at various D365/CRM/Azure events and User Group conferences. Chris is also the Vice President of Tampa Community (formerly Tampadev).

Scott Farriss

Enterprise Architect

Independent consultant having 25 years experience in multiple sectors including (Finance, Commodities, Medical, and Public Sector including DoD)

Joel Hinton

Senior Territory Channel Manager

Digital Marketing technology nerd with ten plus years in SaaS and about 5 years focusing on Microsoft and ClickDimensions Technology. I am a Senior Territory Channel Manager at ClickDimensions, a marketing and sales platform that helps companies use digital technology to acquire new customers and grow them.

Chuck Ingram

North America Lead - Digital Sales and Service

On a mission to help companies achieve real business outcomes with Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform

Aiden Kaskela

Business Applications MVP, Consultant, Evangelist

Business Applications MVP and Dynamics 365 / CRM enthusiast, I've been an Architect and Developer for 13 years. In my spare time I build free add-ons available at WorkflowElements.com. I'm very active in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Forum and have been recognized as a Microsoft Community Contributor.

Brandon Kelly

Managing Partner

Brandon is a Cloud and DevOps leader with over 20 years' experience designing, building and operating hyper-scale web applications. Brandon currently serves as a Managing Partner for CloudSmith Consulting, an advisory consulting firm specializing in proactive support, technical services, and products that help customers maximize their investments in Cloud and DevOps. Prior to serving in his current role, Brandon has been a leader for several large software and consulting companies, including Oracle, Microsoft, and Tribridge.

Renato Leite

Global Sales Director - Dynamics 365 Sales

20+ years of experience in CRM sales, presales and implementations with Dynamics 365 (CRM) for all major industries, Contact Centers, Financial Services, Health industry and more, digitally transforming customers to achieve more. Data Scientist with academic and business background, enhancing customer's performance, optimizing results and gaining relevant business insights through feature engineering, ML, AI, Data Analytics, Big Data and Azure Kinect.

Ira Mellor

Managing Partner

Ira is a Cloud, DevOps, and Automation leader with over 15 years of experience designing and building full-stack software applications and processes that scale with businesses. Ira has worked across many industry verticles including Finance, Consulting, Healthcare, and Cloud. Ira is currently a Managing Partner for CloudSmith Consulting, an advisory consulting firm specializing in proactive support, technical services, and products that help customers maximize their investments in Cloud and DevOps.

Steve Mordue

A recent convert, and now evangelist for the Power Platform

Steve Mordue, a Microsoft Business Applications MVP, is the CEO of Forceworks, a 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year. Steve started his CRM consulting career 15 years ago, originally supporting Salesforce.com as a Certified Consultant. Steve transitioned his consulting practice to Dynamics CRM, (now Dynamics 365) in 2011. Steve has been engaged in hundreds of CRM deployments over the course of his career. As one of the leading Dynamics 365 Consultants, recognized by Microsoft as an expert, Steve has provided training, on behalf of Microsoft, to other Microsoft Partners globally on how to launch and build successful Dynamics 365 practices. Steve is a member of the Worldwide Dynamics Partner Advisory Council, and is a frequent presenter and panelist at global Microsoft events.

Matthew Panzano

Senior Solutions Consultant

Mr. Panzano has been in the computer systems industry for over 3 decades he has worked at several fortune 500 companies, including 10 years as an Information Worker Principal Technology Specialist at Microsoft. His specializes in the Microsoft Office365 platform and Dynamics 365. He has been working with Microsoft’s Dynamics and SharePoint since their inceptions. Currently his is a Senior Solutions Consultant with PowerObjects helping customers be successful with the Dynamics 365 Platform. Mr. Panzano was also one of the first 500 people in the World to be Windows NT certified and was the 3rd person on the East Coast to be MSCE certified in 1995.

Nikita Polyakov

Architect @ Business Application Group, Microsoft

Solution Architect in FastTrack for Dynamics 365 CE at Microsoft been leading Portals community at Microsoft helpful customer success.

Raphael Pothin

Business Solutions Consultant

Power Platform enthousiast working on a daily basis with Dynamics 365 Sales, Project Service Automation and Human Resources (formerly Talent). I like to find technological solutions to companies business challenges and to share what I learn with the community.

Heather Severino

Microsoft MVP, MCT Regional Lead, MOS Master, MCSA

Heather is an innovative, passionate, globally recognized expert trainer with over 23 years of experience in the technology and learning industry. Her background includes government, corporate, sports and media technology. Heather helps individuals and organizations learn how to maximize productivity in the modern workplace by sharing real world experience and knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Windows 10, Office 2016, Office 365, Dynamics, OneNote, Power BI, Project, SharePoint, Visio, Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studios.

Igor Shvets

Independent Dynamics 365 consultant

Helping maximize the efficiency of your business with Microsoft technologies. I specialize in Dynamics 365 for Sales, Service, Field Service and Talent.

Tricia Sinclair

Solution Consultant

I have over 10 years experience in implementing CRM solutions in various roles from Consultant to Architect. I am passionate about delivering quality solutions and sharing my experiences and knowledge about D365 with the community.

Ivan Stano

COO

COO at Resco.Net, where we enable companies to unlock the full potential of enterprise mobility. I joined Resco in 2008, and have held a variety of roles over the years spanning from marketing, sales, partner management to more senior roles. I am a product evangelist who talks about mobile technologies, discusses their advantages and things to be aware of at conferences, events or web meetings and demos with customers and partners. Currently based in greater Boston, MA -- area where I like to go for a run, play tennis or cook for my friends.

Shawn Tabor

Sr. Solutions Architect, Hitachi Solutions / Microsoft MVP

The CRM Hobbit!

Dian Taylor

Dynamics 365 Goddess

Dian Taylor specializes in customer relationship management (CRM) technology and process at RSM in West Palm Beach, Florida. In this role as a CRM Presales Consultant, she designs custom CRM demonstrations for RSM prospects. Her prior experience in solution designing, implementing, configuring and customizing several complex scenarios in various industry sectors has helped her build relevant customer demos. She has the unique ability to clarify CRM strategies and objectives: modeling and optimizing business processes, defining user requirements, designing fit for purpose and cost effective CRM solutions.

Joseph Tews

Premier Field Engineer

Joseph Tews is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft. His experience ranges from implementations to training and support, specifically around the Supply Chain Management modules. He has been with Microsoft for 7 years, and working with Dynamics products for the last 14 years.

Phil Topness

Microsoft BizApps Director

Phil is irrationally excited about applying technology to help people better do what they need to do. He leads Microsoft Dynamics and Power platform (PowerApps, Flow, etc.) for Accenture Federal Services. This means lots of presentations & demos, building new software and working with teams to ensure that users get better software, sooner.

Ben Vollmer

Global Field Service

10 x Black Belt

Kyle Warren

Territory Channel Manager

Channel sales professional that thrives in fast paced and competitive environments with an enthusiastic and passionate commitment to client service and satisfaction. Successful team leader with targeted sales and leadership experience. Thorough working knowledge of software channel sales, telecommunication and new media markets. Demonstrable track record of success working through the channel model, having achieved multiple Presidents Clubs and individual awards, over the years. Bringing proven experience in developing sales strategies to consistently grow revenue with channel partners. Customer focused and articulate with strong communication abilities including effective presentation and negotiation skills to C-level and technical leads alike. Prior to sales a 10-year background in professional counseling and conflict resolution.

Artur Zielinski

D365 Architect

D365 / PPlatform and emerging technology enthusiast (AI, ML, Azure Cog Services, but also DialogFlow and other cool tech). Experienced speaker, able to convey complex ideas in an engaging fashion. Been doing CRM architecture thingy for a loooong time now. Currently with Hitachi, previously at Pythag, m-hance and ran my own business.

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Event Contact Information

If you have any questions about the event, reach out to our event lead(s):

Beth Burrell

Customer Success Leader / US Chair - The WIT Network / Microsoft MVP - Business Applications

Every man & woman wants to be King & Queen of their castles. Why not treat all your customers that way?? Accomplished & results-oriented senior technology leader with progressive experience & expert proficiency in presales technology, project leadership, enterprise technology solutions & business process re-engineering. Passionate about technology & people on every project!

bac26@yahoo.com