Technology is continuously reshaping the boundaries of possibility, and we are excited to once again gather with customers and partners to discover what's next in AI, collaboration tools, data, security, modern work, and development tools and platforms at Microsoft Ignite 2023, taking place in Seattle November 14–17. As the in-person event is sold out, virtual attendance is encouraged. All sessions can be viewed online November 15–16, and there is still time to register to attend virtually, so sign up today!

Each session, discussion, and interaction at Ignite will be thoughtfully orchestrated to grow your knowledge, expand your professional connections, and invigorate your vision for a future marked by technological excellence. To help you make the most of what Ignite has to offer, we have created this guide to optimize your participation, promising an engaging experience tailored just for you.

This year at Microsoft Ignite
Sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2023 will help you better understand how to use the latest technology to achieve your growth goals — particularly when it comes to AI. Keynotes and breakout sessions offer expert insights into new capabilities and can inspire fresh applications for you and your customers.

With so many multidisciplinary attendees in attendance, you’ll be sure to broaden your network. If you’re experiencing technical roadblocks, this event is a great opportunity to connect with those specialists who can help you problem-solve. Or meet new peers and partners in breakout sessions to share perspectives and explore potential collaborations.

The free digital experience includes livestreams and hybrid discussion sessions to ensure all attendees can actively engage and reap the benefits of the knowledge being shared. There are virtual options for networking, and content will be available on demand to revisit or watch presentations you may have missed.

Explore future-focused programming
At this four-day event, partners will have the opportunity to hear from Microsoft leaders on some of the most relevant topics for the year ahead. In addition to opening remarks from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft Ignite keynote sessions include:

  • Unlock Productivity with Microsoft Copilot | Rajesh Jha, Executive Vice President, Experiences + Devices, and Jared Spataro, Corporate Vice President, Modern Work and Business Applications: Learn how Microsoft Copilot will unlock productivity and transform business processes for everyone across functions and industries.
  • The Future of Security with AI | Charlie Bell, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Security, and Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President, Security, Compliance, Identity & Privacy: Discover how Microsoft is delivering AI for security with Security Copilot, and how we are enabling organizations to secure and govern AI with new capabilities.
  • AI transformation for your organization with the Microsoft Cloud | Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Cloud + AI Group: Understand how the Microsoft Cloud is uniquely positioned to help customers transform by building AI solutions and unlocking insights using the same platform and services that power all of Microsoft’s comprehensive solutions.
  • Inside Microsoft AI innovations | Mark Russinovich, Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow for Microsoft Azure: Take an in-depth look Microsoft’s AI architecture, including the technology behind supercomputers and datacenters, AI-aware resource management, and advancements in confidential computing to safeguard data during processing. (This event will not be streamed live but will be available on demand following the event – don’t miss it if you’re attending in person!)

These will be followed by hundreds of live and on-demand sessions for you to choose from, offering deeper industry insights and real-time answers to your questions. Check out the full session catalog to explore available options and identify the sessions that make the most sense for your business.

Connect with Microsoft Ignite Featured Partners
Ignite is a great opportunity to learn from and network with Featured Partners, who are leading the way in innovation and digital transformation. These partners are ready to share their insights and solutions in break-out sessions and discussions. Get to know these partners and their capabilities in advance of the event by browsing the Featured Partner directory.

Visit the full Microsoft Ignite 2023 website for the latest details on attendees, schedules, and topics. Upon registration, you’ll receive Microsoft Ignite digital swag and access to online features such as the session scheduler and attendee networking.

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This year’s event promises to be truly transformative, and we can’t wait to see you there!


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