Jump-start your Ignite experience with Pre-Day Sessions!

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Want to get a head start on learning and make room for more (or deeper) sessions at Ignite? Sign up for a Pre-Day Session. Topics run the gamut from high-level IT strategy to technical deep dives and are delivered by noted industry experts who are ready to dig in and share their knowledge.

To attend a Pre-Day Session of your choice, select the Full Conference Pass + Pre-Day Session option when you register for Ignite. If you have already registered for Ignite, just sign-in to your registration record and add the Pre-Day Session of your choice.

Here's a rundown of Pre-Day Sessions:

Administrator's Mandatory Check List: The Ultimate Guide to Securing Your Infrastructure, delivered by Paula Januszkiewicz, founder and CEO of CQURE

Advanced Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, SQL, and R, featuring Advanced Analytics expert Rafal Lukawiecki, a strategic consultant at Project Botticelli Ltd

Project Siena: Create Custom Mobile Business Apps, No Code Required, presented by Benjamin Hodes, senior program manager, Microsoft

Building a Hybrid Exchange Server 2013 Environment, delivered by Michael Van Horenbeeck, Exchange MVP, ENow

DevOps Hackathon, presented by Damien Caro, David Tesar, and Vinicius Apolinario

End-to-End OneDrive for Business Planning, Deployment, and Best Practices, delivered by Jeremy Mazner, principal GPM, Microsoft SharePoint

Enterprise Management in 2015 and Beyond, featuring Johan Arwidmark, chief technical architect, Knowledge Factory, and Kent Agerlund, cofounder and evangelist, Coretech

Get Ready to Deploy Exchange Server 2013, delivered by an Exchange MVP

Hands-on Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment, presented by Mikael Nystrom, principal technical architect, TrueSec, and Mike Niehaus, sr. product manager, Microsoft

Hybrid Cloud Management and Automation with Microsoft System Center, featuring the Microsoft team of Alex Frankel, Daniele Muscetta, Joe Levy, John Ballard, Laura Cruz, and Ravi Kiran Chintalapudi

Office 365 Development On-Ramp with Andrew Connell, independent consultant, Andrew Connell, Inc., and Scot Hillier, independent consultant, Scot Hillier Technical Solutions, LLC

Office 365 Network Performance Optimization, presented by Paul Collinge, sr. PFE, Microsoft

SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 Hybrid Training, featuring Bill Baer, senior technical product manager, Microsoft, and Steve Peschka, sr. principal consultant, Microsoft

The Microsoft Azure Cloud for IT Pros, delivered by John Craddock, founder, XTSeminars Ltd

Troubleshoot SQL Server Performance Like a Microsoft Engineer with Bob Ward, chief technology officer, CSS Americas, Microsoft

Windows 10: Enterprise Mobility Workshop, featuring Roel Schellens, architect, Center of Excellence, Microsoft

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