Welcome to Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 and New Orleans! Each day, we'll post the daily highlights here on our blog to help you make the most of everything happening at TechEd. Check the Catalog for session details and updates. If you haven't done so already, use the Schedule Builder to create your ideal conference schedule.
For those who signed up for Offsite Community Outreach, thank you for joining us in our efforts. We'd love to hear about your experience giving back to the New Orleans community! Remember, Onsite Community Outreach opportunities are available Monday through Thursday in Hall D. We hope you'll continue to help throughout TechEd.
First up today, Pre-Conference Seminars: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Choose from 13 different topics of in-depth discussion and dive right in! If you haven't pre-registered, it's not too late! Visit Registration to sign up and get a head start on your TechEd experience. Pre-Con topics are listed here.
Attend a TechEd 101 Session: 1:00-2:00pm and 4:00-5:00pm, Room 265
TechEd 101 provides an overview of all major components of TechEd, to help you take advantage of all of the opportunities here and create your ideal conference schedule. Check the Catalog and add to your schedule.
Certification Testing Center: Noon – 6:00pm, Rooms 347-351
Microsoft Certification and You: 2:00 – 3:00pm, Room 352
Get Certified at TechEd! Get onsite training at Certification Central, and make use of the Study Hall, Exam Prep Sessions, and take all Certification Exams at 50% off the regular price. Visit the Certification page for more details. Be sure to attend the Microsoft Certification and You session at 2:00pm today, to get started.
Hands-on Labs: Noon – 6:00pm, Hall B2
Experience Microsoft technologies at your own pace in the HOLs, offering more than 180 different lab titles. Check the Content Catalog for details.
Alumni Lounge: Noon – 6:00pm, Hall C Lobby
If you're a TechEd Alumni, thanks for joining us again! We hope you'll make use of the Alumni Lounge throughout the conference.
Reminders for Monday, June 3:
- Keynote with Brad Anderson, 8:30am in Halls IJ
- Foundational Sessions, 11:00am
- TechExpo Welcome Reception, 6:00pm in Halls CDEF
Tell us what your TechEd highlights are from today by sending a tweet to @TechEd_NA with hashtag #msTechEd!