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On Saturday, April 27th, all around the world from New Zealand to the United States West Coast, user groups and communities will get together to learn about Azure and Cloud Computing at the Global Azure Bootcamp.

 Welcome to Winnipeg Azure Bootcamp 2019

Azure Bootcamp in Winnipeg is a one-day conference hosting sessions from business advantages and real-life solutions to deep dive technical classes. We will explain concepts & principles, share stories, and provide highly useful tips & tricks.

If you are using or considering Microsoft Azure technology and want to learn about all the superb things you can do – then this is the event for you. 

Why attend?

It’s simple – chat with some of the best IT minds in Canada. You will stay up-to-date on the best practices, learn from people with experience and enjoy networking. Join us for presentations by a Cloud Solution expert from Microsoft and fantastic speakers from iRangers MVPs.

Who are the speakers?

Misha Hanin
Misha Hanin

One of the 500 trained Microsoft Certified Masters in the world. Awarded for the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. Expert level knowledge of Cloud & Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure.


Tyler DoerksenTyler Doerksen 
Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Architecting and building multi-tiered enterprise applications. Taking applications to the cloud with Microsoft Azure.

Stan Demburg

Stan Demburg

Specialized in Citrix, Microsoft products, VMware, and Apple technologies. The highest level of Citrix certifications. Member of Citrix Consulting Virtual Bench.


David Shefet

David Shefet   
Expert level and experience with Microsoft network administration, Active Directory administration and implementation. Microsoft Certified expert in Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.


Alex Stankevich

Alex Stankevich 
Expertise in the design and implementation of Microsoft Azure. Awarded for the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Enterprise Security.



Rees Ewonchuk

Rees Ewonchuk 
Specialized in Microsoft, Citrix and VMware technologies. Advanced knowledge of  Azure advantages and Identity management (Active directory & ADFS). 


 Dima Zodek 
Senior Information Technology Security Expert. Expertise in clustering, network load balancing, security, databases, computing, virtualization, storage, backup and disaster recovery.


Josh Payne
Josh Payne 
Digital Business Evolution, BlockChain, Multi-Cloud/Multi Carrier Strategy, Machine Learning, Orchestration, Automation.






8:45 – 9:00

Registration & Coffee

9:00 – 9:10

Introduction and Keynote | Misha Hanin

9:10 – 9:40

Journey to the cloud with Azure model | Josh Payne

9:40 – 10:10

Digital workspace in Azure | Stan Demburg

What is a digital workspace? What role does Azure play in the digital workspace? What are the benefits?

In this session we will talk about the concept of digital workspace, it’s components and multiple technologies that are involved. We will discuss how Microsoft Azure can help us build and manage the digital workspace, but most importantly how to achieve that ideal user experience.

We will share our vision on how different components of the digital workspace can benefit from Azure and other Microsoft products; as well as how other technologies such as Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop, Citrix, VMware fit into this concept.

10:10 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 -11:00

Enterprise Cloud Management: Tools and Best Practices | Tyler Doerksen

The capabilities of Microsoft Azure public cloud can be a game changing for large enterprise organizations. However, these organizations often have existing management practices. In this session you will learn how to provide the necessary controls without hindering the power of public cloud.


Azure Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Services | Misha Hanin

We will demonstrate a real example of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Additionally, this session will cover the possibilities of Blockchain projects with Microsoft Azure.

11:30 – 12:00

Lunch break
(free lunch provided)

12:00 – 12:30

In the modern world, what do enterprises consider to be mobile devices and how to manage them? | David Shefet, Alexander Stankevich

Advances in technology and shifting workforce demographics are creating a more fluid workplace environment. As teams become more widespread, keeping everyone engaged and informed is critical to the success of any organization. How can this be done without compromising security or completely redesigning the tools that employees are comfortable with?

To answer this question, we will explore Enterprise Mobility & Security solutions:

  • Identity Management and Protection
  • Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Information Delivery & Protection
  • Advanced Threat Detection

12:30 – 1:00

Cloud Security Fundamentals for Microsoft Azure  | Dima Zodek

Preview of different security mechanisms that help us to protect our Azure infrastructure from the big world threats.

1:00 – 1:10

Coffee break

1:10 – 1:40

Securing Cloud using Conditional access | Rees Ewonchuk

In this session, we will give an overview of conditional access in AzureAD and show its flexibility with several use cases.

1:40 – 2:00

Surprise Topic
Stories from the trenches and real-life use cases.

2:00 – 3:00

Closing Time
Time to wrap up the bootcamp and stay for any questions you may have.


When & Where?
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 – 9 am to 3 pm @ Microsoft office – 360 Main Street Suite 1150

 Register for free

To register click here. The event is FREE and everyone is welcome. Space is limited – please sign up in advance.


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