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Monday, November 27

10:00 MST

Dynamics 365/AX - Cloud versus On-Premise: How to Make the Right Decision for D365
As we approach the topic of D365 cloud vs on-premise deployments, many customers struggle to understand the differences between the deployment options. Apart from the technical considerations, what else would you need to understand to compute the benefits? Join us as we take a deep dive into the pros and cons of both deployments, as well as discuss the features that may or may not be available should you choose to stay with your on-premise implementation.

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Rajeev Sekhri

Program Manager, Managed Services, Hitachi Solutions

Monday November 27, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 MST
Glen 205 Telus Center

11:10 MST

Dynamics 365/AX - A Canadian Company's Journey to the D365 Cloud
PCL is the largest construction contracting organization in Canada.  Come listen to PCL's senior technology leaders discuss their journey to the cloud.  Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, hosted in the Microsoft Azure cloud, is a key strategic application for PCL.  Why did PCL choose the cloud?  Is it meeting PCL's needs?  What issues have they encountered?  How has it affected their bottom line?

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Kaare Boraas

Relationship Manager, Business Technology, PCL Constructors Inc.
Kaare is a Relationship Manager in the Business Technology group at PCL Constructors Inc. PCL is the largest contracting organization in Canada and the 7th largest in the United States with an annual construction volume of $9 billion. Kaare is responsible for all construction applications... Read More →
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Chris Palmer

Manager, Advanced Technology Services, PCL Construction
Manager of PCL Construction's Advanced Technology Services (ATS) team which is focused on delivering innovative technology solutions that drive PCL's business. Our team works closely with our Relationship Managers, Customer Advocacy group, as well as the Operations Support team, to... Read More →

Monday November 27, 2017 11:10 - 12:10 MST
Glen 205 Telus Center

13:30 MST

Modernizing Legacy AX to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Join Microsoft's technical solutions architecture team from the engineering organization as we discuss the toolsets and processes for migrations from AX2009 and upgrading from AX2012 to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. We’ll cover migration and upgrade approaches, tools available, detailed steps for each phase of the upgrade project and key factors to consider when planning an upgrade project. We look forward to have an engaged conversation with existing customers thinking about modernizing their ERP solutions to the cloud and bring your feedback back to the product group to help us improve the upgrade experience.

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Paul Wu

Principal Solution Architect, Microsoft
I manage the technical solutions architecture team within the Microsoft Dynamics FastTrack program. I look forward to connect with partner and customer community at this conference. Specialties: - Global enterprise level project and program management - Modernizing ERP with... Read More →

Monday November 27, 2017 13:30 - 14:30 MST
Glen 205 Telus Center

14:40 MST

Dynamics 365/AX - PowerApps, Flow and Common Data Service
Learn more about creating business applications using PowerApps and Flow without writing a line of code!

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Serge Mattu

Sierra Systems
Serge is a highly-skilled Microsoft Certified Solution Architect with over 20 years’ experience in IT, designing, building and deploying business solutions, using a wide range of Microsoft and Oracle technologies, across a number of blue-chip companies.
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Walter Scheepstra

Sierra Systems
Walter has over 15 years of experience with providing operational effectiveness and efficiency to organizations through enterprise wide projects. He has a solid background in IT Service Management and Information System Management (ERP) and currently applies his knowledge to help... Read More →

Monday November 27, 2017 14:40 - 15:40 MST
Glen 205 Telus Center

15:50 MST

Dynamics 365/AX - Lessons from an Ongoing D365 On-Premise Deployment at the Edmonton Airport
Considering a move to D365 on-premise? An Edmonton, Alberta, Airport expert will discuss the airport’s migration to D365’s on-premise solution as they begin their journey. Topics include how the airport determined its hardware and software requirements for the solution, the deployment process using Lifecycle Services (LCS), and how it approached data migration. You won’t want to miss this session, one of the first D365 on-premise presentations delivered by a user.

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Brent Dawson

Senior Applications Analyst, Edmonton Airport

Monday November 27, 2017 15:50 - 16:50 MST
Glen 205 Telus Center
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