International Speakers Coming to #AUDWC!

The agenda is filling up with a wide choice of topics! Take a look at the line up of sessions here and speakers here.

We are extremely fortunate to again have several renowned international speakers as part of this year’s conference. These are industry experts who are in demand all over the world to speak at events – don’t miss the chance to see them in action in Australia!

Marc AndersonMarc D. Anderson (USA) @sympmarc

Marc has over 30 years of experience in technology professional services and software development. Marc is the developer of the jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (SPServices) and The SPXSLT Codeplex Project. He is a repeat recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011-2016).

Day 1: Content Types: Love them or Lose It

Day 2: Creating a Great User Experience in SharePoint



Mike FitzmauriceMike Fitzmaurice (USA) @MikeFitz

Mike is  the Vice President of Product Technology for Nintex, where he is responsible for technical diplomacy, evangelism, and technical business strategy. Mike is passionate about process automation, integration, collaboration, and a lot of other “ation”s.

Day 1: Gather-Decide-Act: Three Business Process Case Studies that Transform Data Collection into Inspired Action

Day 2: Forms & Workflow: Don’t Just Reduce Paperwork – Reduce Paperthinking


Michael NoelMichael Noel (USA) @michaeltnoel

Michael is an internationally recognised technology expert, bestselling author, and well known public speaker on a broad range of IT topics.  He has authored over twenty major industry books that have been translated into over a dozen languages worldwide, including SharePoint 2013 Unleashed, Exchange Server 2013 Unleashed and Windows Server 2012 Unleashed. He is a repeat recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Office Servers and Services.

Day 1: Office 365: a Breakdown and Analysis

Day 2: Using SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups for SharePoint On-Premises and Azure SQL Replicas


Joel OlesonJoel Oleson (USA)  @joeloleson

Blogger, traveller and top social media influencer, Joel has built communities all over the world and travelled to over 140 countries since 2008, including keynotes on all continents. He was the first SharePoint administrator ever and spent seven years at Microsoft, including a few years on the SharePoint team. In the past few years, he was awarded top SharePoint blog and recognised as a top online influencer in the community by a Forbes study. Joel is co-founder of many community efforts—SPYam (SharePoint Yammer community with 6000 members strong) and Sharing The Point (a community building and training group designed to help underserved countries around the globe).

Day 1: Office Mobile Demo Extravaganza

Day 2: SharePoint 2016 for the Business: Top 10 Compelling Features


Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers (USA) @WonderLaura

As Manager of SharePoint Consultants at Rackspace Hosting, Laura works extensively with SharePoint Designer workflows, and building no-code business solutions and and her focus is on making the most of SharePoint’s out-of-the-box capabilities. She has written several SharePoint books, and is a Microsoft MVP.

Day 1: Making the Most of the Out-Of-Box Web Parts

Day 2: Seven Pro Tips to Become a Workflow Rock Star


Yammer  Make contact with our speakers prior to the event via our Conference Yammer site

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We look forward to seeing you there!