Sunday, October 07, 2007

Meet me at the Microsoft Office Project Conference 2007

When: October 28-31, 2007
Where: Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle, WA

Key Conference Highlights :
Over 90+ educational sessions in multiple tracks
Special guest keynote speakers
40,000 sq foot exhibit hall filled with Microsoft Partners and Solution Providers.
Many great networking opportunities with other Project Professionals


Best Practices
This track provides you with sessions about business related best practices, such as Portfolio and Project management, using the EPM solution as well as technical related best practices, such as deployment and configuration.
Business Solution
Learn how Project and Enterprise Project Management can power your business to the next level through integration and solutions geared towards your specific needs.
Extending the EPM solution, building solutions on top of it, developing reports and OLAP cubes, adding workflow and process management capabilities along with customizing the EPM solution can be tricky and involved. This track is designed to ready and train professionals and developers in how to customize, create, develop and deploy new applications on top of the EPM solution product stack.
System Administration
Learn the how tos for administering, configuring, managing, securing, backing up and protecting your EPM implementation as well as integration with other products like WSS and MOSS.
Executive track
Learn how customers have implemented the EPM solution and used it to successfully address their business challenge
Microsoft Project 2007 Products Overview
This track is designed to provide you with information about features offered by Microsoft EPM solution, including a preview of SP1 features as well as an outlook on the next release of Microsoft Office Project and Microsoft Office Project/Portfolio Server!

Who is invited to attend?
Space will be limited, but anyone who is interested in EPM, Project and the Microsoft Office Project and Portfolio offerings (Customers, Partners, MVPs, etc.) should attend.
Who should attend the conference?
The conference is intended to educate and inform project managers, business managers, process owners/executives, IT/technical implementers, developers and business/technical consultants. Individuals from IT departments, development organizations, Project Management Offices (PMOs), and those business focused individuals who need to grasp a deeper understanding of how Project, Portfolio and EPM can empower their organization to do more will get great value from this conference.
What is the charge to attend the conference?
Early bird rates for the first 1,000 people is $699. After that point registration will be $799.
Will Microsoft Office Solution Providers present or exhibit at the conference?
Yes, if you are interested in presenting or exhibiting, please send mail to for additional information.
Will there be business process, project management and deep technical information at the show?
Yes, the Microsoft Office Project Conference is designed to address the needs of all project participants, including executive managers, project managers, IT/technical decision makers, resource managers, business process owners and team members.
Will there be a Microsoft Office Project Conferences in other areas of the world?
There will be a subset of the US show held at the European Project Conference in December and you can find more information on this at: However attending the Microsoft Office Project Conference in Seattle, WA will ensure that you get the most in-depth information and material.

Hope to see you there!

Scott Wagner

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