CAL Education Technology Summit – Irvine

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September 19, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are pleased to invite you to the CAL Education Technology Summit, a Microsoft-sponsored event focused on empowering California K-12 and Community Colleges. This in-person event will take place at our Silicon Valley or Irvine Campus and will feature valuable sessions led by Microsoft leadership and specialists in the areas of Modern Work, Cloud Modernization, Digital Modernization, and Security.

• Microsoft’s Vision for Education – Learn about Microsoft’s commitment to transforming education through technology.
• How Co-pilot will Transform the World – Explore the revolutionary potential of Co-pilot in reshaping the educational landscape.
• AI in Education: Opportunities and Challenges – Discover the possibilities and challenges of integrating AI into the education sector.
• Strengthening the Security Posture of Your Organization – Gain insights into enhancing your organization’s security measures.
• Microsoft Executive Session – Engage in an exclusive session led by top Microsoft executives.
• Security Panel – Participate in a panel discussion focusing on security-related topics.
• Customer Panel -Listen to success stories and experiences shared by esteemed customers.
• Networking Opportunities- Collaborate and exchange best practices with peers in the industry.

Who should attend:
• Chief Executive Officers
• Chief Academic Officers
• Chief Information Officers
• Chief Information Security Officers
• Chief Technology Officers
• Presidents & Chancellors
• Superintendents
• IT Directors and Administrators*
*should attend technical deep dive depending on location (Silicon Valley: Sept 14; Irvine: afternoon)

Join us for this transformative event as we strive to shape the future of education through technology. We look forward to welcoming you and your esteemed colleagues at the CAL Education Technology Summit.
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Irvine Agenda

Time Session Title Speaker
9:00 am Executive Welcome Microsoft EDU Leadership
9:30am Keynote: Microsoft’s Vision for Education by

Serena Sacks-Mandel

Serena Sacks-Mandel-Global Chief Technology Officer for Education


10:15am Security Keynote: The Future of Microsoft Security by Mikelle Law Mikelle Law-National Sales Director, Modern Work and Security, US Education
11:15am Microsoft Teams Voice: Hybrid and Remote Connections by Andre Mitchell Andre Mitchell-Senior Teams Technical Specialist
12:00 pm Lunch –(Microsoft Power Apps Lunch & Learn Demo) by Jesse Geiken Jesse Geiken-Specialist Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Mixed Reality
1:15pm Customer Spotlight-Coast Community College District with David Thompson David Thompson– Director of IT, Academic & User Support (Innovation & Transformation)
2:15 Cloud Transformation John Callahan-Data & AI Solution Specialist
3:00 How M365 Co-pilot will Transform the World Explore the revolutionary potential of Co-pilot in reshaping the educational landscape
3:30pm Networking with peers Time for collaboration and networking


September 19, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Microsoft Irvine
3 Park Plaza #1600
Irvine, CA 92614 United States

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