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Glasgow Azure User Group Meetup #7

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22 Montrose Street

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We will be holding another event in the Glasgow City Centre thanks to sponsors Servent, HAYS UK, Kemp Technologies and F5.


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6:15pm – 6:30pm Registration

6:30pm – 7:15pm Azure Migration Journey, a proven approach for customers moving their datacentre workloads to Azure - Conrad Sidey from Microsoft

Conrad Sidey, a Cloud Solution Architect in Microsofts’ Customer Success Unit responsible for driving Datacentre Transformations within the UK.
…28 years in IT, approaching 11 years with Microsoft, 7 of which served in Microsoft Services, 3 in the Cloud Infra Centre of Excellence, and the last year spent as a Cloud Solution Architect helping Microsofts’ customers not only migrate to Azure but also transform how they deliver datacentre services.

Conrad has undertaken many large scale datacentre modernization programmes, helping numerous customers from all sectors get off End of Life platforms such as WinNT4.0, WS2003 & SQL 2005, moving onto Hybrid Cloud and Azure. Worked on a number of large Data Centre Transformations to Azure such as Maersk, UBS amongst others.

7:15pm – 7:45pm Break/Beers/Pizza

7:45pm – 8:30pm Cognitive Services & Bots in Azure - Ian Pike from Microsoft

Ian is a Microsoft Technology Solution Professional, Data Platform & AI. He's worked in the IT industry for over 20 years and has experience in different sectors. His current role sees him working within the Specialist Teams Unit providing solutions to customers in the Local Regional Government areas. He is co-leader of Manchester Data Platform User Group and SQL Saturday Manchester conference as well.

During his Cognitive Services and Bots in Azure session he will step through the Vision, Speech, Language, Knowledge, Search services to provide a great understanding of how to use and where to get more info. He will also include an overview of the chatbots services.


8:30pm - 8:45pm Quiz

8:45pm – 9pm Finish

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