Microsoft Technical Takeoff 2022

Join Microsoft for four days of demos, deep dives, and live Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) sessions from October 24-27, 2022, led by Microsoft engineering and designed to get you up to speed on the latest features, capabilities, and scenarios for Windows11 and Microsoft Intune, including Windows 365 and much more. There will be experts from the engineering and product teams ready to answer your questions during each session.

How do you participate?
Go to and select the sessions you want to attend, and then click on RSVP to save your spot, receive event reminders, and have the ability to post your questions in advance and also during the event. (Note: You must be signed in to the Tech Community to RSVP and participate in the live Q&A, but sessions can be viewed without signing in). See the video below for a quick tutorial on how to sign up.

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See below for a listing of the deep dive sessions, demos, AMAs, and the Office Hours.

All times below listed for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

Monday, October 24

7:00 AMLet’s talk Windows and Intune
7:30 AMDefault hardening in Windows 11, version 22H2
8:00 AMZero in on Zero Trust with unified endpoint security management from Microsoft
8:30 AMWindows 365 security best practices
9:00 AMAMA: Cloud attach vs. cloud only: the debate
10:00 AMWhen is my device going to update?
10:30 AMIntroducing advanced endpoint management solutions for Microsoft Intune
11:00 AMWhat’s new and how to deploy Windows 365 Business
11:30 AMProviding access to on-premises resources for mobile devices using Microsoft Tunnel

Tuesday, October 25

7:00 AMWindows Autopilot: notes from the field
7:30 AMPolicy management with Microsoft Intune
8:00 AMManage and secure Cloud PCs and your workforce with Microsoft Intune
8:30 AMYour guide to going cloud-native
9:00 AMWindows Update for Business deployment service + Intune: the latest and greatest
9:30 AMWindows 365: Enhance the end user experience with cloud-optimized PC management
10:00 AMMeet the new Windows Update for Business reporting experience
10:30 AMSecuring corporate credentials with Enhanced Phishing Protection
11:00 AMThe Store of the future
11:30 AMWindows 365 end-user experiences: what’s new and what’s next

Wednesday, October 26

7:00 AMJump into modern managed devices with Azure AD Join
7:30 AMGrouping, targeting, and filters: recommendations in Microsoft Intune
8:00 AMManaging local admin account passwords in AD and Azure AD
8:30 AMBalancing security and flexibility when implementing Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC)
9:00 AMUnderstanding Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 for hybrid work
9:30 AMBuilding a tamper resilient endpoint with Microsoft Intune and Microsoft Defender
10:00 AMFeedback wanted! Making the admin experience great in Microsoft Intune
11:00 AMCitrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 deep dive
11:30 AMAdvanced management of Universal Print

Thursday, October 27

7:00 AMConfiguration as Code in Microsoft Intune
7:30 AMWhat is a policy? And why shouldn’t I set registry keys?
8:00 AMWindows 365 Government: setup and configuration
8:30 AMAMA: Windows Autopatch
9:30 AMWindows 365 provisioning and Azure Network Connection (ANC) internals
10:00 AMAMA: Delivery Optimization & Connected Cache
10:30 AMIncrease productivity for shift and part-time workers with Windows 365
11:00 AMAMA: Device Health Attestation – security benefits and integrations
11:30 AMHow to build app confidence with Test Base

As of Sunday, October 23, 2022, we have added a Microsoft Edge AMA on Wednesday, October 26th at 12PM PT. Check it out:

I’m excited for this event which a handful of us at Microsoft helped organize, planned and produced this amazing technical event for IT pros. Looking forward to seeing you at Microsoft Technical event, for you learning, and engagements.

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