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Don’t Miss the IAMCP Sessions at Microsoft Inspire 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Are you ready to be “inspired”?


Microsoft Inspire 2020 is just around the corner and the momentum is building! The IAMCP will be there – with many members participating virtually from all corners of the globe.

This year will be the IAMCP’s greatest presence ever at Inspire and we hope you’ll join us.

IAMCP members will be leading some valuable and interesting sessions – 11 in total. Here are the event details to help you plan your personal Inspire 2020 experience.  


IAMCP Sessions that you can include in your Inspire plan





Building a Sustainable and Stable Business through P2P

Eddie Bader

John Zarei

Tuesday, July 21;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM PDT

It Takes Teams

Sandra Knight

Manish Bansal

Tuesday, July 21;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM PDT

Grass roots or top-down advocacy: How to be an effective leader while doing the most good

(Part 1 of 2, can also standalone)

Ryan Risley

Frank Valdivieso

Tuesday, July 21

7:45 PM - 8:15 PM PDT

Why should my business take inclusion seriously?

Roland White

Nidhi Singh

Wednesday, July 22;

4:30 AM - 5:00 AM PDT

How to become a more diverse and ethical supplier


Sherlaender (Lani) Phillips

Wednesday, July 22;

5:15 AM - 5:45 AM PDT

Driving digital change in light of lessons learned during COVID-19

Klaus Fander

Michiel van Vliet

Wednesday, July 22;

6:00 AM - 6:30 AM PDT

Overcoming challenges on the path to become more diverse - and eventually a role model for the community

Elena Baeva

Mary Hunter

Ingrid Babel

Namrata Gupta

Wednesday, July 22;

6:45 AM - 7:15 AM PDT

How to build and lead a successful business when you represent a minority group

Frank Valdivieso

Namrata Gupta

Wednesday, July 22;

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM PDT

Digital skilling during high unemployment scenarios

Frank Valdivieso

Ryan Risley

Wednesday, July 22;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM PDT

IAMCP/VFI Round-table on D&I community engagement and advocacy


Eddie Bader


Wednesday, July 22;

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM PDT

Inclusive Cross Generational Leadership

Crista Thielen

Phil Gwoke

Wednesday, July 22;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT



We are finalising a new web page with more details about the IAMCP presence at the event, so stay tuned and watch out for the announcement on our social media channels.


Featured Speakers

As always, Microsoft Inspire will feature a roster of dynamic speakers who will motivate and educate their audience; you can hear from:

·         Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

·         Brad Smith, President, Microsoft

·         Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business, Microsoft

·         Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft

·         Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft

·         Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Azure, Microsoft

·         Alysa Taylor, Corporate Vice President, Business Applications and Global Industry, Microsoft

·         Jared Spataro, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft 365, Microsoft


Plus, check out the global event agenda, learn more about the featured speakers and discover what’s happening at a time that works for you (times and topics are subject to change).

The full schedule is posted in 3 time zones: JST, CEST and PDT so that you can easily find the times that work best for you, depending on where you are in the world. For example, in the JST zone the conference starts on July 22nd at midnight, while in the European zone it starts on July 22nd at 5 a.m.


Did you know?

You can join the Microsoft community forum discussion at IAMCP @ Inspire” to participate in IAMCP discussions and access blogs and announcements.



Don’t miss out on these valuable opportunities to connect, learn and grow. Visit the new IAMCP website for full details of all events.


See you at Microsoft Inspire 2020!

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