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  • 1. WPC 2009 ROADMAP: DISTRIBUTOR For the latest WPC information please visit www.digitalwpc.com Sunday, July 12 Time Activity 9:00am – 8:00pm Conference Registration (Convention Center) 10:00am – 5:00pm Schedule Meetings using WPC Connect on www.digitalwpc.com 1:00pm – 5:00pm Day of Giving Activities (check-in at the Convention Center) 6:00pm – 8:00pm Microsoft and Partner Meet and Greet (Convention Hall A) Monday, July 13 Time Activity 7:00am – 8:00pm Registration Hours 7:00am – 6:00pm Schedule Meetings using WPC Connect on www.digitalwpc.com 7:00am – 8:15am Breakfast 8:30am – 11:00am Vision Keynotes: Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President, Windows Business Group, Microsoft Stephen Elop, President, Microsoft Business Division, Microsoft 11:00am – 11:30am Break 11:30am – 12:30pm Solutions Value Keynotes Rich Reynolds, General Manager, Windows Marketing, Microsoft 12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch 2:00pm – 3:00pm Solution Value Keynotes Chris Capossela, Senior Vice President, Information Worker Product Management Group, Microsoft 3:30pm – 6:00pm Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Labs HOL140 Shoot Your Hidden Sales Opportunities Using Microsoft Customer (Room 260 – 261) (Self paced available all week) HOL201 Using the Software Assurance Voucher Benefit (SAVB) Online Tool (Room 260 – 261) (Self paced available all week) 3:30pm – 4:30pm CI003 Windows Server Portfolio for SMB: Which Server Is Best for Your Customer (and You!) (Room 255 – 257) SS001 Software-Plus-Services: Bringing it all together across MS Online Services, Partner Hosted and Windows Azure (Room 215 – 216) 5:00pm – 6:00pm BP015 Betting on Office: How You Can Grow Your Business by Winning Customers to the Microsoft Platform (La Louisiane C) BP004 Business Productivity: Driving Your Business Forward with the Next Wave of BP Solutions (Room La Louisiane AB) HOL120 How and When to Bring in Microsoft Financing (Room 264) 6:00pm – 8:00pm Expo Hall Launch Celebration – NEW! Page 1
  • 2. Tuesday, July 14 Time Activity 7:00am – 6:00pm Registration Hours 7:00am – 6:00pm Schedule Meetings using WPC Connect on www.digitalwpc.com 7:00am – 8:15am Breakfast 8:30am – 11:00am Vision Keynotes Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Bob Muglia, President, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft 11:00am – 11:30am Break 11:00am – 12:00pm HOL116 Identifying Counterfeit Software and Proof of Licensing (Room 263) 11:30am – 12:30pm Solutions Value Keynotes Bob Kelly, Corporate Vice President, Infrastructure Server Marketing Management Group, Microsoft 12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch 12:30pm—6:00pm Expo Hall Open 12:45pm—1:45pm HOL119 Optimize Your License Sales Process and Create Customized Quotes for Your Customers with Microsoft LicenseWise (Room 264) 2:00pm – 3:00pm Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Labs SMB003 Strengthen Your Business by Helping Your Customers Save Time and Get Organized (Room 218 – 219) OEM004 OEM Business Value of Windows 7 (Auditorium C) 3:30pm – 4:30pm BL006 Fear is NOT a Strategy! (Room 228 – 230) 5:00pm – 6:00pm BL004R Leading in Crisis (La Nouvelle C) HOL115 Understanding and Successfully Using an MLS (Room 263) Wednesday, July 15 Time Activity 7:00am – 6:00pm Registration Hours 7:00am – 6:00pm Schedule Meetings using WPC Connect on www.digitalwpc.com 7:00am – 8:15am Breakfast 7:00am – 8:30am LDSBRK Licensing Breakfast: Ask the Experts Session (room 208-210) 8:30am – 11:00am Vision Keynotes Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Jack Welch (Guest Speaker), Author, Business Visionary, and former CEO of General Electric Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft 11:00am – 11:30am Break 11:30am – 12:30pm Segment Value Keynotes Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President, Original Equipment and Manufacture Division Birger Steen, Vice President, Worldwide Small and Midsize Business & Distribution 12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch 12:30pm – 6:00pm Expo Hall Open 2:00pm – 3:00pm Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Labs OEM001 OEM Local Business: Profit and Revenue Opportunities in the Year Ahead (Auditorium C) BL007 Beating the Odds: Creating Predictable Revenue in a Tough Economy (La Louisiane AB) HOL116R Identifying Counterfeit Software and Proof of Licensing (Room 263) Page 2
  • 3. 3:30pm – 4:30pm SMB011 Help Improve Revenue with Volume Licensing in the Changing Economy (Room 217) 5:00pm – 6:00pm SMB017 Look through the Window to See the Opportunities Windows 7 Brings Your Business (Room 217) Thursday, July 16 Time Activity 7:00am – 4:00pm Registration Hours 7:00am – 5:30pm Schedule Meetings and Book Sessions at www.digitalwpc.com 7:00am – 8:45am Breakfast 9:00am – 10:30am Regional Keynotes 10:30am – 11:00am Break 11:00am – 12:00pm Business Model Keynotes Jenni Flinders, General Manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft - LDSKN LAR, Distributor, SAM Track Executive Keynote (Room 265-268) 12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch 12:15pm – 1:15pm Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Labs HOL140 Shoot Your Hidden Sales Opportunities Using Microsoft Customer Opportunity Insight Tool (MCOIT) (Room 263) 12:30pm – 3:00pm Expo Hall Open 9:00pm – 5:30pm HOL201 Using the Software Assurance Voucher Benefit (SAVB) Online Tool (Room 260 – 261) 1:30pm – 2:30pm LDS004 Part 1 of 2: Finished Goods and OEM Authorized Distributor Strategy and Programs for the Next Year (Room 215 – 216) 3:00pm – 4:00pm LDS006 Part 2 of 2: Finished Goods and OEM Authorized Distributor Strategy and Programs for the Next Year (Room 215 – 216) 4:30pm – 5:30pm LDS003 Get Ready for Launch: See How the Upcoming 2010 Business Productivity Products Can Help Grow Business in Distribution (Room 215 – 216) 5:30pm – 7:00pm JAZZ FEST – Hall G, Convention Center SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESS RESOURCES LOUNGE Available Offers: https://partner.microsoft.com/global/partneroffers/ (AKA -YELLOW LOUNGE) Licensewise: http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/licensewise/ The Yellow Lounge can be found in the conference GearUp Sales Toolkit: center Room 214 and is available for you to schedule http://www.partnersalesresources.com/GearUp/default.aspx networking meetings, connect with other partners, or Digital WPC: access wireless to check your e-mail. http://www.digitalwpc.com/ Partner Marketing Center: www.partnermarketingcenter.com CONFERENCE AGENDA UPDATES: For the most current and detailed conference agenda, visit the www.digitalwpc.com/agenda page on the WPC website. Page 3
  • 4. (All times listed in US Central Time Zone (GMT-5) and are subject to change.) Page 4