Microsoft at the European Collaboration Summit (ECS) 2024 (Wiesbaden, Germany)

Microsoft at the European Collaboration Summit (ECS) 2024 (Wiesbaden, Germany)

Join in: The European Collab Summit 2024 | May 14-16, 2024 | CollabSummit.eu.Join in: The European Collab Summit 2024 | May 14-16, 2024 | CollabSummit.eu.

  • WhatEuropean Collaboration Summit and European Cloud Summit – co-located in 2024
    • Register today |Use the MSCMTY discount code to save 15% off registration.
    • Note: For this guide, we’ll use their main acronym ECS to talk about the event and be clear when highlighting content in either Collab or Cloud side of things.
  • Content: 1 Microsoft general keynote + 4 general sessions || 100+ overall sessions – 34 Microsoft-led sessions| 12 full-day tutorials – 4 are Microsoft-led
  • When & whereMay 14-16, 2024 
    • In-person: Wiesbaden, Germany – RheinMain Congress Center
    • Tutorials: May 14, 2024
  • Twitter & hashtag@CollabSummit | #M365Con
  • Cost€500 - €1,240 (Learn more about ticket pricing)


Join Microsoft and community experts in-person, in one place. The European Collab Summit and European Cloud Summit are co-located in 2024 – converging on Wiesbaden, Germany, May 14-16, 2024 – with two pre-event and one post-event workshop days. They are both wonderful events, together spanning Copilot and AI, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, Viva, Power Platform, related Microsoft 365 apps, plus Azure and its vast portfolio of services.


With nearly 3,000 attendees, the European Collaboration Summit is a big opportunity to learn a lot and meet with Microsoft and MVP experts across numerous areas – your tech community peers included. With 75+ sponsors and exhibitors year after year, it hosts a large expo hall filled with apps, services, and solutions.


You’ll hear the latest product updates and guidance from over 45 Microsoft product makers — filled with real-world solutions across a combined general keynote, four general sessions, numerous breakout sessions, and pre/post event deep-dive workshops to build your expertise – presented alongside Microsoft MVPs and community experts. We hope you join in to learn, share, and engage –including evening gatherings, the attendee party, and a dedicated community space + a lightning talk stage – all within the Expo Hall alongside all the wonderful event sponsors.


Microsoft keynotes, sessions, and workshops: Copilot/AI, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Viva, Power Platform, D&I, and related technology


Microsoft general keynote and general sessions

Hear from Microsoft leadership revealing the latest innovations shaping the flexible, innovative, and secure business environments of the future. [all times listed in CET]


  • General keynote: “Thriving in the age of Copilots
    • Host: Laurie Pottmeyer | Panelists: Dan Holme, Vesa Juvonen, Dona Sarkar, and Jason Himmelstein.
    • Date/Time/Location: May 15th, 9:30am | Halle Sud, A+B
  • Collab general sessions
    • Modern work in the era of AI
      • Host: Mark Kashman | Panelist: Liz Sundet, Cathy Dew, and Fabian Williams
      • Date/Time/Location: May 15th, 11:00am | Halle Sud, A+B
    • "Adopt, build, and automate AI-powered solution development" presented by Heather Cook (link coming soon) 
      • Date/Time: May 16th 9:00am
  • Cloud general sessions


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Microsoft-led breakout sessions for each event

Take the opportunity to select the sessions best suited for your role and interests. All breakouts bring product updates, demos, customer stories, best practices, and insights into product and solution strategy – including guidance on the future.


Microsoft-led Collab sessions

It is crucial to ensure your organization is technically ready for the full potential of Copilot for Microsoft 365. The sessions below focus on technical readiness and ensuring you have the latest guidance. Our experts will share best practices and provide guidance on how to leverage AI and to maximize the benefits of Copilot within your organization. 



Microsoft-led Cloud sessions

When discovering opportunities across Azure, Copilot, and OpenAI, professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses are invited to enhance their knowledge and establish meaningful connections. Attendees can expect interactive demos, enlightening discussions, and a deep dive into Microsoft's strategic direction with advances in cloud. The goal is to discover both 'how-to' and increase awareness of the 'what-if' - focusing on the impact of cloud adoption and gravitating towards Responsible AI.



You can review each full agenda for Collab sessions and Cloud sessions. Plus, use the event mobile app (iOS and Android) to add sessions to your schedule.


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Get the most out of ECS: Our top five tips while attending

  1. Introduce yourself | Unique perspectives await, including yours.
  2. Attend as much as you can | Laptops down, eyes open – depth learning, tips, and tricks abound.
  3. Share what you know |Your knowledge saves time – pay it forward.
  4. Ask questions, share feedback | Your issues and  ideas Inform us and influence the roadmap.
  5. Hydrate and dress for steps | Keep the brain healthy and mind active.
  6. BONUS | Update your LinkedIn profile and photo | Best reflect your professional experience and growing technical aptitude.


Learn more

Visit CollabSummit.eu and follow the action on X/Twitter: @CollabSummit / #CollabSummit, @Microsoft365@MSFTCopilot, @SharePoint@OneDrive, @MicrosoftTeams, @MSPowerPlat, @Microsoft365Dev, and @MSFTAdoption.


Join in: The European Collab Summit 2024 | May 14-16, 2024 | CollabSummit.eu. Use the discount code MSCMTY to save 15% off registration.Join in: The European Collab Summit 2024 | May 14-16, 2024 | CollabSummit.eu. Use the discount code MSCMTY to save 15% off registration.

I hope you will join us in Germany for what will be a fantastic week! We’re looking forward to the action alongside the community, MVPs, and Microsoft product members from Copilot, Teams, Office, SharePoint, OneDrive, Loop, Viva, Power Platform, Lists, Planner, and more.


Remember, use the discount code MSCMTY discount code to save 15% off your conference registration. Register today!


Last, review the ECS 2023 recap video – contains much of the essence and what to expect at an ECS event:



Cheers and see you there,

Mark Kashman, Senior product manager – Microsoft

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