Unleashing Azure AI Search and Copilot

Meet the speakers

February 15th

Live Event: check in starts at 12:30 PM CT, event starts at 1 PM sharp

Venue: Microsoft Chicago MTC – 200 E. Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Navigating Strategy, Governance and Risk to transform Business Data into Business Answers.

Stop searching and start answering!

Join your peers for an exciting educational presentation and discussion from industry thought leaders Microsoft, Rightpoint and Upland BA Insight. Please join us at the Microsoft Technology Center in downtown Chicago, where innovation meets excellence!

The action-packed two-hour agenda includes:

  • How to make your AzureAI Search or Copilot deployment a painless experience
  • Real world examples from industry leaders currently building out their AzureAI and Copilot strategies
  • An answer to the questions; ‘Which Generative AI solution should I start with, or should I use a hybrid approach?’
  • Best practices on strategy, governance and risk and deployment of AzureAI and Copilot
  • Conversational Azure AI demonstrations (including Teams too) to show the art of the possible with Azure AI Search
  • Exciting updates from Microsoft for Azure AI Search and Copilot
  • Q&A session to stump the experts!

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to delve into the future of technology and Generative AI. We look forward to your presence and insights at this exclusive gathering!

This is an Invite Only event. Please complete the form on this page to confirm your attendance. If you wish to nominate someone, let us know! Limited spots available, so act fast.

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Meet our panel of experts

David Giard, Microsoft

David Giard is a former accountant and a former biochemist, who has been developing solutions using Microsoft technologies for over three decades. Currently, David helps people design and build solutions in his role as a Partner Solution Architect at Microsoft. David has been very active in the developer community, speaking at numerous major conferences, code camps, and user groups around the world; helping to lead user groups; and helping to organize conferences and other geek events. He is the host and producer of the mildly popular online TV shows Technology and Friends and GCast. He is the co-author of the Wrox book Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight. You can read his latest thoughts at DavidGiard.com. His hobbies include video, photography, sports, and embarrassing his sons.

Mike Marnocha, Rightpoint

Mike Marnocha is a Senior Director and Architect at Rightpoint. Mike's expertise includes over 20 years of application architecture, development, and leadership of large complex mission-critical business systems. With experience working with small to large Fortune 500 companies across many industries, He leads Rightpoint’s solution offering of Knowledge AI and Search.

Don Miller, Upland Software

Don is a thought leader in Enterprise Search and AI at Upland BA Insight. His expertise includes over 20+ years of experience in the Enterprise Search and Generative AI Market building and deploying world class search and answer experiences. Don has presented at numerous conferences and events and looks forward to sharing exciting updates on Search and Generative AI as well as an update to the age-old debate: Blueberry Muffins vs Chihuahuas