Experts Live 2017 Conference – Berlin

Its back… Experts Live Europe 2017 is being held in Berlin, Germany between August 23rd – 25th, bringing expert speakers from around the globe to discuss everything cloud, datacenter, workplace management and more.

About The Conference

Formally known as SCU (Systems Center Universe), Experts Live Europe has been running since 2013 and is aimed at both administrators / developers as well as CIO’s. The conference differs from others in the fact that the content is driven by real world solutions to issues, providing less of a marketing approach and more of a “warts and all” approach to delivering Microsoft solutions both to internal IT departments and to external customers.

Content is typically aimed at the 300-400 range (for those of you not familiar with the MS content level terminology, check Delivering the content will be a mixture of Microsoft regional directors and employees along with independent experts and Microsoft MVP’s.

Content Includes;
  • Microsoft Datacenter
  • Microsoft Modern Workplace
  • Microsoft Cloud Services
  • Microsoft Data Platform
  • Microsoft Development
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft EMS
  • Microsoft OMS
  • Microsoft System Center
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft IoT
  • Microsoft PowerBI
  • And some more 
Full Agenda

There are two pricing options for those attending, ranging from €640 (plus VAT) for the standard conference pass to €740 (plus VAT) for a VIP pass. On the site you will find links to recommended hotels in the area ( and to register for conference click on the following link –


Thanks to Experts Europe and in particular Kevin Greene (Cloud & Datacenter MVP : Twitter – @kgreeneit) we are offering you the opportunity to grab yourself a free conference pass for the event. In order to be in with a chance we are asking you to help us, to help you.

The Rules

As we are now in modern times and Microsoft are a cloud first company, we are looking for you to help us come up with a new name for our blog.

SCConfigMgr has expanded to cover more than just Configuration Manager, so we want our new name to represent that and be more forward thinking to a cloud first future.

Simply Tweet your suggestion to our @SCConfigMgr Twitter handle and include the @ExpertsLiveEU Twitter handle along with the #Competition hash tags. We will pick the top three suggestions and then run an online Twitter poll, the winner of the poll will win the ticket.

(Update July 27th – Note due to the low number of entries we will randomly select a winner in this instance and the closing date has been moved to July 30th)

Terms and conditions:  The pass is a conference only pass. Travel, accommodation and other costs are not covered. The winner will also need to submit a brief post on their experience of the event along with photographs will be published on our site in a follow up post.

The competition closing date is is Friday 30th.


Maurice Daly

Maurice has been working in the IT industry for the past 20 years and currently working in the role of Senior Cloud Architect with CloudWay. With a focus on OS deployment through SCCM/MDT, group policies, active directory, virtualisation and office 365, Maurice has been a Windows Server MCSE since 2008 and was awarded Enterprise Mobility MVP in March 2017. Most recently his focus has been on automation of deployment tasks, creating and sharing PowerShell scripts and other content to help others streamline their deployment processes.

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