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Microsoft Tech Day: Data & AI

25.11.2020, 14:00 - 17:30 (GMT+03:00) Athens, Bucharest

Join us online on November 25th to discover new breakthrough technologies that are fueling the next generation #Data&AI

Registrations are now open, don't miss out on deep technical sessions empowering you to LEARN innovative ways to build solutions, CONNECT with experts and peers and EXPLORE technology through interactive experiences

CONTEST – Enter to win!

  • Add your question in the Q&A chat during the event sessions and you’ll be eligible to win a free voucher at Cărturești.
  • Up to 4 questions and comments per each session will be selected by the event speakers
  • Winners will be announced in the Q&A chat at the end of each day. More details care be found here.


Day 2 | 25.11 | #Data #AI

Keynote: Why Data Culture

Abstract: Big data. Small data. All data. The potential is endless – from predicting election results to modelling the spread of epidemics. But how can you use it to your advantage to help move your business forward? Data is growing exponentially and it’s now possible to mine and unlock insights from data in new and unexpected ways. Empower your business to take advantage of this data by harnessing and creating your own #DataCulture.

Jonathan Woodward | Azure Business Group Lead @Microsoft Central Eastern Europe


Azure Synapse: Data Warehouse meets Data Lake

Abstract: Azure Synapse is an integrated analytics service that accelerates time to insight across data warehouses and big data systems. Come to this session to get an overview and demo of Azure Synapse and understand why going with a single service for both data warehousing and data lake analytics will position your enterprise well for the future.

Sorin Peşte  | Data & AI Cloud Solution Architect @Microsoft Romania


Develop enterprise-grade ML solutions with Azure Machine Learning

Abstract: Azure Machine Learning now offers new capabilities that make it easier to build and deploy models your way with visual tools and data preprocessing capabilities as well as added security features. This empowers data science teams with tools that make developing custom models easier than ever.

Ciprian Jichici | General Manager @Genisoft & Chief Data Scientist @Solliance

16:00 Break

Add data right into a Power BI report! Myth or holy grail

Abstract: Ever wanted to capture & analyze those elusive thoughts that your stakeholders have when they look at the data? Not just by using the "comments" functionality but actually being able to derive analytics from them as well? Then you might want to see how to utilize the elements of the Power Platform to insert data (comments / figures etc) into a re-usable data storage location

Cristian Dragu | Analytics & BI Department Manager @OMV Petrom


Voice-driven UX for next-gen enterprise applications

Abstract: Demo and insights on how to build bots in Romanian language

Andreea Pleşea | Chief Growth Officer @Druid & Bogdan Dodu | General Director @IT Assist


Database modernization and migrations to Azure SQL

Abstract: From assessments to migrations, we will have an overview of recommended tools as Database Migration Assistant, Azure Migrate, Database Migration Services, SQL Server Migration Assistant and Data Access Migration Toolkit.

Alexandra Ciortea | Principal Program Manager Azure Data @Microsoft