Creative Maven Upcoming Events

Catch our Head Maven, Heather Newman (@heddanewman) at events across the globe.

Comic-Con International: San Diego

July 19 - 22, 2018 | San Diego Convention Center

Heather Newman will be moderating the Education Panel/How To: 


Sunday, July 22 | 11:30–1:00 pm | Room 2

Comic books have been pointing out injustice and bringing social issues to light since their outset. Over the years, this has ebbed and flowed, and currently, there is a merry war between both sides of the coin of too much and not enough. The comic industry is booming along with films and television series about superheroes. These panelists will share their thoughts on this topic and how current commentary on social justice and diversity have affected this industry.

Moderator Heather Newman (founder and CEO of Creative Maven) is joined by:

Mela Lee (voice actor, FalloutFinal Fantasy)

Erica Lindbeck (actress, ThunderCats Roar)

Matt Nix (writer, producer, creator of Fox’s The Gifted, and Burn Notice)

Taboo (rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, DJ, member of Black Eyed Peas)

Office 365 & SharePoint Saturday New York City

Saturday, July 28, 2018 | New York, NY

SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet for the 10th SPSNYC event on July 28th, 2018 at the Microsft located at 11 Times Square, NY.

SPS NYC will not only cover SharePoint but all Microsoft web technologies such as Office 365, Teams, OneDrive, Azure, Power Apps, Flow, Yammer and much more.

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Become an Event Maven Using Microsoft Teams with Planner to Produce Your Next Event

Give your next "event" - a product launch, your next big internal meeting, your next board presentation or your presence say at the next SPS Event a new way to stay organized. Learn the basics of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner inside the use case of planning your company's next corporate event. Join Microsoft MVP, CMO, and longtime technology event producer, Heather Newman to learn about how to become an event maven, an expert on blending the latest in Office 365 technology and production skills to adeptly manage your next big event. This use case can be applied to any project you need to track and keep organized for your business.


SPTechCon Boston

August 26-29, 2018 | Boston, MA

SPTechCon: The SharePoint & Office 365 Conference is returning to Boston, MA, August 26 - 29, 2018! SPTechCon is a training, problem solving, and networking event for those who are working with SharePoint, OneDrive, and Office 365.

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Humans in Tech - How to Build Diversity Programs with Collaboration Tools

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | 3:30pm

Join Microsoft MVP and CMO, Heather Newman as she walks through real-world examples of community and collaboration based solutions for building diversity in the workplace, humans in tech. She will walk through a Yammer example, Microsoft Teams example and Microsoft planner example. This session will also give tips and tricks for building male & female allies as well as resources for humanizing the workplace.