Creative Maven Upcoming Events

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


The AIIM Conference 2019

March 26-28, 2019 | San Diego, CA

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Heather Newman will be moderating the panel:

Own Your Story

How to Take Charge of Your Personal Brand

When you think of your brand, what story does it tell? Are you satisfied with the perception it creates? If you don't take ownership of your brand, it will be built for you. If you want to increase your network and impact on others as well as deepen the relationships and connections you are making both online and in person, join this session. Moderator, Heather Newman, will discuss best practices in social media, networking, and how-tos at in-person events with other connectors in our industry. We will be sharing how-tos, recommendations, success stories, generational differences, and intersectionality that will leave you with an online brand and networking checklist to ensure you are putting your best foot forward and leveraging the many tools available to us online. Own your story and how it is shared with the world. 

Panelists:

Monica Crocker | Group Records Coordinator, Wells Fargo

Priscilla Emery | Owner, e-Nterprise Advisors

Angela Watt | Information Management Advisor, City of Spruce Grove

Peggy Winton | President/CEO, AIIM International

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WonderCon 2019

March 29-31, 2019 | Anaheim, CA

Heather Newman will be moderating the panel:

Are Superheroes Social Justice Warriors?

How to Educate, Illuminate and Bring Diversity and Social Change Through Comics.  

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 the comic book industry. These panelists will share their thoughts on this topic and how current commentary on social justice and diversity have affected this industry. Panelists to be announced.

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SharePoint Saturday Johannesburg

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa

SharePoint Saturday Johannesburg is a free event for anyone to attend. As with all things Microsoft, SharePoint is no longer just about a product. It's about enablement and spans across Office 365 as well as Azure.

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies or Superheroes: 8 Steps to Microsoft Teams & Planner Metamorphosis

We all want to be quicker, more productive and collaborate rapidly on any device at any time. The good news is that our technology continues to innovate at the speed of light. The bad news is true adoption is sorely lacking, we often stick to what we know. Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, as she uses real-world use cases to provide you the blueprint for a metamorphic change in employee productivity and simple tips and tricks for using Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner on the go. You’ll leave this session with a clear understanding of how your employees can leverage both Microsoft Teams and Planner together with OneNote, OneDrive and SharePoint. Shazam!

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SharePoint Saturday Cape Town

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

SharePoint Saturday Cape Town is a free event for anyone to attend. As with all things Microsoft, SharePoint is no longer just about a product. It's about enablement and spans across Office 365 as well as Azure.

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies or Superheroes: 8 Steps to Microsoft Teams & Planner Metamorphosis

We all want to be quicker, more productive and collaborate rapidly on any device at any time. The good news is that our technology continues to innovate at the speed of light. The bad news is true adoption is sorely lacking, we often stick to what we know. Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, as she uses real-world use cases to provide you the blueprint for a metamorphic change in employee productivity and simple tips and tricks for using Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner on the go. You’ll leave this session with a clear understanding of how your employees can leverage both Microsoft Teams and Planner together with OneNote, OneDrive and SharePoint. Shazam!

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Digital Workplace Conference 2019

April 30 - May 1, 2019 | Auckland, New Zealand

The New Zealand Digital Workplace Conference

ShareThePoint Ltd presents the 11th New Zealand event! 

Two days of unequalled learning! 

* Enhance your Digital Transformation journey
* Embrace New Ways of Working
* Learn about Communicating and Collaborating
* Explore how to build a Productive Digital Workplace
* Stay up to date with what's NEW in the Office 365- ALL apps are covered
* Upskill at all levels including Deep Dive Technical content

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies or Superheroes: 8 Steps to Microsoft Teams & Planner Metamorphosis

April 30, 2019 | 4:45pm - 5:45pm NZST

We all want to be quicker, more productive and collaborate rapidly on any device at any time.  The good news is that our technology continues to innovate at the speed of light. The bad news is true adoption is sorely lacking, we often stick to what we know.

Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, as she uses real-world use cases to provide you the blueprint for a metamorphic change in employee productivity and simple tips and tricks for using Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner on the go.

You’ll leave this session with a clear understanding of how your employees can leverage both Microsoft Teams and Planner together with OneNoteOneDrive and SharePoint.

Shazam!

How to Kick Fear and Toxicity out of the Workplace, a Practical Guide

May 1, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am NZST

Fear and toxicity are words that have no place in meetings, the workplace or our lives.  Everyone wants to be appreciated and respected for the contributions made to our jobs, careers, and organizations. Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP, Content Panda as she talks through the whys of bad workplace behaviour and how to kick them out with practical examples and guidance. Attendees will learn how to identify the qualities of a fear-based workplace and how to move to a trust-based workplace.

The session will dive into the lizard brain, impostor syndrome and the art of re-framing with tips and tricks to take back to your organization.

Diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, and belonging starts with individuals working to identify fear and toxic behaviour. This action leads to more collaboration and creativity that empowers everyone to be their best selves, as well as encourages employee’s best work and helps companies achieve their technology dreams with more velocity.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to identify fear-based and toxic behaviour in the workplace

  • How to address this behaviour

  • How to move towards a more trust-based work environment

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SharePoint Conference 2019

May 21-23, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

The SharePoint conference returns to Las Vegas: the world's biggest and most comprehensive event empowering you to achieve more in the modern workplace with Microsoft 365.

SPC is the where business leaders, IT pros, developers, consultants come together to learn how technology can power teamwork, employee engagement and communications, and organizational effectiveness.

CONNECT with industry gurus, thought leaders and Microsoft's product groups 
COLLABORATE with peers to share best practices and insights
CREATE solutions to your business challenges
CELEBRATE the launch of Microsoft's latest innovations and our diverse and vibrant community

SPC is packed with over 200 sessions, panels and workshops for everyone who works with SharePoint and Microsoft 365, presented by Microsoft's leaders and experts from around the world.

For the first time, Microsoft is hand-picking sessions for people who are new to Microsoft 365.

For seasoned veterans, you'll learn what's coming to the suite, and dive deep into practical guidance to help you plan, architect, deploy, support, and extend Microsoft technologies to address your business objectives.

SPC embraces all of Microsoft 365: SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Microsoft Stream, Outlook, Office applications, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow and more.

SPC is an immersive, "actual reality" experience that brings the community together, from around the world. Don't miss your chance to experience it! Register today.

Heather has joined the Diversity and Inclusion planning group again this year.

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