Creative Maven Upcoming Events

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

Los Angeles SharePoint User Group

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | virtual meeting

Heather Newman has joined the organizing committee for the LA SPUG. The first meeting of the year is in the works and the speaker will be announced shortly. Be sure to join the MeetUp group.


AIIM Conference 2019

March 26-28, 2019 | San Diego, CA

Heather Newman will be presenting:

Building Your Personal Business and Brand: Tips & Tools to Own Your Story

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. 

Key Takeaways;

- Networking Tips and Tricks

- Social Media Brand Building
- In-Person Event Connecting Checklist


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.


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.