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Updated by Michael Blumenthal on Sep 08, 2017
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2017 Events for Chicago area IT Professionals

A list of conferences and the like for Information Technology professionals in the Chicago area in 2017.

January 11 - PASS Business Analytics Day

Join us at PASS BA Day in Chicago to learn advanced Business Analytics with SQL Server and Power BI from leading Microsoft experts. January 11, 2017.

January 19-20, Microsoft Tech Summit – Chicago

Come join us in Chicago for a free 2-day tech conference. All developers and IT professionals welcome to attend. Register now.


February - Office 365 Adoption User Group meeting

March 14th: Mission Mars: Fourth Horizon

This event is for developers who want hands on experience to effectively combine three cloud technologies that will make your next project great. Previous experience with cloud technologies is beneficial, but not essential.

Are you interested in getting together with other Chicago area companies to share Office 365 user adoption best practices, lessons learned, and implementation strategies? Whether you are just beginnin

April 19 - Microsoft Data Amp | Microsoft

Learn how to make the most of your data to accelerate the pace of business innovation at the Microsoft Data Amp premiere event.

April 22 - Global Azure Bootcamp

Use the comments below if you have any questions about the event. Eric Boyd, the main organizer for this event, will be notified directly.

April 30 - GOTO Junior Workshops for Kids

Eventbrite - GOTO Chicago 2017 presents GOTO Junior Workshops for Kids - Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Philip H. Corboy Law Center, Chicago, IL. Find event and ticket information.

May 1-4 GOTO Chicago 2017

Created for developers, by developers, GOTO Conferences are focused on bringing the best minds in the software community and the most interesting topics to light.

May 16- SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017

The SharePoint Virtual Summit is your chance to learn how to create a connected workplace in Office 365 with OneDrive and SharePoint, integrated with Yammer, Microsoft Teams, Windows, PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. Join us to discover how Office 365 reinvents productivity for you, your teams, and your organization.

May 16th - Chicago Viewing Party for SharePoint Virtual Summit

Come watch the SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017 with the rest of the local SharePoint Community!
As announced on the Microsoft Office Blog, the Summit will b

SharePoint and Office 365 and Cloud technologies. A day of education!

The inaugural three-day digital workplace conference, produced by SMG/CMSWire and Digital Workplace Group, from June 19-21, 2017, in Chicago, IL.


July 27 - Innagural Meeting of the Chicago Data Governance Meetup

I am excited to announce the first meeting of the Chicago Data Governance Meetup!
Click Here to register and for complete details: Chicago Data Governance Meetup

We will go over the goals of the group and what we want the direction to be, Intro to Governance, the importance of good governance and a presentation by a guest speaker.

5:30-6:00 pm - Networking
6:00-6:20 pm - Intro to the Group
6:20-7:10 pm - Presentation
7:10-7:30ish - Questions and Group Discussion

I encourage you to attend and help grow our group by spreading the word!

We will be live streaming the meeting to those who can't attend in person. <-- Link to meeting to follow.


August 3 - Office 365 Adoption User Group - Chicagoland Chapter

Service Management, Enterprise Search

September 18-21 - Visual Studio Live! Chicago

Visual Studio Live! (VS Live!) is the leading independent conference series for .NET programmers and developers, offering in-depth training on Visual Studio & .NET Framework, Cross-Platform & Mobile Development, JavaScript/HTML 5, SQL and much more!


September 25-29 Microsoft Ignite - Orlando, FL

September 25-29 - Microsoft Envision, a premier business conference and networking event. Lead the digital transforma...

Join us at Microsoft Envision, a premier business conference and networking event. Lead the digital transformation. Week of September 25, 2017