28th March | In Person @ The Microsoft Experience Centre

Challenging times require transformative solutions

Whether emerging security threats or managing costs during economic uncertainty – Microsoft Cloud offers solutions that help you stay secure and hit business goals.

With live presentations from the experts at Microsoft, demos from our own tech leads, this forum is a day packed with one-of-a-kind insights you won’t find anywhere else. Perfect for business decision-makers looking to get the competitive edge with the latest cloud technologies.

Join us at the Microsoft Experience Centre, London for a day of insights, networking and transformational tech.

Spaces are very limited so register now to secure yours.

4 Reasons to Attend

Hear directly from industry leaders, including Microsoft’s Chief Security Advisor, Sarah Armstrong-Smith, who will be discussing:

- Emerging threats you need to know about
- Lessons learnt on Ukraine
- How to take control of your cyber security

See how to tackle your biggest business challenges and how to do more with less with real-life demos.

Explore the latest releases and what’s coming, with new topics such as Sales Intelligence with ChatGPT and Microsoft Copilot.

Connect with like-minded peers over a glass of bubbly at our Champagne Networking Session.


Sarah Armstrong-Smith

Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft

Kelvin Papp

Chief Technical Officer at Transparity

Dr James Graham

NextGen Windows Experiences Lead at Microsoft

Paul Bolt

Chief Executive Officer at Transparity

Marc Hadley-Smith

Head of Practice: Business Applications at Transparity

Martyn Coupland

Head of DevOps at Transparity

Geoff Ballard

Technical Lead at Ballard Chalmers


Morning Sessions
10:00 arrival, with a light breakfast.


Welcome to Transparity's Spring Forum with Paul Bolt, CEO at Transparity


Identity: Your biggest weakness? Securing identities against current and future threats with Kelvin Papp, Chief Technology Officer


Disruption, Destruction & Disinformation: the evolving threat landscape with Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft


Meet the Experts
Head of Security, Shawn Wilkin: A walk through the latest addition to the Microsoft Defender suite - EASM
Head of Practice: Azure, Ant Cooke: Manage & Secure your On-premises Infrastructure using Azure Arc
Head of Practice: Modern Work, George Herkes: Identity & Access Governance


Connected Sales and Marketing with Marc Hadley-Smith, Head of Practice: Business Applications


NextGen Windows Experiences with Dr James Graham NextGen Windows experiences Lead at Microsoft

Afternoon Sessions




Why go Cloud Native with your Apps with Geoff Ballard, Technical Lead


Cost Optimisation in Azure with Martyn Coupland, Head of DevOps


Networking Reception with Refreshments


Microsoft Experience Centre – London
253-259 Regent Street
London, England


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