7.15pm - RTFM - Runtime Type Fiddling for the Masses by Mathias Jessen (@iisresetme)
"One of PowerShell’s core strength comes from the Extended Type System, which allows users to seamlessly interact with different data types like .NET, WMI, COM, XML etc. But what about the underlying type system, that of .NET? Let’s take an adventure into the Common Type System and see what we can do to overcome some of the limitations imposed by ETS and PowerShell"
8.15pm - Break
8.20pm - Automating Windows Servicing using Microsoft solutions & Community tools by Simon Binder (@bindertech)
"Have you looked at the servicing model of Windows 10 and thought: “Are Microsoft mad, my organization will never cope with this?!” If so, this session is for you! (and no, they are not!) Using Intune & ConfigMgr I’ll walk your through how to create an automated solution for WaaS. To spice it up, OMS, Azure Automation and community tools are added to the mix. With this, you’ll have tools, knowledge & inspiration to start building a solution that suits your needs and environment."
6.30pm - The World of PowerShell and AWS by Bryce McDonald;
Bryce is an early adopter of the ‘Infrastructure as Code’ methodologies, and this has proven useful throughout his career as a system administrator. He likes to give back to the community through speaking at PowerShell User Groups, making videos on TechSnips, and authoring the AWS PowerShell book.
7.30pm - Break
7.45pm - Building Better Bricks: Module design and development best practice by Chris Gardner;
Chris Gardner is a DevOps and ALM consultant with over 4 years’ experience working with PowerShell. He has recently been focusing on using DSC to configure Windows for a variety of purposes, particularly when provisioning dev/test environments in Azure.