4th edition agenda

The agenda for the 4th edition of the Nordic Virtual Summit featured a variety of sessions and events designed to provide attendees with valuable information and insights on a range of topics related being an IT pro in the Microsoft 365 cloud era.

This edition was one track, so nobody missed out during this live-only event!

One track to rule them all

Friday the 17th of February 2023

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8:45 – 9:00Team NVSWelcome + agendaFor the early joiners we will introduce the days agenda and the speakers.
9:00 – 9:45Jörgen Nilsson & Ronni PedersenStreamlining Your Update Experience with Windows Update for Business

Are you struggling with managing updates on your Windows devices? Join us in this session to learn how Windows Update for Business (WUfB) can help streamline your update experience. We’ll dive into the new features of the WUfB Deployment Service and show you how to effectively manage Quality updates, Feature Updates, Expedite Updates, Driver/Firmware Updates and more.

See real-world examples from large enterprise customers who have successfully moved all update management workloads to the cloud. Plus, we’ll introduce you to Azure Update Management, a powerful tool for managing updates on your servers. Get ready for demos and hands-on tips to take your update management to the next level.

10:00 – 10:45Panu Saukko & Sandy ZengConvert your hybrid Azure AD joined devices to Azure AD joined devices

Officially, the only way to change an existing hybrid Azure AD joined (HAADJ) device to Azure AD joined device is to re-install the operating system. Naturally, users hate if their devices are re-installed. Join this session to learn how the change can be done without installing the operating system again. At the same time, you will learn how to intelligently utilize little used utilities.

Disclaimer: The process is not supported by Microsoft!

11:00 – 11:45Mattias Melkersen & Maurice DalyGet up to speed with app management in IntuneJoin us for an in-depth look at the latest developments in app management using Microsoft Intune. During this 45-minute session, you will learn about new features and capabilities that can help you streamline the deployment and management of mobile apps in your organization. This session is for anyone that works with app management via Intune on Windows devices. Whether you are new to Intune or a seasoned pro, this session will provide valuable insights into the latest trends in app management and how you can take advantage of them.
11:45 – 12:30The lunch personLunchTime to reflect and get some grub.
12:30 – 13:15Michael Mardahl & Jan Ketil SkankeModernising Authentication Methods like a BossIn this session, we will explore the process of modernizing authentication methods in Azure AD, focusing on strategies and best practices for migrating away from the classic MFA and SSPR portals. We will discuss the benefits of the new centralized management approach, such as improved security and simplified management, and how it can help organizations meet the changing needs of today’s workforce. Attendees will learn about key considerations for planning and executing a migration to the new Azure AD portal, including how to assess and prepare for the impact on users and IT staff. We will also cover best practices for troubleshooting common issues and maintaining compliance during the transition. This session will provide a detailed-level overview of the new centralized management approach and will be a demonstration and talk about authentication strategies.
13:30 – 14:15Stefan Schörling & Mattias BorgMicrosoft 365 Defender – Things you should go doIndustry experts will guide attendees through some of the features and capabilities of Microsoft 365 Defender. They will focus on important changes and configurations that should be considered in your Microsoft 365 Defender setup to be better protected. Attendees will learn about the latest threats and trends and will be provided with actionable steps they can take to improve their security posture using Microsoft 365 Defender based on real-world experiences. The experts will also share best practices for securing your environment. Overall, this session is a must-attend for anyone looking to enhance their security in the Microsoft 365 environment.
14:30 – 15:15Kent Agerlund & Mattias MelkersenImplement defender gradual rollout and secure your devicesIf you utilize Defender for Endpoint, you can also use Attack surface reduction rules configured either from PowerShell, GPO or Microsoft Intune. In this session we will focus on how to configure a good practise and roll out strategy on updating the defender policy engine across your device stack.
15:15 – 15:45All the speakersAsk me anythingTime to whip out your notepad and ask away – the speakers will answer any questions that you have pertaining to the sessions you attended.


“‘Restore connection’ is not just for devices, it is for people too. If we cannot disconnect, we cannot lead.”

-Arianna Huffington