Microsoft Identity Roadshow – Manchester

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  • 20 April 2023 | 09:00 – 16:00
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etc.venues Manchester

Microsoft and Kocho, the UK’s premier Microsoft IAM Experts, bring you a day of keynote seminars and practical workshops designed to revolutionise your identity and access management strategy.

Join this free to attend event and hear from industry-leading speakers and network with a focused group of identity specialists and peers.

You’ll learn:

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Harness the power of cloud identity management to streamline your access governance, reporting processes, and keep your organisation secure.

On the agenda:

09:00   –   Welcome and registration networking

09:30   –   Introduction

Robin Tyerman – Sales Manager, Kocho

09:40   –   Microsoft Entra Explained

Dave Guest – Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist, Kocho

10:00   –   New features in Azure AD

Dave Guest – Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist, Kocho

10:20 – Verified ID demonstration

Dee Bolt – Senior Identity Consultant, Kocho

10:40   –   Managing external access for customers and collaborators

Dee Bolt – Senior Identity Consultant, Kocho

11:00   –   Coffee Break

11:30   –   A guide to implementing zero trust identity management principles

Dave Guest – Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist, Kocho

12:00   –   Demystifying cloud identity governance using Microsoft or Saviynt

Serge Kerremans – Senior Technical Specialist, Saviynt

12:30   –   The art of delivering successful technology projects and real business change

Tony Simmonds – Head of Business Transformation, Kocho

13:00   –   Lunch

14:00   –   Workshop stream 1: Solving employee identity JML challenges in the Cloud

Ensure your new users get the best possible onboarding experience, alleviate access frustrations for employees in role and ensure maximum security and protection around access.

  • The challenges with integrating HR and resource management systems such as Oracle, ServiceNow and Workday
  • How to automate your Identity processes
  • Establishing your single source of truth
  • Improving identity reporting and compliance

14:00   –   Workshop stream 2: Managing external identities masterclass

Learn how to provide seamless and secure access and user experiences for customers and collaborators alike, covering:

  • Azure AD B2B features and benefits
  • Azure AD B2C features and benefits
  • A closer look at Microsoft Verified ID, for decentralised identity management
  • Common use cases, demos and real life scenarios

15:00   –   Networking drinks

Expect great things

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6 thought provoking keynotes

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2 practical workshop streams

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Networking with peers

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Be inspired by great minds

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Book your place today!

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Dave Guest

Dave Guest is Kocho’s Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist. He’s responsible for developing identity, Microsoft 365 security, and other cloud service solutions – and keeping our clients abreast of the latest technology trends.


Serge Kerremans

With over 10 years of experience in consulting and solution engineering in cybersecurity, data privacy, and identity management, Serge marries a grounded technical background with an understanding of how to solve the challenges of today’s evolving businesses.



Tony Simmonds

Tony is Kocho’s Director of Business Transformation and has almost 20 years experience of working in client-side operations and process improvement roles. This has given him client side insight into the importance of managing resistance, overcoming impact, and getting things right!