Microsoft’s annual Ignite IT pro conference is going to be a two-part event, instead of a one-shot deal. The second Ignite will be in early 2021, and like Part 1 in September, will be a virtual-only event.
Microsoft’s fall Ignite virtual event will be held September 22 to 24. Registration will open on September 3, officials said in an August 6 blog post. Before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic hit, Microsoft was planning to hold Ignite 2020 in New Orleans.
Microsoft also announced today plans for a second Ignite event in early 2021 “to create an additional opportunity to connect with our technical communities, and to share the latest product developments,” blogged Chris Capossela, Executive Vice President an Chief Marketing Officer.
The second Ignite event will not replace Microsoft Build next year, Capossela said. Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference, usually happens in the spring in Seattle. If it’s going