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Windows 8 Office Hours at the Mall of America Microsoft Store

Windows 8 ROCKS!This is going to be fun!  My two other local (Minneapolis/Saint Paul area) Technology Evangelists and I are holding office hours at the Microsoft Store at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.  Jeff Brand, Adam Grocholski, and I will be making ourselves available to chat with you about Windows 8 from 1-3PM on Mondays, from this coming week and likely through the end of June, 2013.

“But, Kevin..  you’re an IT Pro Evangelist, and those guys are Developer Evangelists.  Are you going to all be talking about the same stuff?”

We’ll be happy to answer any general Windows (or even Microsoft) questions you may have.  But if you are a developer and have development questions, then Jeff and Adam are who you should try to meet up with.  If you’re an IT Pro, and perhaps have deployment, security, or management questions, then I’m your guy.  Make sure you come on a day to work with the person that makes the most sense for what you want to learn more about.

“Are there going to be presentations?  Or prizes?”

No.  And no.  This is a completely informal time to just chat about whatever you want to chat about (within reason). 

Here is the schedule as it stands today.  Again, the time is 1:00pm to 3:00pm Central Time:

Date Evangelist
1/21/2013 Jeff Brand
1/28/2013 No coverage (we’re all out of town)
2/4/2013 Adam Grocholski
2/11/2013 Kevin Remde
2/18/2013 Jeff Brand
2/25/2013 Adam Grocholski
3/4/2013 Kevin Remde
3/11/2013 Jeff Brand
3/18/2013 Adam Grocholski
3/25/2013 Kevin Remde
4/1/2013 Jeff Brand
4/8/2013 Adam Grocholski
4/15/2013 Kevin Remde
4/22/2013 Jeff Brand
4/29/2013 Adam Grocholski
5/6/2013 Kevin Remde
5/13/2013 Jeff Brand
5/20/2013 Adam Grocholski
5/27/2013 Kevin Remde
6/3/2013 Jeff Brand
6/10/2013 Adam Grocholski
6/17/2013 Kevin Remde
6/24/2013 Jeff Brand

So again, come and see me (Kevin Remde) if you’re an IT Pro and have IT Pro questions.  Otherwise, Jeff and Adam are the guys you developers will want to sit down with.

See you there!

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog ( He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (, and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. ( When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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