Microsoft's Lync Engineering team regularly run All-Hands (Town Hall) sessions with up to 1,000 online participants with speakers in 4 sites. In this session you will hear from the Lync Program Management team who facilitate and support these meetings. You will get first hand best-practice on everything from scheduling the Lync Meeting to what audio and video devices to use to how to handle Q&A. Attend this session to learn more about the infrastructure required and what Lync Admin settings are needed to hold a successful meeting. _x000D_
This talk will showcase new capabilities we have added to some of the key networking APIs for Windows apps. We will cover new features added to our JSON, HTTP, Background Transfer and Sockets APIs. These features empower you, the developer, to write apps that send or receive data faster and can efficiently process that data even when your app is not in the foreground. Speakers: Himadri Sarkar, Michael Bishop, Sidharth Nabar.