Time Title Summary Speaker
1:00-1:15 Welcome to Workplace Ninja Australia Brief introduction and agenda. Jose Schenardie
1:15-2:15 Benefits of going full Modern Management In this session Steven will dive deep into why you should be using the mantra “AAD ‘til you can’t” when talking about device registration into modern management, and how this relates to network, application and file server authentication. Steven Hosking
2:15-3:15 6 Months of WDAC on enforced mode - notes from the field After using WDAC (Windows Defender Application Control) in enforced mode for the last 6 months on his daily driver, Jose will share some tips and tricks of how to work with allow listing and not against it. You will also learn the basics of Managed Installer and why is such a powerfull help when implementing allow listing. Jose Schenardie
3:15-3:30 Short break
3:30-4:30 Device Management: then and now In this session, Benoit will walk you through the history and evolution of device management utilising Microsoft solutions.
He will then cover moving from “legacy” to modern management and discuss:
• Options
• Preparation steps
• ROX (return of experience)
• Best practices
• Recommendations
Benoit Hamet
4:30-5:30 PANEL Discussion - Intune implementation and challenges Learn valuable lessons from EUC professionals who migrated to Intune George Tzikas
Matthew Gass
Michele Batchelor
Peter Norris
5:30-7:00 Networking and Refreshments


You can register to this event via our Meetup


Benoit Hamet

Solution Architect at AC3

He started his career in France as Microsoft Official Trainer before becoming IT consultant working on various transformation projects across Europe. He then moved to Australia about 10 years ago to continue his career. He has been awarded the Microsoft MVP award for 16 years and has written 4 books on Microsoft SharePoint product (2003 to 2010).

Jose Schenardie

CTO at Devicie

Jose has spent his career specialising in transforming complex security and compliance frameworks into solutions which are business-driven and simple to manage. With a background designing, implementing, administrating and migrating complex systems, Jose brings an extreme level of technical depth to engineering, architecture and security challenges.

Steven Hosking

Senior Product Manager at Microsoft

With 20 years of experience in end use compute management, across internal, consultant, and now Vendor, Steven can provide a unique point of view. He is also one of the founding members of the highly popular series.


The event will take place at Microsoft Head Office, located at 1 Denison St, North Sydney, NSW