Ignite 2021 – Watch the keynote with Satya Nadella, Alex Kipman and more

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As you might remember, Microsoft Ignite 2020 was split into two separate events: Part 1 took place in late September, and the follow up will kick off this morning. The all-digital event will last through March 4, and there will be plenty of news for IT Pros, developers, data professionals, and decision makers. The Day 1 introducing keynote will kick off at 8:30 AM PT and will feature Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman.

As Microsoft’s focused has shifted to the cloud in recent years, so has, for the most part, the content of the conference. Azure is expected take center stage, though there should also be news about Microsoft 365 and business applications such as Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. Join us and thousands of others across the globe get the latest news about Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows and beyond.

The Ignite 2021 introducing keynote will be Microsoft’s first keynote experience designed for HoloLens devices and other VR headsets. If you have a Windows Mixed Reality headset or or an HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Oculus Quest, you can watch the keynote in Microsoft’s AltspaceVR platform. We invite you to visit this page to download what you need to get ready for the VR experience.

After the keynote is over, will be followed at 9:45 AM by another interesting session with CVP of Microsoft 365 Jared Spataro titled “The Hybrid workplace.” You can find the full agenda for the conference on this page, make sure to register so that you can create your personalized agenda for the next 3 days of Ignite 2021. You can check out our recommendations for some of the more interesting sessions, too.