Hands-On Labs

Labs allow you to dive in and explore the products and technologies you’ve just heard about in sessions. Choose from the different learning formats below to suit your style:

Instructor-led: During an instructor-led lab (ILL), an instructor guides you step-by-step through the lab. These popular labs may be booked in advance once the Schedule Builder tool is available. Instructor-led lab are 75 minutes long. Scheduled lab sessions start on Monday, April 8.

Self-paced: Self-paced labs are available on a walk-up basis, and proctor support is available at designated times during the event. Any lab topic available as an instructor-led lab is also available as a self-paced lab.

Extended Lab Subscription:  There’s only so much time in a day. To help you optimize and prioritize your time at MMS, we’re offering you the option to extend online access to the hands-on labs for six months post-event. With this extended lab subscription, you can run through labs from the convenience of your own computer via Internet Explorer. No downloads of large VHDs are required. All you need to access the labs is an Internet connection and the installation of an ActiveX control. At $199, the Extended Lab Subscription is available to MMS attendees only as an add-on to registration. The deadline to sign up for the online labs option was Friday, April 19. Login and access information has now been sent to subscribers. If you subscribed to the extended labs and have not received login information, please contact mmsqs@microsoft.com for assistance.