Microsoft reveals dates for WinHEC 2020

Microsoft logo at Ignite
Microsoft logo at Ignite (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft has revealed the dates of its next WinHEC conferences, set for 2020.
  • The event will take place in Shenzhen and Taipei in January and February, respectively.
  • WinHEC will be a part of Microsoft's larger Ignite tour for 2020.

Dates are now set for Microsoft's next WinHEC conference, which will now be a part of Microsoft's larger Ignite Tour. On the official WinHEC site (opens in new tab), Microsoft has the event listed for January 13 and 14 in Shenzhen and February 17 and 18 in Taipei (via WalkingCat).

WinHEC, which stands for Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, is an event dedicated to helping hardware developers learn what Microsoft is planning for Windows 10 hardware and how to best take advantage of it. This year, Microsoft is placing a particular focus on not only Windows, but also IoT and Edge computing. From the event's description:

Microsoft Ignite The Tour brings the very best of Microsoft Ignite to a city near you. The tour provides technical training led by Microsoft experts and your community. You'll learn new ways to build solutions, migrate and manage infrastructure, and connect with local industry leaders and peers. The Shenzhen and Taipei stops include learning tracks for device builders focused on Windows and IoT / Intelligent Edge. You can gain all of the knowledge you expect from WinHEC plus a view of the wider development space.

WinHEC sessions are typically recorded and made available at the official WinHEC site after the event. For more, you can head to the event site to register (opens in new tab).

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