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September 16th Power Apps community call: Canvas App Design, components, themes and connecting Power Virtual Agents to MS Graph

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This month we have an amazing line up of community super stars as guest presenters! Our very own Todd Baginski will kick off the call with one of the founders of the #PowerAddicts movement, Geetha Sivasailam, who will walk through a collection of Power Apps tips and tricks for incredible designs. Emmanuel Gallis will then share his component and theming tools for making Power Apps application creation even faster and our final guest presenter Tomasz Poszytek will share how to connect your Power Virtual Agents Chatbots to Microsoft Graph using Power Automate flows.

When: Sept 16th, 2020 8:00am PST



Geetha Sivasailam

Over 10 years of consulting experience delivering cutting-edge business solutions leveraging Microsoft Business Applications, Custom App dev implementations and various Emerging technologies (Cloud/IoT/Analytics). Passionate about leveraging industry experience and technical expertise to solve dynamic problems for customers to address their unique business needs.
Below are my areas of interest:

  • Enabling others to expand their possibilities and act more effectively with emerging tools, trends and technologies.
  • Driving business process improvement using multitude of Office 365 tools and technologies.
  • Designing and developing custom cloud based solutions to promote efficiency and improving
    workforce productivity.

Emmanuel GALLIS

Emmanuel GALLIS started working on SharePoint in year 2012 after being a SAP consultant for 13 years. In 2013 he was hired by Ai3, a Microsoft pure player, and accomplished many projects on both SharePoint OnPremise and SharePoint Online. He then started implementing Power Apps & Power Automate solutions for various customers in various fields. Today he participates actively in the official Power Apps forums and specialized in creating Power Apps canvas components for the community.

Tomasz Poszytek

I do believe in enabling organizations to work more effectively and I’m helping them to achieve it by leveraging their effectiveness through their business processes digitalization and optimization. I do have a strong analytical background being a Business Analyst for years. I have lots of experience in Power Platform (PowerApps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents and Power Bi), but also in other workflow platforms. I very much enjoy to continuously learn to stay up to date and to share my knowledge not only with my customers, but with technical communities as well. I’m building business processes and applications that are easy for users’ to stick to, so they can follow and understand them. In overall I transform processes to be more reliable and effortless. I am also a co-organizer of SharePoint Saturday Warsaw and active community member, blogger and international speaker.

Todd Baginski

I’m a proud Partner, and the CTO at Canviz where I am currently leading several projects that include PowerApps, Azure, Office 365, SharePoint Framework, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, full web stack, and numerous other technologies.

Sharing my expertise and knowledge with others is important to me, I love to teach. I’ve been blessed to receive the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for the last 13 years. This award recognizes my contributions to the technical communities I am a part of.

For over a decade, I have created close relationships with the Microsoft SharePoint & Azure teams which provides me access to early releases. My team and I work closely with the Microsoft teams before products are released publicly to develop training and samples that are distributed worldwide to architects and developers.

I give back to my local community by coaching and growing youth sports teams; emphasizing hard work, excellent sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership.