Thursday 18 October 2018, Microsoft Reactor, London.

Preliminary Agenda (subject to change)

8:30 Registration Opens

9:00-9:10 Introduction of Speakers
Patrick O’Beirne (IE) – Systems Modelling Ltd

9:10-9:45 Extending Excel: Overview of Excel core extensions, APIs and Tools
Charles Williams (UK) – Excel MVP

9:45-11:00 Modern Excel and Javascript APIs, UDFs and UI elements
Juan Balmori Labra (USA) – Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Excel Extensibility

11:00–11:15 Break

11:15- 12:00 Excel and .Net: Free and easy .NET for Excel
Govert van Drimmelen (SA) – author of Excel DNA

12:15-13:00 Integrating Excel and Python
Tony Roberts (UK) – author of PyXLL

13:00-13:45 Lunch & Network

13:45- 14:30 Excel and C++: When Why and How
Bruce Belson (AUS) – author of Planatech XLL Plus

14:45-15:30 Building Power Query and M into VBA solutions
Gasper Kamensek (SL) – Excel MVP

15:30-15:45 Break

15:45-16:30 VBE Tools & Comparison of VBA,JS, .NET, C++ and Python real-world Excel performance
Charles Williams (UK) – Excel MVP

16:30-17:15 VSTO, Addin Express and other Dev Tools: real world experience
Simon Murphy (CH) – Codematic

17:15-17:30 Break

17:30 – 18:00 Ask the Experts- Q & A
All speakers plus moderator Patrick O’Beirne

18:00 Close