Speaking

Ken Cenerelli - Public Speaker

In the last few years, I have been speaking regularly at developer events, conferences, and user groups. I am constantly teaching myself new things and I am creating new presentations all the time. If your event would like me to come speak, please contact me.

All of my previous talks are listed below:

2017
  1. Title: Use PaaS Apps to Accelerate Your Development
    Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017
    Audience: Prairie Dev Con 2017 (Winnipeg, MB)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Azure App Service including info on Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and API Apps.
    Resources: Conference Site
  2. Title: Cross-Platform Deployment of ASP.NET Core Applications
    Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017
    Audience: Prairie Dev Con 2017 (Winnipeg, MB)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: Introduction to deploying an ASP.NET Core application to a variety of different environments (Windows, Linux, Mac, Azure, Docker) and hosting servers (IIS, IIS Express, Kestrel).
    Resources: Conference Site | SlideShare File
  3. Title: Getting Started with ASP.NET Core
    Date: Tuesday May 30, 2017
    Audience: London .NET Developers (London, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File
  4. Title: Cross-Platform Deployment of ASP.NET Core Applications
    Date: Thursday May 25, 2017
    Audience: Mississauga .NET User Group (Mississauga, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Introduction to deploying an ASP.NET Core application to a variety of different environments (Windows, Linux, Mac, Azure, Docker) and hosting servers (IIS, IIS Express, Kestrel).
    Resources: Meetup Page | SlideShare File
  5. Title: How to get started with ASP.NET Core and EF Core
    Date: Tuesday March 28, 2017
    Audience: Toronto .NET Meetup (Toronto, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File
  6. Title: NoSQL, No Problem: Using Azure DocumentDB
    Date: Thursday February 23, 2017
    Audience: Mississauga .NET User Group (Mississauga, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Microsoft Azure DocumentDB.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File
  7. Title: Getting Up To Speed on ASP.NET Core & EF Core
    Date: Thursday January 19, 2017
    Audience: North Toronto .NET User Group (North Toronto UG) (Toronto, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File
2016
  1. Title: Cross-Platform Deployment of ASP.NET Core Applications
    Date: Saturday November 12, 2016
    Audience: DetroitDevDay 2016 (Detroit, MI)
    Length: 50 minutes
    Details: Introduction to deploying an ASP.NET Core application to a variety of different environments (Windows, Linux, Mac, Azure, Docker) and hosting servers (IIS, IIS Express, Kestrel).
    Resources: Conference Site | SlideShare File
  2. Title: NoSQL, No Problem: Using Azure DocumentDB
    Date: Monday October 17, 2016
    Audience: MVPMix Conference (Toronto, ON)
    Length: 75 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Microsoft Azure DocumentDB.
    Resources: Conference Site | SlideShare File
  3. Title: Getting Started With ASP.NET Core & EF Core
    Date: Wednesday September 28, 2016
    Audience: Canada’s Technology Triangle .NET User Group (CTTDNUG) (Kitchener, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File | Video
  4. Title: Getting Started With ASP.NET Core & EF Core
    Date: Thursday September 22, 2016
    Audience: Mississauga .NET User Group (Mississauga, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Dropbox File
  5. Title: Azure app service to create web and mobile apps
    Date: Wednesday September 21, 2016
    Audience: Great Lakes Area .Net User Group (MIGANG) (Southfield, MI)
    Length: 75 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Azure App Service including info on Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and API Apps.
    Resources: Meetup Page
  6. Title: Azure app service to create web and mobile apps
    Date: Friday August 26, 2016
    Audience: CloudDevelop 2016 (Columbus, OH)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Azure App Service including info on Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and API Apps.
    Resources: Conference Site | GitHub (slides)
  7. Title: NoSQL, No Problem: Using Azure DocumentDB
    Date: Wednesday July 6, 2016
    Audience: DevTeach Conference (Montreal, QC)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Microsoft Azure DocumentDB.
    Resources: Conference Site | SlideShare File
  8. Title: Azure app service to create web and mobile apps
    Date: Tuesday July 5, 2016
    Audience: DevTeach Conference (Montreal, QC)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: This presentation provided a detailed introduction to Azure App Service including info on Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and API Apps.
    Resources: Conference Site | SlideShare File
  9. Title: ASP.NET Core: The best of the new bits
    Date: Saturday May 26, 2016
    Audience: London .NET Developers (London, ON)
    Length: 50 minutes
    Details: Provided an overview of .NET Core and the changes to ASP.NET Core after the RC2 release.
    Resources: Meetup Page | SlideShare File | Video
  10. Title: Analyze Your Code With Visual Studio 2015 Diagnostic Tools
    Date: Thursday March 3, 2016
    Audience: London .NET Developers (London, ON)
    Length: 75 minutes
    Details: This presentation details the new Diagnostic Tools Window in Visual Studio 2015. We look at all of the new tools and at the differences between VS 2013 and VS 2015.
    Resources: Meetup Page | SlideShare File
  11. Title: Building Web Applications using the latest ASP.NET technologies
    Date: Wednesday February 10, 2016
    Audience: Let’s Dev This Toronto (Markham, ON)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: Talked about the new MVC 6 architecture, explained how routing works in MVC, and demonstrated how to create new MVC projects.
    Resources: Registration Page | Slides & Demos
  12. Title: API Services for both Web and Devices
    Date: Wednesday February 10, 2016
    Audience: Let’s Dev This Toronto (Markham, ON)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: Co-presented with Tom Walker (@Tinytoot), we demonstrated how the new ASP.NET Web API is now integrated with MVC 6. I presented the slides and Tom performed the demos.
    Resources: Registration Page | Slides & Demos
  13. Title: Analyze Your Code With Visual Studio 2015 Diagnostic Tools
    Date: Wednesday January 27, 2016
    Audience: Canada’s Technology Triangle .NET User Group (CTTDNUG) (Kitchener, ON)
    Length: 90 minutes
    Details: This presentation details the new Diagnostic Tools Window in Visual Studio 2015. We look at all of the new tools and at the differences between VS 2013 and VS 2015.
    Resources: Meetup Page | SlideShare File | Video
2015
  1. Title: Analyze Your Code With Visual Studio 2015 Diagnostic Tools
    Date: Saturday November 14, 2015
    Audience: DetroitDevDay 2015 (Detroit, MI)
    Length: 50 minutes
    Details: This presentation details the new Diagnostic Tools Window in Visual Studio 2015. We look at all of the new tools and at the differences between VS 2013 and VS 2015.
    Resources: Blog Article | SlideShare File
  2. Title: Building High-Performance Software with Application Insights
    Date: Friday October 23, 2015
    Audience: CloudDevelop 2015 (Columbus, OH)
    Length: 60 minutes
    Details: In this talk we will see how to add Application Insights to new or existing Visual Studio projects as well as Microsoft Azure services.
    Resources: Blog Article | SlideShare File
  3. Title: Azure Data Storage
    Date: Sunday April 12, 2015
    Audience: Cloud Camp Kitchener (Kitchener, ON)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: This presentation provides an overview of the most important data storage options available in Microsoft Azure.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | SlideShare File
  4. Title: Building High-Performance Software with Application Insights
    Date: Friday February 20, 2015
    Audience: ConFoo 2015 (Montreal, QC)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: In this talk we will see how to add Application Insights to new or existing Visual Studio projects as well as Microsoft Azure services.
    Resources: Blog Article | SlideShare File
  5. Title: An Introduction to Universal Windows Apps
    Date: Friday February 19, 2015
    Audience: ConFoo 2015 (Montreal, QC)
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: In this session I demonstrate what you will need to know to get going quickly on building one application for both Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 OS. We will also see how to extend your project to include other new features.
    Resources: Blog Article | SlideShare File
  6. Title: Building High-Performance Software with Application Insights
    Date: Thursday February 12, 2015
    Audience: Metro Toronto .NET Users Group (MTDNUG) & Toronto ALM User Group (TALMUG) (Toronto, ON)
    Length: 90 minutes
    Details: In this talk we will see how to add Application Insights to new or existing Visual Studio projects as well as Microsoft Azure services.
    Resources: Meetup Page
    Note: The slides used for this event now contain deprecated information and have been removed. To view newer slides, please find the listing above for ConFoo 2015 on Friday February 20, 2015.
  7. Title: Building High-Performance Software with Application Insights
    Date: Thursday January 28, 2015
    Audience: Canada’s Technology Triangle .NET User Group (CTTDNUG) (Kitchener, ON)
    Length: 90 minutes
    Details: In this talk we will see how to add Application Insights to new or existing Visual Studio projects as well as Microsoft Azure services.
    Resources: Meetup Page | Video
    Note: The slides used for this event now contain deprecated information and have been removed. To view newer slides, please find the listing above for ConFoo 2015 on Friday February 20, 2015.
  8. Title: Building High-Performance Software with Application Insights
    Date: Thursday January 8, 2015
    Audience: London .NET Developers (London, ON)
    Length: 90 minutes
    Details: In this talk we will see how to add Application Insights to new or existing Visual Studio projects as well as Microsoft Azure services.
    Resources: Meetup Page
    Note: The slides used for this event now contain deprecated information and have been removed. To view newer slides, please find the listing above for ConFoo 2015 on Friday February 20, 2015.
2014
  1. Title: Build end-to-end video experiences with Azure Media Services
    Date: Saturday November 15, 2014
    Audience: London Azure Camp
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: In this presentation you will see how to use Microsoft Azure Media Services to upload, package, secure, distribute and view your videos.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | Meetup Page | SlideShare File | Demonstration Source Files (Zipped)
  2. Title: Cloud Powered Mobile Apps with Azure
    Date: Saturday November 15, 2014
    Audience: London Azure Camp
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: In this presentation you will see how to use Microsoft Azure Mobile Services to add structured storage, integrated authentication and scaling to your Windows apps.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | Meetup Page | SlideShare File | Demonstration Source Files (Zipped)
  3. Title: Building Windows 8.1 Apps with Mobile Services
    Date: Sunday March 16, 2014
    Audience: London .NET Developers Windows Azure Cloud Camp
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: In my presentation I showed how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services (WAMS) to add storage, integrated authentication and even Push Notifications to Windows 8 Store apps in literally minutes. I also did some server side scripting and talked about the API calls you can use to populate Live Tiles for your apps.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | SlideShare File | Visual Studio Demonstration Source Files (Zipped)
2013
  1. Title: Maximizing code reuse between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8
    Date: Monday August 12, 2013
    Audience: That Conference 2013
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: This session showed the differences between Windows Phone 8 & Windows 8 and how we can bridge the gap between the two to better leverage the code we write so that it can work on both platforms.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | SlideShare File | Visual Studio Demonstration Source Files (Zipped)
  2. Title: Maximizing code reuse between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8
    Date: Tuesday May 28, 2013
    Audience: DevTeach Toronto 2013
    Length: 45 minutes
    Details: This session showed the differences between Windows Phone 8 & Windows 8 and how we can bridge the gap between the two to better leverage the code we write so that it can work on both platforms.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | SlideShare File | Visual Studio Demonstration Source Files (Zipped)
2012
  1. Title: An Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Development
    Date: Wednesday October 17, 2012
    Audience: KW Android Developers & iOSKW joint meetup
    Length: 30 minutes
    Details: This session showed how to create a Hello World application using Windows Phone 7, followed by a deep dive into Guelph Open Data – an open data application I built that also uses Bing Maps.
    Resources: Blog Article | PowerPoint Slides | PDF Slides | SlideShare File | Video
  2. Title: An Introduction to Configuring and Extending Umbraco CMS
    Date: Wednesday January 25, 2012
    Audience: Canada’s Technology Triangle .NET User Group (CTTDNUG)
    Length: 90 minutes
    Details: This session provided an overview of how easy it is to get up and running using Umbraco CMS.
    Resources: Blog Article | Blog Article | Slides and Source Files (Zipped) | SlideShare File