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Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PT)
Hyatt Regency Irvine 1700 Jamboree Boulevard Irvine, CA 92614
NuCon 2012 is designed to give business leaders valuable insight into current technology trends. The one-day conference offers a variety of business and technical presentations led by noted experts on relevant topics that will help you build an IT strategy for the future of your company. You'll have the opportunity to mingle with peers and experts, demo the latest technology, play Xbox Kinect games, and even win some cool prizes.
NuCon 2012 offers 12 unique sessions delivered by noted experts and geared toward Technical and Business Decision Makers, Developers, IT Professionals and Business Strategy Planners. The sessions are conveniently organized in three general categories to make it easy for members of your organization to select the topics most relevant to their role. A General Admission ticket allows attendees to customize the conference to fit their specific interests.
From Nov 14-Dec 14 2011, we are throwing down a challenge and an opportunity to HackerDojo members. Join us over these 4 weeks to build a Windows Phone app! Your app might get an opportunity for a moment in the spotlight! Plus, you could win a Windows Phone- yours to keep after you submit your app to the Windows Phone Marketplace!
Session 1: Windows Phone 7.5: Overview for Developers. Building Applications with Visual Studio® and Silverlight® Speakers: Matt Harrington, Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 1
To get started, do the following pre-requisites: a) Complete the Windows Phone Training & Set up your machines b) Download Windows Phone Tools SDK c) Register at Windows Phone Marketplace* On site, we will have sessions (and pizza!), and support: Loaner Windows Phones are available on site at the Hardware Lab for you to play with. We’ll also give the first 50 participants who are onsite and register on the Marketplace a token for the $99 fee *
Session 2: Windows Phone Live Tiles and Push Notifications. Building Applications in the Cloud with Windows Azure™ Speaker: Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 2
We will make available Windows Phones loaners for specific “augmented reality” projects.
Session 3: Monetizing a Windows Phone 7.5 Application. Fun and Games Development Speaker: Kenny Spade Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 3
Labs: Keep Working on App Development. In-lab session this week. We will make available Windows Phones loaners onsite.
Go Live! Publish App to Windows Phone Marketplace! We will have a session during the week to help! Speaker: Kevin Ashley Event info: 30 to Launch - Windows Phone - Coding Camp - Week 4
We will be cheering you on! PLUS:
Lastly, some details: * $99 registration fee applies. We will provide up to a maximum of 50 tokens good for a free registration to the Windows Phone marketplace, to the first 50 onsite that register on the marketplace. Windows Phone Marketplace terms and conditions apply to your use of the Marketplace. **Not available to Government or Public Sector Employees. Microsoft employees are also not eligible for this offer. Limited to one phone device per person. Participants remain responsible for acquiring a calling plan and for all related charges and taxes in connection with the Windows Phone. ***We will be giving away one Windows Phone Device each to a maximum of 50 winners based on a random drawing on the last session on Dec 6, 2011. Detailed terms and conditions are listed here
Campaign Participation Eligibility: - Participants must be US residents 18+ or older - Microsoft employees are not eligible for the marketplace rebate or device - Not available for Government or Public Sector Employees
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Join us for one of our exclusive events across the U.S. and get a first look at the hottest new Windows Phones such as the HTC Titan, HTC Radar, Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash. You know Windows Phone is packed with killer social integration, a wide variety of games and apps, and a ton of other great features, now come see it all on cool new hardware.
See where the night takes you when you challenge your friends to a Fruit Ninja battle, or chill out in one of our device lounges as you sip cocktails and sample good eats from top local chefs. Plus, catch live performances from today’s best indie bands like Matt & Kim or Young the Giant. These events are FREE, brought to you by Windows Phone, the phone that puts people first. Tickets are very limited, so be sure to reserve yours today on our Windows Phone Facebook page.
November 30 & December 1
Get Ready for Tomorrow, Today - Hyper-V Virtualization for the Cloud
Virtualization is one of the critical elements of networks operations of all kinds. Virtualization is a key to cloud operations. Joins us as we discuss the key components of virtualization that provide the operational foundation for both Public and Private Cloud.
Private Cloud 201: Microsoft Private Cloud Tools and Technologies
So you have heard the private cloud story from a 101 level and you want to know more. Join us as we discuss Private cloud in greater detail with a focus on the tools and technologies that make Private Cloud such an appetizing It and business opportunity for business both large and small.
Ask More Questions! Attend an Afternoon IT Camp!
These are informal event where the true agenda is up to you. That’s right, we will have a list of topics (such as ways to get on Windows Server 2008 R2) plus your write-in topic(s) and we will put it to a vote. The ones that get the most votes will be the ones that get discussed. This will be very interactive and works best with participation from everyone. We look forward to having you join us for this new informal event.
For more information or to register, visit > www.technetevents.com OR CALL 1-877-MSEVENT
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1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Seating is limited, so register today.
12/2 - Santa Monica, CA
12/13 - Redmond, WA
12/15- Phoenix, AZ Events run from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Register To register or to view the full agenda, select a location above.
Come join us for 1 day of cloud computing! Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers. You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then get hands-on time to apply what you've learned. What am I going to learn at the Windows Azure Developer Camp?
At the Azure DevCamps, you’ll learn what’s new in developing cloud solutions using Windows Azure. Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure provides an operating system and a set of developer services used to build cloud-based solutions. The Azure DevCamp is a great place to get started with Windows Azure development or to learn what’s new with the latest Windows Azure features.
Arrival and Registration
Getting Started with Windows Azure
Session 2 - Using Windows Azure Storage
Session 3 – Understanding SQL Azure
Session 4 – Securing, Connecting, and Scaling
Session 5 – Azure Application Scenarios
Session 6 - Launching Your Azure App