Here's the event you've (& we've :)) all been waiting for - date changed to 6th September
We have had an overwhelming interst in developing Kinect applications for Windows and we have already seen some really strong local examples too from the academic community. At reMIX Dublin we promised we would put together a half-day on this topic before the summer was over - so here it is!The format of this event will largely centre around shared learnings from teams and individuals who have experience of developing applications for Kinect both since the SDK beta was released, and prior to the release.The plan is to open the event with some context and direction from the local Microsost developer evangelists, taking a look at the power of Kinect with some of the more imaginative application examples we've seen from across the world. Then we ope to recruit some of the local developers who have some nice Kinect demos they can show off, along with sharing their learnings. Final agenda with speakers etc. tbc.
Where: Microsoft Ireland Building 3, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18When: 2pm-5.30pm 6th September
Accelerating Startup Growth
This lunchtime event is the ideal opportunity for you to further develop your knowledge and skill set surrounding the Microsoft Azure platform, learning from both Microsoft professionals and existing customers, who will share some of their experiences.
Networking with experts
Amongst the speakers at this lunch time seminar will be Josh Holmes and Wilbour Craddock, both of whom are Architect Evangelists for Microsoft Ireland. We will also have John Dennehy (Zartis) and Ciaran McGowan (Staff Balance) speaking on their BizSpark and Windows Azure personal experiences and the benefits the programme has delivered to their business.
Date: July 28th, 2011
Location: DCUBS, Dublin City University, Dublin 9
12pm - Registration, light lunch & refreshments
12.15pm - Speakers
Wilbour Craddock - Architect Evangelist, Microsoft
John Dennehy - Zartis
Ciaran McGowan - Staff Balance
Josh Holmes - Architect Evangelist, Microsoft
1.45pm - Q&A followed by networking
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