Are you interested in experiencing the next great app platform opportunity, Windows 8? Do you want to learn how to get started building apps for this new platform?

We are inviting the Silicon Valley startup community to a full-day, knockout, deep dive event taking place on our Silicon Valley Campus. Developers and designers alike will take the stage to show you how to take advantage of this new platform opportunity. Several startups will demo their brand new apps and talk about their early experiences developing for Windows 8, while the Microsoft team will provide attendees the opportunity to play with the platform and the tools needed to get started. Sessions will cover designing for the new Metro UI, building for the platform, and monetizing your apps.

April 4, 2012
Registration: 12:00 PM
Event: 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
Microsoft Silicon Valley
1065 La Avenida, Building 1
Mountain View, CA 94043

(650) 693-4000

Register here: http://introducingwindows8.eventbrite.com/

Agenda:

Time    

Topic

12:00 PM

Registration

1:00 PM

Welcome & Kick-Off

Dan’l Lewin, Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development

1:15 PM

Windows 8 Introduction, Keynote, Demo, & Metro UI App Design

2:15 PM

Break | Windows 8 Hack Stations

2:30 PM

Windows 8 Showcase Panel

3:15 PM

Windows 8 Marketplace Opportunity

Robert Youngjohns, President, Microsoft North America

4:00 PM

Break | Windows 8 Hack Stations

4:15 PM

Build & Reimagine your App on Windows 8

5:00 PM

VC & Entrepreneur Panel

5:45 PM

Closing Remarks & Next Steps

6:00 PM

Reception & Windows 8 Hack Stations

 

Join us! You won't want to miss this first of its kind event, put on by Microsoft’s BizSpark program and Microsoft’s developer evangelism team.