Don’t know what you’re doing on April 4th? You do now!
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, Bldg 1
Mountain View, CA 94043
Register here: http://introducingwindows8.eventbrite.com/
Welcome & Kick-Off
Dan’lLewin, Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development
Windows 8 Introduction, Keynote, Demo, & Metro UI App Design
Break | Windows 8 Hack Stations
Windows 8 Showcase Panel
Windows 8 Marketplace Opportunity
Robert Youngjohns, President, Microsoft North America
Build & Reimagine your App on Windows 8
VC & Entrepreneur Panel
Closing Remarks & Next Steps
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.
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