Academic tech·days Genève

Date: Wednesday, 1 April 2009, 13:45–21:00

Place: CICG, Rue de Varembé 17, 1211 Genève

 

Academic tech·days Bern

Date: Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 13:45–23:00

Place: Kursaal Bern, Kornhausstrasse 3, 3000 Bern

 

The Academic tech·days 09 is the first Microsoft tech·days track organized specifically for technically focused students, teachers and faculty members. This half-day event gives introductory level information for academic audiences interested in software development on the Microsoft platform and technologies.

 

Presentations focus on web-development with Microsoft Silverlight, games development with Microsoft XNA, mobile development with .NET Compact Framework 3.5 and Windows Mobile, as well as Mesh with a demo of a Swiss application called sobees. We will also share information about locally available Academic resources and organize fun on-site activities with cool prizes. After the technical presentations, the evening will continue with a memorable tech·days 09 Party.

 

The event is free of charge and available only for full-time students, teachers and faculty members of educational institutions under public law. Presentation language in both events is English.

 

Agenda

13:45-14:15 

Registration

14:15-14:30 

Welcome & Overview of Resources for Higher Education

Dr. Marc-Alain Steinemann & Sanna Kuusisto, Microsoft Switzerland

14:30-15:30 

Rich Internet Applications with Microsoft Silverlight – An Introduction

Prof. Dr. Markus Stolze, HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil

15:30-15:50 

Break

15:50-16:35 

Windows Mobile and the .NET Compact Framework 3.5

Olaf Feldkamp, Development Platform Advisor, Microsoft Switzerland

16:35-16:55 

Break

16:55-17:25 

Introduction to Games Development with Microsoft XNA

Adam Kortylewski, Lead Microsoft Student Partner Basel

17:25-18:05 

The ETH Game Programming Laboratory

Dr. Nils Thuerey, ETH Zürich

18:05-18:20 

Mesh Enabling Sobees

Prof.  Jean-Pierre Rey, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Sierre

18:20-18:25 

Closure

Dr. Marc-Alain Steinemann & Sanna Kuusisto, Microsoft

18:25-> 

tech·days 09 Party

 

Secure your place and register today at:

www.microsoft.ch/academic-techdays  (Bern)

www.microsoft.ch/academic-techdays/fr (Genève)

 

We look forward seeing you in Genève or Bern,

               

Sanna Kuusisto

Sannak(at)microsoft.com

Academic Audience Manager, Microsoft Switzerland