Join Microsoft for this one day event to lean how Windows Azure can be used in curricula, support research endeavours, and enable student projects. Institution administrators can explore how to use Windows Azure for infrastructural and application needs.
Agenda 8.30 - 9.00 Arrival 9.00 - 9.10 Welcome to UCL 9.10 - 10.00 Welcome to Windows Azure - Rob Frazer Microsoft, Cloud CTO 10.00 - 10.15 Morning Break 10.15 -11.00 Windows Azure in Academia - Ashwin Karuhatty Microsoft, Director of Academic Programs 11.00 - 12.00 Windows Azure PaaS, IaaS, SaaS - Carlos Oliveira http://www.shapingcloud.com and Windows Azure User Group http://ukwaug.net/ 12.00-13.00 Lunch Break (Lunch will not be provided) 13.00 - 13.50 Windows Azure Pop Up Labs - Steve Plank Microsoft, Azure Technical Evangelist 13.50 - 14.00 The Windows Azure Prime Challenge 14.00 -15.00 Windows Azure VM Depot - Steve Lamb, Microsoft Open Technology http://vmdepot.msopentech.com/ 15.00 - 15.15 Afternoon Break 15.15 - 16.00 Windows Azure in Research - Kenji Takeda, Microsoft Research Connections 16.15 -16.40 Azure Q and A Panel Microsoft 16.40 Close
Microsoft provides Educator Grants for educators wanting to use Windows Azure in their curricula through Windows Azure academic passes. More info
Need access to Windows Azure outside the classroom? Working on a project on cloud computing? Or maybe your master thesis? More info
Tap into resources offered by Microsoft’s Windows Azure Research Engagement project to take your research to the cloud. More info
Help your students get the technology skills they need to be successful through Microsoft IT Academy. More info