Azure in Education

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.

Location

Christopher Ingold Lecture Theatre
UCL Chemistry Building,
20 Gordon Street,
WC1 6BT London
United Kingdom

Date

Thursday, 20 June 2013 from 09:00 to 16:40 (BST)

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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

Educators

Microsoft provides Educator Grants for educators wanting to use Windows Azure in their curricula through Windows Azure academic passes. More info

Students

Need access to Windows Azure outside the classroom? Working on a project on cloud computing? Or maybe your master thesis? More info


Researchers

Tap into resources offered by Microsoft’s Windows Azure Research Engagement project to take your research to the cloud. More info


Institution Administrators

Help your students get the technology skills they need to be successful through Microsoft IT Academy. More info

Register today

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