Microsoft DreamSpark Yatra coming to Kochi

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Student Chapter of K-MUG is conducting Dreamspark Yatra at Kochi in association with Microsoft. The focus of the event is to help students to know more about the latest technologies and which in turn helps in kick start their careers.K-MUG students chapter is lead by the Microsoft Student Partners – the student volunteers who are specially selected by Microsoft on an annual basis.
About Dreamspark Yatra
Dreamspark Yatra (DSY) is a Microsoft India initiative empowering students who are passionate about technology to get an insightful overview of the current trends in the software industry. As a part of this national campaign, we bring the brightest students and professionals of the IT world and put them right in front of you – to discuss about technology, careers in computer science, give technical presentations and some exciting demos. For more details, please visit Dreamspark Yatra and for more details about the Kochi event can be found here Dreamspark Yatra – Kochi

Venue
RAJAGIRI SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, Rajagiri Valley, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala
Agenda
09:30 – 09:45 Registration Confirmation
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome & Inauguration
10:00 – 11:00 Cloud Computing
11:00 – 12:00 Windows Programming – Some strategies to build a career
12.00 – 12:30 Microsoft Academic Programs
12.30 – 01:00 Windows Phone 7
01.00 – 01:15 Closing Ceremony

Attendee Benefits
  • Participation Certificate from Microsoft (Entry pass is mandatory for the certificate, please take a print out of the pass after registration)
  • DreamSpark Access Key to download free genuine Microsoft softwares
  • Microsoft goodies
  • Prizes and more surprises!
  • Opportunity to interact with professionals
Speakers
Satish Sangameswaran is Head – Student Outreach Programs, for the Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) group at Microsoft India and is based out of Bangalore. In this role, he is responsible for driving Microsoft India’s efforts to foster meaningful relationships and engagements with the student community across Science, Technology, Engineering & Design Colleges in India.

Praseed Pai is a well known software architect from Kochi,Kerala. His areas of interest include Enterprise software development (using C#/.net) ,Engineering Software development (CAD/CAM/C++), Cross Platform C++ development (Windows/Linux/Mac), Computer Graphics, Computational Finance and Domain specific programming languages. At present, he is associated with UST Global, Bangalore. His blog can be accessed here.   His open source compiler SLANG4.net got many fans.


Deepthi George is a Microsoft Student Partner,currently pursuing BTech in Computer Science at Trivandrum. She is the winner of Infosys Programming Contest- ‘Aspirations 2010’ and an active volunteer in IEEE and Computer Society of India. She has developed apps for Windows Phone 7 and worked in azure based App development. She has conducted various technological sessions on Windows Phone App development, Microsoft Expression Blend, XNA Game Studio etc as the part of MSP program.


Prerak Agrawal is currently pursing his BTech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at  National Institute of Technology, Calicut. A proud MSP from Kerala who has taken various technological sessions and has developed  Windows Phone 7 apps. Winner of national level debate and exhibitions. Keenly interested in Microsoft Technology areas.


Rahul is an active member of K-MUG students chapter and currently pursing his BTech in CSE, College of Enginering Chengannur. He is also the Chairman of IEEE student Branch.


Thomas is part of K-MUG community council, and activiley involed in user group activities based in Kochi. He is a CRISC(Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) certified Information Security Specialist. Thomas is passionate about Information Security and his areas of interest include Human Impact Management, Information Security Awareness and Training, Methodologies and Standards. Thomas holds a Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc.IT) and Master of Business Administration (MBA).He is currently pursuing his Masters in Criminology & Police Administration (M.A Crimin. & Police Admin).

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