Tag Archive | events

//build/ Conference is coming again! To San Francisco, in June.


Registration opens at 09:00am PDT, April 2, 2013
Early bird (first 500): $1,595 // Full: $2,095


Make sure to visit the website.

It’s simply spectacular.

Join @Joelcitizen in an Unplugged Session: Are You a Citizen Developer?

This Friday, March 22 from 3:00 – 3:30pm Joelcitizen is hosting his new new Unplugged series. In this first open-mic, open-chat session he will discuss The Citizen Developer Trend and Impact on Social Good.

This is a great opportunity to unplug from your work for 30 mins (or less) and chat, in a totally casual way, with other peers about trending topics. Joel will have guests from time to time. Want to be a guest? let him know. (@Joelcitizen)

You can register here if you wish aka.ms/openmic but you don’t have to… simply remember to join at 3pm and use this link to get directly to the session.

So if you are one of these… Join the conversation.

  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Policy Wonks
  • Data Analysts
  • Citizens
  • Idealizers

A panorama of the full #wowzapp Bern crowd.

I had a great time, the audience was highly interested and very active, participating, asking a lot of questions and starting some amazing discussions.


//build 2012/ sessions are coming live on Channel 9

If you didn’t have a chance to go to Seattle this week to learn about Windows Phone 8 development, the Channel 9 page on //build/ is coming live now with session recordings and downloadable slide decks from the last few days.


Swisscom hosts a public Nokia Lumia 920 pre-launch event on November 13 in Zürich.

I haven’t heard about the event before but it sounds interesting. The event will take place in the heart of Zürich.


Information about the event:

Eckdaten zum Event:

Dienstag, 13. November 2012

16.00 – 18.00 (1. Termin)   hier anmelden (Mail)
19.00 – 21.00 (2. Termin) hier anmelden (Mail)

Zürich, Füsslistrasse 6, Swisscom Shop


via: http://supportcommunity.swisscom.ch/t5/Willkommen-in-der/NEWS-Einladung-zum-Prelaunch-Event-Nokia-Lumia-920-am-13/td-p/131696

Microsoft Switzerland Country Manager Petra Jenner discussing her new book on Oct. 24 in the Kaufleuten


Source: http://www.kaufleuten.ch/events/kultur/

I just got an invitation by the Kaufleuten to attend our country manager, Petra Jenner’s reading of her new book and podium discussion.

This sounds highly interesting!.

Pretty cool. Bring a 1 meter tower of books to Sony during IFA and get a free Sony Reader PRS-T2

Seen over on http://t3n.de

The first 100 visitors to get a 1 meter tower of their old books to the Sony store on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin on Thursday at 7pm will get it switched for a new Sony Reader PRS-T2.

Pretty cool… Sad it’s just going down in Berlin.

Sony Reader PRS T2

Joe Belfiore to Keynote MIX10, Eleven New Windows Phone Sessions Announced (Microsoft MIX10)

Corporate Vice President of Windows Mobile Program Management at Microsoft, Joe
Belfiore, will be speaking at MIX in March.  Belfiore is responsible for
the overall design and product definition of the software that powers Windows
Phones.  A huge consumer advocate, Belfiore has led the design and
development of some of Microsoft’s more consumer-friendly products, including
Zune, Windows Media Center, and the user experience for Windows itself. 
Along with Belfiore’s keynote, eleven new Windows Phone
have just been added to the MIX10 agenda.

For people having problems viewing the TechDays 2010 agenda on mobile Safari… #tdch10


The Silverlight based agenda has a plug-in free version for browsers that don’t render it. The link is shown if Silverlight is not detected, but shows up a little torn on Mobile Safari, so here is the direct link to the HTML only version of the agenda: http://www.microsoft.com/switzerland/msdn/de/techdays/AgendaSimple.aspx