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Microsoft Government Community Event (Houston, TX)

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750 Town & Country Blvd.

Suite 910

Houston, TX 77024

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Calling all Innovators! The Microsoft Azure Government team invites you to participate in a local Hackfest + Training event being held in Houston, TX.

This immersive two-day experience will allow you to engage directly with Microsoft experts while getting “hands-on” in building compelling solutions on Azure Government. The agenda will feature educational presentations, followed by an all-day Hackfest geared toward all experience levels – from newcomers to experienced developers – all are welcome in this friendly and supportive environment.

During the “hack,” participants will assemble in teams and be given a series of challenges that will be used as a basis for building their solutions. The event will culminate in final presentations, awards ceremony and a social hour with your industry peers.


Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in a local Microsoft Azure Government Hackfest, where you’ll:

  • Educate yourself and your team on the latest features and technology available from Azure Government
  • Engage directly with members of the Microsoft Engineering team while getting hands-on experience
  • Meet and work with passionate technologists as you collaborate on innovative solutions



AGENDA

Day 1 l Thursday, February 8

8:30 am Welcome & Introductions

9:00 am Microsoft Azure Government Overview

10:00 am Getting Past Lift and Shift - PaaS on Azure

11:00 am Cognitive Services on Azure

12:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 pm Secure IaaS on Azure

2:00 pm Data Services on Azure

3:00 pm Citizen Services on Azure

3:30 pm Hands-On: Deploying PaaS + IaaS on Azure

4:00 pm Hackfest Kick-Off

Day 2 l Friday, February 9

8:00 am Team Hacks

12:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00pm Team Hacks (Continued)

3:00 pm Hackfest Final Presentations & Awards

Who Should Attend

  • Software Developers and Architects
  • Technical IT Managers and IT Pros

Workshop Specifications
The Azure Government Hackfest will include standing up Azure tenants, therefore, a current Azure Government or Azure Commercial subscription is not required to participate. Please plan to bring a laptop and charger with you for hands-on portion of the event.

Registration
Space is limited and available on a first-come basis. Register today to secure your spot at this local community event!

For details on event venue and/or logistics, please email Erin Nanovic (v-ernano@microsoft.com). If you require additional information on program agenda and technical requirements, please contact Jack Westerlund (jackw@microsoft.com).


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