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IT Futures Education Summit at Microsoft: Register Here

IT Futures Education Summit at Microsoft

Register for the 2012 IT Futures Summit: Friday, May 18, 2012

The Washington State IT Futures Education Summit is holding its annual one-day event free event at the Microsoft Corporate Conference Center, (directions to the Center, Building 33), Redmond Washington. Join our technical and workforce development instructors and K-12 educators across our state in discovering new and innovative ways to improve IT education. This event features Microsoft speakers presenting on the new Microsoft initiatives, innovations, and products and subsequently the impacts, challenges, growth, demands of technology as it relates to education.


Keynote Presentation and Speaker: Workforce Readiness For and Through the Cloud, Lee Anne Caylor, Director of Programs, Marketing Microsoft Learning 

Other Presentations:

The Arithmetic of Change: Gameful Research and Ludic Technologies for Education, Heritage, and Humanities,  Donald Brinkman, Program Manager, Microsoft Research Connections

Microsoft IT Academy, Jeff Johnson, Business Development Manager, Microsoft IT Academy Program, North America, Microsoft Learning

Office 365 in Education + Productivity, Derek Seymour, Solutions Specialist US, Education, Business Productivity

Office 15 in Education, Jerry Smith, Account Technology Specialist, US, Education

Windows Phone in Education and Education Application Channel, Scott Blackwell, Senior Academic Developer Evangelist, Academic Programs

Data Management, the Cloud: SQL Server 2012/SQL Azure the Cloud Platform and Marketplace,  Tony Petrossian, Microsoft

Other Presentations in Development:

  • Metro Interface for Windows 8 

Note:  Program Subject to Change

Register here. (Note: The program is currently in-development, and is subject to change.)

Note: Clock hours are available for our K-12 educators.

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