AzureCraft Tech Fest 3rd June 2016, 8:30am-4:00pm  The Mermaid Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London EC4V 3DB,4th June 2016, 8:00am-6:00pm  Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading RG6 1WG (10 yr or over welcome)
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AzureCraft Tech Fest 3rd June 2016, 8:30am-4:00pm The Mermaid Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London EC4V 3DB,4th June 2016, 8:00am-6:00pm Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading RG6 1WG (10 yr or over welcome)

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THE EVENT

The power to create the future is now in your hands. See and experience the latest technologies in action at AzureCraft. Brought to you by the UK Azure User Group, AzureCraft lets you engage with technology end to end – powered by the intelligent cloud. Join us for 2 days of talks, demos and sharing of expertise from the community. Then get hands on in Microsoft Tech Labs, play games, and join an exciting community hackathon with Nano Satellites for professional and emerging developers.
Our goal is to help the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs to get creative with technology and build new skills –from kids to professionals.

AzureCraft Tech Day
3rd June 2016, 8:30am-4:00pm

The Mermaid Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London EC4V 3DB

Hosted by the UK Azure User Group through sponsorship of Microsoft and partners, AzureCraft offers two days of end-to-end, immersive technology experiences --powered by the intelligent cloud. On 3rd June, you’ll hear the latest on Azure with a keynote from Microsoft Executive Vice President, Scott Guthrie. Learn how to use the latest features with demos, tips and tricks from MVPs and professional developers. Join an exciting community hackathon project to build an open-source platform, and apps and data services to support education about the earth environment and space.

Who Is It For? Developers, IT Professionals, Data Professionals, Architects

Agenda – Tech Day 3rd June
8:30 – 9:15 Registration
9:20 – 9:30 Introduction - Azure User Group - Richard Conway, Andy Cross, Allan Mitchell
9:30 – 11:30 Keynote: What's new in Azure --Scott Guthrie, Microsoft EVP
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45 – 12:15 Nano Satellite Project and the Community IoT & Data Experiment - Paul Foster
12.15 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:40 PaaS v2 with the Service Fabric
1:40 – 2:20 New Features in SQL DB
2:20 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:25 Building Enterprise Devops with ARM
3:25 – 4:00 End-to-End Internet of Things
Nano Satellite Project - Hackathon & Training Workshop (1:00-4:00pm)
Want to share your skills and support the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs? Starting at 1pm, we are offering a hands-on training workshop and hackathon for the Nano Satellite Project. Join this community project to help build an open-source data platform to support education about the earth’s environment and space.

We are looking for a range of contributors including: Workshop Proctors, Workshop Leaders, Cloud Developers and Architects, App Developers, and Data Professionals. Those who are trained in the workshop will have an opportunity to support kids’ workshops starting 4th June at AzureCraft Tech Fest and throughout the year. Prizes will be given for team contributions.

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AzureCraft Tech Fest
4th June 2016, 8:00am-6:00pm

Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading RG6 1WG

Come and play with the latest technology, games and devices from Microsoft and partners in the community. The Azure User Group brings you a day of fun and learning activities for developers, innovators and entrepreneurs of all ages. Led by experts from Microsoft and the community, there will be Tech Lab workshops, Tech Talks, and a community hackathon challenge. Learn new skills, join the challenge, and team with others to share your creativity for a chance to win prizes and showcase your work to Scott Guthrie, Microsoft Executive Vice President.

Reserve your place early to avoid disappointment!

Who Is It For? Tech Innovators & Entrepreneurs -- from Kids aged 10 years and upwards to Professional Web/App Developers and Makers, Data Developers.

Agenda
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:30 OPENING KEYNOTE: Exploring New Frontiers in Tech & Space
09:45-10:45 TECH SESSION 1: Tech Labs / Tech Talks / Showcase / Hackathon / Games
11:00 – 12:00 TECH SESSION 2: Tech Labs / Tech Talks / Showcase / Hackathon / Games
12:00 – 01:00 LUNCH & EXPO
01:15 – 02:15 TECH SESSION 3: Tech Labs / Tech Talks / Showcase / Hackathon / Games
02:30 - 04:00 SPACE RACE CHALLENGE
04:00 - 05:00 CLOSING KEYNOTE / SHOWCASE & AWARDS
05:00 - 06:00 DATA HACKATHON SHOWCASE & AWARDS
*Timings subject to change

Examples of the tech sessions and activities include:

Tech Lab for Kids

Intro to Coding with micro:bit
Build a Nano Satellite with micro:bit
Tech Lab for Developers & Parents

Build a Space Ground Station with Raspberry Pi
Build an IoT Service in 1 Hour using Raspberry Pi, Windows IOT Core and Azure IoT Suite.
Build a Minecraft Server in the Cloud (For Parents: no coding skills necessary)
Tech Talks & Showcases

How to Build an Intelligent Data Service
Developing Cross Platform Apps
Open Source Development with the Cloud
More Personal Computing Technologies
Community Showcase & Demos
Space Race Challenge

Fly the Nano Satellite with the micro:bit and connect it to the cloud!
Hackathon: The Nano Satellite Project

We will be announcing an exciting community IoT & Data experiment. Anyone can join!
Games
Like games? Bring your PC or tablet and connect to a Minecraft server run by the Azure Community with cool maps such as Star Wars and Assassins Creep.

Minecraft
Giant Jenga
And More
“Kids’ activities are recommended for age 10 and up.”
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