6 - 7 November

Willbrook Platinum
Business & Convention Center

Convince your boss
General session
08:30 - 09:30
Coffee & registration
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09:30 - 10:15
The Dawn of the Digital Economy – leading the Transformation of IT&C in Romania to enable individuals and businesses realize their full potential
Level: 100
MAHOGANY COURT
Kostas Loukas
General Manager
Microsoft Romania
Markus Lause
Director of the Enterprise Business Unit
Vodafone Romania
Cosmin Vladimirescu
Country Manager
Romania & Moldova
MasterCard
Magda Sandulescu
Senior Director of Customer Value Proposition Team
Mass and Premium Customers
Raiffeisen Bank
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10:15 - 11:00
The Transformation of IT
Level: 100
MAHOGANY COURT
David Chappell
Principal
Chappell & Associates
The biggest change in many years is sweeping over our industry. Clients are no longer just PCs; they now include devices such as tablets and phones. And servers no longer run only in our own datacenters; we can also use services in the public cloud. In this keynote presentation, David Chappell will describe this move to a devices and services world, then give a perspective on how it affects end users, independent software vendors, and systems integrators. The goal is to help you understand what your world will look like as this enormous transformation continues.
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11:00 - 11:30
Break
Visit partner’s booths, network
11:30 - 12:10
Microsoft’s Cloud OS
Level: 200
MAHOGANY COURT
Beat Schwegler
Director
Microsoft
Big data, cloud, bring your own device - all of these converging technology trends demand a response from IT. But more importantly, these are real opportunities for the whole IT ecosystem to deliver more efficiencies and new value. Opportunities to reduce the cost and complexity of running datacenters at scale. To draw insights from any data. To support employees wherever they work across whatever device. To create new business applications and transform existing ones. Microsoft’s Cloud OS allows you to get all the benefits of scale, speed, and agility while still protecting existing investments.
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12:10 - 12:45
The New Era of Devices and Applications
Level: 200
MAHOGANY COURT
Michael Palermo
Technical Evangelist
Microsoft
In this new era of apps and devices, it is critical that developers are aligned with the trends.  With all the choices consumers and businesses have before them, developers are challenged to create and maintain software that can target one or more of these devices.  Michael Palermo will cover trends that impact software development, and opportunities that are created in this new era of devices.
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12:45 - 13:00
Business Scenario with Devices and Services
Level: 200
MAHOGANY COURT
Speakers to be announced
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13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
Eat, visit partner’s booths, network
Development & Mobile Track
Architecture & Best Practices Track
14:00 - 15:00
Windows Azure Mobile Services – create a backend for your mobile or client apps in minutes
ROOM SANTAL
Beat Schwegler
Director
Microsoft
Learn how to enrich your Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Android and iOS apps with cloud services. Windows Azure Mobile Services make it easy to store and share data between sessions and across devices and provide all you need to authenticate your users using common user authentication such as Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook or Google accounts. Simple server-side scripting allows you to augment your data operations with custom logic like sending push notifications, SMS, and email. You can also set your scripts to run on a fixed schedule, which allows you to periodically purge old or duplicate data from tables, process and resize user s ... Show more
Level: 300
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14:00 - 15:00
Building web applications with HTML 5 and related technologies
ROOM MAPLE
Mihai Tătăran
General Manager
Avaelgo
In today’s world, clients and users are more and more demanding when it comes to the applications they use. Whether we are talking about performance, fluid interface design, or availability on different screen sizes and devices, web applications need all these and even more. During this session we will explore how we can enrich the web user’s experience with technologies like: HTML5, web sockets (and Microsoft’s SignalR), and JavaScript libraries.
Level: 300
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15:00 - 15:30
Break
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15:30 - 16:30
Big Data on Azure. What do I need to know as a developer to make it worthwhile?
ROOM SANTAL
Mihai Dan Nadas
CTO
Yonder
This session is a "getting-started" presentation on developing Big Data applications on Windows Azure. Application scenarios, Hadoop on Azure, tools, and applied data analytics will be covered with a strong focus on the applicability of this still fuzzy technological trend on the day-to-day activities in new and existing projects. If you're a .NET developer that wants to learn how Microsoft looks at Big Data, this is the session to attend.
Level: 300
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15:30 - 16:30
5 tricks to develop a great Windows 8 application
ROOM MAPLE
Dan Badea
NET Web Developer
Equilobe
Developing a win 8 app can prove to be challenging without the right mindset and knowledge, but when you begin to understand all the hidden complexities it can also bring great satisfaction. Learn about the challenges we've faced while building Torch, a Win 8 client for the popular Basecamp task management web app, and how we've overcome them by using 5 very important tricks
Level: 300
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16:30 - 17:00
Break
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17:00 - 18:00
Painless Cross Platform Mobile App Development and Deployment
ROOM SANTAL
Andrei Marinescu
Co-founder and CTO
Appscend
Appscend's IgniteMarkup technology powers hundreds of apps across all app stores. Regardless of industry verticals, from the automotive industry to the record breaking Romania's Got Talent second screen app, we've gathered a host of sucessful stories that we would like to share with you. Join us for a session detailing mobile app development and scalability, as well as a special announcement regarding Appscend's road-map!
Level: 300
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17:00 - 18:00
Sharepoint Development and Office applications
ROOM MAPLE
Ciprian Jichici
Microsoft RD, MVP
Genisoft
Roxana Goidaci
Chief Architect
Genisoft
SharePoint is a platform that has one of the most spectacular evolutions in the IT industry. What started as a simple collaboration tool is now a complex platform featuring content management, collaboration, business intelligence, web content, workflow, metadata, and many other functionalities. You can use it either as an on-premises solution or as a cloud service, depending on the needs of your organization. More than that, the integrations with Office apps makes SharePoint a daily presence for most Office users. Developing SharePoint solutions has become an important part of developing enterprise solutions. I’ll talk in this s ... Show more
Level: 300
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