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LEARN, CONNECT, BUILD

Microsoft Reactor

Join Microsoft Reactor and learn from developers

Whether you're building your career or the next great idea, Microsoft Reactor connects you with the developers and startups that share your goals. Learn new skills, meet new peers, and find career mentorship. Virtual events are running around the clock so join us anytime, anywhere!

Microsoft Student Summit - EMEA

7 October, 2022 | 11:00 AM

  • Format:
  •  Livestream

Topic: Coding, Languages, and Frameworks (including GitHub & AI coding)

Language: English

Are you interested in connecting with your local student community?

Join us for the Microsoft Student Summit EMEA, a free 3-hour long event that offers higher education students like you the opportunity to engage with the Microsoft student developer community and innovate with like-minded people in your area while building technical skills.

• Hear from Microsoft leaders, Cloud Advocates, Microsoft MVPs, and Microsoft Learn Student Ambassadors about Microsoft tools, programs, and developer communities
• Discover and network with student developers and leaders in your region • Learn about resources for students and get career advice that can help further your career in tech • Build an initial portfolio of skills, including GitHub, Visual Studio Code, and Azure, and apply those skills in fun activities and challenges • Celebrate the kickoff of the Microsoft Imagine Cup where you can find out how you can immediately start innovating for good and see what exciting things are in store for this year’s Imagine Cup competitors • Share your thoughts on what you would like to see more of in your local student developer community

Join your leaders in EMEA for an inspiring and memorable regional student community kickoff - get ready to connect, discover, and innovate!

Agenda: 12:00PM- Welcome to Student Summit 2022 Hear from some inspirational Microsofties about how they got to where they are today, and what they would tell their former student selves. Scott Hanselman & Khushboo Verma

12:10PM- Meet your local hosts - Meet hosts Liam, Korey and Hadeel and hear about the awesome lineup of guests and activities. Liam Hampton, Korey Stegared-Pace, Hadeel Shubair

12:15PM- Keynote Speaker: “My Journey in to tech” by Prisca (Danga) Flint – Founder & CEO Cocoon

12:30PM- Career Panel – Get your questions answered about having a career in tech! Where do you get started, and what is it like when you get there?

Host: Carlotta Castelluccio (FTE) & Kenji Phang (SA) / Panel: MVP (EMEA): Hatim Nagarwala, Mario Cuomo (former ambassador and recent graduate, now customer engineer based in Rome), Prisca is founder and CEO of Cocoon

1:00PM- Imagine Cup Launch Imagine Cup is back again! Learn about this exciting global competition, and how you can start making a difference in the world by getting involved.

1:05PM - Imagination Collaboration Activity - Bring your ideas and opinions to this fun and fast design thinking activity. Learn how to turn that brain wave into a pitch for an exciting innovation!

Korey Stegared-Pace & Hadeel Shubair

1:25PM – 1:30PM - BREAK

1:30PM – 1:50PM- “What is the Cloud” - You have probably heard about this “cloud” that everyone keeps talking about. Hear from an expert who will demystify the cloud and show you what you can do with it.

Liam Hampton & Carlotta Castelluccio

1:50PM – 2:35PM – Workshops

Part 1 - Launch into the Cloud with GitHub Pages by Sandro Speth Part 2 – Azure Static Web Apps by Someleze Diko

2:35PM – 3:00PM – Learn how these Imagine Cup participants made their ideas a reality!

Imagine Cup Panel - Host: Jennifer Holland (UK SA), IC Entrants panel: Zain Samdani (V-Bionic), Huahua Tian, Tudor Tișe

3:00PM – 3:05PM – Closing – Liam Hampton, Hadeel Shubair & Korey Stegared- Pace

All times in - (UTC) Coordinated Universal Time

Prerequisites

All students are welcome and encouraged to attend! We highly recommend you activate your Azure for Students offer, create a GitHub account, and register for the Imagine Cup to come ready to learn and have fun during the Student Summit. Once you register for the Imagine Cup, you’ll have the opportunity to join the Imagine Cup Discord server (https://aka.ms/ImagineCupDiscord) and chat with other students attending the Student Summit. Azure for Students Activation: https://aka.ms/azureforstudents GitHub Account Creation: https://github.com Imagine Cup Registration: https://aka.ms/ImagineCup2023

Speakers

For questions or to schedule an event, please contact us at reactor@microsoft.com