Agenda


Tech Ed Student Day 2007 took place in four locations throughout New Zealand with slightly different agendas, offering you an interactive insight into the IT industry. For more information on sessions in your city please look below.

Auckland
Wellington
Christchurch
Dunedin


Student Day Auckland Agenda

16th August 2007
SKYCITY Theatre

 


































































Time Topic Speaker

9.00 am


Registration Opens


10.00


Welcome


Sean McBreen &
Ron Jacobs

Session One: Microsoft Innovation

10.10


Platform and its Sculptor
The software industry is changing rapidly. Come and hear how we can help you innovate and adopt changes today and for the years to come with our dynamic tools and platform. more info


Ryan Tarak


10.35


Light up the Web
This session demonstrates building a rich interactive application (RIA) using Silverlight. We cover how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to create Silverlight applications and how to create User Interfaces using XAML mark-up and code. more info


Nigel Parker


11.20


Dev Jam
Quick fire demos highlighting the different Microsoft Technologies, includes XNA (more info) , Databases (more info), Web (more info) and Mobile (more info).


MS Team


12.00 pm


Lunch

Session Two: Better Together

12.30


Imagine Cup: Innovate, Compete, Win
Have you ever had an idea that can change yourself, the people around you, the evironment or even the world for the better? If you have then you need to know about Imagine Cup – a global technology contest that helps turn your idea into reality. Come to this session to learn about how a group of students from the University of Waikato have turned their ideas into reality in Korea this year. more info


Paul Lo


1.15


Robots Taking Over the World
Come and learn how easy it is to create your very own robot working in a 3D simulated environment and the real world. See Ryan demonstrate Lego MindStorm in conjunction with Microsoft Robotics Studio and see how the two technologies blend in real life. more info


Ryan Tarak


1.50


Mash The Web
A mashup is a website or application that combines content from more than one source into an integrated experience. With huge social networking sites like Facebook opening themselves up as a platform, why try and re-invent the wheel? Come learn about Windows Live and PopFly and discover ways that you can tap into best of class solutions for your own websites. more info


Nigel Parker


2.20


Afternoon Break

Session Three: Make Your Mark

2.40


Attack Trends and Techniques
The bad guys just keep getting better! They're constantly changing their tactics and inventing new techniques to cause you harm, damage your data, and make your resources unavailable. Why do they do this? What motivates someone to -let's call it what it is- commit computer-related crimes? How have they changed and improved? What kinds of attacks are popular now and why are they so effective? What might we expect to see in the future? Steve Riley will help you understand the latest in attack trends and techniques, and maybe even scare you a bit, too! more info


Steve Riley


3.35


Graduate Recruitment Session
Come and hear 3 top ICT organisation pitch their graduate recruitment program to you and find out exactly what they’re looking for and what they have to offer in their program. The companies include Intergen(more info), HP (more info), Simpl (more info).


Industry Members


4.10


Ask the Industry - "Meet My Boss"
This session will provide you the opportunity to ask the questions you want answered by both recent ICT grad recruites and employers. Ask the Industry’s Meet My Boss session will present 3 organisations at the top of their game to you.


Industry Members


5.00


Prize Draw


5.30


Student Day Auckland Concludes







Student Day Wellington Agenda

7th September 2007
Theatrette, Museum Building, Massey University - Wellington Campus, Buick Street, Wellington

 























































Time Topic Speaker
12.30 pm Registration Opens
1.00 Welcome Paul Lo/Wyatt Page
Session One: Microsoft Innovation
1.20 Platform and its Sculptor
The software industry is changing rapidly. Come and hear how we can help you innovate and adopt changes today and for the years to come with our dynamic tools and platform. more info
Ryan Tarak
1.45 Light up the Web
This session demonstrates building a rich interactive application (RIA) using Silverlight. We cover how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to create Silverlight applications and how to create User Interfaces using XAML mark-up and code. more info
Nigel Parker
2.30 Imagine Cup: Innovate, Compete, Win
Have you ever had an idea that can change yourself, the people around you, the evironment or even the world for the better? If you have then you need to know about Imagine Cup – a global technology contest that helps turn your idea into reality. Come to this session to learn about how a group of students from the University of Waikato have turned their ideas into reality in Korea this year. more info
Paul Lo
3.00 Afternoon Break
Session Two: Better Together
3.20 Dev Jam
Quick fire demos highlighting Microsoft's Latest Technologies, includes XNA (more info) , Databases (more info) and Robotics (more info).
Ryan Tarak
4.00

Mash The Web
A mashup is a website or application that combines content from more than one source into an integrated experience. With huge social networking sites like Facebook opening themselves up as a platform, why try and re-invent the wheel? Come learn about Windows Live and PopFly and discover ways that you can tap into best of class solutions for your own websites. more info

Nigel Parker
Session Three: Make Your Mark
4.30 Graduate Recruitment Session
Come and hear 3 top ICT organisation pitch their graduate recruitment program to you and find out exactly what they’re looking for and what they have to offer in their program. The companies include Intergen(more info), HP (more info), and Microsoft.
Industry Members
5.00 Ask the Industry - "Meet My Boss"
This session will provide you the opportunity to ask the questions you want answered by both recent ICT grad recruites and employers. Ask the Industry’s Meet My Boss session will present 3 organisations at the top of their game to you.
Industry Members
5.30 Prize Draw
5.40 Student Day Wellington Concludes



 


Student Day Christchurch Agenda

14th September 2007
Lecture Theatre S1, Science Building, Canterbury University Campus

 























































Time Topic Speaker
12.30 pm Registration Opens
1.30 Welcome Paul Lo
Session One: Microsoft Innovation
1.40 Platform and its Sculptor
The software industry is changing rapidly. Come and hear how we can help you innovate and adopt changes today and for the years to come with our dynamic tools and platform.more info
Ryan Tarak
2.05 Light up the Web
This session demonstrates building a rich interactive application (RIA) using Silverlight. We cover how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to create Silverlight applications and how to create User Interfaces using XAML mark-up and code. more info
Nigel Parker
2.45 Imagine Cup: Innovate, Compete, Win
Have you ever had an idea that can change yourself, the people around you, the evironment or even the world for the better? If you have then you need to know about Imagine Cup – a global technology contest that helps turn your idea into reality. Come to this session to learn about how a group of students from the University of Waikato have turned their ideas into reality in Korea this year. more info
Paul Lo
3.15 Afternoon Break
Session Two: Better Together
3.35 Dev Jam
Quick fire demos highlighting Microsoft's Latest Technologies, includes XNA (more info) , Databases (more info) and Robotics (more info).
Ryan Tarak
4.15

Mash The Web
A mashup is a website or application that combines content from more than one source into an integrated experience. With huge social networking sites like Facebook opening themselves up as a platform, why try and re-invent the wheel? Come learn about Windows Live and PopFly and discover ways that you can tap into best of class solutions for your own websites. more info

Nigel Parker
Session Three: Make Your Mark
4.45 Graduate Recruitment Session
Come and hear 3 top ICT organisation pitch their graduate recruitment program to you and find out exactly what they’re looking for and what they have to offer in their program.The companies include Intergen(more info), HP (more info), and Microsoft.
Industry Members
5.15 Ask the Industry - "Meet My Boss"
This session will provide you the opportunity to ask the questions you want answered by both recent ICT grad recruites and employers. Ask the Industry’s Meet My Boss session will present 3 organisations at the top of their game to you.
Industry Members
5.40 Prize Draw
5.50 Student Day Christchurch Concludes



Student Day Dunedin Agenda

18th September 2007
Room 2.20, Commerce Building, Clyde Street, Otago University

 






































Time Topic Speaker
2.00 pm Registration Opens
2.30 Welcome Paul Lo
Session One: Microsoft Innovation
2.35 Platform and its Sculptor
The software industry is changing rapidly. Come and hear how we can help you innovate and adopt changes today and for the years to come with our dynamic tools and platform. more info
Ryan Tarak
3.00 Imagine Cup: Innovate, Compete, Win
Have you ever had an idea that can change yourself, the people around you, the evironment or even the world for the better? If you have then you need to know about Imagine Cup – a global technology contest that helps turn your idea into reality. Come to this session to learn about how a group of students from the University of Waikato have turned their ideas into reality in Korea this year. more info
Paul Lo
3.25 Dev Jam
Quick fire demos highlighting Microsoft's Latest Technologies, includes XNA (more info) , Databases (more info),Robotics (more info), Vista Gadgets (more info), MS Research Technologies(more info)
Ryan Tarak
Session Two: Make Your Mark
4.30

Microsoft Recruitment Session


Come and hear some of the graduate recruitment opportunities with Microsoft.

Paul Lo
4.45 Prize Draw
4.50 Student Day Dunedin Concludes

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