Student to Start-up Building Beautiful Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone


Location of event:

Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
John Galsworthy Building
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Friday 17th May - Saturday 18th 4.30 pm

With Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Store’s you have a choice of control schemes, a variety of devices tablets, notebooks, all in ones to a stunning array of phones from manufactures such as Nokia, HTC and Samsung.

With Windows 8 features such as live tiles, snapped view, sharing charms and more you’re application comes alive. Your beautiful apps are delivered through the Windows Store available in over 200 markets, as an app developers can make money the way you want.

We want to show you how Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are the perfect platform for you to build your next app or even start your first venture as an App developer. Hear from AppCampus accelerator program managed by Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. This is an 18 million euro joint investment between Microsoft and Nokia to foster mobile application development on Windows Phone.

We want new student start-ups to succeed so come along and hear how were fostering the creation of innovative mobile applications for the Windows 8 and Windows Phone ecosystem, and in addition, to create a new generation of self-sustaining mobile start-ups.

Through this one day event we will have keynote speakers from Microsoft and Nokia. Hear first-hand how to receive awards varying from $20.000, $50.000 to $70.000.

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Friday 17th May 2013

9.00 – 10.00 Building Awesome Windows 8 Apps -  Mike Taulty Microsoft
10.00 – 11.00 Student to Start-up Oxiway, Oxford University, Microsoft BizSpark company.
11.00 – 11.15 Break
11.15 – 13.00 Nokia Appcampus Mobile Application Accelerator
13.00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Developing Awesome Windows Phone Apps - Andy Wigley, Microsoft
15:00 – 16:00 Designing Beautiful Windows Applications  - Andrew Spooner, Microsoft
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:15 Developing Windows Apps using ZipApp - Martin Beeby, Microsoft
20:00 – 23:59 Windows Hackathon

Saturday 18th May

24.00 – 9.30 Windows Hackathon
9.30 – 11:00 Apps Judging
11:00 – 12:00 Awards for best app
12:00 – 12:30 Close

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