In addition to Steve, Kirill Faenov , who is responsible for Technical Computing (using computers in high-performance scientific computing), will speak at the event. We will also talk about how you can use Microsoft technologies in study, work and research, show how you can create a computer game for a new Windows Phone 7 phone in a few tens of minutes, or a beautiful Silverlight web interface; We will demonstrate some products and services that - we hope - will change your perception of Microsoft as a company that makes only boring business operating systems.
More information about the event - on the site http://student-day.ru . On the same site will be an online broadcast of the event, from 15:00 on 1 November. To get to the event itself at Moscow State University, you need until the end of the day on October 27 :
Take part in the contest Ask a question to Microsoft . Steve Ballmer will not be able to answer all the questions, but as far as possible we will try to provide answers to many questions at the event itself or on the website immediately after the event.
Send to rusacad (at) microsoft.com with the subject letter “Student Day” or write in the comments to this note a few lines about yourself, at what university and at what faculty and course do you study - in response we will send you a promo code by mail to register for the event.
We sincerely hope to see interested guys and girls at the event - so that our efforts are not in vain! If you are going to watch an online broadcast - please be sure (in addition to popcorn) to a twitter account in order to be able to interact with the speakers using the hash tag #studay . Wishes and comments are gratefully accepted in the comments!