Microsoft Launch Event

Microsoft Community Technology Launch Event 2008!!!!

Heroes Community Update

Event Information


22nd November 2008, Saturday


0830 hrs – 1800 hrs


Microsoft Singapore, One Marina Boulevard

Registration will close on 19th Nov 2008 (2359hrs). Limited Spaces are Available.

Community Technology Update (CTU) 2008 is the second technology update for 2008, jointly brought to you by the local User Groups. We endeavour to bring you the newest technologies, keeping you abreast of whats happening now and how you can take advantage of it.

For the first time, we are opening Microsoft Innovation Centre for you to see what goes on in there. Be sure to take a look at the MIC Tour. There is a max that number of pax that room can take. You can walk in anytime.



Description / Activity

0800 – 0900 hrs

Level 21 Auditorium


0915 – 1015 hrs

Level 21 Auditorium

Keynotes by Nick Wong
Platform Strategy Advisor | Microsoft Singapore

A peek into the future: Azure & Windows 7

1030 – 1145 hrs

Web2.0 Programming with VS2008

Speaker – Choirul Amri

Deploying MS Vista and Office 2007
Speaker – Jay Paloma


Ask the MVPs

MIC Tour


1145 – 1300 hrs

Lunch on Level 21 & 22 Pantries
Bento Lunch is Provided

1300 – 1415 hrs

Microsoft Extensibility Framework (MEF)

Speaker – Darren Sim

Supporting PHP and Open Source in the Windows Environment
Speaker – Sarbjit Gill

Ask the MVPs

More details to come soon 

MIC Tour


1430 – 1545 hrs

Inside VSTS 2008 – Unleash Application Lifecycle Development (ALM) with VSTS 2008
Speaker – Razi Bin Rais

Using SCOM to monitor and manage Server Virtualization with SCVMM

Speaker – Andrew Cheng

MIC Tour


1600 – 1715 hrs

What’s Brewing @Microsoft?
Speaker – Adrian Godong

Maximizing your SQL Server Performance with Power Tools
Speaker – Choirul

MIC Tour


1730 – 1800 hrs

Level 21 Auditorium
Closing by Matthew Hardman
and Lucky Draw

*Topics and timings subjected to changes, but we’ll keep it to a minimum.