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Day 0: Start with Microsoft

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Before #slush18 gets started, we’re hosting a day of presentations that outline the essentials for startups to know as they get started, including AI, infrastructure, security, site reliability, containers, and Kubernetes as well as an introduction of how #Microsoft can partner with you.

Agenda and Speakers:

10:00 Welcome
Duncan Davidson, CTO in Residence at Microsoft ScaleUp Berlin (prev. Wunderlist)

10:15 Microsoft for Startups program overview
Cristina Luthy, Microsoft for Startups program

10:45 Business to business essentials
Rachel Peck, Startup Business Development, Microsoft ScaleUp London

11:15 Growing technical teams
Andrew Harvey, CTO in Residence at Microsoft ScaleUp Sydney

11:45 Lunch

12:50 Frontend Essentials
Sarah Drasner, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. @vuejs Core Team, Writer @css, co-organizer @ConcatenateConf

13:20 Machine Learning
Amy Boyd, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. I chat about Data Science and Machine Learning

13:50 Move security to the left
Victoria Almazova, Cloud Security Architect at Microsoft. Three main words: security, programming, motorcycles. Don’t ask to choose.

14:20 Break

14:55 Infrastructure/Kubernetes
Brian Holt, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft; teacher @frontendmasters; prev @netflix @linkedin @reddit; cofounder @concatenateconf; board @vetswhocode;

15:25 Site Reliability
Jason Hand, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. Author of books on #SRE Incident retros & #Chatops : Organizer of @DevOpsDaysRox : Co-host of @Community_Pulse

15:55 Closing words
Duncan Davidson, CTO in Residence at Microsoft ScaleUp Berlin

16:00 Conversations, snack & beverages

18:00 End of event (➡️ head to Founders Street)

See you at #MicrosoftFlux on December 3rd for a great learning and networking day with the Microsoft for Startups team! 🔥

Remember to register…! 😉