We are actively seeking speakers and sponsors for this and future events...
* When: Wed, Feb 19th,[masked]:00 -- 9:00 PM
* Where: Lake Washington Institute of Technology, West Building - Room W404 (directions below)
* Co-host company: Chinasoft
* Admission: Registration required
* Parking: Free
* Food: food/drink provided for this event
We are expecting 150+ people from local IT companies, organizations and startups, not necessarily technical people, but maybe marketing, PM, recruiters, investors...
Besides the world-class-expert speakers, there will be VIP guests from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Boeing, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, Ebay, Intel, IBM, HP, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, HTC, Hulu, Oracle, SAP, CA, EMC, Expedia, Tableau, Zillow, SEOmoz, Bungie, Nintendo, Disney, Nordstrom, Costco, Alaska Airlines, Dice, Salesforce, SGI, VMWare, Citrix, UW, City University, Seattle University, Puget Sound Energy...
===Tentative Agenda =====
6:00pm - 6:30pm, Networking & Food
6:30pm - 6:40pm, Welcome Keynote
Amy Goings, President, Lake Washington Institute of Technology
6:40pm - 6:50pm, Opening Remarks and Introduction
Lin Lin, VP, ChinaSoft
6:50pm - 7:15pm, Talk
Welcome to the Cloud
Laurence Moroney, Developer Advocate, Google
7:15pm - 7:40pm, Talk
The SMAC Enabled Enterprise
Kyle Davis, Emerging Technology Principal, Catapult Systems
7:40pm - 8:05pm, Talk
Linear regression over 1 Tb of Data? Some crazy observations.
Hesen Peng, machine learning scientist, Amazon
8:05pm - 8:30pm, Talk
Scaling the Halo Backend Service on Windows Azure using the Orleans Actor Framework
Hoop Somuah, Principal Software Engineer, 343 Industries (Halo), Microsoft
Sergey Bykov, Principal Dev Lead, XCG lab, Microsoft Research
8:30pm - 9:00pm, Q&A to all speakers, and interactive free discussion
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Driving Directions to LWIT:
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
West Building - Room W404
[masked]nd Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
When you enter the campus from 132nd Avenue
* Go to the first stop sign and turn LEFT
* Go to the next stop sign and turn RIGHT
* Go to the next stop sign and go STRAIGHT into the West Parking lot
* Park anywhere then come across the bridge into the WEST BUILDING
* You will be entering the West Building on the 3rd Floor. Take the stairs or elevator to the 4th Floor.
Campus Map: http://www.lwtech.edu/about_lwit/kirkland_campus.html
With the assistance of Google, LWIT is able to provide 3d visuals, indoor maps, and turn by turn directions inside buildings using a smartphone or desktop. You can access this service by visiting http://google.com/maps or downloading the app for Google Maps on the android, windows, or apple store.