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edX Meetup at Microsoft Research India with Anant Agarwal and Deepak Phatak

  • Jul 10, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Microsoft Research India

edX Meetup at Microsoft Research India Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, and Professor Deepak Phatak of IIT Bombay who will be teaching the upcoming edX course Introduction to Computer Programming, Part 1, will participate in a live Skype conversation with edX students from Bangalore on Thursday, July 10. Join the edX Meetup at the offices of Microsoft Research India, and hear from professors Agarwal and Phatak as they discuss the future of education and their work with edX. Then, join in the conversation for a live Q&A and ask them your questions to learn more about edX and its upcoming courses. Also in attendance in Bangalore will be Remy Mansfield, Education Program Manager at edX, to meet with students and learn about their course experiences. Enjoy snacks, meet other edX students and talk to edX professors live via Skype!

When: Thursday, July 10
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Microsoft "Vigyan" (#9 Lavelle Road, opposite Bangalore Club, Near Richmond Circle, Bangalore,[masked]). Parking available in basement.
Who: edX students in Bangalore; Anant Agarwal, edX CEO (via Skype); Professor Deepak Phatak of IIT Bombay (via Skype); Remy Mansfield, edX Education Program manager (in person); hosted by Bill Thies and Jacki O'Neill of Microsoft Research For those unable to attend, the event and discussions will be filmed and posted online following the event.

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  • Aditya G

    Thank you Edx for organizing such a wonderful meetup,had a great time talking with you ppl and sharing our ideas. Hope a new meetup is organized soon :)

    1 · July 11, 2014

  • David N.

    Thank you all for coming. I'm looking forward to spending more time talking to you

    July 11, 2014

  • Ankitha

    Just great!! These meet-ups make MOOC's more interesting, and fun and also meaningful. Looking forward to more such meetups.

    1 · July 11, 2014

  • Ankit K.

    Nice to see you all! and thanks Microsoft and edX team for organizing this meetup.

    1 · July 11, 2014

  • Rameez S.

    It was an awesome experience guys, finally I felt like used a day befitting to the most.
    #edX awesome talks...!!!

    1 · July 10, 2014

  • Sathish kumar V

    Rain and Traffic played spoil sport.I was able to attend the last ten minutes.It was great interacting with the organizers and attendees.It would be great if we have another meetup.

    July 10, 2014

  • Kumar P.

    Can we schedule next event on some weekend? Rain and work ruined the chance.

    July 10, 2014

  • David N.

    Hey guys, it is almost time for our MeetUp. Keep in mind the hashtag we'll be using during the event: #edXMeetUpMSR See you soon!

    July 10, 2014

    • varkey t.

      Can I come at 8 pm. ? Rain and the traffic !

      July 10, 2014

  • Ankita G.

    hey is it okay if i reach a little late... stuck in rain dont want to miss this

    July 10, 2014

  • Prabhat C.

    Developing course module for skill and knowledge on addiction mental health.

    July 9, 2014

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