Past Meetup

Highlights from Build 2015

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VENUE CHANGE: This session will be held at the Theatre Room in the Central Library, 85 Queen Street North in downtown Kitchener.

TIME CHANGE: This session is scheduled slightly earlier since it is an extended session. Note that doors will open at 5:30pm and we will start the session promptly at 5:45pm.

This is our last regular session before the summer break, and we have decided to go out with a bang! If you missed out on attending Microsoft Build 2015 this year, have no fear! We have distilled most of the news and developer updates from the information packed sessions from the conference, and will be bringing them to you in this very special extended session. We will be covering the following topics from Build:


Office 365



Internet of Things

Windows 10


5:30pm - Doors open, food (Subway sandwiches)/refreshments available

5:45pm - 6:55pm - Session Start - Part 1

6:55pm - 7:10pm - Intermission

7:10pm - 8:15pm - Part 2

8:15pm - 8:30pm - Closing, session end

Special thanks to Microsoft for providing Subway sandwiches for this very special event!

Speaker Bio

Lori Lalonde is an Apress author, consultant, blogger, international conference speaker, Xamarin Certified Developer and Microsoft MVP. She began her career in software in 1997 and hasn't looked back since. Her experience spans numerous industries and a variety of technologies, with the past decade focused on the Microsoft .NET platform. Lori is actively involved in the local community, serves as the President of Canada's Technology Triangle .NET User Group, and participates in local Women in Technology groups. Whether mentoring junior colleagues or writing about her experiences in the IT industry on her blog, she is always happy to share her knowledge with the greater community.

Speaker Bio

Tom Walker is a Microsoft MVP Windows Platform Developer with over 10+ years of experience in the .NET stack. In those 10+ years he has worked in the auto, medical and fitness industries. He specializes in building software that enhances people’s lives in their day-to-day activities be it work or play. His current goal is to combining his passion for art and development into beautiful useful apps. Beyond that you can find him tinkering away on open data and open source projects using Azure, ASP.NET, and Xamarin with a lot of C# magic to glue it all together.

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