Chinafy your apps + Lessons you can steal from China with Adam Cogan

Adelaide .NET User Group
Adelaide .NET User Group
Public group

Room BH3-12

UniSA City West Campus · Adelaide

How to find us

Level 3 of Barbara Hanrahan Building, University of South Australia's City West Campus

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What we'll do

Adam Cogan will talk about his experience getting applications ready for the Chinese market. He has been in the China software world for 12 years and has seen their ecosystem evolve. It has been truly amazing. There is so much software built that makes $ in America and Europe but also have zero users in China. Let’s fix that!

About Adam
Adam Cogan blogs at and interviews for SSW TV. Adam is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom enterprise .NET solutions mostly using Angular and React. His solutions also involve Office365, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions.

Adam has also run multiple consulting firms in China for the last 12 years. Adam has seen the whole Chinese software ecosystem develop and understands the differences that the Chinese market requires, in order to be successful. Adam helps western companies modernize their software so they are not only servicing the USA and European markets, but also grabbing a slice of the Chinese market of 1.4 billion consumers.

Adam is a Certified Scrum Trainer with, trains developers in Australia, the US, UK and Europe, and contributes to thinking. He consults with development teams on improving their scrum process through mentoring and being a solution architect and scrum master. He has written many rules around scrum best practices.

Adam is one of only 3 Microsoft Regional Directors in Australia. In this role, he regularly presents in conferences such as TechEd (USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Malaysia). A couple of times a year, he visits Microsoft headquarters in Seattle to learn the latest on Microsoft strategic directions and to undertake training in development technologies. His favourite Microsoft teams that he loves to work with are Brian Harry’s TFS team, James Phillips Power BI team and Jeff Teper’s SharePoint team.

Adam does many videos for and has recorded many interviews with technology experts around the world


* Note later starting time

6pm - Welcome, What's New, Job Tips
6.30pm - Chinafy your apps
7.30pm - Pizza, Refreshments & Networking
8.00pm - Close

Free, thanks to Encode Talent