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Get Your Thinking Caps On – #AppFest Sydney

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This weekend a bunch of like minded people are getting together to hack on Windows 8 and Windows Phone to create some awesome applications and win sweet sweet prizes. You can be one of them – so why don’t you come rock out with Microsoft, eat and drink on the house and create some app awesomeness.


Price: Free

When: 9:00am – 9:00pm on Saturday 16 February 2013 and 10:00am – 5:00pm on Sunday 17 February 2012

Where: UNSW Kensington Campus – Scientia Conference & Events Centre in the Tyree Room

The plan for the weekend:

Saturday 16th February

09:30  Doors open / Registration

10:00  Welcome

10:15  Design Keynote – Shane Morris, Automatic Studios

11:00  Hacking and Design prototyping

13:00  Lunch

18:00  Dinner

21:00  Doors close

Sunday 17th February

09:00  Doors open

12:00  BBQ Lunch

13:00  Demonstrators prepare

14:30  App demos

16:00  Success keynote – Vaughan Knight, Nokia

16:30  Prizes announced

17:00  Doors close

As a Windows Phone developer I’m really excited to see what apps come from this weekends inspiration and hard work. If you’re a start up, have an idea but no idea on how to create it or just want to come check it out register and come along.

I have the privilege of being a Microsoft Invited mentor over the weekend and will be wandering around helping out where I can, so If you see me please come say hi.


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