Microsoft Student Day

October 14, 2011, 10:00

On October 14th, Microsoft held at Digital October an event for Russian students, Microsoft Student Day. The program included seminars and master classes of interest to students in both technology and the humanities.

Microsoft Student Day was dedicated to IT and business. Participants attended to:


  • A fascinating presentation and report on the future of IT by Microsoft Russia President Nikolai Pryanishnikov;
  • Workshops: Time Management by Gleb Arkhangelsky;
  • A story from Arkady Moreynis about building his own business;
  • Career advice from;
  • Tips & tricks from Microsoft’s marketing experts;
  • A bootCamp on developing applications for Windows Phone 7 and Kinect, and for creating prototypes in the program SketchFlow and websites;
  • Demonstrations of Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360, Windows 7, Office 2010;
  • Announcement of winners of the Imagine Cup.

The most active participants in Student Day received prizes: a laptop, Windows Phone 7, gifts, and souvenirs.

The official site for Microsoft Student Day is: Participate in online discussions and ask questions on Twitter using the hashtag #studay

Read about other Microsoft events at these links: Windows Phone 7 Camp; Innovation Day; Microsoft HackDay.


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