Hello readers,

This is an invitation from Microsoft to all HEI lectures for a free event about Microsoft Azure and cloud development. If you’re interested please check below how to register. The day is packed with great sessions with everything from big data to IoT. I will also have the pleasure to present a session about web cloud development. Enjoy! 🙂

The Microsoft Ireland Academic Team will be hosting a ‘Teaching with the Microsoft Azure Cloud’ technical briefing on Friday June 10th in Sandyford, Dublin. This free event is open to all HEI lecturers & tutors who currently teach with Azure or are interested in incorporating Azure cloud in their lecturing. This event is free and lunch will be provided.

 Teaching with the Microsoft Azure Cloud

  • Higher Education Institution Lecturers & Tutors
  • Friday June 10th, starts 10am
  • Microsoft Ireland Building 3, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18
  • Free but registration required; please contact Stephen Howell from Microsoft: v-sthoweATmicrosoftDOTcom


09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 11:00 Data Analytics and Machine Learning with Cortana Intelligence

Tibbs Pereira, Big Data and Analytics Specialist

This presentation will introduce Cortana Intelligence for data science lecturers. See how you can connect to data of any volume, variety, and velocity but still use the languages and frameworks you already know and teach, including R, Python, and Hadoop.

11:00 – 12:00 Building a Real World IoT Solution using Microsoft Azure

Niall Moran, Principal Technical Evangelist

This presentation will talk through the architecture of an IoT solution which is based on real world solutions Microsoft have built with their customers.

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30 Building Web Applications

Javier Caceres, Microsoft Most Valued Professional

This presentation will show how to build modern web applications with Visual Studio, ASP.NET5, MVC6, EF7 and how to deploy them to Azure.

13:30 – 14:30 Building Apps without Code using PowerApps and Microsoft Flow

Ryan Mesches, Technical Evangelist

Learn how any student can create multiplatform tablet and phone apps (without code) using PowerApps Studio. See how to connect to dozens of industry standard data sources and automate workflows of information with Microsoft Flow.

14:30 – 15:30 Teaching and Managing Virtual Machines with DevTest Labs

Brett Lawless, Premier Field Engineer

This presentation will show virtual machines and the how DevTest Labs can help you make repeatable environments for your students, keeping costs under control

15:30 – 15:35 Microsoft Learning Resources and AzureU Grants

Marian O’Sullivan, Audience Evangelism Manager

This presentation will show you how you can get free curriculum resources and free Azure grants for you and your students.

To book a place at this event, please contact Stephen Howell from Microsoft: v-sthoweATmicrosoftDOTcom . A confirmation of your booking will be sent by email. Several lecturers from the one institution are all welcome to attend.



Javier Andrés Cáceres Alvis

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional – MVP

Intel Black Belt Software Developer