[Hong Kong] MIX07 on 2007.06.05 (Tue)

MIX is Microsoft’s conference for Web designers, developers and decision-makers who make their living at the forefront of the consumer Web. Join the conversation with Microsoft and others on how to harness the latest technologies, unlock new revenue opportunities, reduce development costs and improve customer experience. MIX is for cutting-edge Web professionals designing and building next-generation experiences. Come and join MIX07, and get a first look at Microsoft Expression Studio, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Silverlight, and more… Windows Vista Gadgets Contest will also be launched at MIX07!

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Venue: Hong Knog Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wanchai 

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~ Microsoft – MIX 2007


~ Microsoft Expression


~ MSDN Silverlight Dev Center


~ Hong Kong Gadget Gallery


[Hong Kong] Microsoft Server Championships 2007 for IT Professional (apply before 2007.01.29 Mon)

Microsoft Server Championships 2007 (for IT Professional) is here again. By paying HK$ 100 for a competition track, you can attend a skills enhancement seminar that is delivered by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and be provided with white papers and supporting technical information. A hands-on lab training will also be given if you are being chosen as one of the 100 participants of the competition. The ultimate winner will receive free admission and accommodation to Microsoft TechEd 2007 in Orlando, HK$10,000 cash award, O2 Atom Exec, TechNet Subscription, admission to Microsoft TechEd Hong Kong 2007, a trip to Microsoft Shanghai R&D Center, and a trophy! Another good news is that your registration fee will be donated to Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth, together with an additional matching fund provided by Microsoft. Registration will end on 2007.01.29 (Mon). Act now!

The following 3 different tracks are available for the IT Professional Challenge.

Track 1: The new collaboration platform: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Track 2: Business Intelligence: Connect people, process and information with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Track 3: Take control of your IT infrastructure: Infrastructure optimization using Microsoft System Management Server (SMS) 2003 and Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005

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– Microsoft Server Championships 2007

– Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth

Chance for a free trip to Mix07 in Las Vegas and USD 2500 by building Add-ons for Internet Explorer 7 (Deadline: 2007-02-09)

Develop your own Add-ons for IE7, and submit it on or before February 9th 2007. Grip the chance to win a free trip to Mix07 in Las Vegas, plus USD 2500 travelling allowance!

This IE Add-on contest is open to the entire world (with exception). Judging criteria is based on creativity, productivity, practical use, performance, difficulty of problem solved, cool factor, footprint, ease of use, application design / architecture and widespread interest / use.

Here comes the list of the attractive prizes.

– Grand prize: a trip for the winner and guest to attend Mix07 conference in Las Vegas that worth USD 1195 each, plus USD 2500

– First prize: USD 2000

– Second prize: USD 1000

– Third prize: USD 500

– Four honorable mention: Zune MP3 player

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– Building Add-ons for Internet Explorer could net you a trip to Mix07 and $2500! { http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/aa904644.aspx }

– MIX07 conference { http://visitmix.com }

– Add-ons for Internet Explorer { http://www.ieaddons.com/default.aspx?cid=home&scid=0 }