Microsoft Pakistan in collaboration with Microsoft Innovation Centers (MIC’s), conducted technical sessions for Tech Day 2014 for IT industrialist and community developers in Pakistan. The sessions included exclusive participation from Microsoft’s Technological Evangelists from Middle East and Africa (MEA) region demonstrating IT the need for technical advancement in the industry.
Microsoft Tech Day 2014 is one the latest initiative from the company which offered a multitude of seminars across the country. The objective was to train and identify the latest technological tools and innovative research methods required to help local developers in building an efficient and attractive IT industry. The event was held in three major cities of Pakistan; Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Where a host of Technical Evangelists (TEs) of MEA region addressed the community developers
Tech day sessions focused on software’s and technologies including Microsoft Azure, Windows Store & Windows Phone 8.1 for better and productive usage.
Amir Rao, Country Manager, Microsoft Pakistan said: “local developers from this part of the world carry a strong potential to become leaders of the IT industry. Microsoft Pakistan is actively working on developing the skillset of the communities. With the help of our Development Platform Group and Innovation Centers, we have started various initiatives across the country. Tech Day is one of them, which embarks on our mission to help the local IT eco-system and foster innovation with the help of our latest and hi-tech development tools.”
The sessions were conducted at International Islamic University, Islamabad, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore & Bahria University, Karachi respectively. Sessions were attended by delegates including senior members from IT Industry & Academia, CEOs, CTOs, Faculty members, Professional developers and Microsoft Students Partners.
Saleem Ghori, CEO, Netsol Technologies said, “Microsoft is the most efficient and technologically updated IT Company present. We appreciate the initiatives it has taken in Pakistan to support local community developers. This will help in transforming young professionals as ambassadors for tomorrow. We wish Microsoft all the success for its contributions to serve the society.”