Student2Business, TechDays and Girl Geek dinner … great week in Antwerp


 Microsoft Students to Business Day

Last week’s events started with the Students to Business day on 10 March in this location in Antwerp

  • 840 participating students
  • 6 sessions (3 technical, 1 Academic program overview, IT career panel, and more)
  • All sessions are recorded and will be live soon
  • 7 company with more than 65 job openings for starters
  • +250 CV’s posted by students
  • more pictures on the Students to Business Day


 Microsoft TechDays Belgium 2009

Then there was the yearly techfest with:

  • 1.650 developers and IT professionals
  • 3 Pre-conferences
  • 83 sessions in total over the 3 days
  • All sessions were recorded and will be online soon
  • 21 participating partners and 4 advertising sponsors
  • 11 Belgian user groups participated actively (and organized their Community Game with Microsoft Tag technology)
  • Online buzz with several hundred twitters and more than 180 blog posts in the past month
  • more pictures on TechDays 2009


 Brussels Girl Geek Dinner @ TechDays

And in between we had invited the Brussels Girl Geek Dinner to the TechDays venue for a side event.

  • 150 “girl geeks” participating, some brought a male guest
  • Session on DigiGirlz en Kodu by Lynn Langit
  • Guest appearance by Sarah Blow (UK), the “inventor” of the Girl Geek Dinners
  • Including a radio interview on national radio
  • Several hundred twitters and quite some blog posts
  • more pictures on the BGGD #11
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