Before you attend:
This is an interactive workshop. To get the most from your session, please don't forget to bring your laptop and power supply. In addition:
Christopher Harrison is a self proclaimed geek who has managed to turn what he loves doing into a career. At present, he's a software development engineer at Microsoft. He's created content published to edX.org and Microsoft Virtual Academy, covering the full web stack, ASP.NET and OSS.
Christopher got his first exposure to computers when his father brought home a Vic-20. After graduating on to a Commodore 64, and eventually PCs, he realized there was a career to be had "playing" with tech.
Susan Ibach (aka @HockeyGeekGirl) leads the Amazon Future Engineer program in Canada a program to provide equitable access to computer science education to youth from underserved and underrepresented communities. She has 20+ years of experience coding and helping people of all ages from around the world discover the power of coding, and takes pride in delivering engaging and thoughtful presentations.
Sergii Baidachnyi is a principal developer evangelist at Microsoft. Currently residing in Canada, Sergii is responsible for working with the developer community and promoting client-development tools as a superior mechanism for creating cross-platform business applications.
The author was introduced to the .NET platform circa 2001, and since that time, he has actively participated in a number of .NET projects, developing, managing, and architecting financial, medical, and multimedia applications. At the same time, Sergii led Microsoft IT Academy, where he delivered .NET-related trainings on C#, Windows Forms, ASP.NET, and so on. He has published articles and reviews in multiple IT-industry magazines and several books on ASP.NET, Silverlight, Windows Forms, and Windows 8 Development. His book about Windows 10 development is available on Amazon.
You can read more of Sergii’s musings on his blog at http://en.baydachnyy.com. You can also catch him attending and speaking at Microsoft events around Canada. Sergii’s twitter is @sbaidachni.