Mobile

About MAW

Mobile Acceleration Week (MAW) is about accelerating the development of mobile applications on our Windows Phone 7 platform. The event offers on-site technical and business assistance from Microsoft, as well as third-party support from our partners, such as iLink Systems and Motivity Labs.

In addition to development workshops, the week features educational sessions on the WP7 Application Lifecycle, User Interface and User Experience, PR and Marketing opportunities, Windows Marketplace for Mobile, Networking opportunities with local investors, local media, and OEMs.

Past events have been held in Silicon Valley, Washington D.C, Singapore and London, and most recently, in New York City, San Francisco, Israel and Helsinki.

Gives and Benefits

Week Overview

Pre Event:

Pre event consultation with Microsoft development teams and vendors.

Monday:

8:30am - 9:30am: Check-in and Breakfast
9:30am - 7 pm: Welcome, Development Resources, & Cross Team introductions.
11:30 am - 12:30pm: Windows Phone and Azure Toolkit introductions.
*All Meals will be provided for the week

Tuesday:

9:00am - 7pm: Development
1:30pm - 2:30pm: Windows Phone Platform
2:30pm - 6:30pm: PR and Marketing Plan
*Over-night development is available through our off-shore vendor support

Wednesday:

9:00am - 7:00pm: Development and Support
11:00am - 12:00pm: UI/UX Mobile Development

Thursday:

9:30am - 10:30am: Marketplace Monetization
12:00pm - 4:00pm: Media Afternoon and Judging Panel
6:00pm-10:00pm: Off-Campus Networking Dinner

Friday:

9:30am - 11:30am: wrap up, Development Support

Post Event:

One Week fully resourced 24 hour partner supported development continues.

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Contacts

Brian Hoskins (Program Manager)
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Tom Halabi (Operations)
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Tarja Jernstr?m (Helsinki)
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Mika Okkola (Helsinki)
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Sergey Eremin (Moscow)
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Girish C Joshi (Bangalore)
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Stephan Jacquemot (Berlin)
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Sumit Shukla (NYC)
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Reza Alizadeh (San Francisco)
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Location

Bangalore, India
Microsoft Corp(I) Pvt. Ltd.
Signature Building, Ground and I Floor,
Embassy Golf Links Business Park,
Off Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur
560071 Bangalore Karnataka


Moscow, Russia
121614 Russian Federation, Moscow,
Krylatsky Hills Business Park