Wednesday, August 13, 2008

TECH ED SEA 2008,KLCC - Day 2

One of the most conspicuous events in IT, Tech Ed SEA (Technology Education, South East Asia) is here again. Kicked off on 11 Aug, this 4 days event is being held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It is targeted to draw IT Professionals and Developers who are evaluating new technologies & gathering data to make decisions for their organizations.

As Microsoft’s premier & largest annual conference in the South East Asia region, this event is designed to provide technical professionals with training, information and community resources to build, deploy, secure, mobilize and manage effective solutions using Microsoft’s full range of current products. Participants not only can listen to the presentations from numbers of Microsoft experts, they can also have opportunities to interact with the speakers and obtain answers to specific questions in more than 100 breakout sessions and Hands-on-Labs.

On top of that, they can meet up with industry experts to discuss best practices in deploying and integrating Microsoft product, and visit a wide range of IT products and solutions showcased at the exhibitor’s booths. Well, as the top web hosting company in Malaysia, certainly Exabytes wouldn’t absent in this prestigious event.

Below are some of the snapshot taken.

i only manage to attend the session on the second day at 12.00pm - 03.00 pm.

The view of the entrance of Tech Ed exhibition.

MVP /MCT Zonk-Out Base. In football or basketball, there is MVP stands for “most valuable player”. Microsoft also has Most Valuable Professional which is regarded as MVP as well

The floor plan of Tech Ed Exhibition Hall. If you are a person with a really poor sense in direction, this thing could help.

The Microsoft booth.

Lunch time~!

Some participants took a rest on the comfortable thick carpet after filling up their stomachs.

The spectacular Twin Towers scene captured through the window at the conference concourse.

Wireless Lounge which provide participants with Internet access.

The Handout Counter which allow participants to submit their survey forms, collect freebies etc.

Similar to yesterday, Tech Ed Internet Cafe was still crowded today.

Put on thinking cap and experience the game “Eureka” at MVP/MCT Zonk-out base.

Free tea and coffee were served to rejuvenate the participants.

Take your turn and spin for your luck! You can get a free Vista training course if you are lucky.

Snapshots of congesting crowds. Notice one common similarity among most of the crowds?

Yeah. They were carrying this Tech Ed 2008 laptop backpacks. It is really a handy tool to most of the participants during this 4 days event.

All the exhibitors in Tech Ed 2008 is listed in this big banner which was hanging in the middle of the exhibition hall.

One of the most eye-catchy booth with the decoration of lots of nice balloons.

Microsoft Assessment Area.

APC booth with showcase on big products. Those fridge-like boxes were UPS and storage devices.

Microsoft Merchandise Corner which selling clothes, jackets, towels, mugs and etc that printed with Microsoft logo

Microsoft Learning Pavilion which consisted of seven exhibitor booths

The adventure of little Wall-E in Tech Ed …

An attractive game by Tech Ed which participants need to team up with their bosses to play doubles. More regulations? Read yourself…

Another joyful activity at the exhibitor booth. Participants were required to score goal into the tiny holes.

Well, if contestants manage to score, they will be required to act a funny football scenario. I guess this fella task is to celebrate after he score the winning goal in World Cup Final for Malaysia.

The long awaited moment of the day, the Tech Ed Lucky Draw session.

Com’on… com’on… say my name… say my name…