SAN FRANCISCO — Oct. 31, 2008 —
What: Microsoft Corp. and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a series of events to recognize the transformative power of technology in today’s society and global economy.
When: Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
9–11:30 a.m. City College of San Francisco
Anthony Salcito, general manager of Education, Microsoft U.S. Public Sector, will speak to 1,000 students about the importance of developing technology skills and future career opportunities.
Microsoft will present hands-on demonstrations of its latest technologies including Microsoft Surface, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft Mediaroom, Xbox and new Windows Mobile devices.
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Microsoft Innovation Truck at Union Square
The Innovation Truck, which is equipped with the latest innovations from Microsoft including Surface, Xbox and products for small and medium-sized businesses, will be open to the public from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 3–4:30 p.m.
4:30–6 p.m. VIP Reception at Hilton Hotel, Yosemite Room
Mayor Gavin Newsom will be on hand to formally proclaim Nov. 3 as Microsoft Innovation Day and kick off the Business After Hours — Fall Expo.
6–8:30 p.m. Hilton Hotel, Grand Ball Room
Hosted by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the Business After Hours — Fall Expo enables small, mid-sized and large businesses to network and learn how technology can help their organizations succeed.
Where: City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Ave.
O’Farrell Street (between Powell and Grant streets)
Hilton San Francisco
333 O’Farrell St.
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