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February 29–March 3, 2012 | Raleigh, NC, United States

SIGCSE 2012SIGCSE 2012 brought together colleagues from around the world to address problems that are common among educators who work to develop, implement and/or evaluate computing programs, curricula, and courses. It provided a forum for sharing new ideas for syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy, at all levels of instruction. This year’s theme was “Teaching, Learning, and Collaborating.” Microsoft was a Platinum Supporter of SIGCSE 2012.

Microsoft is proud to be a sponsor of SIGCSE 2012. Visit us at our booth where 30 researchers, evangelists, academics and students are eager to show you our latest tools, technologies and programs that can help computer science educators teach, learn and collaborate.

Featured Demos (with Prizes) in the Microsoft Booth

This year, we had 10-minute demo talks at the booth at 15 minutes past each hour during peak times; each talk included a prize drawing. Read the sweepstake rules. Be a winner at a demo, or be a winner simply by spending time with our experts. Learn more at Featured Technologies.

Day  Time  Demo Presenter  Prize 

10:15 A.M.

Windows Phone

Rob Miles  Windows Phone 

12:15 P.M.

Project Hawaii

Arjmand Samuel  Windows Phone

1:15 P.M.

.NET Gadgeteer

Scarlet S. Grosche  NET Gadgeteer Toolkit 

3:15 P.M.


Peli de Halleux  Windows Phone 

10:15 A.M.

XNA and Kodu

Pat Yongpradit   Kinect for Windows Sensor 

12:15 P.M.

Pex4fun for APCS

Susan Evans  Windows Phone 

1:15 P.M.

Try F#

Nigel Horspool  Three F# books 

3:15 P.M.

Faculty Programs

Arkady Retik  Kinect for Windows Sensor 

10:15 A.M.

Imagine Cup

Kimberly Voltero  Kinect for Windows Sensor