Bloggers contest and Unconference at Tech.Ed India 2009

Date May 6, 2009

As I have been mentioning earlier about some contests coming specifically for the Bloggers pre-Tech.Ed India 2009, here is a snapshot of what it is about. This contest will run from May 4th to May 10th 2009 and the winner will be announced on May 11th 2009 who gets a FREE pass to Tech.Ed. All you need to do is blog on any of the below 8 topics and post a link to your article on Future Sight – Bloggers Contest Entries in the FaceBook discussion.

“A PC on every desktop” – Vision of Bill Gates, 1979

We are looking for a few Indian brains that can match the envisioning prowess of Bill Gates. We are looking for bloggers who can pen down their thoughts on future of technologies.

In the contest you need to blog on your vision of the future technologies. Your blog entry should be made between May 4th to May 10th 2009. Post the link to your blog post here.

We have done the hard work of choosing the topics you need to blog on. You can choose any of the following topics:

1. The Future of Web Development
2. Virtualization
3. The Future of Mobile Technologies
4. Cloud Computing
5. The Future of Client Platform
6. Management of Enterprise Infrastructure
7. Unified Communication & Collaboration
8. Business Intelligence and Databases

The entries will be judged on unique ideas, feasibility and relevance from the current technology standpoint. The contest panel includes evangelists from Microsoft India.

The winner of the contest will be announced on May 11th 2009.

The winner of the “Future Sight” contest will win a FREE pass to the Microsoft premier technology event – TechED India 2009 in Hyderabad (

So go ahead and post your article, you also stand a chance to get some cool prizes in the form of goodies from Microsoft.


If you are attending Tech.Ed, there is a technology UnConference happening. A bunch of Microsoft MVPs have shown interest in delivering session at the UnConference which are listed here. All you need to do is vote for any 3 of your favourite UnConference@TechEd Session.

TechEd India is all about you – the community. In the true spirit of community we are happy to present the UnConference@TechEd India. UnConference will be hosted in the Community Pavilion @ TechEd India throughout the day and streamed live. It is the event where you are the presenter and you are the ones choosing the sessions. The attendees also get an opportunity to present at UnConference. The sessions are led by third-party experts (MVPs) and intended for attendees to enjoy free-flowing dialogues about products, technologies, and solutions.

Unconference is one of the favorite ways people connect at the conference. You can meet people with similar interests and challenges in an open-forum environment at the Unconference sessions.

UnConference sessions are an eclectic mix of technology and productivity sessions. You can vote for the sessions you would like to hear at UnConference here. Apart from the technology sessions, you will also find some productivity sessions on blogging, presentation skills etc.

One Response to “Bloggers contest and Unconference at Tech.Ed India 2009”

  1. Zubin Saxena said:

    I know I am a little late here. I would have loved to be a part of such an event. I was wondering though, if something similar would again take place in near future. Nice website btw..

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