Event Details

Calling all Innovators! The Microsoft Azure Government team invites you to participate in a local Hackfest + Training event being held in Tempe, AZ.

This immersive two-day experience will allow you to engage directly with Microsoft experts while getting “hands-on” in building compelling solutions on Azure Government. The agenda will feature educational presentations, followed by an all-day Hackfest geared toward all experience levels – from newcomers to experienced developers – all are welcome in this friendly and supportive environment.

During the “hack,” participants will assemble in teams and be given a series of challenges that will be used as a basis for building their solutions. The event will culminate in final presentations, awards ceremony and a social hour with your industry peers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in a local Microsoft Azure Government Hackfest, where you’ll:

  • Educate yourself and your team on the latest features and technology available from Azure Government
  • Engage directly with members of the Microsoft Engineering team while getting hands-on experience
  • Meet and work with passionate technologists as you collaborate on innovative solutions


Day 1 l Tuesday, June 26

8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Overview

9:30 am Team Formation, Instructions, and Break

10:00 am Hands-on Session for Infrastructure and Platform as a Service

11:30 am Lunch and Working Session

12:30 pm Data Visualization and PowerBI

1:00 pm Mobile Apps

1:30 pm Cognitive Services and Chatbot

2:00 pm Hackfest Begins

Day 2 l Wednesday, June 27

9:00 am Team Hacks

12:00 pm Networking Lunch

3:00 pm Hackfest Final Presentations & Awards

Who Should Attend (This event is for government employees only.)

  • Software Developers and Architects
  • Technical IT Managers and IT Pros

Workshop Specifications
The Azure Government Hackfest will include standing up Azure tenants, therefore, a current Azure Government or Azure Commercial subscription is not required to participate. Please plan to bring a laptop and charger with you for hands-on portion of the event.

Space is limited and available on a first-come basis. Register today to secure your spot at this local community event!

For details on event venue and/or logistics, please email Erin Nanovic ([email protected]). If you require additional information on program agenda and technical requirements, please contact Brent McCarthy ([email protected]).

  • When: Tue Jun. 26 - 8:00 am
    Wed Jun. 27 5:00 pm

  • Address: 60 E Rio Salado Parkway
    Tempe AZ,US 85281

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