With Infrastructural Support from Raman Research Institute (RRI) Trust, The Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation (ISPF) is pleased to invite you to a demo and workshop on Science and Maths Toys at Sir C.V. Raman’s house, Panchavati, in Malleswaram. The event will be conducted from Saturday 23 May to Tuesday 26 May, 2015.
There are two programs, an Introductory Demo on Saturday, 23 May and a 3-day workshop between 24-26 May.
Introduction to Hands On Science and Math Toys
The introduction provides an overview of an interesting and engaging way to learn science and math. It is scheduled between 10:30AM and 1PM on 23rd May (Saturday) and is open to all.
We will show a lot of spinning, dancing, rotating, magnetic, electrical toys. All the toys are made from material that is accessible to every child. Children will get exposed to the application of science through a selected subset of toys, many of which have been picked from Arvind Gupta Toys.
Workshop on Hands On Science and Math Toys
The workshop is designed to get children to make science and math toys on their own, with assignments (necessary materials provided) to be done at home before the next day’s workshop. The workshop is between 24-26 May (3 days) and we have two batches – 10AM to 12:30PM and 2PM to 4:30PM.
About ISPF
ISPF is a non-profit organisation focused on promoting Innovation and Science, especially amongst children. ISPF’s current focus is creating experience centres where science can be learnt using hands-on, interactive experiences and where innovation gets inspired. ISPF started its first centre at The Valley School on Kanakapura Road in 2014
For registration, visit http://goo.gl/forms/HbwgLnQQfU
A flyer on the program is enclosed.
Ravi Rangan



BDotNet May UG Meet

May 30 2015 @ 9:30AM

Microsoft India Pvt Ltd
Signature Building, Hamilton Hall 1,
Embasasy Golf Links (EGL)



YFS volunteers while teaching at schools, felt the need for “Value Education” for an all-round development of children.

In our endeavour to enhance the volunteer experience and also work towards supporting the volunteers in the field of teaching we are organising a workshop on “Value & Life skills” by Dr. Arathi V B, an expert in this domain.

Date : May 16th, 2015 (Saturday)
Time : 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Venue : Rashtrothana Parishat,
1/2, Keshav Shilpa, Kempa Gowda Nagar, Chamarajapet, Bengaluru – 560018
(Near Uma Theatre)
Location Map

We are inviting a select group of volunteers who have spent good amount of time teaching children in Govt schools. We request you to participate in this program.

Looking forward to meet you in the program…

To register, Click here…

Contact: Ravikumar (+91-702 298 4614) or Nivedita (+91-897 180 5228)

Please carry a notepad and pen for the training

Brief profile of Dr. Arathi V B
Dr Arathi is well known in the fields of academic research, Soft-skills training, Counselling and Samskritam. With a qualification of MA (music), MA & PhD (Sanskrit) and Training in Lay Counselling and child developmental psychology, she is a Consultant faculty at the Research and Training department of ACT, Bangalore. She is also a freelance trainer for many corporate and educational institutions. She has a weekly column in a popular Kannada daily and daily show on Suvarna News TV regarding culture and tradition.

Do not miss the expert panel discussion from SQL Experts from Microsoft. Ask any question and get answers from the stalwarts!


You are cordially invited to SQL Server Day at Microsoft Bangalore. This is a free community event happening on May 16 from 9 am to 1 pm at Microsoft Bangalore campus. Register now and block your seat: http://www.sqlservergeeks.com/sql-server-day-bangalore-may-2015/

Amit Bansal will present a session on SQL Server Query Tuning and there will be a Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts. This event will see many SQL experts from Microsoft coming together in the panel discussion. The one-hour panel discussion will give you the opportunity to ask any question around SQL Server. SQL Stalwarts will be there to answer your questions. Whether you are a DBA, Developer, BI Specialist, Architect or just a SQL enthusiast – feel free to ask any question and get your doubts cleared!

And here are the SQL stalwarts:

Sudhir Rawat: (Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft)

Vijay Rodrigues (Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft)

Deepthi Anantharam (Technical Evangelist, Microsoft)

Kumar Bijayanta (Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft)

Sunil Kumar Charkapani (Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft)

Amit Bansal (SQL MVP, MCM, MS RD, SQLMaestros.com)

Sincere thanks to our Microsoft friends for their time & dedication towards the community!

This event is unmissable. This is the biggest expert panel in a SQL community event. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn and share knowledge on SQL Server. And as questions too! You cannot afford to miss this event! Note that the event is absolutely free. It’s a must attend event! Register now and block your seat: http://www.sqlservergeeks.com/sql-server-day-bangalore-may-2015/

Also, please forward this email to your friends/colleagues and invite them too!

Hope to see you at the event!

Team SQLServerGeeks.com

SQL Bangalore
Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (IST)
Bengaluru, India


12 speakers, 9 sessions and many more expects to hang around with in a FULL Day event. We are back, better than what you expected. You dont want to miss this opportunity to meet us and network.
Registrations start at 8:30 AM – Be early and dont miss out.
Fee: Free :)
Engine and Azure Track
1. Demystifying SQL performance on Azure VMs
by Pranab Mazumdar (Escalation Engineer)
2. Unravel the Power of Extended Event
by Sumit Sarabhai (Support Escalation Engineer) and Amit Khandelwal (Support Escalation Engineer)
3. Elastic Scale in Azure SQL database PaaS/Security for Azure SQL database PaaS
by Vijay Rodrigues (Support Escalation Engineer)
4. Top 5 features you don’t know about in SQL Server 2014
by Vinod Kumar M (Technical Architect) and Balmukund Lakhani (Support Escalation Engineer)
5. Dissecting SQL Query Plans
by Ajith Krishnan (Escalation Engineer)
1. Machine Learning for the masses: Azure ML in action
by Arvind Shyamsundar (Principal PFE) Sunil Kumar BS (Sr. Escalation Engineer)
2. Building an Analytic Dashboard using Big Data and Microsoft Azure Services
by Debarchan Sarkar (Support Escalation Engineer)
3. A Visual Treat with Power BI
by Kane Conway (Support Escalation Engineer) and Muthukumaran Arumugam (Support Engineer)

What to expect:
1. Daylong interaction with SQL Escalation Engineers, PFEs, Technical Architects and other SQL experts
2. Learn different technologies within SQL Server ML, BI, SQL Azure, and other SQL Server technologies.
3. Quick learning of SQL troubleshooting techniques
4. Learn how SQL can boost the productivity of your business
5. Excellent networking opportunity with SQL experts

Hamilton Conference Room,
Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd
GTSC, Signature Building
Embassy Golf Links Business Park
Domlur, Bangalore – 560071

Logistics: Parking will be done at Microsoft, Signature Building Visitor Parking space. Once all slots are filled, visitors will be asked to park at our Multi-Level Parking next to Pyramid Food court inside the campus.

Networking For Startups, Saturday May 02 @ IIMB Audi

An Entrepreneurs’ network is a key source of resources and insights that the entrepreneur could leverage to improve their odds of success in the tough start-up journey. Understanding the skills of networking is thus important!

This workshop is restricted to 120 people only, and selection is based on your information given in the survey form. Selection would be informed by the 30th April. In case you do not hear back from us by the 30th, please consider that you have not been selected for the workshop. The workshop is only for entrepreneurs.

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Venue: Auditorium, IIMB
Dates: Saturday, May 02
Time: 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM



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