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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUNearly 500 IT managers, professionals, developers, businessmen, students and other interested parties will gather for the annual TechDay 2013 IT conference October 29.

During the conference, participants will be able to have a look at exhibits of the Technology pop-up museum. Visitors will be able to once again recall the unimaginable development of technology that was noted in the past decade, organisers say.

There will be 5 parallel sessions of 30 lectures held about topics in the IT industry. There will be a wide range of professionals present from Baltic States, Russia, France, Croatia, Poland, Hungary and India. These sessions will discus topics such as OS security, cloud computing solutions, software development, smartphone OS and other no less important topics in an already technology-obsessed world. There will be a special exposition area, where visitors of the exhibition will be able to have a look at the latest products. This year’s partners of TechDay 2013 are Nokia, HP, Jabra, Interactive Intelligence, Squalio projekts, Pluralsight, Capital and others.

“TechDay is the largest event in this area Microsoft has ever organised in Latvia. One of our priorities includes the educational function. Lectures, discussions and product demonstrations will allow us to educate consumers and improve their awareness about the things that transpire in the industry,” – says the head of Microsoft Latvia Ēriks Eglītis.

As one of Microsoft’s partner area activities, there will be the Technology pop-up museum. This is something Microsoft has created with Capital. This museum will be dedicated to the insight into technological development. Using this special event, Microsoft aims to remind everyone about its plans to stop technical support of Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003 on April 8, 2014.

As part of its planned programme during TechDay 2013, Microsoft Latvia and Capital have organised a special campaign which is planned to provide a proper farewell to Windows XP. Visitors will be able to lend their devices that use Windows XP to the museum for one day, and receive test devices that use Windows 8.1.

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