Microsoft’s Ray Ozzie on Cloud Computing

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s chief software architect, is the headline speaker at the annual State of Technology luncheon organized by the Technology Alliance. University of Washington computer science professor Ed Lazowska will interview Ozzie, to learn about Microsoft’s initiatives in cloud computing and other new technologies. Individual tickets are $85 in advance. Networking and registration start at 11 am, and the luncheon program runs from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm. To register online, click here.

Here’s the updated agenda:
A keynote conversation with Ray Ozzie, chief software architect, Microsoft (facilitated by Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington)

Other Program Highlights:

Welcome address by Governor Chris Gregoire

Presentation of key finds from the Technology Alliance’s latest benchmarking study by TA board chair Jeremy Jaech, CEO, Verdiem

Recognition of the Alliance of Angels’ 2009 Company of the Year award winner

Friday, May 1, 2009
Registration and networking: 11:00 am
Doors open: 11:30 am
Program: 11:45 am – 1:30 pm