UK Events Of Interest (March)
Scott Guthrie [http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu] is coming to the UK for two days. He’ll be in Glasgow and Birmingham on March 25 and 26 respectively. Registration opened today, so click quickly for Glasgow [http://developerdeveloperdeveloper.com/guglas/] and Birmingham [http://developerdeveloperdeveloper.com/gubrum/] tickets before they are sold out. Both events are free.
If you can’t make either of those, Microsoft are running a week of tech days [http://www.microsoft.com/uk/techdays/daydev.aspx] in London to mark the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and to promote the new Windows 7 Phone platform. They are all in the Vue 6 Cinema Broadway in Fulham [http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&q=vue+6+cinema+broadway+fulham&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=vue+6+cinema+broadway&hnear=fulham&cid=0,0,3037099974638914753&ei=_JaOS8KcB5ey0gTWhYXyDA&ved=0CAcQnwIwAA&z=16&iwloc=A] . [ Twitter [http://www.twitter.com/jesseliberty] tweme: #TechDays ]
- April 12 [http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1032442942&culture=en-gb] : Visual Studio 2010 – A Path to Big Ideas (for Heads of Development, Dev Managers and Software Architects * April 13 [http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1032442951&culture=en-gb] : Getting started with .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010 (for developers : wait list only) * April 14 [http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1032442953&culture=en-gb] : The Essential MIX – Highlights from MIX ‘10 with sessions on ASP.NET 4.0, Silverlight 4 and Azure (for developers) * April 15 [http://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1032442957&culture=en-gb] : Best of Breed Client Applications on Windows 7 – Windows 7 API, Building Rich Clients with .NET 4 and a bit of Azure (for developers) * April 16 : Windows Phone – Developing for the Windows 7 Phones Series (for developers : registration not up yet)
If you’re a Silverlight fan, then Microsoft’s Silverlight Geek Jesse Liberty is doing a 9 day tour of UK [http://blogs.silverlight.net/blogs/jesseliberty/archive/2010/04/01/the-united-kingdom-amp-the-republic-of-ireland.aspx] with an extra in Dublin for those in Eire.
- April 12: The .NET Developer Network [http://www.dotnetdevnet.com/] in Bristol. * April 13 and 14: Microsoft Tech Days, London. * Tuesday April 13: Silverlight User Group [http://consultingblogs.emc.com/michelleflynn/archive/2010/02/10/silverlight-user-group-11-video-and-slides.aspx] /London .NET User Group [http://www.dnug.org.uk/]. * Wednesday April 14: The Next Generation User Group, [http://www.nxtgenug.net/] Cambridge. * Thursday April 15: Black Marble User Group [http://www.blackmarble.com/], Leeds * Friday April 16: NEBytes [http://www.nebytes.net/], Newcastle Upon Tyne * Monday April 19 Scottish Developer’s User Group [http://scottishdevelopers.com/], Edinburgh Tuesday April 20 Scottish Developer’s User Group [http://scottishdevelopers.com/], Glasgow * Thursday April 21 Belfast: tbc * Friday April 22 Dublin: tbc
Overviews of the talks he’ll be giving can be found here on his blog [http://blogs.silverlight.net/blogs/jesseliberty/archive/2010/04/01/the-united-kingdom-amp-the-republic-of-ireland.aspx] .
Of course, if you’re in the US then you’ve also got MIX 10 [http://visitmix.com/] (March 15-17), An Event Apart [http://aneventapart.com/2010/seattle/] (April 5-7), the IA Summit 2010 [http://2010.iasummit.org/] (April 7-11), and Chirp : The Twitter Dev Conference [http://chirp.twitter.com/] (April 14 –15) to attend, so it’s not all bad really, is it?Posted on March 3, 2010 #Attending Events #Geek Stuff