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Just an update on some free developer events coming up in November in St. Louis (and ones with which I am directly involved).  Please share these dates with others for whom they might be valuable.  Also, a few of them have limited capacity so please register soon.

If you have any questions on any of the below events, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me and I will be glad to answer any questions you might have.

.NET Chalk Talk: Visual Studio.NET Tips, Tricks, and Toys

Location: Washington Universities CAIT Center (5 N. Jackson, Clayton, MO  63105)

Date: Tuesday, November 3rd from 7am to 9am.


Washington Universities CAIT program is beginning to offer a series of free breakfast events entitled “.NET Chalk Talks”. These events are offered at no charge but seating is limited and only the first 40 attendees will be accepted so please sign up soon if you are interested.

For the first session, I will be presenting an updated version of my Day of .NET presentation on Visual Studio.NET tips and tricks. This popular session has been expanded to include a demonstration and discussion of Visual Studio.NET 2010 as well as some new plug-ins and tools available for VS.NET 2008.

Windows 7 Launch: The *New* Efficiency

Location: AMC Theaters in Creve Coeur (10465 Olive, Creve Coeur, MO 63141)

Date: Monday, November 9th from 9am to 12pm


I will presenting the developer track at the local Microsoft Windows 7 Launch Event at the AMC Theaters in Creve Coeur. This great event will include 3 talks targeting software developers and demonstrating the new features of Windows 7 as a development platform.

The three talks are:

· Taking Your Application to the Next Level with Windows 7

· Building Next Generation User-Interface with Multitouch and Ribbon on Windows 7

· Beyond Human Interaction with Windows 7 Sensor and Location Platform

I will be demonstrating some very cool stuff (including the multitouch capabilities) and every attendee who gets into this event will receive a free copy of Windows 7.

St. Louis .NET Users Group: A Report from PDC

Location: Microsoft Offices (Three City Place Drive Suite 1100, Creve Coeur, MO 63141)

Date: Monday, November 30th from 6pm to 8pm


Microsoft is holding their Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in mid-November in Los Angeles, California ( It is traditionally during this event that many new Microsoft products are announced and major upgrades and new features to existing products are announced and/or released. I will be in LA for this event and then, in late November, am scheduled to provide a talk at the local St. Louis .NET Users group to share the highlights and demonstrate the software which comes out of PDC.

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:26 PM | Back to top

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