There’s another conference that will allow you to benefit from some of the content that is being presented at PDC. So if you missed out on PDC you won’t want to miss out on this. The conference will be hosted in 12 cities across the U.S. between December ’08 and February ’09. The URL for the conference is http://www.msdndevcon.com , also follow the conference on twitter at @msdndevcon.
There is going to be 12 sessions available in 3 tracks, they are:
Track 1 – Cloud Services
- A Lap Around Cloud Services
- Developing and Deploying Your First Cloud Services
- Live Services: A Lap Around the Live Framework and Mesh Services
- Developing Applications Using Data Services
Track 2 – Client and Presentation
- Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) Roadmap No. 4.0
- Developing Data-centric Applications Using the WPF DataGrid and Ribbon Controls
- Building Business-Focused Applications using Silverlight 2
- ASP.NET 4.0 Roadmap
Track 3 – Tools, Language and Framework
- The Future of Managed Languages: F#, C#, and Visual Basic
- A Lap Around "Oslo"
- "Rosario": A Sprint with the Next Version of Microsoft Visual Studio Team System
- Parallel Programming for Managed Code Developers
Best of all there will be Open Spaces at this conference where you can go and network and get your questions answered, most likely the speakers of the sessions will be corralled here when they are not speaking.