If you missed the Professional Developers Conference
Building on the buzz, excitement, and industry-changing announcements of the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC), the MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) will deliver the core message, content, and experience of the PDC in a one-day, multi-track event to multiple cities across the United States.
Why you should go
Reason #1 – See the Future and you may have missed the PDC?
Catch the content LIVE at the MSDN Developer Conference
The MDC will give you a glimpse into the future of the Microsoft Application Platform. You will experience Microsoft's vision for Cloud Computing, our Internet services platform that will enable you to extend existing solutions, creating applications that seamlessly bridge the gaps between PC, Web, and phone. Be among the first to see the full range of advances in Windows 7, the next major version of the Windows client operating system. Sessions include the latest developments in .NET, Silverlight, Live Mesh, and more.
Experience the Azure Services Platform for Cloud Computing
Create applications that seamlessly bridge PC, Web, and phone
Be among the first to see Windows 7
See the latest advances in Multi-Touch Application Development
Take your .NET skills to the next level
See sessions on WPF 4.0, Silverlight 2, ASP.NET 4.0, Parallel Programming, Live Mesh and more
Reason #2 – Special Discount Available at the awesome Hyatt Regency In San Francisco – Only $99
February 23, 2009
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California, USA 94111
Reason #3 – Lots of free giveaways
Guaranteed Giveaway – Windows 7 Beta!
All attendees will receive a Windows 7 Beta DVD. If the Windows 7 Beta is not available at the time of the event, the DVD will be shipped to attendees when it becomes available.
In addition to the cool swag that every attendee will receive upon check-in, you'll also have a chance to win one of these cool prizes. To be eligible, you have to fully complete an event evaluation and be present to win. The drawing will happen directly following the final breakout session of the day, which ends at 4:45 PM.
Four lucky people at each event will leave with a one-year Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite with MSDN Premium Subscription (NFR). We'll be giving out three of these at the end of each event, one per track, AND we'll kick off the day with one lucky winner during the opening keynote.
Unleash your inner mad scientist with the next generation of robots! Create the smartest, strongest and most advanced LEGO robot ever, with the Mindstorm NXT robot in as few as 30 minutes. You'll also walk out with a copy of "Professional Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio" by Kyle Johns and Trevor Taylor. We'll be giving out three of these prize packs at each event, one per track.
Be a savvy mobility warrior with this innovative, dynamic duo for your notebook. The LifeCam NX-6000 makes it easy to stay in touch with friends, family and business associates, and the Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 6000 offers peerless, hassle-free laser control. We're giving out three of these Mobility Packs at each event, one per track.
Experience the next generation of accessories with the Xbox 360 wireless headset – wireless freedom, comfort and superior voice quality! Pair this up with Xbox Live and the latest game releases for the ultimate gaming experience! We're giving out three of these Gamer Packs at each event, one per track.