MSDN Flash: Tech Ed – we have a problem…

I was going to open this editorial in celebration of the fact that registration for Tech Ed is now open and encourage you to register today. And – I strongly encourage you to register today. Not tomorrow – TODAY! Here’s why: As of this morning ALL the early bird tickets for Tech Ed 2008 will…

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Tech Ed New Zealand Tickets – 25% gone

Ummmm, yeah.if you were planning on heading to Tech Ed this year to hear the likes of Scott Hanselman speak, I would be considering signing up real soon. The early bird tickets are already half sold, and when they are gone they are gone. What is amazing is that registrations opened a week ago and…

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Tech Ed and MSDN Unplugged update

Sometimes it feels like we just live from one event to the next. So while we’ve now got the launch events out of the way, there is more coming – and we need your help to make them the best events they can be First up – we are getting underway with our Unplugged sessions…

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Tech Ed sessions – top 10

I’ll I’ve just got the Evaluation results for Tech Ed, so I thought I’d share the top 10 sessions from Tech Ed before I head out for a weekend.  I’ve got to say that the competition among the top half of the sessions was very tight – you needed to be exceptional to get into…

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MSDN Flash – Daylight Saving and Tech Ed wrap up

Tech Ed is done. It was a great event and before you forget I want to remind you of something you may have heard about at Tech Ed and if you didn’t its critical that you understand it. One of the lunchtime sessions we had was around the changes to Daylight saving. This year we…

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Tech Ed Blog posts

I thought I’d put together a list of blog posts I haven’t already linked to elsewhere. Code Camp: For developers it all started with Code Camp – Summaries from Ivan and Kirk. Tech Ed: Eileen loved the keynote, as did Mauricio – and they’ve both seen a few… Craig at Xero summarized Xero involvement this year….

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User Group Meeting at Tech Ed Today!

Rodney Lake has organized a last minute User Group meeting for anyone interested at 4pm today at TechEd. If you are around, come to the Milford Room on Level 4 (its down the corridor in behind the stairways where the “Sponsors Rooms” sign is). The session is a round table open discussion with the head…

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Evermore @ TechFest

I haven’t spoken to anyone who didn’t enjoy the Tech Fest last night.  That means I’ve either spoken to very few people or everyone enjoyed themselves.  Hopefully the photos speak for themselves…  

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Depth of technical sessions

One of the things we often get feedback on is that we often don’t hit the mark on session depth.  There are a few ways to fix this… The first is to ensure we get deep sessions in to the agenda.  I’ve made an effort to try and work these in this year.  There are…

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Women in Technology – wow

The Women in Technology dinner went off really well.  The team did a fantastic job and everyone was engaged as soon as they walked in the evening – and the chatter began. The panelists did a fantastic job.  Here’s who they were and how they related to those in the room: Eileen Brown: Exchange Server…

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