Upcoming talks at NDC in Oslo and Poland

Next week, I am heading to Europe for two weeks to give several talks. My first stop is NDC 2009, where I’ll be delivering the following talks: Framework Design Guidelines Building Maintainable Enterprise Applications with Silverlight and WPF Building openly extensible applications with .NET Framework 4.0 NDC looks like an amazing event with a great…

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ALT.NET Seattle 2009 is happening.

If you attended ALT.NET Seattle least year, you might be wondering whether or not it’s happening this year. While at Kaizenconf, a bunch of us wondered the same thing. David Laribee, Chris Bilson, Kelly Leahy and I chatted about hosting another ALT.NET Seattle conference. David basically told us it was time to pass the reigns,…

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Øredev is different

Following in Oren’s suit, I wanted to let everyone know that Øredev is one awesome conference, and I am having a real blast! If you know me, then you know I am usually really bad about blogging about conferences I attend. I already have a backlog that includes PDC, Kaizen and the p&p summit. Why…

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Open Space UnSessions at PDC

I forget to mention this in my last post, but this deserves it’s own. If you are going to PDC, check out the Open Space sessions, I mean UnSessions. I know, I know you are thinking it will be a cheap knock off. Surprise, it won’t! Doc the man himself will be there facilitating. Doc…

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Speaking at PDC and patterns And practices summit.

I’ll be speaking at a bunch of conferences in the next two months, two of which I am extremely excited about. PDC is one of those amazing conferences that I’ve been hearing about for the past three years since joining Microsoft. I am speechless that the first time I’m attending, I’ll be presenting. I am…

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Attending Continuous Improvement conf (and giving a workshop)

The name alone pulls me in. Continuous improvement at the end of the day is really what we’re striving for. The names and methodologies we use to get there aren’t important, what’s important is that we get there.  With that in mind, I’ll be attending the Continuous Improvement in Software Development conference in Austin to…

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I am speaking at Øredev

This year I’ll be skipping an awesome visit to Barcelona to head on and be with friends in Malmo, Sweden at the next Øredev. I’ll be speaking on the usual suspects and some new ones Building maintainable enterprise WPF applications using Composite Application Guidance Opening up your application with the Managed Extensibility Framework Microsoft and…

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Reflections on ALT.NET Seattle, the evening before

This weekend I attended the long awaited ALT.NET Seattle, in this post I’ll share some of my thoughts from the event. ALT.NET kicked off with an opening session with all the attendees. After a Costco run to stock up on food along with several others including David Laribee, Scott Bellware and Brad Wilson (thanks for…

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Upcoming talks

This is one of the posts that I have been meaning to get to for several weeks, but it just keeps falling to the bottom of the backlog. Tomorrow I jump on an airplane so I guess now is as good as time as any. In the next few months, I have several talks at…

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Seattle CodeCamp Recap

Like all good things, sadly Seattle CodeCamp has come to an end. I had a great time and enjoyed hanging out with all the CodeCampers. I particularly enjoyed hearing about the different challenges customers are facing in their implementations. I also took part in more than a few discussions about our p&p deliverables including perceptions…

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