Events This Week – February 21st, 2011

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

  • Microsoft Developer Dinner: Take your SharePoint Solutions to the Cloud
    Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:00 PM, Reston, VA
    February 23rd Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Take your SharePoint solutions to the Cloud
    Click the link above, or visit
    OR call 1-877-673-8368 and reference event ID 1032475849.
    Event Date: February 23, 2011
    Registration: 17:30
    Event Time: 18:00– 20:00
    Event Location:
    Microsoft Corporation
    12012 Sunset Hills Road
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703) 673-7600
    Guest Speaker
    Vishwas Lele is an AIS Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for the company vision and execution of creating business solutions using .NET technologies. Vishwas brings close to 20 years of experience and thought leadership to his position, and has been at AIS since 1994. A noted industry speaker and author, Vishwas is the Microsoft Regional Director for the Washington, D.C. area and a member of the Connected Systems Division Advisors group. Additionally, Vishwas has received an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Solution Architecture award for both 2006 and 2007. Prior to joining AIS, Vishwas worked for Tata Unisys and MicroStrategy. Vishwas received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University in India and his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
    What you will learn
    Join Vishwas Lele in this session over dinner for a comprehensive, developer focused overview of: How your SharePoint based solutions can be used conjunction with the cloud;
    An overview of SharePoint Online, part of recently announced Microsoft Office365;Ways in which SharePoint solutions integrate with Azure – to include web part development, data programmability, service consumption, and Business Connectivity Services integration
    Attend this event for your chance to win a Zune HD!
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  • SharePoint ShopTalk
    Thursday, February 24, 2011 12:30 PM, Online
    Join us for our next ShopTalk taking place this Thursday February 24th, 2011.
    SharePoint ShopTalk is a weekly discussion where our panel of experts answer questions about SharePoint. No question is too small or too big.
    Join the SharePoint ShopTalk LinkedIn Community to submit questions prior to the event. You may also tweet your questions during the event to @spshoptalk as well via the live meeting.
    This ShopTalk will also include February's:
    Panelist Spotlight - "Tips and Tricks" featuring analyst and user experience consultant, Chris Poteet who will present and demo:
    A Sample Translation of Existing Content in SharePoint Information Architecture
    We will take a look at a fictional and simple example of things to consider when moving content from disparate sources into SharePoint. In this example we will look at a folder hierarchy on a shared drive and considering information requirements turn that into SharePoint information architecture to maximize the capabilities for information management provided by SharePoint.
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  • DC ALT.NET - Introduction to Razor
    Thursday, February 24, 2011 7:00 PM, Alexandria, VA
    Learn the process, advantages and mindset that go into developing applications using Razor. Walkthrough existing Razor applications developed using WebMatrix and Visual Studio 2010. Learn how to leverage the power of Razor to better organize (layout) of the components that make your MVC web application
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  • NOVA SQL User Group Meeting
    Monday, February 28, 2011 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    Title: SQL MCM Certification (Live Meeting)
    Abstract: Joe will be giving an in-depth talk on the SQL MCM Certification program. He'll discuss how the SQL MCM Certification program format use to look and how it looks today. He'll also describe the benefits of a SQL MCM Certification and how to prepare for it.
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  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Launch Event
    Wednesday, March 02, 2011 6:00 PM, Virginia Beach, VA
    Come learn how your organization can reach unparalleled levels of effectiveness with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. You’ll see first-hand how the fluent Microsoft Office user experience will save employees time and increase adoption. You’ll learn how you can get insightful and actionable dashboard data; and how business connections, team management and process collaboration are built right into the system!
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  • SharePoint-as-a-Development-Platform in Federal Government
    Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:00 AM, Reston, VA
    Join us for a day of exploring SharePoint-as-a-Development-Platform. First we will examine some real world Federal SharePoint development projects looking at both business and technical details. From there, will take a developers tour into the SharePoint Development Platform and demonstrate how you can quickly build custom SharePoint applications leveraging the project templates, designers, and packaging tools within Visual Studio 2010. Finally, we will explore how to streamline your SharePoint development projects with the use of Team Foundation Server (TFS) for all of your Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) activities.
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