PDC ’10 Viewing Parties In NYC, Philly, and Atlanta – 10/28/2010

PDCLogo The Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2010 is happening next week out in Redmond, Wa.  This is the first time the event has been held on the Microsoft campus.  If you’ve ever been to a PDC before, then you know it is where Microsoft shares its developer platform’s futures.  This year’s PDC promises an exciting look at the next generation of Cloud Services, Client & Devices, and Framework & Tools.

PDC 2010 has been SOLD OUT for while now.  So we know not everyone can get a chance to go to Redmond.  That’s why the PDC is offering live streaming of the entire conference, including the keynotes AND breakout sessions. 


Watch It Via Live Broadcast at a Microsoft Office

We’re going to be hosting local PDC 2010 viewing parties in the Microsoft offices in New York City, Philly area, and Atlanta area on October 28th, 2010.  You could watch the PDC at home or alone in your cube at work, but why not come out and catch the conference with fellow developers locally in your area!  It’ll be a great opportunity for networking and sharing thoughts on the conference with your peers.  Plus, there’ll be food and some goodies too!  Rachel Appel & I will be hanging out at the NYC party all day.

Since the event is taking place on the west coast, the streaming party will start around noon and run into the evening here on the east coast.  Check out the agenda below, and then register for the city of your choice using the links at the end of this post.

PDC 2010 Viewing Party Agenda



Welcome & Registration

11:30 AM-Noon

Live Stream Keynote & Lunch

12:00pm - 2:00pm


2:00pm - 2:30pm

Live Stream Session #1

2:30pm - 3:30pm


3:30pm - 4:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Food

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Live Stream Session #2 OR

Open Space OR Local Panel of Experts. Who knows?! It’ll be good, though!!

5:00pm - 6:00pm


6:00pm - 6:15pm

Live Stream Session #3 OR

Open Space OR Local Panel of Experts. Again, who knows?!!

6:15pm - 7:15pm


7:15pm - 7:30pm

Live Stream Session #4 OR

Open Space OR Local Panel of Experts. You have to come to find out!

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Let Us Know Your Coming!!!

Please register for the city you plan on joining us in so we can let the security folks know you’re coming, as well as make sure there’s the right amount of food.




Please share this with your friends & co-workers you think would benefit from attending. Rachel Appel & I hope to see you on October 28 in NYC!

Update: The registration site originally listed 10am-3:30pm for the event time.  The PDC streaming times in THIS post are accurate.  The PDC stream starts at 12 noon and we’ll be there through 8:30pm.  There will also be an optional live session in the morning delivered by the local Visual Studio Tools Specialist team. Feel free to come by earlier at 9:30am and join us for that.  The registration site may take a little while before it is updated to reflect the actual time we’ll be there (from 9:30am-8:30pm). Thanks for understanding!

Comments (3)

  1. Lenny says:

    Peter, I tried to sign up via pdc10 website and it says New York registration (8:30am – 3:30pm) is full. However, I found this blog and it says 12pm – 8:30pm. I'm confused, there seem to be different batch of time schedule. I was able to register to the link you posted here (12pm-8:30pm), but I am planning to go there at 9:30am. Just scared that I will get denied entrance to the event. Any updates the NYC event? Thanks.

  2. Hi Lenny,

    There were originally two separate events set up for different customers. However, it's all open now. While we're still advertising the stream from noon-830, you can come earlier if you'd like, even if you signed up with the link in this post for the 12-830 event.  Rachel Appel will be doing a live talk on Web Matrix at 10am ahead of the keynote.


  3. Lenny says:

    Awesome! Thanks for the quick reply. See you guys there!

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