Microsoft Public Sector Developer Conference – Seattle, WA – January 16, 2008

On behalf of Microsoft, I invite you to the Public Sector Developer conference in Seattle, WA on January 16, 2008. Please read on for agenda and registration information


ACTION REQUESTED: Please register today as space is limited!! 

Conference Title

 Microsoft Public Sector Developer Conference



Port of Seattle

Commission Chambers

2711 Alaskan Way

Seattle, WA 98121


Date & Time

January 16, 2008 9:00AM – 4:00 PM PST


About the Conference

We invite you to join us for a day of developer-oriented technical sessions, featuring Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Windows Communication Foundation. These exciting technologies enable entirely new types of applications to be built in record time. You will learn to leverage the Microsoft Office Platform to build custom applications with VSTO, create and integrate workflows into everyday applications using Windows Workflow Foundation. Modern applications operate on data in several different forms: Relational tables, XML documents, and in-memory objects. Each of these domains can have profound differences in semantics, data types, and capabilities, and much of the complexity in today’s applications is the result of these mismatches. The session on LINQ+LINQ to SQL explains how Visual Studio 2008 aims to unify the programming models through LINQ capabilities in C# and Visual Basic, a strongly typed data access framework, and an innovative Application Programming Interface (API) for manipulating and querying XML. We also have a 90 minute Q&A session at the end for any Microsoft developer technology related questions that you might have. You can also email your questions to prior to the event and the speakers will make every effort to answer your Microsoft developer technology related questions during this session.

These sessions will target Developers, Architects and Web Designers be very much demonstration oriented, and will be delivered by seasoned developers with experience in Government and Public Sector. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself amidst these exciting new technologies!

Who Should Attend

Developers, Architects and technical managers who wish to get an early look at the next advancement in Software Development. 

Registration Information: Click here  

The Agenda








What's New in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow (WF) in Visual Studio 2008 & the .NET Framework 3.5?

Marc Schweigert





Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Tools for Office 2007 (VSTO)

Joel Reyes





Introduction to LINQ + LINQ to SQL

Marc Schweigert


Ask the Experts – Question & Answer

Marc Schweigert, Joel Reyes


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