What: Things You Need to Know Before Building XNA Games for Windows Phone. "So you have a cool idea for a game. This session covers some of the less obvious things you will need to know to turn your idea into reality using XNA Game Studio for Windows Phone. Topics include how to choose the best orientation and resolution, how game content differs from typical productivity or web applications, how to deal with tombstoning, speed up load times, and how to proceed if you are interested in getting access to Xbox LIVE on the phone."
Where: http://www.microsoftpdc.com/, in the Client & Devices channel. "This year’s groundbreaking PDC event will include live streaming of the keynotes, as well as concurrent live streaming of sessions. If you can’t join the live stream, you can still watch the video on-demand, or download all the content within 24 hours of live recording. The online event is free; no registration is required to join the live or on-demand stream."
When: Friday October 29, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (PDT)
Why: There will be cats!!!