Visual Studio Live! Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations for Visual Studio Live! Orlando, part of Live! 360, is now open

Presentations are due: Friday, March 27, 2015 5:00 PM PST

Submit your proposals here:

Visual Studio Live! (November 16-20, 2015 at the Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida) provides real-world, practical information and training to attendees with the cutting-edge techniques needed to solve development challenges with existing Microsoft products, shipping or soon-to-be shipping technologies compatible with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio.

Visual Studio Live! invites you to submit proposals for our upcoming event that are suited to our educational foci, including (but not limited to):

ALM / DevOps

  • Visual Studio Premium/Ultimate features
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Online services (e.g. Visual Studio Online, GitHub)
  • Continuous Delivery / Release Management
  • Team development
  • Software Practices and Process
  • Quality and testing related

User Experience / Design / NUI

  • User Experiences
  • User Interface Design
  • Natural User Interfaces
  • Wearable User Interfaces
  • Responsive Design for web and mobile
  • Universal App Design (more than one screen / large screens)
  • Data Presentation and visualization

Visual Studio / .NET

  • Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015 features
  • New C#/VB language features
  • Async development techniques
  • Cross platform .NET on Linux, OS X, etc.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) development using Visual Studio

Windows Client (Windows 8.1 & 10/WinRT, WPF)

  • WPF and WinRT (Universal/UAP) applications with .NET + XAML
  • Building applications with Azure and WinRT
  • Side-loading LOB applications to Windows 8.x, Windows 10
  • .NET Native compiler for WinRT/UAP

Mobile Client and Devices

  • Xamarin development
    • Xamarin native for iOS, Android
    • Xamarin.Forms
  • iOS native development
  • Android development
  • Wearables
  • Mobile Web
    • Responsive web design
    • Cordova development in Visual Studio
    • Other HTML mobile tool/framework (e.g. PhoneGap) development
    • Smartphone, tablet, and touch-based HTML5 development
    • Chrome app development
  • Bandwidth optimization and other mobile client concepts
  • Managing push notifications
  • SqlLite and offline data
  • Windows Phone Development
    • Universal applications (WinRT/UAP)
    • Xamarin.Forms
  • Internet of Things (IoT) programming on embedded devices

JavaScript/HTML5 Client

  • Single-page application development
  • Programming
    • Angular and other JavaScript UI frameworks
    • Client-side build and package management
      (e.g. Grunt, npm, yo, gulp, bower)
    • node.js and other server-side frameworks
    • TypeScript, AtScript
    • Offline apps and database storage (e.g. SqlLite)
    • Extensions to ECMAScript/JavaScript
    • Calling services via AJAX
  • Design
    • Core HTML5: newer concepts, tags, and enhancements to old ones
    • CSS 3
    • CSS animations
    • Rich media in HTML5 with the audio and video tags
    • 2D drawing/animation the canvas tag and SVG


  • ASP.NET 5
  • Web Forms
  • Visual Studio Web developer tooling (built-in, add-ons, testing)
  • Developing ASP.NET applications for non-Windows servers

Cloud Computing

  • Includes cloud, server and messaging technologies
  • Windows Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine
  • Windows Azure new features and Marketplace offerings
  • WCF
  • Internet of Things (IoT) development using Azure and ISS

Submit your proposals here:

To be added to the Visual Studio Live! Call for Presentations notification list, email Danielle Potts at