Live! at Visual Studio Live!

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News & Updates

  • Speakers Just Added

    Scott Hanselman, Scott Hunter, Jeff Levinson, and Harry Pierson lead the growing list of Microsoft Insiders speaking at Visual Studio Live! Redmond.

  • eBrochure Available

    Download the Redmond eBrochure today for detailed information on every session, speaker, workshop, pricing and more!

  • Meet the Co-Chairs

    Brian Randell joins Andrew Brust and Rockford Lhotka to co-chair Visual Studio Live! Redmond in 2015, bringing you in-depth content, exceptional speakers and a blockbuster agenda.

  • Knowledge from the Source

    Get better at what's available, and get ready for what's coming. We delve deep into the topics that matter most in your world today, covering practical knowledge, fundamentals, new technologies, and futures.

  • Content Branded for You

    At Visual Studio Live!, we have a 22 year (and counting!) history of being THE trusted source for premier developer training. Focused content on what you care about the most is what we do best.

  • Home-Grown Heroes

    Our speakers are experts in their field. Visual Studio Live! gives you the opportunity to not only learn from them in-session, but to also have unparalleled access to them during the week.

  • Experience the Evergreen State!

    The classically beautiful Hyatt Regency Bellevue will be the host hotel for Visual Studio Live! Redmond. Learn on Campus by day, and soak in all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer by night.

  • Have Some Fun

    Visual Studio Live! gives you countless opportunities to network with your fellow attendees at meals, evening events, and special networking sessions.


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Monday, August 10, 2015

Pre-Conference Workshops

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch @ The Mixer – Microsoft Store & Visitor Center

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops Continued

2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Dine Around

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Opening Keynote

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakout Sessions

9:45 am – 11:00 am

11:15 am – 12:30 pm


12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Welcome Reception

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 12, 2015


8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakout Sessions

9:15 am – 10:30 am

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Birds-of-a-Feather Lunch

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Evening Event

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Breakout Sessions

8:00 am – 9:15 am

9:30 am – 10:45 am

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch @ The Mixer – Microsoft Store & Visitor Center

12:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Friday, August 14, 2015

Post-Conference Workshops

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Why Visual Studio Live!?

Check out this video to hear from the speakers and your peers why Visual Studio Live! is a must-attend event.

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Always a great selection of cutting-edge technologies. The speakers are excellent… Sample code is always excellent. -- Aaron Olds, Wellerd
Lots of topics and info, most of it very applicable! Staff and speakers are all friendly and helpful. This was my first Visual Studio Live! and I had a blast. I now intend to show up for many years to come! -- Collin O'Connor, WR Medical Electronics Company
I am able to take information back to my company that is immediately useful. Plus, I learned about new tech that I had not heard of before. -- William Howell, Rollins Inc.
Great overview of different technologies with enough depth to determine best approach for my customers. -- James Raeford, Sevatec, Inc.


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