The Fun Stuff

Mix & Mingle @ VSLive!
Monday, August 7th

This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Join us to mix and mingle with other conference attendees and speakers for a casual no-host mixer. Enjoy light appetizers provided by VSLive! while you get to know your fellow attendees and take in the exciting San Diego views. Everyone is responsible for their own beverages.

San Diego Waterfront Welcome Reception
Tuesday, August 8th

Join us on the lawn to enjoy panoramic views of the San Diego Bay and celebrate being in sunny Southern California and the start of Visual Studio Live! Attend the welcome reception held on the Sheraton Eventide Gardens to enjoy sunshine, drinks, snacks, games, and music while you relax, unwind, and network with fellow attendees, exhibitors, and speakers after a long day of learning.

Take advantage of the famous San Diego weather to play lawn games like Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Ladder Toss and Corn Hole with new friends. Take in views of the bay and the enjoy the beach vibes with our musical entertainment.

Table Topic Lunch
Wednesday, August 9th

Join other attendees at lunch to share ideas, talk about the issues of the day, and maybe solve a few. While you enjoy lunch, you can find and connect with other like-minded people at tables designated for certain languages, technologies, and interests.

We will also have designated speaker tables - noted with the speakers’ name. Join your favorite speaker for a lunchtime discussion or to follow up on any questions from a session.

VSLive! San Diego Sunset Harbor Cruise
Wednesday, August 9th, 6:15 – 8:30pm
Pre-registration & $20 Confirmation Fee Required

Come see the sights, sunset, and skyline of San Diego aboard the VSLive! harbor tour. Relax while you enjoy a fully-narrated tour of the sights of San Diego by water, view the Coronado Bridge, take a look at the US Naval fleet, hopefully spot the harbor’s resident sea lions, and enjoy it all as the sun sets over the water. Our expert guide will entertain you with local insights and panoramic views that connect San Diego’s past, present, and future. Light appetizers are included and beverages are available for purchase.