The Fun Stuff

Visual Studio Live! Events & Activities

Your attendance at Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas is about learning from your peers as well as the experts; make the most of your time with us and add these exciting events and activities to your itinerary!

Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22

Continental breakfast will be served each morning of the conference allowing you more time to meet and mingle with your peers.

Tuesday, April 19, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Plumb the knowledge and experience of your colleagues by sitting at one of the Birds-of-a-Feather tables at lunch. These tables are designated with a sign and seating is on a first-come basis.

Visual Studio Live! BOF Topics:

  • ASP.NET (Ajax, jQuery, MVC)
  • Silverlight/ WPF
  • SQL Server
  • ALM
  • SharePoint
  • LINQ, Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services
  • WCF, WF and AppFabric
  • .Net 4.0/VB 10/C# 4.0
  • Cloud Computing (Windows Azure & Live Mesh)
  • Mobile Development
  • Visual Studio LightSwitch
  • HTML 5/IE 9

Tuesday, April 19, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Join some of your favorite speakers for an evening of contacts, cocktails and conversation. This stimulating event will provide an opportunity to interact, exchange ideas and socialize in a casual atmosphere while enjoying the creations of I-Bar’s talented mixologists. This is a “no-host” event but attendees will receive a 2 for 1 drink voucher upon arrival at I-Bar.

At I-Bar, the ultralounge at the heart of Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, you've never seen tables like this. Tables feature Microsoft Surface, a unique tabletop computing device with a 30-inch touch-responsive screen. With Microsoft Surface you can flirt with other loungers, order drinks, watch YouTube videos, play games against other guests, and even take a virtual tour of Las Vegas!

Confirmed speakers include: Robert Green, Torsten Grabs, Joe Marini, Philip Japikse, Ben Hoelting, Marcel de Vries, Miguel Castro, Billy Hollis, Christian Weyer, Dominick Baier, Lucien Wischik and Rockford Lhotka.

WILD WEDNESDAY WITH DEVOPALOOZA - Sponsored by Syncfusion, Inc.
Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Wild Wednesday is your chance to unwind with drinks and snacks while you join your fellow attendees and speakers for a highly-informal—if not irreverent—but educational and fun evening—and get the chance to win great raffle prizes.

In addition to a fun and educational program, join us for Visual Studio Live!’s Devopalooza! Play along with three teams of contestants for a Technology Quiz Show! We’ll have three teams of Visual Studio Live! attendees and speakers competing head-to-head. Think you’re smarter than the experts? Play along with the contestants on-stage, you’ll be able to watch the game unfold from the audience while playing along, just don’t shout out the answers like you do at home.

Syncfusion, Inc. is the official Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas Wild Wednesday with Devopalooza Sponsor.

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