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April 29-May 3, 2024 Swissôtel Chicago Chicago, IL
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Powerful Training for the Enterprise Developer

VSLive! Developer Conference has been training and inspiring developers, software architects, engineers, and designers like you since 1993. As technology continues its rapid, endless march toward the future, we hope you will join us in Chicago, IL this April and let us help you grow, succeed, and truly thrive. VSLive! Chicago offers five days of unbiased and cutting-edge education on the .NET Microsoft Platform. Sharpen your skills in Microsoft Visual Studio 2022, ASP.NET Core, .NET 7/8, Generative AI, MAUI, JavaScript, TypeScript, Azure, Blazor, modern data warehouse technology, and more. Overall, our speakers will answer your questions with practical guidance on native client development, Web, database, and so much more.

Join us at VSLive! Chicago to go beyond blogs and dated, web-based content to enjoy a live experience where you get to ask questions in real-time and engage directly with other experts and peers.

The agenda will be announced in December 2023 – stay tuned for details!

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5 Day Conference Package
$2,775 Thru 3/1
Standard Rate: $3,175
4 Day Conference Package
$2,275 Thru 3/1
Standard Rate: $2,675
3 Day Conference Package
$1,775 Thru 3/1
Standard Rate: $2,175

Hotel Packages + Team Discounts + Additional Labs/Workshops Available

What People Are Saying About Visual Studio Live!

"Learning the latest and greatest stuff from industry experts will allow me to come up with new directions to find solutions for our business and technology challenges."
— Ritesh Salot, Netsmart Technologies

"This is my first VSLive! event. I would love to return again next year because I feel like I've learned a lot and have really benefited from the opportunity to network with professionals interested in the same things I am."
— Marcel Mensah

"I have loved learning about all of the latest offerings in the Visual Studio ecosystem from experts in the field. All of the sessions provided candid information about what is new and what is coming, but it never felt like a sales pitch."
— Katie Gray, The University of Texas at Austin

"This conference has done a great job of getting attendees to mingle and network. I've enjoyed the talks but the social aspects of this conference has been great. I've met a lot of great people and hope to see them at future conferences.
— Timothy Franzke, Ascend Learning

"I have learned a lot about Azure, VSTS, DevOps and ML from this event. I am planning to implement DevOps using Visual Studio Team Services for my organization."
— Chinmay Trivedi, Essar Steel Algoma Inc.


*Schedule subject to change as sessions and speakers are selected.


April 29, 2024

  • Pre-Conference Hands-On Labs

    9:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • Mix & Mingle @ VSLive!

    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


April 30, 2024

  • Breakout Sessions

    8:00 am – 9:15 am

  • Breakout Sessions

    9:30 am – 10:45 am

  • Keynote

    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

  • Welcome Reception

    4:15 pm – 5:30 pm


May 1, 2024

  • Breakout Sessions

    8:00 am – 9:15 am

  • Breakout Sessions

    9:30 am – 10:45 am

  • General Session

    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Fast Focus Sessions

    1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

  • Fast Focus Sessions

    2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

  • Evening Event

    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


May 2, 2024

  • Breakout Sessions

    8:00 am – 9:15 am

  • Breakout Sessions

    9:30 am – 10:45 am

  • Breakout Sessions

    11:00 am – 12:15 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    2:45 pm – 4:00 pm


May 3, 2024

  • Post-Conference Workshops

    8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Hands-On Labs

Visual Studio Live! Chicago offers three instructor-led, pre-conference Hands-On Labs. Get intensive in-depth training to complete your conference experience.

Plan Your Chicago Experience Today

Code by day and explore the Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Magnificent Shopping, Theaters, and Museums at night to take full advantage of your Visual Studio Live! Chicago experience.

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