Attendee Resources

The Attendee Resources below contain conference related information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Visual Studio Live! by e-mail at [email protected]regon.edu.

Onsite Registration
Your badge is your admission ticket to Visual Studio Live! Redmond. Badges may be picked up at registration beginning Sunday, August 17 during early registration. Badges will not be mailed. Upon registering for the event you will receive a registration confirmation email. A few days prior to the event you will receive a reminder confirmation. Print out the confirmation and bring it with you to registration.

Early registration will be available on Sunday evening, August 17, from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Avoid the lines on Monday morning and register early on Sunday evening.

The registration counter will be open at the Microsoft Conference Center* during the following hours:

Monday

August 18

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday

August 19

7:30 am – 6:30 pm

Wednesday

August 20

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday

August 21

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Friday

August 22

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

*The Microsoft Conference Center does not open until 7:00 am

Shuttle Bus Routes and Schedule

Daily Shuttle Schedule
Visual Studio Live! will provide daily complimentary shuttle transportation between the Hyatt Regency Bellevue and the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) during the times below and will depart every 15 - 20 minutes. Please allow extra time during peak traffic periods.

Monday, August 18

6:45 am - 10:00 am

Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)

11:45 am - 3:00 pm

Shuttles between the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) and the Microsoft Commons Mixer (Building 98A)

5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Tuesday, August 19

7:15 am - 10:00 am

Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Wednesday, August 20

7:15 am - 10:00 am

Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Thursday, August 21

7:15 am - 10:00 am

Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)

11:45 am - 2:45 pm

Shuttles between the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) and the Microsoft Commons Mixer (Building 98A)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Friday, August 22  

7:15 am - 11:15 am

Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Parking at Microsoft Conference Center
Complimentary parking is available in the parking garages below and adjacent to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33). You will need to know your license number for registration.

Parking at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue*
Self-parking is $25 per day for Sunday night through Thursday night stays. Friday and Saturday night stays are complimentary (8pm Friday until 12am Sunday). Valet Parking at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue is $28 per day.

*parking prices subject to change without notice

Attire
There is no particular dress code for Visual Studio Live! Redmond; however, general business casual attire is acceptable. The temperature in the session rooms may vary, so be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket. We recommend wearing layers.

Wireless Access
Conference attendees will have access to the Microsoft Conference Center wireless network during conference hours. The Network Name and Password will be listed in the event program and posted in the session rooms.

Conference Meals
A continental breakfast will be available each morning at the Microsoft Conference Center. Lunch will be available at the Microsoft Conference Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. On Monday and Thursday, each attendee will receive a pre-loaded “e-card” that can be used at all of the restaurants and coffee shops located in the Mixer building. These cards are the same as cash and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Cards will be distributed upon check-in. Shuttles will be available between the Conference Center and the Mixer on these days.

A variety of food and beverage choices will also be available at the Tuesday Exhibitor Reception and at the Lucky Strike Evening Out party on Wednesday.

Exhibit Hours

Access to the Visual Studio Live! Redmond exhibits is available for two days per the following schedule:

Tuesday, August 19
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibitor Reception

Wednesday, August 20
7:30 am – 3:15 pm
2:55 pm Exhibitor Raffle

Bag Check at the Microsoft Conference Center
We recommend you leave personal belongings at your hotel during the conference. A Bag Check will be available at the Microsoft Conference Center on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22.