Monday, September 30
Join other conference attendees and speakers for a casual, no-host dinner and make a few new friends while enjoying the fun and delicious restaurants in the Gaslamp District of downtown San Diego. This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Attendees can break into smaller groups based on where everyone wants to dine and head off to dinner. Everyone is responsible for their own drinks and dinner.
Tuesday, October 1
All conference attendees are invited to celebrate the start of Visual Studio Live! San Diego at the Welcome Reception. Join us in the expo area to network with fellow conference attendees and speakers, talk with the event sponsors, enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and participate in the conference raffle.
Birds of a Feather Lunch
Wednesday, October 2
Enjoy lively lunchtime discussions by joining one of our table topic conversations. Tables will have a designated topic to help start discussions and interact with your fellow attendees. You may even learn a new trick or two or some great tips to take back to the office.
We will also have designated speaker tables - noted with the speaker’s name. Join your favorite speaker for a lunchtime discussion or just to ask questions or clarify anything from their sessions.
VSLive!'s City Lights at Night Trolley Tour
Wednesday, October 2
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Pre-registration & $10 Confirmation Fee Required
See San Diego’s famous sights illuminated at night as you hop aboard Old Town Trolley Tour’s City Lights Night Tour for a picturesque evening you won’t forget! You’ll take in breathtaking views of the city and cruise past notable landmarks, experiencing them like you never have before.
Your 90 minute night tour journey explores the Gaslamp Quarter, famed for its vibrant nightlife, bright lights, and Victorian architecture. We’ll then make our way to Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the US, where it’s transformed at night by stunning buildings, fountains, and statues glowing bright. Then we will head to the top of Coronado Bridge for more spectacular sights, including the lights coming in from Tijuana, Mexico, the bay, and downtown San Diego. We’ll then travel to Coronado’s Ferry Landing for a 20-minute stop to take in the stunning beauty of the San Diego city skyline. Lastly we’ll check out the Embarcadero’s bayfront views. You’ll see the Historic County Administration Building, Maritime Museum’s Star of India, the USS Midway Museum, Seaport Village, The Headquarters, and the Navy’s aircraft carriers from across the bay.
At the end of the tour, you’re invited to visit the Top of the Hyatt for 50% off all wines and enjoy more breathtaking floor-to-ceiling panoramic views of San Diego at the top of the tallest waterfront hotel on the west coast.