Visual Studio Live! Washington, D.C. 2014 - Events

The Fun Stuff: Visual Studio Live! Washington, D.C. Events
Your attendance at Visual Studio Live! Washington, D.C. is about learning from your peers as well as the experts; make the most of your time with us and add these events to your itinerary!

Dine-A-Round Dinner
Monday, October 6, 6:45pm – 9:00 p.m.

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 capital area. This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Groups can break into smaller groups based on where everyone wants to dine and head off to dinner. Everyone is responsible for their own dinner.

Welcome Reception
Tuesday, October 7 – 4:15 – 5:45 p.m.

All conference attendees are invited to celebrate the start of Visual Studio Live! Washington, D.C. at the Welcome Reception.  Join us to network with fellow conference attendees and speakers, enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and participate in the conference raffle.

Birds of a Feather Lunch
Wednesday, October 8, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Plumb the knowledge and experience of your colleagues, conference speakers and exhibitors by participating in one of the BoF Tables discussions. These tables are designated with a sign and seating is on a first-come basis. There will be a wide variety of topics including:

Birds of a Feather Table Topics:

  • ASP.NET (Web Forms, MVC)
  • WPF / Silverlight
  • Visual Studio
  • Languages (VB, C#, JavaScript)
  • ALM
  • SharePoint and Office
  • LINQ, Entity Framework, ADO.NET
  • Services (WCF, Web API, OData)
  • .NET
  • Windows Azure
  • Mobile Development
  • LightSwitch
  • HTML5/IE 10/Typescript
  • Windows 8.1/WinRT apps


Visual Studio Live! Monuments by Moonlight Tour
Wednesday, October 8, 6:45 – 9:45 p.m.
Pre-registration & $10 Confirmation Fee Required

Join Visual Studio Live!’s Monuments by Moonlight Tour and see the best of our nation’s capital as it is illuminated at night! The tour will view the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian Institution Museums that adorn the National Mall. Participants will also be able to walk onto the National Mall and experience the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, and the Jefferson Memorial, time permitting. You’ll see the city in a whole new light on this 3-hour tour led by a tour guide.

Space is limited and reservations will be on a first come, first serve basis.