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Proposed MDEC Australia Agenda

Proposed MDEC Australia Agenda

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We're well into the planning phases for MDEC2005 in Melbourne (June 20) and Sydney (June 22). Here's almost the final agenda for the day. What I'd like is a sanity check. Have I missed anything obvious, is there too much of anything? Feedback apprectaied either via contact me or via the comments engine.

Time Track 1 Track 2
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:30 Keynote
10:30 - 11:10 Break and divide room into 2 tracks
11:10 - 12:25 A Platform on the Move: The .NET Compact Framework* Introduction to Windows Embedded
12:25 - 13:15 Lunch with Sponsor sessions
13:15 - 14:25 Introduction to Managed Development for Devices with Visual Studio 2005* Building Trustworthy Windows XP Embedded Devices
14:25 - 15:40 Developing High Performance Applications with the .NET Compact Framework What's New with MapPoint Web Service 4.0?*
15:40 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:15 New Managed Messaging, State, and Notification APIs in Windows Mobile SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition : The Evolution of SQL Server CE

* Local speaker

  • <p>Andrew Coates has listed the <a href="">session list</a>for the MEDC in Sydney, and I must say its a let down.</p><p>I mean enough of the "Introduction" sessions ... we cant we get so
  • Hi James - yep - it's tough to condense the 155 sessions at the US MEDC down to the 8 we can deliver in Melbourne and Sydney. The philosophy we used was that it was important not to exclude folks not yet doing serious mobile development. I must admit we agonised over the level of sessions to deliver, but decided in the end to go for making the content accessible to as many developers as possible. I would love to be able to run more in-depth sessions on mobile development. There will, I think, be some at TechEd (see and perhaps we could do some more at the next CodeCampOz.


  • <p>Last night I gave a talk to the <a href="">Sydney Windows Mobile User Group</a>about the new features coming up v2.0 and Visual Studio 2005. A lot of people have asked for more intro stuff, which I guess made my last <a href="http:
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