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As one of the people behind TechDays, I have become a machine that turns caffeine into conferences:
Here are Dana Epp and John Bristowe chilling out in the speaker lounge:
At TechDays, we have a little post-mortem meeting at the end of each day to assess how the day went, what needs fixing, and to make notes for the next city.
TechDays Winnipeg wouldn’t been possible without our friends at Imaginet. Not only did they provide a large number of speakers (many of whom did more than one presentation), they also held an after party on the evening of Day 1. Here’s John Bristowe tearing up the dance floor playing Dance Craze – he’s making the “Superman” move to the tune Soulja Boy:
Here’s David Wesst talking about Visual Studio 2010 and web deployment:
Here’s the scene in the “Developing for Three Screens and the Cloud” track, where Aaron Kowall talked about Entity Framework 4:
Day 2 brought the second part of Mark Arteaga’s presentation on Windows Phone 7 development:
At the same time, Dave Harris presented on build automation with Visual Studio 2010:
The halls were busy with activity between sessions:
Here’s Damir Bersinic striking a rather Buddha-esque pose onstage at lunch:
Rick Claus did his usual excellent job MCing at lunch
Here’s D’Arcy Lussier practicing his Intimidating Luchador Look after his session on webforms and ASP.NET 4:
Francis Beaudet talked about making the best use of Expression Blend:
Aaron Kowall tossed T-shirts to people who correctly answered his pop quiz questions on web load testing:
Sitting at the back of the “Developing for Three Screens and the Cloud” room, these guys looked as if they were up to no good:
…but Jason The ignored them as he talked about SharePoint development for ASP.NET guys:
Final session of the final day! John Bristowe took the reins in the “Optimizing the Development Process” track with Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks:
While Evan Hutnick schooled the audience on ASP.NET MVC:
This article also appears in Global Nerdy.