There are so many great events coming up in Canada, I wanted to list some of them here, so you don’t miss out!

TechDays isn’t your only opportunity to get out and learn about the latest technologies from experts. We hold a number of smaller events throughout the year, and we also sponsor and present at other great events organized by experts across Canada. There is a lot happening in April and May, I am probably missing a few events so if you know of something I missed please comment on this blog post and share!

Victoria ,BC

DevTeach Community Event

Two fantastic presenters bring you some great content. Richard Campbell, MVP and host of DotNetRocks shares Ten Web Performance Tuning Tricks. Medhat Elmasry, BCIT instructor and president of .netBC user group helps you learn how to use Microsoft OData.

When: Thursday April 5th, 2012, two choices of time slot 3PM or 6PM

Cost: FREE

Vancouver, BC

Windows 8 Camp 

A Windows 8 Camp is a free, two-day event where developers and designers will discover HANDS-ON how to build their first Metro Style App for Windows 8. At these camps, we’ll also share the next steps on how to get Windows 8 apps out there!

When: April 3 & 4, 2012

Cost: Free

TechFest 2012 

If you are a developer, the fact Scott Gu is doing the keynote may be enough to get you here alone. But above and beyond that there is lots of great content too! Windows Phone, Windows Azure, .NET Debugging tools, DotNetNuke, Joomla, Windows Server 8, database and design content as well! Several members of the Canada’s Evangelism team will be there: Jonathan Rozenblit, Thomas Lewis, and Paul Laberge. Check it out!

When: April 28th, 2012

Cost: $50, $25 for students

DevTeach, MobileTeach, RubyTeach, SQLTeach

What’s do you want to learn? mobile development? ALM in Visual Studio 11, database content like T-SQL with guru Itzik Ben-Gan, SharePoint development? The combined experience and knowledge of the speakers at this event ensure everyone will have the opportunity to learn something new to take back and apply. Say hi to Thomas Lewis from our Canadian Evangelism team when you go.

When: May 28th – June 1st, 2012 (including pre and post conference workshops)

Ottawa, ON

Ottawa IT Camp

With 5 tracks including a track dedicated to Windows 8, there is content here for any geek: SQL Server 2012, SCCM 2012, ASP .NET MVC 4, SharePoint coding, C# ASync. Presenters include Hockey Geek Girl (aka Susan Ibach) from the Microsoft Evangelist team, Arnold Gagnon and Mohamed Sharaf, Premier Field Engineers for Microsoft Canada, Microsoft MVPs Colin Melia, Colin Smith, Jean-Rene Roy, Joel Hebert, and Islam Gomaa

When: Saturday April 14th, 2012 9 AM

Cost: $25

Toronto, ON

Windows 8 Camp 

A Windows 8 Camp is a free, two-day event where developers and designers will discover HANDS-ON how to build their first Metro Style App for Windows 8. At these camps, we’ll also share the next steps on how to get Windows 8 apps out there!

April 16 & 17, 2012

Cost: Free

The Lord of TFS – At the movies event

ObjectSharp presents an At the Movies event where you can learn about the new Microsoft developer tools for 2012. Visual Studio 11,  Metro on Windows 8 and Windows Phone, TFS and Test Manager. Last year’s event sold out, so register soon! Good you get me one of those posters if you go? I need one of those!

When: May 1, 2012 9AM –Noon

 

 

Montreal, QU

Windows 8 Camp 

A Windows 8 Camp is a free, two-day event where developers and designers will discover HANDS-ON how to build their first Metro Style App for Windows 8. At these camps, we’ll also share the next steps on how to get Windows 8 apps out there!

April 10 & 11, 2012

Cost: Free