Microsoft Canada will be hosting a series of individual application compatibility labs in Mississauga the last week of April.  I’ve included the full details below, including the registration link for partners to sign up.  Our intent is to visit other cities across Canada with this service but we are going to start with Mississauga as it’s free for me to book facility space at the head office.   Please be sure to email us at cdnwac@ microsoft.com to let us know if you are Microsoft partner interested in Windows Application Compatibility assistance but can’t make it to the Mississauga lab.  Based on demand I’ll be looking to take the lab to other cities across Canada.

Thanks,
Jamie Wakeam
Software Architect Advisor
Microsoft Canada

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Microsoft has launched an exciting program called the Windows 7 Remediation Workshop to assist our valued ISV Partners in ensuring application quality on Windows 7. We would like to extend an invitation to your company to participate in this half day event working with a dedicated consultant!

Location
This Windows 7 Remediation Workshop will be held at Microsoft Mississauga the week of April 27th – May 1st, 2009.
1950 Meadowvale Blvd
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8L9

Participation
Please bring your applications to be loaded on a secure Windows test platform in a private developer lab environment for testing and debugging application issues.  Dedicated consultants will be on hand to support participants in investigating application compatibility, and give architectural guidance.  Participants will have the opportunity to test their application for compatibility with the most recent publicly available version of Windows 7.  You will also receive valuable guidance on how to address compatibility issues discovered during testing. 

Registration
You can register for AM or PM sessions in the lab here http://www.msregistration.com/Win7Canada, and choosing any session from those outlined below.  This is a great opportunity to test your applications on Windows 7, but there is limited availability so be sure to register early to get your preferred time slot.

  1. MON 4/27:
    • 8am to 12pm
    • 1pm to 5pm
  2. TUES 4/28:
    • 8am to 12pm
    • 1pm to 5pm
  3. WED 4/29:
    • 8am to 12pm
    • 1pm to 5pm
  4. THURS 4/30:
    • 8am to 12pm
    • 1pm to 5pm
  5. FRI 5/1:
    • 8am to 12pm
    • 1pm to 5pm

Future Sessions
Can’t make it to Mississauga the week of April 27th? Let us know you are interested in having these workshops come to your Canadian city at a later date by emailing your interest to Canadian Windows Application Compatibility alias cdnwac@ microsoft.com. If we get enough interested companies from your city we’ll try our best to get a lab setup locally. Please let us know.

Best Regards,
Application Experience Team
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