If you are looking for a way to get up to speed on Vista and don't want to leave the comfort of your office then this event is for you.

On Friday, December 12, we are hosting a Windows Client FireStarter event at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond.   If you are a Developer or an IT Pro, you do not want to miss this event. 

You can stay for the whole session or log in for only the sessions you want to see


As another event in our ever-growing-in-popularity FireStarter event format, we welcome attendees in person (if you happen to be in Redmond), via simulcast (Live Meeting) or on demand, via download, at your leisure.

REGISTER to attend via Simulcast


December 12, 2008

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


We have a stellar line up of MS speakers to cover the following:






Session Name


8:15 – 8:30

Kick off

Mithun Dhar

8:30 – 9:30

Keynote/Why Vista!

Chris Henley

9:30 – 10:45

The Case of the Unexplained

Mark Russinovich

10:45 – 11:00



11:00 – 12:15

Building Differentiated UI Applications Using Composite WPF

Glenn BlockBob Brumfield & David Hill

12:15 – 1:00



1:00 – 2:00

Best Practices for Developing for Windows for Windows Standard User

Crispin Cowan

2:00 – 3:00

Windows Security and Bitlocker

Byron Hynes

3:00 – 3:15



3:15 – 4:00

(Windows 7 + Windows Server 2008 R2) Teaser Session

Byron Hynes

4:00 – 5:00

Windows for everyone!

Bruno Terkaly


Not familiar with FireStarter Events?


  • ·        Deep dive event on a single technology

  • ·        Unparalleled event experience  - available in-person and simulcast

  • ·        Excellent Microsoft speakers; all Subject Matter Experts in their field

  • ·        All content made available for viewing online after the event.  In person attendees will receive event kits upon departure.