I have left Microsoft and this blog is no longer under my control. All of the content should remain for some time however and any new updates can be found at http://davedev.net.
-Dave, September 2013
9:00 AM–10:30 AM Introduction to Azure
Hear about key problems that cloud computing is solving and how these services fit into the Microsoft cloud computing initiatives. Learn about the pillars of the platform, its service lifecycle, and see how they fit with both Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies.
10:45 AM –12:15 PM Azure Storage
Modern services need available, scalable and durable data in many forms, including both structured and unstructured data. This session presents blob, table and queue storage services and the APIs for manipulating and querying data.
12:15 – 1:15 PM “Working Lunch” – Putting it together – Building a simple Azure Application
This session goes beyond the "Hello World" development experience, giving best practices across common tasks for serious service developers. These tasks include logging, debugging, deployment, management, and maintenance of individual services.
1:30–2:00 PM Azure Services (Service Bus, Workflow Services)
Learn how to use the service bus in the Microsoft .NET Services to address difficult connectivity, security, and discoverability issues. See how simple it is to use cloud-based workflow services to run business processes in the cloud as well as perform orchestration across on-premises and cloud services while running workflows in an environment that scales automatically.
2:15–3:45 PM Azure Services (Access Control Service)
Learn how to manage access control to the ServiceBus, Workflow, and Data Services via the Access Control Service. This session illustrates the access control capabilities of these services, and several common patterns for building your application securely using the .NET Services, access control service.
4:00–5:30 PM Introduction to Live Services
Learn how you can use the Live Framework within web (ASP.NET) and client (.NET Framework) applications to integrate with various Live Services. See how to get started, integrate exciting new capabilities into your app, and target unique new scenarios that reach new users.
Registration is free but seating is limited. Check out the events site for more details.