Note: Cross posted from IUpdateable from Eric Nelson.
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A new community has popped onto my radar, created and delivered by James Burns, a top chap I have known for many, many years. The aim of the community is to foster dialogue between Architects and Senior Developers across Financial Services in the UK. The format of the first event is a mix of short high level presentations on hot topics that we hear across Financial Services and networking with a few drinks and canapés. It is free to attend for all Architects and Senior Developers. If you wish to attend please email James.Burns@microsoft.com. IMHO, worth a punt, if only for the free canapés and a change to network.

Time 6pm-8pm
Date Thursday 1st July

Location SQS UK,7 - 11 Moorgate, London EC2R 6AF (MAP)

Agenda

Welcome

The Microsoft Application Platform         20 Minutes      Jim Burns

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • AppFabric
  • SharePoint 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2

The .Net Framework                                      20 Minutes      Simon Thurman

  • What is the .Net Framework?

Microsoft Development Tools                    20 Minutes      Richard Erwin

  • Visual Studio 2010
  • Languages
  • Application Lifecycle Management

Discussion on topics for the next event