Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

  • TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: Game On Tour! - Malvern, PA
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:30 AM, Malvern, PA
    Touring this fall, the East Region TechNet team of John Baker, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and Yung Chou are bringing you a game plan of sessions that are sure to spike your productivity. From current tools and technologies to practical insights, there will be plenty of action for everyone! Topics include Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7; Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure; and DirectAccess with Windows 7. Free admission, complimentary breakfast and coffee, and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at the Microsoft Malvern office, Great Valley Corporate Center, Suite 210.
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  • Windows 7 compatibility Technical Seminar
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:00 AM, Reston, VA
    Windows 7 is important to all of us in the PC ecosystem, and US ISV team is striving to provide you with every resource we can to help you be confident supporting the platform. With that in mind, we’ve asked our Windows 7 specialist team fly into Reston, VA and be available 9/21. These architects are highly skilled in testing for compatibility as well as isolating, troubleshooting and resolving compatibility issues. We are offering multiple slots each day to accommodate your schedule and I urge you to take advantage of these free resources.
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  • MSDN Events Presents: The Mid-Atlantic Roadshow, Fall 2009 Tour - Malvern, PA
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:00 PM, Malvern, PA
    Join Microsoft Evangelists Dani Diaz and David Isbitski as they present a half day event packed full of great information for developers and architects. Learn about creating Rich Internet Applications using Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio, get the most out of your XAML based applications, and get a glimpse into how Microsoft is simplifying the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together ASP.NET and Silverlight. Free admission and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at the Microsoft Malvern office, Great Valley Corporate Center, Suite 210.
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  • Frederick .NET User Group Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 6:30 PM, Frederick, MD
    6:30 PM -7:00 PM Pizza/Social Networking/Announcements
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Main Topic: Refactoring, Patterns, new language features, code quality, and more! with Claudio Lassala, Command design pattern, Lambda Expressions, Extension Methods, fluent interfaces, refactoring, test-driven development, writing elegant code, and more. This session will cover a little bit of many things learned from projects I’ve been working on. We expect every attendee to learn a few tricks that can be applied immediately, and also to feel encouraged to go out and research more on whatever area appeals the most. Besides learning those things, we really hope attendees will start thinking and approaching their code in a different way.
    Bio: Claudio Lassala is a Senior Developer at EPS Software Corp. He has presented several lectures at Microsoft events such as PDC Brazil and various other Microsoft seminars, as well as several conferences and user groups across North America and Brazil. He is a multiple winner of the Microsoft MVP Award since 2001 (for Visual FoxPro in 2001-2002, and for C# every since), an INETA speaker, and also holds the MCSD for .NET certification. He has articles published on several magazines, such as MSDN Brazil Magazine, CoDe Magazine, UTMag, Developers Magazine, and FoxPro Advisor.
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  • Architecting an n-tier application for the Azure Platform
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    by Vishwas Lele (RD, MVP)
    In this session we will take an existing n-tier .NET application and discuss how it can be re-architected to take advantage of the Azure platform. Through several demonstrations and code walkthroughs, we will take a deep look into the key mechanisms enabled by the Azure Platform including - Web and Worker Role, Azure Storage, .NET Services and Azure Storage.
    Vishwas Lele is Chief Technology officer (.NET Technologies) at Applied Information Sciences, Inc, where he has worked for the last fourteen years. In his current role, he is responsible for assisting organizations in envisioning, designing, and implementing enterprise solutions that are based on the .NET technologies.
    Vishwas also serves as the Microsoft Regional Director for the Washington DC area. As a Microsoft endorsed expert, he is regularly consulted by clients for his insight and informed perspective on implementing .NET based solutions.
    A regular industry speaker and author, he has presented at a number industry conferences as well as community user groups.
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  • Windows 7 Compatibility Drop in Clinic
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:00 AM, Reston, VA
    Windows 7 is important to all of us in the PC ecosystem, and US ISV team is striving to provide you with every resource we can to help you be confident supporting the platform. With that in mind, we’ve asked our Windows 7 specialist team fly into Reston, VA and be available 9/23. These architects are highly skilled in testing for compatibility as well as isolating, troubleshooting and resolving compatibility issues. We are offering multiple slots each day to accommodate your schedule and I urge you to take advantage of these free resources.
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  • MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: The Dynamic Language Runtime in .NET 4
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 12:00 PM, Online
    In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Kevin Hazzard shows how new caching capabilities in the Microsoft .NET 4 framework can make your Ruby and Python code fly when running on the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR). Kevin illustrates the benefits of hybrid language application development and discusses writing dynamic types in C#. Your hosts for this geekSpeak are Glen Gordon and G. Andrew Duthie.
    The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast. To ask a question in advance of the live webcast, or for post-show resources, be sure to visit the geekSpeak blog.
    Guest Presenter: Kevin Hazzard, Architect/Lead Consultant, CapTech Ventures, Inc.
    Kevin Hazzard is currently a Microsoft Visual C# Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and a lead onsultant/architect for CapTech Ventures in Richmond, Virginia. He has served on the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and as an advisor to Virginia's Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS). While serving as a senior engineer in the Intel Architecture Lab, Kevin successfully authored patents and designed ciphers, protocols, and peer-to-peer networking components used by millions of users worldwide. Kevin has been writing software for 25 years and loves the art and science of his job as much today as he did in the very beginning.
    Kevin is a father to five, a husband to one, and a servant to many others. He speaks a bit of Portuguese and enjoys doing missionary work in South America. He also enjoys motorcycling, welding, hiking, etymology, bird-watching, and friendly discussions about world politics and history.
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  • Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Overview of Windows Azure, SQL Azure and .NET Services
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:00 PM, Reston, VA
    Join Vlad Vinogradsky, Microsoft Sr. Principal Architect Evangelist, for a demo focused session over dinner showing you the fundamentals of using Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and .NET Services.
    Windows Azure - Windows Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Windows Azure Platform. Windows Azure provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to host, scale, and manage Web applications on the Internet through Microsoft data centers.
    SQL Azure - Microsoft SQL Azure Database is a cloud-based relational database platform built on SQL Server technologies. With SQL Azure Database, you can easily provision and deploy relational database solutions to the cloud, and take advantage of a globally distributed data center that provides enterprise-class availability, scalability, and security with the benefits of built-in data protection, self-healing and disaster recovery.
    .NET Services - Microsoft .NET Services are web-based developer services that improve your business focus and market agility by making it simpler for Windows Azure apps & services and SQL Azure databases to connect and interoperate with your existing applications and databases. These services run on the Windows Azure platform, providing a Service Bus and an Access Control Service for you and your business partners to bridge assets across cloud, on-premises, or hosted deployment locations, and to interoperate across languages, platforms, and standards.
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  • SOLID: The Open/Closed Principle
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:00 PM, Online
    In this 5-meeting series, we'll explore the Open/Closed Principle.
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  • Windows 7 compatibility Technical Seminar
    Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:00 AM, Reston, VA
    Windows 7 is important to all of us in the PC ecosystem, and US ISV team is striving to provide you with every resource we can to help you be confident supporting the platform. With that in mind, we’ve asked our Windows 7 specialist team fly into Reston, VA and be available 9/24. These architects are highly skilled in testing for compatibility as well as isolating, troubleshooting and resolving compatibility issues. We are offering multiple slots each day to accommodate your schedule and I urge you to take advantage of these free resources.
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  • TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: Game On Tour! - Norfolk, VA
    Friday, September 25, 2009 8:30 AM, Norfolk, VA
    Touring this fall, the East Region TechNet team of John Baker, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and Yung Chou are bringing you a game plan of sessions that are sure to spike your productivity. From current tools and technologies to practical insights, there will be plenty of action for everyone! Topics include Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7; Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure; and DirectAccess with Windows 7. Free admission, complimentary breakfast and coffee, and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at the Ted Constant Convocation Center at Old Dominion University.
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  • MSDN Events Presents: The Mid-Atlantic Roadshow, Fall 2009 Tour - Norfolk, VA
    Friday, September 25, 2009 1:00 PM, Norfolk, VA
    Join Microsoft Evangelists G. Andrew Duthie and David Isbitski as they present a half day event packed full of great information for developers and architects. Learn about creating Rich Internet Applications using Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio, get the most out of your XAML based applications, and get a glimpse into how Microsoft is simplifying the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together ASP.NET and Silverlight. Free admission and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at the Ted Constant Convocation Center at Old Dominion University.
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  • TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: Game On Tour! - Harrisburg, PA
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:30 AM, Harrisburg, PA
    Touring this fall, the East Region TechNet team of John Baker, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and Yung Chou are bringing you a game plan of sessions that are sure to spike your productivity. From current tools and technologies to practical insights, there will be plenty of action for everyone! Topics include Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7; Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure; and DirectAccess with Windows 7. Free admission, complimentary breakfast and coffee, and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at Computer Aid Inc. (CAI), Suite 300.
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  • MSDN Events Presents: The Mid-Atlantic Roadshow, Fall 2009 Tour - Harrisburg, PA
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:00 PM, Harrisburg, PA
    Join Microsoft Evangelists Dani Diaz and David Isbitski as they present a half day event packed full of great information for developers and architects. Learn about creating Rich Internet Applications using Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio, get the most out of your XAML based applications, and get a glimpse into how Microsoft is simplifying the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together ASP.NET and Silverlight. Free admission and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at Computer Aid Inc. (CAI), Suite 300.
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  • SOLID: The Liskov Substitution Principle
    Wednesday, September 30, 2009 8:00 PM, Online
    In this 5-meeting series, we'll explore the Liskov Substitution Principle
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