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: The Next Wave - Azure, Hyper-V and Windows 7 Deployment
    Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:30 AM, Chevy Chase, MD
    Join your local TechNet Events team for a lively tour of the latest tools and resources for IT Pros. We’ll start with an overview of Windows Azure, and explore how you can use this high-performance hosted platform to build customer-facing applications and add horsepower to your computing infrastructure. Next, we’ll look at all the tools and techniques available for building virtual environments in Hyper-V version 2.0, then finish the day by demonstrating how to simplify your Windows 7 deployments. TechNet Events are free, live learning sessions packed with hands-on technical content. If you register and attend this event, you will be placed in a raffle to win a chance to bring home one (1) free copy of Windows 7 – you could be the lucky winner! Register today!
    This event will be held in Suite 700.
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  • MSDN Events Presents: The MSDN Mid Atlantic Roadshow
    Tuesday, March 23, 2010 1:00 PM, Chevy Chase, MD
    Join your local MSDN Events team as we take a deep dive into cloud computing and the Windows Azure Platform. We’ll start with a developer-focused overview of this new platform and the cloud computing services that can be used either together or independently to build highly scalable applications. As the day unfolds, we’ll explore data storage, SQL Azure, and the basics of deployment with Windows Azure. Register today for these free, live sessions in your local area. If you register and attend this event, you will be placed in a raffle to win a chance to bring home one (1) free copy of Windows 7 – you could be the lucky winner! Register today!
    This event will be held in Suite 700.
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  • FOSE 2010: Microsoft Development with Visual Studio 2010 and Application Lifecycle Management
    Thursday, March 25, 2010 10:00 AM, Washington, DC
    Please join Microsoft at FOSE 2010 for the following sessions:
    * What’s new in Visual Studio 2010 & ALM
    10:00AM - 11:00AM
    * SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010
    11:00AM-12:00PM
    * Lunch and Visit Exhibits
    12:00PM - 1:00PM
    * What’s new in Visual Studio 2010 & ALM (repeat of morning 10-11am session)
    1:00PM - 2:00PM
    * Day in the Life of ALM with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
    2:00PM - 4:00PM
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  • The Ultimate Event: Development, Testing & ALM with Visual Studio 2010
    Friday, March 26, 2010 8:45 AM, Reston, VA
    Join us for a comprehensive preview of Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio Test Professional 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010. Together these products combine the premier development and testing tools for Windows, Web and Cloud development, coupled with a flexible Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) environment. Specifically, we will take a deep-dive look at how the tools are used by all members of the SDLC including Project Managers, Business Analysts, Designers, Architects, and (both .NET and non-.NET) Developers. Furthermore, we will provide a special focus on the Quality Assurance & Testing teams in the afternoon, exploring the many new innovations that Microsoft is introducing for 2010. These sessions will include participation of Federal software testing experts, ALP International (www.alpi.com).
    AGENDA
    8:45am - 9:15am: Registration
    9:15am - 10am: Introducing VS2010 & TFS for ALM
    10am - 12pm: Demonstration: A “Day in the Life” of a Development team
    12pm - 12:30pm: Lunch
    12:30pm - 1:15pm: Introducing Microsoft Test Professional 2010
    1:15pm - 3:30pm: Demonstration: A “Day in the Life” of the QA Team
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  • Silverlight 4 Deep Dive
    Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    The ink on Silverlight 3 books were barely dry when Microsoft announced Silverlight 4. Come to this talk and get up to speed quickly on the must know features of Silverlight 4. Web Cam/Mic access, Fully trusted applications, COM access and more!
    Bio:
    Frank La Vigne has been hooked on software development since he was 12 when he got his own Commodore 64 computer. Since then, he's worked as developer for financial firms on Wall Street and in Europe. He has worked on various Tablet PC solutions and building advanced user experiences in Silverlight and WPF. He lives in the suburbs of Washington, DC. He founded the CapArea.NET User Group Silverlight Special Interest Group. He blogs regularly at www.FranksWorld.com.
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  • Citability Codeathon
    Friday, April 09, 2010 7:00 PM, Chevy Chase, MD
    The League of Technical Voters in conjunction with Microsoft is extremely pleased to invite you to participate in the Citability Codeathon in DC. Citability is an important step to promote informed participation by the public and increase governmental transparency and accountability. In keeping with the tenets of the January 21, 2009 Presidential memo on Open Government and transparency, the objective of Citability.org is to web enable publicly available government documents and make them citable at a paragraph level, allowing citizens to cite governmental documents on a useful, unique level.Programmers and designers will gather to work all weekend to create open source tools and demos in all the major open source platforms to showcase Citability.
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  • Want your events listed? You can add them here.

    You can also add your events via the Community Megaphone web service API, which is now live. You can get more information on the API, and how to sign up, at http://www.communitymegaphone.com/API.aspx. You can also email me for more information.