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What Happened Last Year

· Over 375 registrants!

· 31 HLS technical and solutions sessions

· 17 partners participated

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Overview

This event will offer developers, architects, technical and business decision makers in the healthcare industry a chance to learn how Microsoft is making a big bet in the enablement and delivery of Software + Services in Health & Life Sciences. The Health & Life Sciences Developer & Solution Conference will include a mix of keynotes, panel discussions, industry theme/technology discussions, and interactive breakouts sessions. Our overall objective is to offer a forum that will serve as a culminating exposure to Microsoft platform and technology innovations from a Health & Life Sciences Industry Solutions perspective. Come see how Industry themes & solutions aligned to technology themes & trends.

Some say Healthcare is in the midst of a rebirth/renaissance…others suggest it is headed for a train wreck.  Regardless of your position, one thing is for certain: the cost and quality of Healthcare is a global concern, society will demand change, and technology innovation is essential to its realization. 

Industry Themes & Solutions:

  • Health 2.0 – Health & Life Sciences version of web 2.0
  • Connected Industry Framework (CIF) – “SOA enablement for Health & Life Sciences”
  • Scientist Workbench Framework (SWB) – “Framework for building products and solutions in Life Sciences - helping scientists find the needle in the haystack”
  • Consumer Enablement Reference Architecture(CERA) – “empowering consumers in the new Healthcare age”
  • Patient Safety Screening Tool (PSST) – “saving patient lives through proactive measures”
  • Health Solutions Group - Product Innovations with Azyxxi, HealthVault, and more

Technology Themes & Trends:

  • Software + Services – “It’s what Microsoft is betting its future on…”
  • Office Business Applications (OBA) – “A new breed of applications”
  • Rich Internet Applications (RIA) – “to the browser and beyond”
  • User Experience (UX)– and SilverLight 2.0 for Rich Internet Applications(RIA)
  • Social Web – “Evolution from teen phenomenon to essential business asset”
  • Compliance – Maintaining regulatory compliant in a changing world

Who Should Attend?

  • Executive Technology/Business Liaisons
  • Development Leaders
  • Architecture Leaders
  • Technology Decision Makers

Detailed discussion topics, speakers, and agenda will follow shortly.

Attendees have the chance to win a valuable and great prizes!


Registration

Register today as space is limited!

The conference is FREE. Some meals are provided. You are responsible for all other travel and hotel expenses.

Accommodations:

For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Hotel at a rate of $129.00 through March 31, 2008. You are responsible for your own reservations which can be made by calling 1-888-627-7212 (ask for  Sheraton AC Hotel) or visiting http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/microsoft08 by the above date to receive the discounted rate.  Be sure to reference the Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Developer and Solutions Conference. After March 31, rooms will be available at the going rate.

 

April 22-24, 2008

Sheraton Hotel

Atlantic City, NJ

Visit http://www.HLSDevCon.com for the latest conference information