On the 23rd September we are holding a Windows Mobile Briefing in Gothenburg. 

The morning session is for Customers and Partners – in the afternoon there is a Developer/Partner session too.

Agenda – Customer and Partners:

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:15 Introduction and Local Welcome – Elin Hyltner Microsoft Sweden (session in Swedish)

09:15 – 10:00  Windows Mobile Update

Discover the latest news and releases on Windows Mobile. In this session you will hear how the latest version of Windows Mobile can help your business to generate more revenue and increase satisfaction levels for you and your customers/employees. In addition, you will hear how Windows Mobile can provide extra reason to upgrade Exchange or Small Business Server (SBS).

10:00 – 10:15  Break

10:15 – 11:15 Introducing System Center Mobile Device  
                             Manager 2008

Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 (SCMDM) is a comprehensive mobile device management solution that provides greater reliability, reduces maintenance costs, simplifies manageability, and easily scales to support thousands of Windows Mobile users. With security-enhanced mobile VPN, on-device encryption, remote device wipe, and more, Mobile Device Manager gives users more secure access to the corporate data they need to stay productive virtually anytime and anywhere, including line-of-business applications, SharePoint servers, document libraries, and file shares. In this session you will hear about SCMDM and the opportunity it presents for Partners.

11:15 -11:45 Partner Speaking Slot

11:45 – 12:00  Summary, Q&A, Prize Draw and Close

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Afternoon - Developer Session:


Agenda:

11:00 - 12:00 Registration/Lunch


12:00 - 12:30 Introduction and Local Welcome – Per Ahlberg, DPE, Microsoft Sweden           

(session in Swedish)

12:30 – 13:45 Windows Mobile in Practice

This session sets the scene around Windows Mobile and kicks off with a look at and demos of Visual Studio 2008 development environment which promises even better integration and powerful new features for device developers. The session then takes a realistic scenario and shows how Windows Mobile 6.1 and.NET Compact Framework 3.5 can be leveraged to provide a compelling Proof-of-Concept in very few lines of code. See a wide variety of features being demonstrated, from location awareness to making phone calls programmatically. The session will provide an understanding of how everything can be tied together in an end-to-end solution.

13:45 – 14:00 Windows Mobile LOB Application Showcase

AppStars is a new program designed to highlight best in class applications on Windows Mobile devices. This session will take you through this new development and will offer some potential ideas on how to sell applications in areas such as Sales and Field Force enablement, GPS Navigation and the Utility Industry.

14:00 – 14:15 Break

14:15 – 15:30 It's the Business

Enterprise solutions are increasingly being mobilized for the new technically-savvy workforce. However, these solutions need industry-strength quality and features that will support the complex requirements these organizations have. This session will begin by looking at SQL Server Compact Edition, the sophisticated data storage solution that allows data synchronization with back-end databases. We then show how you can leverage industry design patterns and application blocks to provide a lower-risk, tested approach to solve common problems. Finally, a quick review of the Microsoft Dynamics mobile offerings will round off the options available for enterprise use.

15:30 – 16:00 Partner Speaking Slot

16:00 – 16:15 Break

16:15 – 17:30 Performance Tools

In all solutions, having the required features in the program is only part of the final delivery. For a great user experience, the application’s performance must also meet usually high expectations. This session will take a tour of tools that are available to the Windows Mobile developer to help fine-tune your killer app!

17:30 – 17:45  Summary, Q&A, Prize Draw & Close

 

You can register for the event here:

Customer/Partners - http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032385098&Culture=sv-SE

Partners/Developers -http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032385101&Culture=sv-SE