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I’m pleased to announce that you are cordially invited to the Microsoft Windows Azure World Tour featuring David Chappell.

clip_image002David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates (www.davidchappell.com), and writes extensively about Microsoft tools and technologies.  David has been the keynote speaker for conferences and events on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of developers, architects, and decision makers in forty countries.  His comments have appeared in The New York Times, CNN.com, and many other publications.

Meeting Information

Friday September 18, 2009

7:30 AM  - 3:00 PM

Microsoft New England Research & Development Center

One Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: 857.453.6000

www.microsoftcambridge.com

Registration

Please register at http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032423712&Culture=en-US.

Agenda

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

David Chappell Discusses Windows Azure & Cloud Computing

In this session, David Chappell looks at the Windows Azure platform and what it means for ISVs, custom software development firms and enterprises.  The topics he’ll cover include:

· An overview of the Windows Azure platform: Technology and business model

· The cloud platform context: Google, Amazon, Salesforce.com, and more

· Using the Windows Azure platform: Application scenarios

We will also have ISVs demonstrate the work they’re doing on Windows Azure

Afternoon Track 1
12:45 pm – 3:00 pm
CDS Partners
Come talk with David Chappell for 45 mins Q&A.  And then spend time with Microsoft team to debrief from the David Chappell Talk and Discuss how to think about the Windows Azure platform and guidance on how to make good decisions for using it.

Afternoon Track 2

12:45-pm - 3:00 pm

ISV Partners

Come talk with your Microsoft team to debrief from the David Chappell Talk and Discuss how to think about the Windows Azure platform and guidance on how to make good decisions for using it.  Microsoft ISV Architect Evangelists will moderate a discussion of cloud computing and will demonstrate the tools available for building applications on Windows Azure

Afternoon Track 3

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Customer and Partner Roundtables with David Chappell

In this session, Microsoft Architect Evangelists will be available for 1:few discussions on Windows Azure, and David Chappell will be available to engage across these discussion groups.

 


 

I hope you can make it to the meeting, and look forward to seeing you there!

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