The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive developer event focused on the technical strategy of the Microsoft developer platform. Attendees come from around the world to learn about the future of Microsoft developer technology directly from the people who make it happen. If you're a developer, architect or technology leader involved in making strategic technology decisions for your company or organization, the PDC is for you.

Register between now and October 13 to receive $300 off.

PDC begins with workshops on November 16. Conference is November 17 – 19 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Here’s what you’ll see at this year’s PDC:

Microsoft's vision and roadmap for the future of developer technology. The PDC is where our biggest names make the biggest announcements. Microsoft's Chief Software Architect, Ray Ozzie, and the President of Server and Tools, Bob Muglia, will share their vision for developer technology. More big name, keynote presenters will be announced in the coming weeks!

Deep, technical content on the latest technologies, delivered by Microsoft's technology leaders. At the PDC, you'll have the unique opportunity to learn directly from the people who conceived and built the latest Microsoft platform technologies and tools. Browse the current list of released sessions and subscribe to the New Sessions RSS to keep up on the latest published sessions.

Hands-on access to the latest technologies and over 1,000 Microsoft product and technology experts available to answer your questions. The PDC isn't just about keynotes and sessions -- it's an opportunity for you to get hands-on access to the latest technologies and to get your questions answered by the people behind the technology.

Unique networking opportunities with leading-edge developers and technology leaders just like you. You'll be among your tribe at PDC09, and we've planned a number of special events and places for you to connect with and learn from attendees who share your technology interests and business challenges. More on Special Events.