image The Microsoft Virtual Earth team will be at the Inman Real Estate Connect show in New York City, next week. I have two sessions and the 3rd will be done by my counterpart, Mark Merchant. Also, Matthew Quinlan, Virtual Earth Group Product Manager, will be participating in a panel about Real Estate Search. We’ll have a booth in the case that you want to stop by and chat, as well.

The sessions are as follows:

Wednesday, January 7, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Earth at Work
See how leading real estate companies are taking advantage of innovative tools and technology to create immersive websites that drive their business. {Merchant}

Wednesday, January 7, 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Leverage the Power of Virtual Earth to Gain Market Share
Learn about the innovations and new technologies that drive revenue and generate better qualified leads using the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform -- on your desktop and on mobile devices. {Pendleton}

Thursday, January 8, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Boost Business Insight and Partnership Opportunities with Virtual Earth
Learn about new ways to visualize buying trends, sales statistics, inventory data, and other metrics to gain valuable business insight and see how forward-thinking companies area deploying Virtual Earth on their Web sites and forming profitable partnerships that deliver value for their customers. {Pendleton}

Thursday, January 8, 3:50 pm – 4:35 pm
What's Next for Real Estate Search?
Is mapping old news? Find out how some of the industry leaders are pushing forward new innovations in the real estate search experience. {Quinlan}

Hope to see you there!

CP