Innovation Day Tour 2009

Sarah in the Partner Team is organising a lap around the map for a series of Innovation Days.

The morning sessions is on emerging opportunities for the web, mobile and beyond:

  • To deliver innovative experiences to attract and retain loyal customers.
  • To create products and services that are integral to customers' lives - from social experiences with Microsoft Surface to mobile experiences on Windows Phone.
  • To learn how Silverlight is enabling Australian companies to deliver unique, compelling and most of all interactive services on the web.
  • To learn more about game-changing tools like Expression Blend, Sketchflow and Visual Studio 2010 which will allow you to envision, design and deliver your ideas faster and cheaper - driving down costs and time-to-market.
  • To drive revenue and manage traffic with Microsoft's range of advertising platforms and tools, from Microsoft Advertising, to Bing and beyond.

This session is designed to inspire you, demonstrate latent opportunity, and make partnering with Microsoft simple.

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In the afternoon we are running sessions for ISVs covering:

  • Professional Developers Conference (PDC) Highlights
  • xRM (Anything Relationship Management) - understand Microsoft's CRM strategy and how you get to market first with world class business solutions.
  • Windows 7 and Windows Server Application Compatibility
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 - what's new for developers including the tooling in Visual Studio 2010 and simplified debugging & integration with Team Foundation Server.
  • Windows Azure - Understand the new platform announcements from the PDC
  • Windows Marketplace for Mobile – how to manage and distribute your applications, and directly connect with millions of Windows Mobile users worldwide

Please visit our site at

and register for the morning session only, or for just the afternoon, or come along for the full day. Places are limited.


City Date Time Venue
Adelaide 1-Dec-09 8.30am - 5pm Microsoft Adelaide, Level 2
Perth 3-Dec-09 8.30am - 5pm Level 2, QV1 Building Perth
Brisbane 8-Dec-09 8.30am - 5pm Microsoft Brisbane Theatre 1 & 2
Melbourne 10-Dec-09 8.30am - 5pm Microsoft Melbourne Exhibition Room
Sydney 15-Dec-09 8.30am - 5pm Microsoft Sydney Theatres