Microsoft Events you dont want to miss

Beginning tomorrow we have a whole bunch of conferences lined up for the rest of the year. Heres a ball park guide:

     Event

  Location

  Date

Virtual MIX 06

Las Vegas, NV

March 20-22, 2006

Microsoft Office System Developers Conference 06

Redmond, WA

March 21-23, 2006

Microsoft SharePoint Connections 06

Orlando, FL

April 2-5, 2006

Advisor Summit for SharePoint 06

Las Vegas, NV

April 9-13, 2006

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2006

Bellevue, WA

May 15-18, 2006

Tech Ed 2006

Boston, MA

June 11-16, 2006

VirtualMIX 06 is already ongoing at the Hilton in LasVegas. A Microsoft event targeted at developers, designers, decision makers, it is a 3 day event focussed on web development and Microsoft strategy in the web space. BillG was there yesterday for a keynote where he extolled the Microsoft’s Web platform and strategy. Bill described how software is transforming the way companies interact with their customers, both through next generation Web experiences and beyond the browser. He also highlighted how industry leaders are harnessing the latest Microsoft technologies to improve the online customer experience.

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Read more about the VirtualMIX 06 at the live blog at: http://blog.mix06.com/virtualmix/

The next in line is the Microsoft Office SharePoint Developer Conference 06 (or as it is more fondly called MOSDevCon 06). If you have not already registered, REGISTER NOW This is a invitation only event. Microsoft Office System Developers Conference 2006 is the best opportunity for you to ramp up on all the new solution technologies and capabilities in the Microsoft Office "12" wave of programs and servers. At this three-day conference, members of the Microsoft product development and management teams will drill into the latest Office "12" innovations to show how developer extensibility will allow you to build powerful custom solutions. You will learn the latest techniques for creating applications around business intelligence, enterprise content management, collaboration, and more! You will also have the opportunity to meet and network with developers and architects on the Microsoft product teams and other customers and partners from around the globe. Read more here This is starting tomorrow 9AM PDT with BillG's Key note. Keep your eyes peeled for this one.

All is not lost since registration for the SharePoint Connections conference is still open. REGISTER NOW! And for all you know you could go home thundering on a Harley if you make it to this one. Thats apart from the seemingly endless other gains from the conference itself. Read more here.

-Harsh