P&P Symposium - Still two weeks left for Early Bird Discount!

Every fall patterns & practices team hosts an annual p&p event at Microsoft Redmond Campus. This year’s event called “p&p Symposium” is being held Oct 18th-22nd 2010. This year’s event has got a new name and a new price (it’s only $699 before Aug 31st and $999 after that) among many other exciting new improvements. Here is a quick run down of what this event has in store.


Half a day workshops:

On Oct 18th afternoon, there will be three workshops that attendees can choose from on the following topics:

- Windows Azure Guidance

- Enterprise Library and

- Prism


We have an amazing line up of Microsoft technical leaders keynoting this year’s event and they will be joined by a leading authority on Agile development.

Here are the keynoters:






Robert C. Martin

Emma Williams

Jason Zander

Charlie Kindel

Yousef Khalidi

Technical Sessions:

This year’s event will include 20+ technical sessions, open space discussions, ask the experts luncheon and more. Don Smith just posted a blog with more details about the sessions that are being planned. Stay tuned for more information as we lock up the agenda.

We will have sessions covering the following areas:

  • Web
  • Windows Azure
  • Windows Phone 7
  • SharePoint
  • Client
  • Enterprise Library
  • Agile Practices and
  • more

Parties and Goodies:

Of course. It wouldn’t be complete without parties. Would it? We are planning a reception on Oct 19th and an attendee party on Oct 21st. We will also have giveaways. We will post more information on the goodies shortly.

Register Now!

It’s $699 if you register on or before August 31st and take advantage of our limited number of early bird seats. This price includes the workshop and 4 days of sessions. That is what I call a deal!

See you all in Redmond at the p&p Symposium!