Are you ready for Microsoft PDC 2010!



With less than 12 weeks away…this year’s Microsoft’s Professional Developer Conference is right around the corner.

First things first: If you haven’t already registered – do it right now! As you already know, this PDC will be a lot smaller and more intimate than the other ones. Microsoft for the first time will be having the Professional Developer Conference in the Seattle area. In fact, it will be on the Microsoft Campus. This will be your opportunity to come be a part of our uber nice campus, enjoy the geekdom and get a chance to network with the people behind the products and technologies that you love so much! Because we’re on campus this year, attendees will enjoy unprecedented access to campus facilities, Microsoft developers and product teams. 


Please note that there are limited hotels in and around Redmond, WA. Here are my top 3 suggestions for where to stay:

Marriott Redmond Town Center

The Heathman Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott

I know the Heathman and the Courtyard both have courtesy shuttles to Campus. As I said earlier, hotels are extremely limited in the area so make sure to book them asap.

Keynote: I have said this before, and I’ll say it again – If you haven’t watched SteveB talk in person – then you really haven’t see passion! Steve Ballmer is one of the most entertaining and passionate people to watch on stage. This PDC will have him keynote along with Bob Muglia. These people will help set the strategy for the company for the coming year. Rest assured, you will not won’t to miss this!

The high-level agenda is now live on the website. Basically, we’ll focus on three tracks - client/devices, Cloud Services and developer tools & technologies


Watch the Countdown to PDC10 show on Channel 9

Event owner (Jennifer Ritzinger) and keynote owner (Mike Swanson) host a 10-minute, behind-the-scenes preview of content and event activities. Get the inside scoop on why this is going to be an exciting PDC and the type of content that attendees and viewers can expect.


As always, Get the latest PDC news on Twittervia @PDCEvent #PDC10 and follow the blog at: PDC10 Blog

And in case you can’t attend in person, fret not! We got you covered all the sessions and keynotes will be streamed online and guaranteed this will be the best experience you’ve seen!

If you have any questions about Microsoft PDC 2010 – feel free to tweet me about it! @mithund


Awesomeness comes to those who wait!


-Mithun Dhar