IE8 FireStarter Update and Registration Links....(Mar 26th 2009)

A Couple weeks ago, I blogged about the Internet Explorer 8 FireStarter event coming up in Redmond. Here are more updates, I have made it a seperate post as there are too many updates to that event and moving forward, I'd like this to be the uber post about the IE8 FireStarter event.

Event Name: Internet Explorer 8 FireStarter (IE8 FireStarter)

Event Date: March 26th, 2009

Event Time: 8:15 AM – 5:00 PM (Registration starts at 8:00 AM, Lunch provided by Microsoft)

Event Location: Microsoft Redwest Campus

Building: Redwest-E – Room: Emerald Auditorium

5600 148th Avenue N.E.

REDMOND, WA, 98052 - USA

You can attend this event In-Person or Watch it online. Remember, you MUST register to ensure a seat. We have a very limited capacity for the In-Person event, so be sure to book your seat ASAP!

If you are able to attend the event in Redmond, there are plenty of things to give away for each of the attendees:

- Thrive Voucher/Card – Valid for one Microsoft Certification OR 1 TechNet Subscription

- IE8 Mug

- IE8 Sticky Notes

- Expression Blend Copies (Trial)

- TechNet Edge tee shirt

- TechNet Edge Sticker

- Pen

Also, we will be raffling off:

- (1) Zune

- (20) IE 8 Fleeces

Please note that all the sessions will be recorded and made available post event. On the day of the event, we will host a Chat Site on my blog. This will have a few moderators from Microsoft to help answer any questions you might have. If you have any questions for the speaker post it on the Chat site and we will in turn moderate with the Speaker to get your Q's answered during Q & A. It will also help you to get connected to some of the audience members attending the event In-person. The chat site won't be up until the day of the event. Watch my blog for more information!


If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask me about it! Alternatively, you could reach out to David Tesar (Technical Evangelist) or Giorgio Sardo(Technical Evangelist IE Team) who are helping me put this event!


We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!



-Mithun Dhar

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