September 29th Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Developing Mapping Centric Applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7


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Event Date:  September 29, 2010

Registration:  17:30

Event Time:  18:00 – 20:00

Event Location:
Microsoft Corporation
12012 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 673-7600

Speaker for tonight's presentation

Mark Merchant, Technology Solutions Professional, Microsoft Corporation

Mark Merchant is a Technology Solutions Professional working in the Bing Maps B2B sales team. He has been involved with Mapping and Spatial databases for over 8 years at Microsoft, and over 10 years throughout his career. Mark has a passion for software development, on both PC's and Mobile devices. Mark lives in New Hampshire and spends as much time as he can outside, away from the things of man.


During this developers’ dinner we will provide an overview of Bing Maps, including a brief history and an overview of the current state. We will also discuss developing mapping centric applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and the Bing Maps control for WP7. Finally, we will discuss the rest of the story, including other platforms and how Microsoft “plays well with others.”

What you will learn

Join Mark Merchant in this session over dinner for a comprehensive, developer focused overview of:

· What is Bing Maps - a brief history and an overview of current state;

· Developing mapping centric applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and the Bing Maps control for WP7;

· The REST of the story, and other platforms, how well we play with others

Who Should Attend

Developers, Architects, Web Designers and technical managers who wish to get an early look at the next advancement in Software Development, in particular the next generation of the Microsoft Mobile Platform.

Attend this event for your chance to win a Zune HD! Zune HD will be raffled at the conclusion of the dinner.

Notice to all Public Sector Employees: Due to government gift and ethics laws and Microsoft policy, government employees (including military and employees of public education institutions) are not eligible to participate in the raffle.