I noticed on Tim Warr’s Blog that there’s a Virtual Earth Developer Event happening in Reading on the 19th March. We were fortunate to have one of these events in Brisbane last year and it was certainly a worthwhile event. So if you’re in the UK the details are:
Registration here with invitation code of 3C27C2
When: 19 March 2009 9:30-16:30
Where: Thames Valley Park, Chicago 1, Microsoft Campus, Building 3 Thames Valley Park, Reading Berkshire RG6 1WG, United Kingdom
Overview: If you are a developer and want to take working with Virtual Earth to the next level then this event is for you.
The first session will comprise of a platform update to bring you up to speed on the latest version of Virtual Earth. Later, Johannes Kebeck, Tim Warr and Alexis Harakis will show how Virtual Earth interacts with other Microsoft technologies to create a powerful tool that can be used for much more than placing pins on maps.
Whether you need to analyse or display data, or create an immersive end user experience, this event will make you eager to get back to your PC to put the code you have learnt into practice.
The agenda will include
1. Introduction and What’s New
2. Virtual Earth and Multimedia Integration
3. Business Intelligence using Virtual Earth
4. Virtual Earth and GIS
5. The 3D World
6. Grill the Experts