We’re speaking at Tech.Ed Australia 09

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120x90_CMeSpeak Just an update to the sessions we’re presenting and activities we’re involved in at Tech.Ed Australia this year on the Gold Coast.

WEB 302 – Bing your data to life, the Virtual Earth Silverlight control  Wed 9/9/2009 13:45-15:00 in Meeting Room 7
Bing Maps (formerly Virtual Earth) provides a slick and powerful data visualisation engine for your spatial information. Join John O’Brien for a look at how the core control can be combined with other Silverlight components including DeepEarth and Photosynth to produce a rich and engaging interface. See how SQL Server 2008 spatial data can be rendered in real time and how this whole interface can be integrated into your Sharepoint site.

THG007 – 3 the New Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit for Social Websites Thu 10/9/2009 15:00-15:30 in Green Interactive Theatre

See how to add IM to a site with the Windows Live Messenger Library and UI Controls, and how to build new relationships around content with Messenger social capabilities. Also hear how top sites and marketers are using the social connections of Windows Live users to grow and build brand loyalty.

WIT Women in IT Wed 9/9/2009 12:45-13:45

Hosted by Catherine Eibner, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Dynamics, Women in IT is about growing strong female leaders in the IT industry. Leading women in IT and industry experts will lead discussions on a variety of topics, including finding ways to better support female IT talent. The Women in IT session will be run as a fully interactive workshop, with the help of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY (LSP) through Robert Rasmussen & Associates. Using LEGO® Bricks the group will work together to model solutions for growing strong female leaders in the IT industry. Come along and make the most of the Microsoft Women in IT community. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome – men included. To register your interest, simply add the Women in IT session and lunch to your agenda in the session builder. 

Girl Geek Dinner 7 Wed 9/9/2009 19:30-late