Tracking the tracks at Tech Ed New Zealand


MessageBox.Show("Hello World");

, posted: 2-Sep-2009 06:49

Aloha! Ben here. If you haven't read Mauricio's lovely introduction, you might want to do that now to avoid confusion. Like he said, I'd be attending Tech Ed even without the blogger credentials. I've been to most Tech Eds over the past few years, and my focus is usally on the cutting-edge developer tracks. .NET 4, Visual Studio 2010, Dublin, Oslo, Silverlight, code security. You get the idea.

This year should be a little different. In fact, it will be better. I'm planning to get some quality personal time with guys like Tom Hollander (of Microsoft Enterprise Library fame) and Jim Webber (Thoughtworks). If there are particular speakers you want to hear more from, add a comment below and I'll do my best.

I'm guessing Mauricio will track down the systems guys (Windows server, Exchange, virtualisation, etc), so between us we'll be able to cover a whole lot more.

So what are you waiting for? Go buy your netbook, sign up for the Geekzone dinner, and get in touch (perhaps on Twitter) if you have any ideas for stuff you want covered on this blog.



Other related posts:
One for the IT Professionals: Server and Infrastructure at Microsoft Tech.Ed 2009
The sucky side of Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009: the wi-fi access






Add a comment

Please note: comments that are inappropriate or promotional in nature will be deleted. E-mail addresses are not displayed, but you must enter a valid e-mail address to confirm your comments.

Are you a registered Geekzone user? Login to have the fields below automatically filled in for you and to enable links in comments. If you have (or qualify to have) a Geekzone Blog then your comment will be automatically confirmed and shown in this blog post.

Your name:

Your e-mail:

Your webpage:



Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand is a technology event run by Microsoft New Zealand. The Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand 2010 is happening in Auckland (New Zealand), 30th August - 1st September 2010, at the SkyCity Convention Centre. If you are attending the Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand 2010 and would like to contribute with stories, profiles, and feedback please contact us. This blog is written by Mauricio Freitas and published by Geekzone.



Most recents posts

MS Communities Summit 2010...
Registrations open for Microso...
Connect with your local .Net u...
Microsoft Tech.Ed Online: Offi...
Microsoft SQL Server MVP Brad ...
Unleash your development poten...
One for the IT Professionals: ...
Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand ...
Microsoft technologies and the...
Ben Gracewood talks about secu...


Recent comments

teched on Registrations open for Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zeala: Thanks folks!...

MikeSkyrme on Booth Babes at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009: No harm done, the girls were there to do a job, which in this case was 'promote ...

Lisa on Booth Babes at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009: I too was expecting to see some actually hot chicks when my bf linked this to me...

adam mork on Microsoft Tech.Ed Online: Office and UC: Hi Chris, great speech at SPC2009 on open xml. Any idea when the new 2010 docume...

d3Xt3r on Loke Uei Tan talks to us about Windows Mobile 6.5 : But the "improved UI" sucks. Well, the today screen anyways. Titanium just doesn...

tonyhughes on Security: Treat your input like trash.: Ohhhh... you are a developer. That explains a lot....

mattyboy2 on The technology behind Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealan: Any idea when the videos of the sesions are gonna be uploaded to the official Te...

Flemming Riis on Distributing and monetising Windows Mobile applica: -- If an application is approved but later removed from the marketplace it will ...

Kyanar on Distributing and monetising Windows Mobile applica: You forgot to mention that refunds which are for any reason other than Microsoft...

chchgirlgeek on Booth Babes at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009: Well Im a 'gurl' who works for Gen-i and I was quite unimpressed at the presence...