TulsaTechFest 2009


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 Featured Speakers

Joe Fletcher, User Experience Lead, MicrosoftJohn Weston, DPE IT PRO Evangelist, MicrosoftChris Koenig, Developer Evangelist, Microsoft
Jason Cornellier, Senior Consultant, MicrosoftJennifer Marsman, Developer Evangelist, MicrosoftKevin Walsh, Principal Consultant, Microsoft
Michael Benkovich, Developer Evangelist, MicrosoftSteve Chilcoat, Senior Test Lead, MicrosoftDavid Walker, Application Developer Consultant (ADC), Microsoft
Chris Patterson, Software Architect, RelayHealthEric Shupps, Microsoft SharePoint MVP, Founder / President, Binary WaveJay Smith, PMO Architect and Evangelist, Microsoft MVP, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Mary Leigh Mackie, AvePointRob Vettor, Application Architect and Team Lead, Microsoft C# MVP, Jack Henry and AssociatesRobert Boedigheimer, Microsoft MVP - Visual Developer ASP/ASP.NET, The Schwan Food Company
Shawn Weisfeld, Microsoft MVP - C#Todd Anglin, Chief Evangelist, Microsoft MVP, TelerikBrett Schuchert, Senior Trainer, Mentor and Consultant, Object Mentor
Bob Dudley, Manager of Applications Developer and Support, Explorer Pipeline CompanyFadi Shami, Architect, EDL ConsultingJeff Bramwell, Lead Developer, Farm Credit Services of America
JP DuboisJP Jones, Creative Director, Designer, Author, Teacher, Owner of Paige1Publishing, Co-Owner of Collipsis Web Solutions, LLC.Kristin Ferrier, President, OKC SQL Developers Group
Shawn Mehaffie, Sr. Application Developer, Member of DotNetNuke Core Team, UMB BankTommy Falgout, Sr. Application Developer, Yahoo!Dennis Palmer
Boyd Evert, IT Director, A/P RecoveryBrad Vernon, Owner - Shark Media, Web Developer, Bixby Telephone CompanyJo Lea Anderson, Project/Program Manager, Scrum Master, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Luke Crouch, Software Engineer, SourceForge.netMark Rackley, Senior Programmer Analyst, UNFINeil Little, Senior Application Developer, New Media Gateway
Todd Stone, Senior Software Developer, HBS SystemsChuck Tryon, Tryon and AssociatesCorey Roth, Enterprise Consultant, Stonebridge
Kari Mirabal, Executive Career Advisor, Oklahoma Professional Search (OPS)Regan Unruh, Solution Manager, Anyware Mobile SolutionsSaif Khan, Freelance Designer / Consultant, Founder of OKGamers.com

 Tulsa TechFest 2009 - Agenda

* WARNING: THIS IS STILL HEAVILY UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND WILL DEFINITELY CHANGE! *

8:00 am - Check-In begins

8:45 am - Welcome/Announcements

9:00 am - Break-out Sessions (See details below)

10:30 am - Break-out Sessions (See details below)

12:00 pm - Lunch - Sponsored by ... TBA

1:00 pm - Break-out Sessions (See details below)

2:30 am - Break-out Sessions (See details below)

4:00 pm - Break-out Sessions (See details below)

5:30 pm - Closing Keynote(s) (See details below)

6:15 pm(ish) - Grand Prizes (As many as possible will be given throughout the day.)


 Welcome and Keynote Sessions

Closing Keynote

Closing Keynote: Surface, Windows 7, and untold stories of touch computing

Speaker(s): Joe Fletcher

Windows 7 will help introduce touch computing on a massive scale to millions of people over the next several years. The Microsoft Surface group was asked by Windows to assist in showing off what touch computing could do, and to present new ways to think about designing applications for those unique interactions. Come hear the story and process of how a few members of the Microsoft Surface team developed three simple and fun, but not easy, applications for the Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7. The story will also offer and discuss numerous pain points and road blocks encountered along the way, and the learning developed as a result to take advantage of these new technologies and experiences.
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 5:30 PM

 Break-Out Sessions

 
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 9:00 AM
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 10:30 AM
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 1:00 PM
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 2:30 PM
Nov 6th
Nov 6th - 4:00 PM
 Cloud Developing Your First Azure Service
Jennifer Marsman
Developer's Overview of SQL Azure
Chris Koenig
Salesforce.com / Force.com Cloud Platform
Fadi Shami
Azure storage for the relational database minded developer
Dennis Palmer
Business Value from the Cloud
David Walker
 Silverlight & WPF What's new in Silverlight 3.0?
Todd Anglin
XAML Data Bound for Greatness!
Michael Benkovich
Rich Islands of Functionality: Silverlight in ASP.NET
Todd Anglin
Expression Blend 3.0 and Sketchflow
Michael Benkovich
Building LOB Applications in Silverlight
Chris Koenig
 NET Constructing your Data Access Layer around the ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rob Vettor
Developer<T>: Utilizing .NET Generics to write better code.
Shawn Weisfeld
C# 4.0
Chris Koenig
Windows Workflow in .NET 4.0
Jennifer Marsman
VSTS 2010: What’s in it For Me?
Jeff Bramwell
 IT PRO Windows 7
John Weston
Microsoft Virtualization Roundtable
Jason Cornellier
Windows HPC Server 2008
Steve Chilcoat
Exchange 2010
John Weston
Windows Server 2008 R2
John Weston
 SQL Server Introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services 2008 OLAP
Kristin Ferrier
How to Design a Data-Driven Application that will Scale
Boyd Evert
Real-Time Business Intelligence Using SQL Server StreamInsight
Evan Hoff
How to Write T-SQL Code that will Scale
Boyd Evert
Open Forum
Boyd Evert
 SHAREPOINT NATION! Wrapping Your Head around the SharePoint Beast – What every beginning developer needs to know
Mark Rackley
Customizing the Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Deployment Process
Eric Shupps
Introduction to Enterprise Search
Corey Roth
Integrating Customer Data in SharePoint with BCS, WCF and Silverlight
Eric Shupps
Open Forum
Eric Shupps
 Designers Meeting the Client's Design Expectations And Keeping Your Sanity
JP Jones
Cross Media Design
Carlos Moreno
Saving time in Photoshop
Saif Khan
Wordpress
Saif Khan
Logos That Really Work
JP Jones
 Project Management PMP Prep Course In A Nutshell
Jo Lea Anderson
Manage the Unique Challenges of Mobile Development
Regan Unruh
Why Projects Fail
Boyd Evert
MORE BRICKS, LESS STRAW - Improving Productivity of Knowledge Workers on Single-Time Efforts
Chuck Tryon
CHASING THE RIGHT RABBITS - Creating Userful Project Goals and Objectives
Chuck Tryon
 Enterprise Architecture Architecting a Robust Global SharePoint Infrastructure
Arnoldo Ruiz, Mary Leigh Mackie
Knowledge and Requirements Management
Bob Dudley
Loosen Your Domain with Message-Driven Architecture
Chris Patterson
Benefits Management: Business Alignment at the Pointy End of the Spear
Kevin Walsh
Effective Information Architecture for the Web
JP Dubois
 Agile & Patterns/Frameworks Introduction to Agile Software Development
Jay Smith
Be Productive with MVC: Open Source Telerik Extensions for ASP.NET MVC
Todd Anglin
Leveraging Client Capabilities with jQuery in Visual Studio and ASP.NET
Robert Boedigheimer
MVC
Chris Patterson
Test Driven Development(Tdd): A C# Demo
Brett Schuchert
 WinDev & TFS Team Foundation Build 2008 – Automating the Build Process
Jeff Bramwell
Exposing Yourself with RSS and ATOM Syndication
Jay Smith
Building Next Generation User-Interface with Multitouch and Ribbon on Windows 7
Jennifer Marsman
Using Team Foundation Build in the "Real" World
Jeff Bramwell
Visual Studio 2010: Web config transformations
Jay Smith
 Web & Misc ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010
Robert Boedigheimer
DotNetNuke JumpStart
Shawn Mehaffie
Networking or Not Working - Utilizing LinkedIn to Prepare, Connect, and Strengthen your professional network
Kari Mirabal
iPhone Development with MonoTouch
Todd Stone
ASP.NET Request Processing
Robert Boedigheimer
 PHP Strategic MySQL Planning for Complexity & Growth (i.e. MySQL Scaling for Dummies)
Tommy Falgout
Moving beyond the Side Project: 9 PHP Best Practices
Neil Little
Quickly Building Internet and Desktop Apps with Flex & PHP
Jason Ragsdale, Tommy Falgout
Building a RESTful MVC app with Zend Framework
Luke Crouch
Test Driven Development/Design with PHP
Jason Ragsdale
 
 

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