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 Featured Speakers

Murray Vince, General Manager, OEM Embedded, Field & Server Partners, MicrosoftJohn Coyne, Partner Technology Manager, MicrosoftCaleb Jenkins, Principal Mentor, Proaction Mentors
Bob Gowdy, Microsoft Enterprise Strategy Executive, MicrosoftChris Koenig, Developer Evangelist, MicrosoftChris Miller, SQL Server Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft
Colin Page, Premier Field Engineer, MicrosoftDavid Parker, Senior Technical Accout Manager, MicrosoftForrest Dermid, Senior BI Technology Specialist, Microsoft
Jason Cornellier, Senior Consultant, MicrosoftJeff Brand, Developer Evangelist, MicrosoftJohn Weston, DPE IT PRO Evangelist, Microsoft
Keith Nicholson, Application Development Consultant, MicrosoftLisa Palmer, Enterprise Account Executive, MicrosoftPhilip Buelow, Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft
Rod Fournier, Senior Premier Field Engineer, MicrosoftSara Summers, User Experience Evangelist, MicrosoftDavid Walker, Senior Application Development Manager (ADM), Microsoft
Chris Patterson, Software Architect, Microsoft MVP, RelayHealthCorey Roth, Microsoft MVP - SharePoint, Enterprise Consultant, StonebridgeJason Ragsdale, Sr. Engineer, Yahoo!
Jay Smith, PMO Architect and Evangelist, Microsoft MVP, Tyson Foods, Inc.Shawn Weisfeld, Microsoft MVP - C#, INETASteve Andrews, Developer Evangelist, ALM MVP and INETA speaker, DevExpress
Tom DuPont, Vice President, CodeSmith Tools, LLCGlenn Jones, Assistant Professor, Tulsa Community CollegeJeff Bramwell, Lead Developer, Farm Credit Services of America
Juanita Woods, Project Management Consultant and Trainer, Pro3 SolutionsKristin Ferrier, President, OKC SQL Developers GroupMatt Peters, Domain Application Lead, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Randy Walker, INETA Membership Mentor, Microsoft MVP, Owner, Harvest I.T.Rich Dudley, Technical Evangelist, ComponentOneRob Sullivan, Vice President, OKC SQL Developers Group
Ryan Hoegg, ConsultantSeth Juarez, Technical Evangelist, DevExpressTommy Falgout, Sr. Software Developer, Yahoo!
Jo Lea Anderson, Project/Program Manager, Scrum Master, Dollar Thrifty Automotive GroupLuke Crouch, Software Engineer, SourceForge.netMark Rackley, Solutions Architect, Juniper Strategy, LLC
Paul Holser, Principal Consultant, Improving EnterprisesTim Elrod, Founder, Ri0tnet SecurityBob Swanston, IT Project/Program Manager, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Buddy Lindsey, Jr., Waterfield TechnologiesCarlos Moreno, Designer, Web Developer, Entrepreneur, Publisher, Oklahoma Performance MagazineChris Conley, CEO, C Solutions, Inc.
David Yancey, Manager Consultant, Sogeti, USADennis Bottjer, Solutions Architect / Consultant, Bank of AmericaEric Price, IT Professional, Your Local Tech Online, LLC
Faiz Farazi, Microsoft SQL Server Support Engineer, Tyson Foods, Inc.Gae Hill, Adjunct Professor, Tulsa Community CollegeGeoffrey Simpson, Co-Founder and Chief Software Architect, Moxie Software
Jennifer Marriott, Owner, Author, Marpo MultimediaJon Parker, Systems Engineer, Walmart, Inc.JP Jones, Creative Director, Designer, Author, Teacher, Owner of Paige1Publishing, Co-Owner of Collipsis Web Solutions, LLC.
Kari Mirabal, Career Advisor/IT Recruiting Services, CSI OklahomaMatt Galloway, Chief Technologist & Founder, Architactile LLCNarendra Shrivastava, PMP, Vice President, IIS Inc
Russ Wagner, Director - Enterprise Architecture, Farm Credit Services of AmericaSaif Khan, Freelance Designer / Consultant, Founder of OKGamers.comSarah Daigle Scott, @TechTeacherGirl, Sass Interactive

 Tulsa TechFest 2010 - "it's ALL geek to me!" - The Countdown Begins!

Tulsa TechFest has been a growing success year over year for the last four years.

YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THE FIFTH YEAR!

FEATURING KEYNOTE: Computure: Our Computing Future by Murray Vince, General Manager, OEM Embedded, Field & Server Partners, Microsoft

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 Tulsa TechFest 2010 Overview

What is Tulsa TechFest?

  • It is a technical conference with currently the broadest topics in the United States, maybe the world. There are tracks covering everything enterprise architecture, software/web development, databases, project management, data security and this year for the first time - End Users, Social Media, Mobile, Enterpreneurs, Managers, BI & Reporting, Virtualization and Mentoring.
  • It's primary focus is to provide training/teaching sessions that are immediately benefical to the broadest range of IT professionals in their day-to-day jobs. We accomplish this with ver 60 national/international speakers and 90 to 120 75 minute sessions.
  • A charitable non-profit event organized by Tulsa area volunteers. For the past three years, we have donated a LOT of pizza to the John 3:16 Mission. Last year was the first time that, even though it is a free event, we asked you to PLEASE bring TWO CANS or TWO BUCKS. We collected 469 pounds of food! So let's top that number this year!  All canned food will be donated to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and all proceeds will be donated to the Family & Children's Services. Thanks to Incredible Pizza Company the first 500 to bring the TWO CANS or TWO BUCKS will again get a $5 game card!
    We prefer to over order than under order for lunch, so we will continue the tradition of donating the extras to the John 3:16 Mission.
    Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma Family & Children Services of Oklahoma
  • In 2006, it started as a one day event on Saturday, October 14th, 2006, attracting over 360+ attendees.
  • In 2007, we listened to everyone's feedback and had phenominal success with over 660+ attendees on Friday, October 19th, 2007, and over 460+ on Saturday, October 20th, 2007.
  • In 2008 and 2009, we had record breaking attendance and over the top instructional sessions!
  • Since our first event, many other communities have been following our example by hosting their own TechFest events: VancouverTechFest, HoustonTechFest, DallasTechFest, AlbertaTechFest, IndyTechFest and NWA TechFest. Bookmark TechFests.com to keep updated about all these various events.

Who Should Attend?

  • Every IT Professional
  • IT Job seekers and IT Recruiters and Hiring Managers
  • Developers of all languages
  • Graphic and Web Designers
  • Infrastructure, IT and System Administrators
  • eMarketing Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • IT Directors and Managers
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • Chief Security Officers
  • CIOs/CTOs
  • CEOs/Executive Officers
With this many hours of training, anyone in or wanting to get into the IT Industry will definitely find interesting and instructional presentations by professional speakers.
 
 

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Addison Solutions is a leader in information technology consulting and software development.  We deliver custom technology solutions which add bottom-line value to the business operations of our clients in the areas of: Microsoft Office SharePoint (MOSS) Development and Deployment, Custom Solutions Development using the Microsoft .NET Platform, Livelink (Open Text ECM Suite) Development and Deployment and GPS, Mapping and Location-based Services. Case Studies and more can be reviewed at www.addisonsolutions.com


Addison Technical is the technical staffing division of The Addison Group, headquartered in Tulsa with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Houston. To help companies keep pace with the ever changing nature of technology today Addison Technical delivers professionals to organizations through Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Direct-Hire placements. We connect businesses with technical professionals for positions in:  Helpdesk/Desktop Support, Network/System Administration, Network Engineering, Network Security, Software Development, Business Analyst, Project Management and Database Administration. You can find us at, www.addisontechnical.com.


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Red Gate Software makes ingeniously simple tools for over 500,000 Microsoft technology professionals working with SQL Server, .NET, and Exchange.  The company's product line includes tools for comparing, synchronizing, backing up and recovering SQL Server databases understanding and fixing .NET code problems and email archiving for Exchange. www.red-gate.com


Telerik is a leading vendor of development, automated testing, and team productivity tools, as well as UI components and content management solutions for Microsoft .NET. Created with passion, Telerik products help software development teams every day to be more productive and to deliver reliable applications on time and under budget. Telerik was founded in 2002 by a few friends with a simple idea - to `quotdeliver more than expected`quot. Nowadays, a market leader with a team of more than 220 professionals spread around the globe in 5 offices, Telerik is still true to its motto - building outstanding products and serving customers with fanatical dedication.


Apress is a technical publisher devoted to meeting the needs of IT professionals, software developers, and programmers, with more than 700 books in print and a continually expanding portfolio of publications. Apress provides high-quality, no-fluff content in print and electronic formats that help serious technology professionals build a comprehensive pathway to career success.The Apress editorial and production team work hand-in-hand with all authors to ensure that their unique voices come through in each book. We are committed to supporting the ever-growing programming community by taking risks on publishing books in niche and nascent technologies.We are very happy to have Apress sponsor the conference! Please visit Apress.com for to purchase their great titles.


CodeSmith is a software development tool to help you get your job done faster. Technically speaking it is a template driven source code generator that automates the creation of common application source code for any language (C, Java, VB, PHP, ASP.NET, SQL, etc.).CodeSmith includes many useful templates as well as entire sets of templates for generating proven architectures (.netTiers, CSLA, NHibernate, PLINQO, Wilson's ORMapper, APOSA, and more). You can easily modify any templates or write your own to generate your code exactly the way you want it.CodeSmith can help you produce higher-quality, more consistent code in less time. Read More


Complete Spreadsheet, Reporting, Analysis and Business Intelligence Tools for .NET. Founded in 180, GrapeCity is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a Premier Visual Studio Industry Partner, an international award-winning software firm, and the world?s largest provider of developer components and tools that includes the DataDynamics ActiveReports and FarPoint Spread product lines. Our products are deep in functionality, unleash real business value, and are driven by an unwavering commitment to the highest quality standards. We are a strong organization with over two decades of consistent growth. We have more than 850 employees and tens of thousands of global customers.


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