SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Community Launch Events in OKC

In case you have missed out, yesterday was the big launch event for Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008.  You can go to the virtual launch event site for more information. 

If you want something more local, there are lots of opportunities over the next couple of months.  There are official and User Group Community Launch events which will be happening all over.  Check out the enrollment for more info in your area.  If your location is not on the official list, try here for local user group events.  Be sure to extend the distance for your meetings and the number of days to 90 days or more.

If you’re in the Oklahoma City area,  attend the event at the Oklahoma City Developers’ Group event on April 7, 2008.  I’ll be speaking there on SQL Server 2008 in the morning.  See the following information to register.



Oklahoma City Developer’s Group Meeting Notice

Monday, April 7, 2008

Registration Open Now (100 attendees per event)

Session Title: SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Community Launch Events
The Oklahoma City Developer’s Group will celebrate the launch of SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. We are hosting a full day of launch events in Oklahoma City on April 7, 2008. In the morning we will have a SQL Server 2008 launch event. In the afternoon, we’ll host a Visual Studio 2008 launch event.
These events will bring together Software Developers, Database Administrators, and other IT Pros together to get an in-depth, up-close look at the new products. It will also give attendees an opportunity to meet with our Sponsors as well as members of the Oklahoma City Developer’s Group. All attendees who complete an evaluation form will be entered in the drawings for free software and other prizes.

Description: SQL Server 2008 Launch Event
Speaker: Keith Nicholson.  Business Unit Lead – Training and Content Development for Scalability Experts.
Launch Event Schedule:
07:30 am – 08:00 am – Registration and Breakfast for SQL Server 2008 and for full day
08:00 am – 09:30 am – SQL Server 2008 (Speaker Keith Nicholson)
09:30 am – 09:45 am – Break
09:45 am – 11:00 am – SQL Server 2008 (Speaker Keith Nicholson)
11:00 am – 11:30 am – SQL Server 2008 drawings

Description: Visual Studio 2008 Launch Event
Speaker: Scott Dockendorf.  VP, Client Services, Telligent. (Tentative Speaker)
Launch Event Schedule:
11:15 am – 11:30 am – Registration begins for Visual Studio Only attendees
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Registration continues and Lunch for Visual Studio 2008 attendees
12:00 pm – 01:30 pm – Visual Studio 2008 (Tentative Speaker Scott Dockendorf)
01:30 pm – 01:45 pm – Break
01:45 pm – 03:00 pm – Visual Studio 2008 (Tentative Speaker Scott Dockendorf)
03:00 pm – 03:30 pm – Visual Studio 2008 drawings

Meeting: Date/Time: Monday, April 7, 2008  7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Reno Campus
Registration:  To register for the events, you must first be registered and logged into our website (http://www.okcpro.net). Once logged in you can then click on the event(s) title below that you would like to register for. Then you will see near the top, the link “Enroll for this Event?” and click on the link to enroll in the event. Seating and registration is limited to 100 persons for each event so secure your seat today! Each person attending must register separately.

Register for the SQL Server 2008 Launch Event

Register for the Visual Studio 2008 Launch Event

Our Sponsors:

GDH Consulting
Roger Ledford
Phone: (405) 948-9022
701 N. Broadway Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Robert Half Technology
Holly Carattini • Division Director
Phone: (405) 236-0202
Fax: (405) 236-0279
300 Johnny Bench Drive, Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Principal Technologies
Bobbi Bailey • Division Director
Technical Services
525 Central Park Drive, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405.858.8800 x 106

TEK Systems
Brandon Moreland
Phone: (405) 415-1452
Fax: (405) 415-1460
3501 N.W. 63rd St, Ste. 107
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Contact Us:
* president@okcpro.net (Kristin Ferrier)
* vp@okcpro.net (Rob Sullivan)
* activities@okcpro.net (Lily Liu)
* webmaster@okcpro.net (Jerry Jansen)
* membership@okcpro.net (Jeff Blankenbiller)

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