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MIX11 is just 10 days away and you may already be all jazzed up about the conference sessions and networking opportunities.  Just the weekend before MIX11, the Rockstars in Orange County Kickstart (ROCK!) event will take place here in sunny Southern California at the Microsoft Retail Store in Mission Viejo, CA. The event is organized by Microsoft Retail, in Coordination with the SoCal Dev Event Team. If you are in the area, you should definitely attend ROCK!



The Rock! event presentation topics include UX, Natural User Interfaces, Silverlight, IIS Smooth Streaming, Sketchflow, Windows Phone 7, WCF RIA Services, PRISM, XNA, Kinect and so much more. What’s even better; you get a chance to meet excellent speakers, among them Microsoft MVP’s, Regional Directors and  senior program managers and managing directors from Microsoft. Just to name a few: Tim HuckabyJesse Liberty, , Dave DrachDave Campbell, Emil StoychevJeff Paries, Ryan PlemonsOmar Del RioGerardo Gonzales UscangaAndras VelvartZoltan ArvaiDavid SilverlightColin Blair etc.


You can find detailed information about the speakers, presentations and location on the accompanying http://stateoftheartwebdev.com site.


You need to RSVP to the ROCK! sessions; just visit the following links  for registration:

April 9th, Saturday morning session

April 9th, Saturday evening session

April 10th, Sunday morning session


But wait; that’s not all! If you can’t make it to MIX11, you may attend the ROCK!ON evening events taking place in the same week with the conference. Reza Madani, OC .NET User Group Lead, will lead the events. MIX11 highlights and videos of the day will be shared. In addition, Microsoft speakers will present on topics like Silverlight, HTML5, .NET Coding Standards, MVC3 and Entity Framework. The current speaker list includes: Craig Shoemaker, David McCarter, Paul Sheriff and Michael T. Roth.


You can RSVP to the Rock!On events following these links:

April 11th, Monday evening session

April 12th, Tuesday evening session

April 13th, Wednesday evening session

April 14th, Thursday evening session


If you can’t make it to MIX11, the Rock!On events are definitely the place to be not to miss out on all the latest and greatest news during the conference. If you are buried in work and can’t make it to any of the events; Rock! and Rock!On presentation links will be published on the website after the events.


MIX11 around the corner + all these refreshing tech events; without exception – April will be an exciting month for all geeks!


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