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.NET Conf 2018 Viewing Party + Lightning Talks[Must RSVP]

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Hangout with fellow developers as we live stream .NET Conf 2018, a free virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. Join us as we live stream Day 1 of .NET Conf at the Microsoft Reactor in Seattle. We will also be hosting hourly lightning talks from industry experts, which gives you a great chance to chat about awesome topics. Come hang out for a few hours or all day! See our schedule below:


• Light breakfast & coffee provided by Progress
• Subway lunch provided by the Reactor

Give aways at 5 PM:
• Swag, swag, and more swag throughout the day. Twilio, Progress, Microsoft, and PreEmptive Solutions
• Azure IoT button – Microsoft
• AdaFruit – custom built by Suz Hinton and Microsoft
• Surface Book Go – Progress

.NET Conf Viewing Party:
- 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Keynote + Welcome
- 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: What's Coming in C#
- 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: What's new in ASP.NET Core
- 12:00 PM - 1:00PM: Latest Productivity Updates in VS 2017
- 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Complete Awesome for Mobile .NET Developers
- 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Tips & Tricks for Building Great Libraries with .NET Standard
- 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Entity Framework Core 2.2 and Beyond
- 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: What's New in Xamarin.Forms

In-Person Lightning Talks (20 mins talk + chat):
• 10AM – Jeremy Likness – Serverless .NET from Surface Book to Azure Cloud
• 11AM – Adrian Stevens – IoT with Xamarin
• 1PM – Olia Gavrysh - .NET on the Desktop
• 2PM – Daniel Roth – Intro to Blazor
• 3PM – Suz Hinton - Introduction to IoT Programming in .NET on a Raspberry Pi

320 Westlake Garage … located on 969 Harrison St (
321 Terry Ave Garage … located on 321 Terry Ave N (

These both fill up, but vary as to how soon. Usually can find spots at one or the other. Both of those will be validated by The Reactor.

There is also validated parking at Whole Foods (2210 Westlake Ave) – but you need to buy something from them and it’s only validated for 4 hours.

About .NET Conf:
You will learn to build for web, mobile, desktop, games, services, libraries and more for a variety of platforms and devices all with .NET. We have sessions for everyone, no matter if you are just beginning or are a seasoned engineer. We’ll have presentations on .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, C#, F#, Azure, Visual Studio, Xamarin, and much more.