New England Silverlight Guild October 18, 2010 Kick-off Meeting (Microsoft, Framington CT)
Monday, October 18, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
The New England Silverlight Guild (NESLG) is organized to promote and encourage designers, developers, and innovators of all skill levels to share, laugh and grow our skills and knowledge around Silverlight, Expression Blend and Windows Phone 7. We meet on the 3rd Monday of every month at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA and at the Microsoft Farmington Office in Farmington CT. We will have guest speaker at one facility and use Microsoft LiveMeeting as the web conferencing service.
Our speaker will be presenting at the NERD Center in Cambridge MA and a LiveMeeting conferencing service with the Microsoft Farmington CT facility.
Jesse Liberty "Silverlight Geek" is a Senior Community Program Manager for Microsoft, focused on Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 programming.
Silverlight as a Transmedia Platform
See Intro Video: http://channel9.msdn.com/shows/SilverlightTV/Jesse-Liberty-Explains-Silverlight-as-a-Transmedia-Platform-Silverlight-TV-33/
Jesse works from home in the Greater Boston area but travels to Redmond frequently to check in with the Silverlight team.
Jesse builds an on-line community for Silverlight using various teaching/training outlets:
• blogging - http://jesseliberty.com/,
• videos - http://www.silverlight.net/learn/videos/silverlight-4-videos/,
• tutorials - http://www.silverlight.net/learn/,
• Presentations world-wide - http://jesseliberty.com/current-presentations/
Jesse was honored by Silverlight Cream (http://SilverlightCream.com) with the on-line award "Best Blog Post of 2010". (http://bit.ly/Num1Cream)
Food and beverages will be provided at both facilities for this event. Feel free to organize a group outing to the local watering hole after the meeting.
Event meetings are organized by Gary Chin (Silverlight Instructor at Brandeis University) and Dennis Perlot of CT TyMetrix
Call for Speakers: Take an opportunity to share your knowledge. Feel free to email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org