Have you ever attended a local user group meeting? Maybe you have built a large professional network by getting to know other developers in your community. If so, how has this benefited you? Maybe you solved a technical problem by asking a question at a meeting or getting in touch with someone you met at a meeting. Did you find your current full time or consulting job through your professional network created by attending meetings? Many great things result from participation in a local developer community. Whether you are an active participant in your local developer community or curious about the potential benefits and how to get involved this session is for you. Tell your friends and colleagues at home to watch the live broadcast and participate on Twitter using #bofdev.
June 12 - 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm, RM S319 View Session Details
BOF Facilitator David Giard has been developing solutions using Microsoft technologies since 1993. He is a Microsoft MVP; a member of the INETA Board of Directors; and a past President of the Great Lakes Area .Net User Group. David has presented at many of the conferences and user groups around the Midwest. He is a recovering certification addict and holds an MCTS, MCSD, MCSE, and MCDBA, as well as a BS and an MBA. He is the host and producer of the mildly popular online TV show Technology and Friends. He is the co-author of the Wrox book Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight. You can read his latest thoughts at www.DavidGiard.com. David lives in Michigan with his two teenage sons.