Summit Features Co-located Conferences on Bleeding-edge .NET, Rich Web, and Daring Java
Bangalore March 07, 2008 Saltmarch Media today announced the 2008 edition of Great Indian Developer Summit, to be held May 19-23 2008 at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Come, Combine, and Compile at this high-quality summit experience where the most intelligent minds and proactive technology organizations will converge to create a high-quality learning experience. The 2008 edition is centered on the theme of “Recipes for Enterprise Productivity”, and features a blockbuster convergence of three on-the-radar co-located conferences no entity in the “Developer ecosystem” can ignore in their quest for success at work, and in their careers.
Co-located Conferences at Great Indian Developer Summit 2008
Bleeding-edge .NET (May 19-20 2008): Coverage spans across the following tracks – Visual Studio 2008 & .NET 3.5, Databases/SQL Server/Language Integrated Query (LINQ), C# 2008/WWF/WCF/WPF, BizTalk Server/BPM/SOA, SharePoint & Search, Visual Studio Team System, Cut & Bleed technologies
Rich Web (May 21 2008): Web 2.0 & Social Applications, Enterprise 2.0, Ajax In Action, Dynamic Scripting, Browsers & Rich UI, Rich Web Security, and Rich Web Stories
Daring Java (May 22-23 2008): Java Enterprise, Java Development Tools & Techniques, Java Infrastructure Technologies, Java Mobile, Java on the Desktop, Open Source Java, Java Stories, Java and the Rich Web, and Agile Experiences
Quick Facts About Great Indian Developer Summit 2008
Over 100 focused sessions, keynotes, lightning talks, power panels, and BoFs
The Best Speaker Lineup: The Summit will feature Over 40 internationally acclaimed speakers, visionaries, standard setters, luminaries, and committers from the world of enterprise software. Lineup includes the Father of Ajax (Jesse James Garrett), ASP.NET Visonary (Todd Anglin), Java Rockstar (Neal Ford), Java & Ruby Geek (Brian Sam-Bodden), Dreator of jMaki (Greg Murray) and SQL Server Expert (Chad Boyd). See initial program here http://developersummit.com/speakers.html
Over 2000 Unique Qualified Attendees across five days of the summit Great Indian Developer Expo featuring floor space for over 80 exhibitors open across all 5 days of the summit. More info: http://www.developersummit.com/expo.html
Target Profile includes the collective ecosystem of “Developers” decision makers, analysts, architects, engineers, project managers, designers, and programmers
Summit features the Great Indian Developer Awards, a first-of-its-kind ceremony that honors winners across a range of categories in the IT Developer ecosystem. More info: http://www.developersummit.com/awards.html
Networking Opportunities Galore: thematized after hours and downtimes to foster informal interaction among all stakeholders of GIDS (Sponsors, Exhibitors, Dignitaries, and Delegates): .NET Champagne Party (May 19 2008), Great Indian Developer Awards Nite (May 21 2008), Java Teenage Party (May 23 2008).
The Great Indian Developer Awards at the summit is a first-of-its-kind initiative constituted to honor individual and organizational excellence in the IT Developer ecosystem. The awards will throw the spotlight on product excellence, research and innovation, corporate achievements, the strongest individual efforts, and the most compelling community efforts among the entire IT developer fraternity in India. Everyone worldwide is invited to send in nominations to http://developersummit.com/awards.html#nominate. An independent jury will indulge in a rigorous and transparent process of selection to decide on the winners. The awards will be announced at an awards nite on May 21 2008, at Bangalore.
The summit is endorsed by the Government of Karnataka, IT Secretariat. The Advisory Board includes IT Secretary (Shri M N Vidyashankar), Associate Director of Indian Institute of Science (Prof. Balakrishnan), World-wide President, IEEE Computer Society (Dr. Kasturi Rangachar), Head of Google India R&D (Prasad Ram), Head of Accenture Labs India (Dr. Lin Chase), Head for SETLabs, Infosys Technologies (Subu Goparaju), India Leader for Oracle Corp. (Vijay Anand), India Leader for Microsoft (Tarun Gulati) and several other distinguished panel members. For a full list see http://developersummit.com/conference.html#advisor.
Today, all functions of business are driving purchase decisions, from developers to designers to business strategists (read as the entire “Developer” ecosystem) applying .NET, Java, and Rich web technologies to their work. By sponsoring and exhibiting at the summit, your brand, product, solution, service and process excellence will be seen by many more of your focused target group (over 2000 unique and qualified delegates are expected to attend) over five days than if you were to invest in many months of alternative routes. The summit is also a great place to meet potential customers whom you may never have met otherwise. For the best sponsorship and expo rates, contact your Saltmarch Media representative on or before Mar 22 2008. For more information on Great Indian Developer Summit 2008, look up http://www.developersummit.com/.
About Saltmarch Media
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