Event Schedule

Please note that this list will be updated constantly as new sessions are approved.

Venue (Sessions Day): Addison Conference and Theatre Centre, 15650 Addison Rd, Addison, TX 75001 March 7, 2019

Venue (Workshop Day): The University of Texas at Dallas - 800 Franklyn Jenifer Drive, Richardson, TX 75080 March 8, 2019

WORKSHOPS

Mastering ASP.NET Core, EF Core and Angular (v7)

Are you building next-generation web apps? Do you want a framework that is faster than Node.js? Do you know the best practices while building RESTful APIs? Do you want scalability as well as performance? Did you know Angular and ASP.NET Core were both created with performance and scalability first vision? Did you know that both these teams value community feedback and have an active and vibrant community? Read More...


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Blockchain and the Enterprise

Blockchain will change the world, just not in the way you might think! Blockchain is ripe for the enterprise but it is so hard to get started. Join Derek for this deep dive into how to get started with enterprise scale blockchain development with the Azure Blockchain Workbench. Read More...


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The Future of Angular

In 2018, the Angular community grew over 50%. Developers and organizations around the world are choosing Angular to build their applications and businesses. Catch up on how far we've come, how teams can be effective today, learn about the upcoming version 8, and hear bout new investments by the Angular team into the future of web development. Read More...


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Use .NET and Docker to create highly scalable applications in Azure and AWS

Tired of remotely connecting into servers to maintain their various settings? Come by and see how to use Docker to create containers for your .NET and other applications! Docker containers can be run on Windows or Linux machines and easily deployed to Azure and AWS. Once deployed Azure and AWS can automatically scale your application up and down to handle more or fewer requests, saving you money when you have fewer users and keeping your users happy when you have more users! Read More...


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Big Data Bigger flops?

Natalie has been an analyst and designer on multiple big data projects — some successful and some not. In this talk, she’ll take a trip down memory lane on some of the NOT-so-successful projects, exploring her past learning experiences and discussing what she’s found is needed to make big data projects successful — and things to avoid. Read More...


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Understanding How Indexes work through Everyday Analogies

This is a beginning level course for those who have always found indexes confusing and somewhat elusive. When you leave this course, you will CLEARLY understand each in a very physically relatable way. Analogy is heavily used in getting concepts across, referencing everyday items as examples and scenarios that attendees can relate to and visualize. Read More...


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Revolutionizing decision making with analytics

With advances in big data, artificial intelligence and increased metric captures of everything we do, analytics will go through a radical transformation in the next few decades. As a result, there will be a shift from analytics simply influencing business decision makers to analytics actually owning the decisions. This transformation is already happening in the pricing and finance community, but expect it to expand to even C-level decisions. Read More...


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Extreme Scale Open Source in Azure

What does it take to operate one of the largest websites on earth and do it in Azure? How can the lessons of a massively scalable implementation of WordPress be applied to your site? Join Derek in this session where we pry open the guts of Azure to squeeze every last ounce of extreme scale performance to deliver a truly remarkable, yet satisfyingly affordable Azure based OSS platform. Read More...


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Step Forward to AI: Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Smart Driving

Driving is a personal experience and everyone has specific ways of driving. Driving behavior differs from person to person. From how they hit the gas and brake pedals, to the way they turn the wheel, and how much distance they keep when following another vehicle. Read More...


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Convolutional Neural Networks – Unleashing the power of visual search

Computer Vision has always been one of the most intriguing area in AI space. Lately, with the resurgence of neural networks, along with the ease in acquiring required computing resources and data, Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) have taken the center stage. In this talk, Aamer will present the basics of CNNs, their merits over regular neural nets Read More...


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Build great libraries using .NET Standard

Want to create great .NET class libraries? Confused about .NET Standard, .NET Core, and .NET Framework? Watch this talk to learn how you can easily support multiple platforms with .NET Standard and no compromises, thanks to via multi-targeting. Read More...


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Big Data can make you richer

This is the first time in a public forum, CEO of Cazton, Chander Dhall will share his actual experiences using Big Data in real life. He uses Big Data to make personal financial decisions. He uses these decisions to make investments that may include, but are not limited to, the following; houses, apartments, cryptocurrencies, stocks and oil wells. Read More...


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Ultralight Architecture

The talk uses an analogy, ultralight backpacking, as a guide to help cloud architects simplify. It'll have a picture of a guy with a very large backpack, and then a transformation to a smaller pack with benefits: faster, more agile, fewer injuries. Then we'll have similar for architecture. Read More...


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