In case you didn’t get the TechNet Flash about the Expand Your Knowledge tour that is going on right now – check it out.  I will be attending the Ottawa event to see how Barnaby makes out.

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Hear Barnaby Jeans speak on the evolution of operating platforms. Gain insights into how Linux and OSS have developed, how they are tested, distributed and more. Learn about how Microsoft approaches Security and get the facts around vulnerability's. Explore the Ecosystem ­ who are the players and who’s accountable for what. And finally, get the answers to the questions on everybody’s mind: Are Linux and OSS driving technology innovation? What is the roadmap for strategic IT planning?

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DATES CITY _
Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Montreal
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 Quebec City
Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Ottawa
Thursday, April 20, 2006 Toronto - Downtown
Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Calgary
Friday, May 5, 2006 Vancouver
Tuesday, May 9, 2006 Toronto - Mississauga (MPR)
     
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Barnaby Jeans
  Before joining Microsoft, Barnaby most recently worked as a Sales Engineer for Red Hat Canada helping to establish their Canadian sales force. Prior to that, he worked as a technical Sales Consultant at Oracle Canada focusing on enterprise architecture. He has been working with Linux for the past 10 years and brings over 8 years experience in dealing with customers of all sizes and on all platforms.

Barnaby is an integral part of the Microsoft team which drives awareness, education and training through special events. In addition to planning and delivering these events, his group directly engages with Canada’s professional communities, including IT managers, infrastructure specialists and architects, systems integrators, independent software vendors (ISVs) and community leaders.
Join Barnaby Jeans, Lead IT Pro Advisor for the Microsoft Canada Co., as he delves into a technical evaluation of Microsoft, UNIX and Linux based platforms. It’s an opportunity to ask the tough questions in an open discussion with the experts, so expand your knowledge around these diverse platforms, and come meet and learn with your peers.