Here are some good opportunities for your IT teams spotlighted by the MVP program leads in Canada: Simran Chaudhry and Ljupco Grmaskoski.

The Toronto Code Camp happens this Saturday May 1st, it's a free event!  Note that this year the venue has changed, visit the registration site for complete details.

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Congratulations goes out to SharePoint MVP Reza Alirezaei.  Reza along with Tom Rizzo director of the SharePoint product management team and Jeff Fried published their SharePoint 2010 Development book.

As an added note, in the 20 keynotes that I did in the past 18 months, Reza featured prominently in the presentations donating his mentoring services so I want to highlight this outstanding MVP.

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Microsoft Windows Community

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 9:00AM - 10:00AM Pacific Time

Join the Event

Join an online live conversation with Microsoft Community Managers Matt Bernardy and Jake Grey on May 4th, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. PMT. This is your opportunity to learn more about the Clubhouse, Microsoft Answers, the MVP Program, and to ask questions about all the Windows community programs.  To join, follow these simple steps:

  1. Find out what time this Live Meeting is in your country/region.
  2. Download Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007. We recommend you download the program several hours in advance to avoid technical difficulties during the session.
  3. Enter the meeting and fill in your name.

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Silverlight 4 Training Kit

Microsoft has just released a new free Silverlight 4 Training Kit that walks you through building business applications with Silverlight 4. You can also download the entire offline version of the kit here.  You can use the 8 modules, 25 videos, and several hands on labs online or offline from links on the Channel 9 site.

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Enjoy!

Stephen Ibaraki