On November 7th and 8th 2005, we will be holding a Developer Conference on campus in Redmond WA that is targeted to our key Exchange ISV and Developer communities.  The conference will provide selected ISVs with an early look at the “E12” investment areas and will provide you with an early look at the “E12” development roadmap, describe the characteristic of new investments we are making in Exchange 12, and provide an opportunity for you to see first hand what new features and development environments that will be optimized in “E12”. 

Agenda:  

Technical sessions will include the following topics:  

  • An overview of “E12” and Exchange extensibility roadmap
  • Technical Drill down on Exchange 12 Architecture
  • Exchange 12 Programmability Roadmap
  • Sync Architecture and Device Access
  • Web Services Integration & APIs
  • Policy Engine and Secure Messaging
  • Outlook 12 Extensibility Roadmap

Who is Eligible to Attend?

We are holding 30 seats especially for our ISV partners that read You Had Me At EHLO. Seats will be assigned on a first come-first serve basis to the first 30 eligible ISV Partners. Eligibility is limited to partners that meet the following criteria:

  • A member of the Microsoft MSPP Program at the Gold Certified or Certified Partner level (more information on being a partner can be found at http://partner.microsoft.com )
  • Must have 3 Exchange Server 2000 or Exchange Server 2003 customer references
  • Must have a product that integrates with Exchange Server that has been in market for more than 1 year.
  • Must have a solution shipping on Windows Server and Exchange Server current version minus one with a plan to migrate to the latest version.

How to Register

We’re expecting space to fill up quickly so if you are interested in attending please send a mail to E12DevCo@microsoft.com by October 10th with the words “EHLO DEV CON” in the subject line. 

Please copy out the section on Who’s Eligible… and paste into your mail including your MSPP number, links to your customer references, links to your website that features integration with Exchange Server, and information on which version of Windows Server and Exchange Server your are using.

The E12 Dev Con team will be getting back to all that expressed interest the week of October 17th.

- KC Lemson