The following information is courtesy of Trika... Make sure to visit her blog to learn how you can get your Windows Server 2008 certifications for free (I've signed myself up!)
Upcoming Meetings (details and registration links below)
§ December 5: Windows Server 2008 Certification
§ December 12: SQL Server 2008 Certification
§ January 23: Visual Studio 2008 certification
§ January 30: Getting Started as a Technical Author
Recent Live Meetings (recordings)
New Benefits for MCPs: Program Update (October 2007)
System Center Certifications (October 2007)
Microsoft Office Project Certifications (August 2007)
One Year In: An Update on Microsoft Certified Architect (June 2007)
Windows Server 2008 Certifications (June 2007)
Protecting The Integrity of Microsoft Certification (May 2007)
Windows Vista and Microsoft Exchange 2007: Certification Review (May 2007)
2007 Office System Certifications for IT Professionals and Developers (April 2007)
Transition to Windows Server 2008 Certifications (WW)
Target audience: customers interested in Windows Server certification; customers who will be early adopters of WS2008; MCSA and MCSE 2003.
In this meeting we will review plans for upcoming Windows Server 2008 certifications; hear about the transition paths specific to MCSA and MCSE 2003; provide links to the live exams and study resources; and participate in a Q&A with the certification and exam team.
· December 5 at 7:30 A.M. Pacific Time (What time is this in my region?)
· December 5 at 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time (What time is this in my region?)
SQL Server 2008 and Your Microsoft Certifications
Target audience: Customers considering SQL2008 or currently on SQL2005; MCDBAs.
Join the Microsoft Certification team for guidance on your certification path for SQL Server. In this meeting, we will introduce our plans for SQL Server 2008 training and certification, review the SQL Server 2005 certifications, and answer your individual questions about the path that is right for you, in Business Intelligence, Database Development, or Database Administration. Click to register for:
· December 12, 2007, at 7:30 A.M. Pacific Time:
· December 12, 2007, at 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time:
Microsoft Certification for Developers
Target audience: Developers with or without a certification today (MCAD, MCSD, MCTS/MCPD on VS2005; or new to certification)
Join the Microsoft Certification team to find out what is new, and what you need to know, for your next step in developer certification. In this meeting, we will introduce our plans for Visual Studio 2008 training and certification, review the Visual Studio 2005 certifications, and have plenty of time to answer questions about your individual path or scenario. Click to register for:
Microsoft Press Presents: Getting Started as a Technical Author
Target audience: IT pros and developers, internal and external
Are you interested in sharing your technical knowledge with others? Ever wonder what it takes to become a published technical author? Please join the Microsoft Press and Microsoft Certified Professional team for tips and recommendations on how to begin or further a career as a technical author. We will discuss tactics for getting started and answer your individual questions.
This meeting will be offered twice to accommodate worldwide calendars:
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