At PDC 2008, Microsoft will finally unveil its vision for cloud computing and building applications that seamlessly bridge the gaps between PC, Web, and phone. It will also be the coming out party for Windows 7, the next major version of the Windows desktop.

See You in Los Angeles!

Are you coming to LA for PDC 2008? Here are the sessions and other events I'm currently planning on attending.

Saturday, October 25

Traveling to Los Angeles

Sunday, October 26

All-day Microsoft event

Monday, October 27

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Keynote ? Ray Ozzie, David Thompson

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Session: A Lap Around Cloud Services
Presenter: John Shewchuk
Where: Petree Hall CD

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Session: A Lap around Cloud Services (Part 2)
Presenter: Manuvir Das
Where: Petree Hall CD

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
PDC Press & Analyst Reception
Where: Standard Hotel rooftop

Tuesday, October 28

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Keynote - Ray Ozzie, Steven Sinofsky

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Keynote - Chris Anderson and Don Box

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Partner Expo, MSR@PDC

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Session: Windows 7: Welcome to the Windows 7 Desktop
Presenter: Chaitanya Sareen
Where: Room 502A

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Session: Windows 7: Integrate with the Windows 7 Desktop Taskbar
Presenter: Rob Jarrett
Where: Room 515B

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Live Mesh Roundtable
Where: Theater

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Session: Live Services: Live Framework Programming Model Architecture and Insights
Presenter: Dharma Shukla
Where: Room 502A
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Session: Windows 7: New APIs to Find, Visualize, and Organize
Presenter: David Washington
Where: Room 515B

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cloud Computing Mixer
Where: Elevate Lounge

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Attendee party
Where: Universal Studios

Wednesday, October 29

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Keynote - Rick Rashid

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Session: Live Services: Building Applications with the Live Framework
Presenter: Raymond Endres
Where: Room 153

11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Meeting

12:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Session: Windows 7: Design Principles for Windows 7
Presenter: Samuel Moreau
Where: Petree Hall CD

3:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Session: A Day in the Life of a Cloud Service Developer
Presenter: Sriram Krishnan
Where: Petree Hall CD

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Session: Windows 7: New Shell User Experience APIs
Presenter: Nicolas Brun
Where: Room 151

Thursday, October 30

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