FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOFIA, SEPT. 04, 2006
DevReach 2006 debuts in Bulgaria
The conference is the first of its kind to be held on the Balkans, focused on the latest trends in building software applications with Microsoft development tools.
SOFIA, Bulgaria – September 04, 2006 – National Academy for Software Development - a private education center, specializing in professional training of software engineers, and Telerik Corporation - a leading vendor of UI and data components for ASP.NET, announced today the DevReach conference to be hosted in Bulgaria with the sponsorship of Microsoft Corporation.
DevReach conference is the first of its kind to be held on the Balkans, focused on the latest trends in building software applications with Microsoft development tools.
Over two days, more than 500 attendees will meet 12 world famous lecturers, engaged all year round in such events as TechEd, VSLive!, Microsoft DevDays showcasing their latest knowledge in creating more reliable, scalable and secure solutions using Microsoft technologies in more than 20 technical sessions.
DevReach will be held at the International Exhibition Center on October 9-10 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference is hosted by National Academy for Software Development and sponsored by Telerik Corporation and Microsoft Corporation.
DevReach is the premier development event on the Balkans, featuring in-depth exposure to the latest Microsoft development technologies and a chance to interact with other members of the developer community.
Teodor Milev, managing director of Microsoft Bulgaria is scheduled to deliver a keynote presentation unveiling the latest Microsoft platform innovations for developers.
Keynote highlights also some industry-recognized innovators, including Plamen Vatchkov, chairman of the State Agency of Information Technologies and Communications, Nikolay Vassilev, minister of Public Administration and Administrative Reform, and others.
Developers at DevReach can benefit from sessions arranged in 3 parallel tracks that present vital information on important topics such as best techniques for accessing data with SQL Server and ADO.NET, writing high performance and extensible ASP.NET sites, writing secure and efficient .NET applications in integration with 2007 Office System and SharePoint.
As a part of the event attendees have the unique chance to participate in technology “Question & Answer” forums and network with more than 10 world known gurus in software development with Microsoft tools.
The target of the event is to become a place for passionate Microsoft developers from Eastern Europe to get in touch with the latest trends and to become a significant part of the global community.
About National Academy for Software Development
The National Academy for Software Development (NASD) is a private education center, specialized in professional training of software engineers. The main goal for the academy is to expand the developers’ community in Bulgaria and create new opportunities for young and enthusiastic people. Since its start in 2005, the Academy has trained and found work opportunities for more than 150 people in development field.
Part of the Academy’s community goals is the organization of technical conferences with leading international speakers as NASD believes this is one of the best ways to help developers be more successful in their everyday jobs.
About Telerik Corporation
Telerik Corporation is a leading vendor of UI and data components for ASP.NET. The company’s mission is to provide versatile and reliable RAD controls, which enable developers to “deliver more than expected”. Telerik products push browser limits to take the UI richness and responsiveness of desktop applications to the Web, thus helping the customers cut development time and deliver richer applications. Telerik is Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Microsoft VSIP Alliance Partner.
About Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and internet technologies for personal and business computing. Founded in 1975, the company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people and organizations and help them realize their potential. Microsoft is an official sponsor of the DevReach Conference.
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National Academy for Software Development
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