PDC 10 on tap

pdc10Maybe because we don’t have to travel for this one, or because we’re not expecting big Windows Live news, but this PDC has kind of snuck up on us.  Starting Thursday morning in Redmond, Microsoft will be hosting the first PDC on its own campus, and from the looks of it plans to talk a lot about Windows Phone 7 and Azure, with a few surprises thrown in.

Aside from a session on “Lessons Learned from Moving a Major Microsoft Application to the Cloud”, which entices with:

This will be a fascinating session about moving a major Microsoft application to the cloud, but we can’t disclose any details until after PDC keynotes. Check this abstract after PDC keynote for additional details about this session.

…there isn’t a whole lot of hints on what may be revealed at PDC, although there are a couple of more teases on the Channel 9 website.  Our friend Nic Fillingham lists 6 “Session to be announced” slots on the Channel 9 Live schedule, so we know something’s coming.

Will we see a new beta refresh of IE9?  Word of Silverlight for Mobile?  New pricing for Azure?  We’ll be there to keep you up on all the latest news, and remember you can watch not only the keynote but all of the sessions, as well as Channel 9 Live at PDC, well, live!

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(btw, if you’re at PDC, make sure to look us up on press row (or shoot a quick email: kip*at*liveside*dot*net) – we’ll have stickers!)