FileMaker, Inc. issued a 30 day reminder for FileMaker Pro developers who wish to register for the upcoming FileMaker Developer Conference in August and save US$100. Similar to the Appleis World Wide Developer Conference, the FileMaker Developer Conference is a chance for FileMaker database developers to get together, take training courses, and find out the latest news about FileMaker Pro. FileMaker Pro is a cross platform app, and this is a mixed gathering. This yearis event is in Orlando at the Disneyis Coronado Springs Resort. According to FileMaker:
More than 1,500 corporate and independent FileMaker database developers from throughout the globe are expected to converge for this yearis FileMaker Developer Conference entitled "The Wonderful World of FileMaker," August 12-15 in Orlando, Florida.
The annual three-day conference, is designed to be the one essential event bringing together the worldwide FileMaker community. The conference will deliver information developers need to maintain a competitive edge: first looks at FileMaker product and technology plans; the latest tools, tips and techniques; and a chance to connect with FileMaker experts from around the world.
Nearly 50 expert sessions will cover the latest and most important topics for developers. These sessions include in-depth looks at FileMaker mobile/wireless applications; database security; FileMaker and XML, JDBC and other Web standards; integrating FileMaker via SQL into enterprise systems; and much more.
Last yearis conference, which drew a record 1,200 corporate and independent FileMaker Pro database developers from 28 countries, featured several new product previews by FileMaker.
Special Guest SpeakersIn addition to keynote speeches and technical talks on FileMaker product strategy and direction by company executives, the conference will also feature PC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Michael Miller as keynote closing speaker on August 15, on the topic of "The Revolutions of 2001."
Conference Session Overview
This yearis conference also features over 50 sessions ranging from in-depth technical product briefings by database experts to deployment of industry-specific FileMaker solutions, to business development guidance.
Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with other leading FileMaker developers and vendors at an Exhibitor Showcase running throughout the show. This yearis exhibitors include: Troi Automatisering; New Millennium; Chris Moyer Consulting; Medical Databases; LeSaux Media; Genwest Systems, Inc.; Comm-Unity Networking; Applied Arts Ltd.; Metro Technologies; FMPtraining.com; Professional Data; and others.
You can find more information on the conference at FileMakeris Web site.