Come out the the IE8 Firestarter event!

So you already downloaded Internet Explorer 8 and love the Web Slices feature. But did you know there’s lot more to IE8 than just Web Slices? Come attend the Internet Explorer 8 FireStarter event in Redmond on March 26th and learn why Internet Explorer 8 is the browser designed for the way your customers really use the web. Enhanced tools and options make it fast and easy for you to build add-ons or deploy in your organization. Learn about Accelerators, SmartScreen™ filter, deployment best practices, compatibility and migration issue, and much more…


This daylong event is targeted at both IT Professionals and Developers. Take a look at the agenda below and let me know if you have any questions.

Event Name: Internet Explorer 8 FireStarter (IE8 FireStarter)

Event Date: March 26th, 2009

Event Time: 8:15 AM – 5:00 PM (Registration starts at 8:00 AM, Lunch provided by Microsoft)

Event Location: Microsoft Redwest Campus

Building: Redwest-E – Room: Emerald Auditorium

5600 148th Avenue N.E.

REDMOND, WA, 98052 - USA

                             Session Name                                  Speaker

8:15 – 8:30                     Kick off                                               Mithun Dhar

8:30 – 9:30                     Keynote – A lap around IE8               Dean Hachamovitch

9:30 – 10:00                   Creating value with IE8                     Giorgio Sardo

10:00 – 10:15               Break

10:15 – 11:45                 Trustworthy Browsing in IE8              Eric Lawrence

11:45 – 12:30               Lunch

12:30 – 1:30                   Designing cross-browser websites    Steven Guttman

1:30 – 2:00                     Application Performance with IE8       John Hrvatin

2:00 – 2:15                   Break

2:15 - 3:15                     Compatibility & Migration                     Michel Barnett

3:15 – 3:45                    IE8 Deployment                                   Michel Barnett

3:45 - 4:00                   Break

4:00 – 5:00                    Browser War 2.0                                  David Tesar & Chris Avis


Register to Attend In-Person:

If you cannot attend in person, we are also broadcasting the event online. You MUST register for the online version to watch it on your computer

Register to watch the event online:

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