Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 / Exchange Server 2010 Launch Events

I have been getting a lot of questions about Launch Events and wanted to give everyone a quick update.  I just found out that the Launch Website is indeed live!!!!  The main website is:

The dates and cities are as follows:

September 24, 2009 Denver, CO Registration Link

September 28, 2009 Phoenix, AZ Registration Link

October 5, 2009 San Jose, CA Registration Link

October 12, 2009 Seattle, WA Registration Link

October 14, 2009 Portland, OR Registration Link

October 20, 2009 San Francisco, CA Registration Link

October 26, 2009 Orange County, CA Registration Link

October 26, 2009 San Diego, CA Registration Link

October 28, 2009 Los Angeles, CA Registration Link

Unlike the past where we used large capacity facilities like convention centers that held thousands of attendees, we are using movie theaters this year. There will be three concurrent tracks with four sessions each that run from 1:15 PM – 4:45 PM in the afternoon. The three tracks are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010. Each session will be 45 minutes in length with a 10 minute break between each. The afternoon IT Pro schedule is below:

Session Time

Windows 7 Track

Windows Server 2008 R2 Track

Exchange Server 2010 Track

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Introducing Windows 7 and the Windows Optimized Desktop

What's in Windows Server 2008 R2 for IT Administrators: A Technical Overview Part 2

Introducing Exchange Server 2010

2:10 PM - 2:55 PM

Make People Productive Anywhere with Windows 7

What's in Windows Server 2008 R2 for IT Administrators: A Technical Overview Part 1

Exchange 2010 Voice Mail enabled by Unified Messaging

3:05 PM - 3:50 PM

Manage Risks through Enhanced Security and Control with Windows 7

New Server Deployment and Migration

Exchange 2010 High Availability and Storage

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Streamlining Deployment of Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization Technologies - Saving IT Costs

Exchange 2010 Archiving and Retention

For those of you who also do Development work or have Dev focused buddies, the morning portion will be Developer focused content and starts at 9 AM. To register and get updated information on the Launch, please visit the official Launch Website.

Harold Wong

Comments (7)

  1. john knightly says:

    i wish i could mix and match; catch the first two of r2; then the 3rd on win7; then the final on e2010!!!

  2. Ed Lew says:

    I also wish that I could mix and match the sessions

  3. Andrew Becker says:

    I wish this event wasn’t scheduled on Yom Kippur.

  4. Joshua says:

    Sweet! Already registered! Will you be hosting any of the tracks for the Denver, CO event?

  5. I am from UK, When is the UK launch?

  6. Chris says:

    Wow, the Win7 launch is already full in Phoenix.  Bummer!!!

  7. mike miller says:

    Yes would be excelent to have Exchange 2010, Server 2008 R2, and Windows 7 in an entire day event for those of us interested in all of the new systems coming out.  

    Do you know if anything is planned for Orlando Florida and Jacksonville Florida?  



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