TechEd Slide Decks to post shortly on CommNet

Well I have to say a lot of people have emailed and asked about this one! Everyone is interested in getting the presentation decks of TechEd Australia! Short answer is that we wanted to get them posted on CommNet as the sessions happened or shortly after. Our events guy was so busy fixing them up…

1 website and Windows Vista Issue

A number of people (including Mitch Denny) have emailed us and indicated that the website for CommNet which runs our event scheduling for TechEd is running extraordinarily slow – unusable in fact. In every case so far its because of Windows Vista’s TCP autotuning changes in the IP stack. It appears that some routers and load…


TechEd 2006 Australia: the biggest ever!

With the completion of content planning, CommNet has now released to attendees – this allows you to plan your sessions and export them to Outlook. It also gives us the ability to monitor room allocations and make minor changes where necessary to ensure that we manage attendees needs. This means that you may notice minor…


TechEd 2006: Content Completed!

Well its good news to be able to announce that we’re essentially complete. At present we’re completing final scheduling between TechEd NZ and Australia and jsut tidying up loose ends. We are on track to release the new improved CommNet on August 1st to all attendees in Australia and NZ. If youre an attendee, watch…


TechEd AU and NZ 2006: Close to done!

OK..theres been lots of people asking about what TechEd AU and NZ will feature as an agenda. I think its important that at this time we show you exactly where we’re up to! Theres a couple of tracks that still arent quite finished yet – but are fairly close! For those that saw Andrew Coates’s post…


TechEd 2006 AU and NZ: Developer Track

Good onya Coatesy! Coatesy is running the Developer Tools track for TechEd AU and NZ. He’s blogged it at his blog:   Take a look!    


New TechEd 2006 AU website released

Hey the new TechED website just released. It has more information than before about the tracks and the event as a whole.   Visit it at:

TechEd 2006: 2nd Draft: Messaging, WinSrvr, WinClient, Security

Heres the next draft of 4 tracks….any feedback? Community submissions have now been included!! Security Windows Vista System Integrity TechnologiesAnti-Malware Technologies in Windows VistaAccount Control: Running Windows Vista with Least PrivilegeSecuring Content with Windows Rights Management ServicesBitLocker Drive EncryptionHow Your Applications are HackedWindows Vista Security GuideIs That Application Really Safe?PKI Enhancements in Windows Vista and…

TechEd 2006 Australia Registration is now live!!!

Ive been asked several times now when registration is going to be open – well its now open!! All the information you need is at: Initial track plans are at


TechEd 2006 AU and NZ: SQL Track Preliminary released

Dave Glover, the track owner for the SQL and BI track for TechEd AU and NZ has just released his first draft. He posted it at his blog – check it out and give him lots of comments!