Dr. Dobb's Events Now Accepting Speaking Proposals for Software Development West 2009 Conference & Expo

Prestigious Industry Event Invites Submissions Now Through October 10

Oct 7, 2008

Software Development West (SD West 2009) today announced it is accepting speaking proposals for the 22nd annual conference -- presented by Dr. Dobb's Events, a division of United Business Media. The event will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center March 9-13, 2009 and will attract the software development industry's top experts, visionaries and technology gurus. Speaking proposals can be submitted at: https://www.cmpevents.com/SDw9/a.asp?option=N&V=3&CPid=237 and the deadline for the speaking nominations is October 10.

For the past 22 years, SD West has provided reliable, relevant and practical training to thousands of development professionals. No other developer event matches SD West's comprehensive mix of training delivered by the industry's most respected faculty. SD West 2009 will feature educational sessions on the latest languages, tools, technologies and trends plus a multitude of networking events and an expo floor packed with the industry's most innovative vendors.

This year's topics reflect some of the most important issues affecting software development in the near future, including:

  -- Agile Processes, People & Methods
  -- Business of Software
  -- C++
  -- Dynamic Languages
  -- Java
  -- Mobile Development
  -- Modeling & Design
  -- Requirements & Analysis
  -- Security
  -- Testing & Quality
  -- Web 2.0 and Beyond
  -- Web Services, REST and SOA
  -- New Horizons

The esteemed SD West advisory board will review submissions and the Dr. Dobb's Events conference team will notify accepted speakers in November 2008.

Session formats this year include classes, roundtables case studies, birds-of-a-feathers, panels, keynotes and half-day or full-day tutorials. For further information and to begin the submission process, please visit https://www.cmpevents.com/SDw9/a.asp?option=N&V=3&CPid=237

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