RSUG April Event – 15th April

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After the successful February and March 2010 events,

Riyadh SharePoint User Group is pleased to announce our next User Group event to be held on April 15th, 2010 at the Microsoft Innovation Center, Alyamama University, Riyadh.

This time the event celebrate with Visual Studio 2010 Launch which will be done on April 14th and our event will cover the most interesting developer as well as topics of Architecture and administartion.  The important thing to note is that the event will be;

Two Tracked

After the success of our March Event which was multi track for the first time we have decided to go with the same stretegy of having parallel tracks.  This way we can cover more stuff and you will have choice of what you want to learn.

Why should you attend the event?:

  • If you are eager to learn and get ready for SharePoint 2010
  • You want to win Windows 7 Ultimate
  • You want to have chance to Win XBOX 360 🙂
  • Cool Give Ways including Books, USBs, and Reading Material etc.
  • Chance to ask questions and get answers to your problems.
  • Get SharePoint 2010 All Software Hyper V Image. 
  • Get Visual Studio 2010 RTM Image (For Above please bring your USB Disk with around 20+ GB Free space)

Please note that the Registration is must.  It will help you to keep updated about event details. 

You can get Attendance Certificates in Digital format.  Please email the Hosts (both) with Full Name in English.

Note: Females are Welcome to attend the event and complete separation will be provided during the event.


Jerry Yasir – SharePoint MVP

RSUG Founder, President, SharePoint Consultant at EJADA

Jerry is Founder and President of Riyadh SharePoint User Group (RSUG.NET), Co-Owner of SharePoint Pakistan User Group and SharePoint Consultant at EJADA, Saudi Arabia. He hold a master degree in Computer Sciences and has nearly 8 Years of experience working in Microsoft Technologies including SharePoint, Microsoft .NET and Project Server.

He is currently responsible of executing and managing many large scale SharePoint implementations in Saudi Arabia. Jerry is Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and also holds MCPD, MCTS WSS 3.0 & SharePoint Server 2007, MCITP (EPM 2007) and MCSD.NET.

Adel Zubeir

Sr. Developer and Community Lead Windows Phone Middle East

Adil is Sr. Developer and currently working as a Project Manager. Adel gained strong knowledge in Windows Mobile since he got his first Windows device. Adel is currently the founder of the new "Windows Phone Middle East" Community, Windows Mobile Power Group on Facebook; to spread out his knowledge on mobility.

Hany Mahmoud

Microsoft Products Manager/Development Manager, Nesma

He is responsible for: Presales, proposing, R&D, consultancy, and Development team Management and Improvement with over 9 years of experience in Microsoft Platforms using miscellanies technologies such as: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Server, SharePoint, TFS, VSTS tools, AJAX, XML Web Services, Enterprise Applications Using COM+ and Microsoft .Net Platform, XML, XSLT, XSD, and XPATH. He holds Masters Degree of Computer Engineering from Cairo University and certifications such as PMP, MCT, MCPD, MCTS, and MCSD.

Ahmed Abuabdou

RSUG Board Member & Consultant – Sure Technologies

Ahmed Abuabdou, Senior Software Engineer & SharePoint Developer at SURE Technology & Consulting, he enjoys exploring new operating systems, platforms, technologies and programming languages, and considers programming as a hobby. He has been involved with big e-learning SharePoint portals in Saudi-Arabia and is an active member in RSUG.

Mohammed Mosallem

Developer Lead Nesma, Board Member – DevLifeStyle.NET

Mohamed Mosallem is a Development Lead based in Riyadh, he has been working with the .net Framework since it’s early beta in 2000, he is specialized in developing Enterprise .net Applications and Enterprise Applications Integration, Mohamed is a community board member and regular speaker at DevLifeStyle the first .net users group in Riyadh, he can be reached through his blog

Event Agenda

Main Track

Social Networking Features in SharePoint Server 2010 – Jerry
1 Hour

In this session Jerry will explain the concept of social networking and how Enterprise Social networking can help companies save cost and do knowledge management. Later jerry will demo some the coolest Social Networking Features of SharePoint Server 2010 and how Social Networking can help you achieve success in business using the same tools and techologies you have before.


Architecture Track – Room 1 – After Main Track Keynote

SharePoint and Dynamics CRM the Right Tool for the Job – Hany
1 Hour

In this session Hany will focus on the comparison between SharePoint and CRM and He  will give high level overview about CRM with a Live demo on how we can use both technologies togather to get the best out of our business.

Upgrading SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010  (Jerry)
1 Hour

This session will cover how to prepare for upgrading from previous versions of SharePoint to SharePoint 2010 and what are the methods available to upgrade.  It will also cover the things that you need to know, things to prepare, plan and get ready for upgrading your Sharepoint 2007 portals to SharePoint 2010. 

Developer Track – Room 2 – After Main Track Keynote

SharePoint 2010 Large Lists – Ahmed
1 Hour

– Dealing with large lists, configuring large lists
– Batch operations to add hundred of thousands of items
– Light queries to obtain hundred of thousands of items
– Tuning tips for fast performance

Windows Phone 7, Developers introduction – Adel
1 Hour

In this sesion Developers will have first look at Windows 7 Phone Series and how to build nice applications on Silverlight for Windows Phone.


Integration jQuery and SharePoint  – Mosselam
1 Hour

In this session Mosselam will provide a demo on how we can integrate jQuery with SharePoint sites and how developers can use it to build rich applications.

Note: Closing, Q / A  and Raffle Draws will be made after this in Main Track Room.

Location: Microsoft Innovation Center at Al-Yamama University

For Location Map (Click Here) or copy paste the URL below.

Looking forward to see you.  Please be on time :).  12:30 Sharp

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