3rd Annual Revolution Convention Returns to Monterey
Early Bird Discounts End May 1, 2006
March 15, 2006. Monterey, CA. RevCentral and Runtime Revolution Ltd, announced plans for the largest gathering of Revolution users and developers to be held in Monterey, California from June 17-18. This marks the third consecutive year that RevCentral has hosted this event. Runtime Revolution, Ltd is co-sponsoring the event.
In 2005, Revolutionaries converged on Monterey and enjoyed a two-day gathering that drew nearly unanimous rave reviews. This year's conference is expected to double the size of the 2005 event and will include two brand-new features.
RevCon West 2006 will be held June 16-17 at the Monterey Conference Center. Confirmed speakers include Trevor DeVore, Richard Gaskin, Ken Ray, Scott Rossi, Jan Schenkel, Dan Shafer, and Chipp Walters. CEO Kevin Miller and CTO Mark Waddingham of Runtime Revolution will also attend. The speaker schedule will be updated over the coming weeks.
"RevCon West 2005 was a delightful and educational experience for anyone interested in developing rich media projects, network solutions and cross-platform applications for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X," said Kevin Miller, CEO of Runtime Revolution, Ltd, "we are looking forward to being a part of RevCon West 2006 in sunny Monterey."
Every attendee will also receive a free license of Revolution Media, a feature rich tool for creating interactive media and software utilities. Right out of the box it includes templates for creating kiosks, presentations, adventure games, portfolios and more.
A new optional third day event will also be held at the Monterey Conference Center. That post-conference gathering will feature in-depth technical discussions of major topics of interest to Revolution developers, a "coding kitchen" in which attendees will be able to work on their projects with ready access to several top Revolutionary developers. An advanced technology brief is also planned.
Also new this year will be a pre-conference tutorial workshop designed for newcomers to Revolution and Revolution Media. The tutorial will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, June 14-15, also at the Monterey Conference Center, The first day will focus on how to design and build Revolution applications and the second day will be devoted to learning the Revolution scripting language.
The main conference will kick off with a jazz party Thursday evening, admission to which is included in the conference fee.
The fee for the main conference June 16-17 is $299 (Early Bird Discount price of $225 until May 1). The two-day pre-conference tutorial is priced at $595, with an Early Bird Discount price of $449. The Post-Conference In-Depth sessions will cost $295, with an Early Bird Discount price of $220. Conference fees include all sessions, all handout materials, catered lunch all five days, break snacks all five days, Internet access (T-1 wireless), the Thursday Night kick-off party, and other conference giveaways. For complete pricing, travel and sponsorship information, visit the RevConWest website at http://www.revconwest.com.
RevCentral publishes the widely read RevCentral Newsletter and acts as a conduit for third-party Revolution products. The company was founded in 2004 by Monerey-based ShaferMedia and Austin, Texas- based Altuit, Inc. Shafer Media publishes four books and eBooks about Revolution. Altuit, Inc., develop quality developer solutions for Revolution along with its flagship product, the Web site development and management system Hemingway. Learn more about RevCentral at its website at http://www.revcentral.com.
About Runtime Revolution
Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric software development to all major platforms: Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix. The company is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information on Runtime Revolution, please visit the company on the web at http://www.runrev.com or http://www.tenthumbstypingtutor.com.
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