Redlands, California—February 3, 2009—The ESRI Developer Summit (DevSummit) will be held on March 23–26, 2009, at the Wyndham Hotel and Palm Springs Convention Center Palm Springs, in California. The DevSummit will serve as a forum for mapping and spatial application developers to connect with ESRI development teams and peers from all industries.
The summit will have four free preconference seminars, 58 unique technical sessions, and a new ArcGIS Mobile Code Challenge to complement the popular ArcGIS Server Mashup Code Challenge. Consultant and author David Chappell will deliver the keynote address on March 25, which will discuss building services with SOAP or REST and making the right choice.
As part of the DevSummit, the ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Mobile Code Challenges are open to all developers, including ESRI business partners, provided the applicant or the applicant’s organisation is a licensed user of ArcGIS Server 9.2 or ArcGIS Server 9.3 or a current ESRI Developer Network (EDN) subscriber. The first-place prize for the ArcGIS Server Mashup Code Challenge is US$7,000, and the second-place prize is US$3,000. The first-place prize for the ArcGIS Mobile Code Challenge is US$4,000, and the second-place prize is US$2,000.
The deadline to submit presentation request for the DevSummit is February 6, 2009.