What Is Live! 360?

LIVE! 360℠ is an event brought to you by the publishers of MSDN Magazine and the producers of Visual Studio Magazine, Application Development Trends, Redmond Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner Magazine,  AWSInsider.net, Virtualization & Cloud Review plus NEW! IoTDev360.com. Live! 360 brings together Visual Studio Live! and TechMentor, established and respected independent tech conferences, with these well-established niche industry events: SQL Server Live!, Office & SharePoint Live!, Artificial Intelligence Live! and New in 2019 Cloud & Containers Live!

Attendees of any one of the Live! 360 events will have unlimited access to all six co-located conferences -- and it's all included in one low price!

Located at the beautiful (and attendee favorite) Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, these forward-thinking and educational events are geared toward both the IT and Developer community. Incorporating knowledge transfer, networking and leading-edge training on a wide range of Microsoft products, technologies, and solutions, these conferences keep attendees up-to-date with a look to the future.

Attendees can create their own custom conference, mixing and matching sessions, workshops and hands-on labs from any of the six events to best serve their needs. Because of the convenient co-location, there will be even more opportunities to access over 100+ sessions and speakers, 1,000+ fellow attendees, and a robust exhibit floor - all enhancing the event experience.

Learn more about the six (6) Live! 360 2019 Events:



Visual Studio Live!: is celebrating its 25th year of providing real-world, practical information and training to attendees with the cutting-edge techniques needed to solve development challenges with existing Microsoft products, shipping or soon-to-be shipping technologies compatible with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio.

Conference Tracks:

  • DevOps in the Spotlight
  • AI, Data and Machine Learning
  • Developing New Experiences
  • Delivery and Deployment
  • .NET Core and More
  • Full Stack Web Development


SQL Server Live!: Provides a broad range of content for administrators, DBAs, and developers to help them do more with their SQL Server and Microsoft data platform investment. Sessions will cover performance tuning, security, reporting, data integration, adopting new techniques, improving old approaches, and modernizing the SQL Server infrastructure.

Conference Tracks:

  • Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server Administration & Maintenance
  • SQL Server Features & Components
  • SQL Server for Developers
  • SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization


TechMentor: Providing in depth technical training for IT Pros since 1998. With zero marketing speak, a strong emphasis on doing more with the technology you already own, and solid coverage of what's just around the corner, you'll get the technical training you need for deploying, managing, and supporting Microsoft products and technologies. Expect troubleshooting tips, performance optimization training, and best practices from experts in the industry and Microsoft insiders. Plus, there will be dedicated coverage of Windows PowerShell, core Windows Server functionality, Security, System Center, and so much more.

Conference Tracks:

  • Client and Endpoint Management
  • PowerShell and DevOps
  • Infrastructure
  • Soft Skills for ITPros
  • Security
  • Azure (Public/Hybrid)
  • Office 365 for the IT Pro


Artificial Intelligence Live!: An innovative conference for current and aspiring developers, data scientists, and data engineers covering artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data science, Big Data analytics, IoT & streaming analytics, bots, and more from Microsoft and others. You can expect real-world training on the languages, libraries, APIs, tools and cloud services you need to implement real AI and machine learning solutions, today and into the future.

Conference Tracks:

  • AI Application Development
  • Analytics
  • Bots
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things


Office and SharePoint Live!: provides leading-edge knowledge and training for SharePoint administrators and developers who must extend, deploy and maintain SharePoint Server on-premises and in Office 365 to maximize the business value. In addition, this event will also cover Office 365 and Office clients for developers & administrators.

Conference Tracks:

  • SharePoint On-Premises Infrastructure Management and Admin
  • SharePoint, Office 365 and the Cloud
  • High-Value SharePoint Workloads: Social, Search, BI, Workflow, and PBA
  • Developing for Office, Office 365 and SharePoint


NEW IN 2019: Cloud & Containers Live!: a multi-day two-track event covering both IT infrastructure and software development aspects of cloud-native software design, development, release, deployment, operations, instrumentation/monitoring, and maintenance. We believe the future of most computing is the cloud: containers, PaaS, and serverless. This conference provides attendees with the knowledge they need to succeed with cloud-based infrastructure and software development.

Conference Tracks:

  • Cloud-Native Development
  • Infrastructure
  • Cloud DevOps

Join us in 2019 and discover for yourself why Live! 360℠ Orlando is THE Ultimate Education Destination!