Archive for the "Conference 2010" category

2010 VFPX Administrators Award

The VFPX Administrators Award is an annual award given by the VFPX Administrators (Craig Boyd, Rick Schummer, and Doug Hennig) to recognize those people who made outstanding contributions to the VFP community through their projects on VFPX. The nominees this year were:

Jim Nelson for his work on PEM Editor, Code References, and FoxChart Tools (add-ons)
David [...]

2010 FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

It was my great pleasure to announce at Southwest Fox 2010 the recipients of the 2010 FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award: Lisa Slater Nicholls and Rick Schummer. The stars must have been perfectly aligned because Lisa’s husband, well-known FoxPro guru Colin, and Rick’s wife Therese and parents Phil and Carole were in attendance. I obviously had [...]

Keynote Speaker: Craig Boyd

Keynotes at Southwest Fox are normally exciting and this year we think we have a real winner lined up.
While Craig Boyd couldn’t do his planned sessions at this year’s Southwest Fox, we did some arm twisting and put on the full court press to convince him to do the keynote presentation.
We are waiting for Craig [...]

Keeping conference delegates informed

Conferences are dynamic in nature and organizers have a lot of details to pass along to the people who come each year. The Southwest Fox organizers process communication via email and we normally get high marks for keeping people informed.
We already have sent out three emails to people who are registered:
1) Early August
Added Eric Selje [...]

Speaker Ch-ch-changes…

We have some news to share about our speaker line up for Southwest Fox 2010.
We are disappointed that Craig Boyd will be unable to present at Southwest Fox 2010; we look forward to his return in the future.
We are delighted that Jody Meyer has agreed to step in. She’ll present two [...]

Two Great Reasons to Attend Southwest Fox

Kevin Ragsdale blogged about two good reasons to attend Southwest Fox this year. His reasons were the previews Bo Durban and Steve Ellenoff give for their Southwest Fox sessions. I especially liked these comments:
“During Bo’s session, my mind was spinning with new ways of approaching the web browser control in my apps. I couldn’t wait [...]

Southwest Fox 2010 Change of Venue

We have a big change for Southwest Fox we need to share with you.
For the last three years, we have held Southwest Fox at the Arizona Golf Resort and Conference Center. Until recently we expected this would be true for Southwest Fox 2010 as well. Due to a change in the ownership of the Arizona [...]

Southwest Fox 2010 News Update

Southwest Fox 2010 SuperSaver deadline approaches
Your opportunity to save big on registration for Southwest Fox ends soon.
Super-saver registration offers $125 off the price of the conference, and gives you one free half-day pre-conference session, for total savings of $224. In addition, you’ll be eligible for drawings of three $150 scholarships, a copy of Visual [...]