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We are back…

The SWFox.NET site was down today. We are fixing things up and have most of the stuff working again. Sorry for any inconvenience to anyone looking for more details about this year’s conference.
Only 132 days until we gather in Gilbert!
Only  14 days until our Super-saver discount expires! Get registered today!!
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Not too late for Southwest Fox 2017 session proposals

We’re still looking for a few more speaker submissions for Southwest Fox 2017. If you have something to share with our developer community, read the Call for Speakers and then use the Submission site to send us your ideas. Please let us hear from you by next Monday, March 27.
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Call for speakers for 2017 released

We’ve issued the Call for Speakers for Southwest Fox 2017 and Southwest Xbase++ 2017. If you are interested in presenting at either conference, please read the document and consider submitting sessions via the Geek Gatherings Submission Web site.
Alaska Software has decided that their core staff members will not be presenting at conferences in 2017, in [...]

What do you want to learn in 2017?

We’re getting close to releasing the Call for Speakers for the 2017 conferences. (Watch the News page.) As we’ve done in the past, we want to offer prospective speakers ideas for welcome topics. The list below comes from both the evaluations filled in by 2016 attendees and a survey we did recently. Please add your [...]

Southwest Fox on The Fox Show! Discount code

Doug and Tamar were interviewed for Andrew Ross MacNeill’s podcast The Fox Show, which was released today. There’s a discount code for conference registration in the interview.

Early-bird deadline is July 31!

Simple quick reminder: save $50 by registering before the Early-bird registration deadline this Sunday, July 31st.
If you still need to register, please head over to the registration Web site today: http://geekgatherings.com/Registration
Every registered attendee gets admission and white papers to all regular conference sessions. Don’t miss this chance to learn from the best and mix with [...]

2016 Speakers and sessions announced

Speakers and sessions for both conferences have been announced. Registration opens soon; send an email to info@geekgatherings.com if you want us to email you when it’s ready.

Save $50: Register before September 1!

Simple, quick reminder: the Early-bird registration deadline is this Monday, August 31st. We would hate to see you lose out on the $50 discount.
If you still need to register, please head over to the registration Web site today: http://geekgatherings.com/Registration
Every registered attendee gets admission and white papers to all regular conference sessions. Don’t miss this chance [...]

A change of speakers … and next deadline approaches

We’re disappointed to share that Cathy Pountney won’t be speaking at Southwest Fox this year after all. (She’s fine, but needed to step out.) But we’re delighted that Tuvia Vinitsky has agreed to help fill the schedule. He’ll be covering two topics that should be of interest to both Southwest Fox and Southwest Xbase++ attendees:
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The conferences are a go!

Rick, Doug and I met (via Skype) and made the decision to move forward with this year’s conferences. Registrations to date are almost identical to last year’s on the same date, giving us confidence that the conferences remain financially feasible.
We’re also happy to tell you that we’ve added Rick Borup to [...]