DevCon 08' is GO! All the black shirts with their white "BlackBerry" logos are busy getting things set for tomorrow. From now till Thursday the action here has started!

Registered to attend? Here are a few tips to get you started

We recommend that you print the Conference Agenda & Map!

If you are new to the world of BlackBerry Development then you don't want to miss the Jump Start sessions:

Monday/10:00 am B01 - BlackBerry Solution 101: A Practical Guide to the BlackBerry Solution Architecture
Monday /11:15 am B02 - So You Want to Develop for BlackBerry Smartphones?

Use MySheduler to map out the rest of your Monday, then, Kick off the BlackBerry Developer Conference at the welcome reception held in the Mobility Pavilion. All the conference sponsors and RIM experts will be there, as well as fellow attendees. It's a great way to get a sneak peak at the exhibits and mingle with your community. The reception starts Monday at 6:00 pm. Remember to wear your conference badge!

If you're a registered BlackBerry Developer Conference attendee, go to from your BlackBerry smartphone to download Viigo for free. You'll need your BlackBerry Developer Conference user name and password to access your schedule and make changes. This app is a GREAT tool that will help you get the most out of the Conference!

Hardcore & Aspiring Developers:

Download the BlackBerry Developer Tools for the Hands-on Labs

IMPORTANT: If you are planning on bringing a laptop to the conference next week for the hands-on labs you will need to download the tools that correspond with the lab you want to attend.

BlackBerry JDE Plug-in for Eclipse - Download all three files
Review instructions on how to install this toolBlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual StudioBlackBerry MDS Studio
Review instructions on how to install this toolPlazmic Content Developer's KitHope this helps. See you there!