“Real Estate Software Developers Day” - First Ever Major Event Designed for the New Real Estate Technologist

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Rob Malda of Slashdot, Steve Lombardi, Virtual Earth Program Manager for Microsoft, and others will be speakers at “Real Estate Software Developers Day.” The first major event ever designed specifically for the new real estate technologist will be held in San Francisco on July 26 as part of Real Estate Connect 2006.

“Real Estate Software Developers Day” will be the first major event ever designed specifically for the new real estate technologist. Held in San Francisco at the Palace Hotel on July 26 as part of Real Estate Connect 2006, this dawn-to-dusk pre-conference will be by developers and for developers of real estate software.

Developers Day will feature a working lunch with Rob Malda (a.k.a. Cmdr Taco), open source guru and Founder of technology discussion forum, Slashdot. Steve Lombardi, Virtual Earth Program Manager for Microsoft will be another highlighted speaker at Developers Day. Additional speakers from companies including MapQuest, Google, Yahoo!, RedFin, and the CRT (Center for Realtor® Technology) are also slated for Developers Day.

“Developers Day will be unstintingly technical, and will focus attention on where real estate developers' needs are greatest,” says Mike Edelhart, CEO of Inman News. “It will flow directly into the full Real Estate Connect Conference, with additional special sessions and technology tracks over the next two days.”

Developers Day sessions will address topics critical to software professionals including:

  • Mapping: The ultimate interface for real estate
  • Trends: What’s driving real estate software development
  • The Human Factor: Getting them to use what we build
  • Standards in real estate technology, and who should set them
  • Developer Intensives, including mapping, search and document management, video integration, transaction management and analytics
  • Collaborative roundtables on key development topics

At 6 PM, Developers Day attendees will join their colleagues from the Inman Real Estate Connect Conference for Cocktails@Connect, real estate’s premier networking event.


Real Estate Connect (http://www.inman.com/connectsf) is the premier real estate technology conference and attracts the industry’s most influential decision makers, opinion leaders and technology experts into an active forum for discussion and debate. Luxury Home Marketing in the Internet Age is scheduled for October 15-17, 2006 at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami.


Real Estate Connect is organized and produced by Inman News (http://www.inman.com), the nation's leading independent real estate news service and content provider. Inman’s clients and partners include 50,000+ Web sites and 250+ U.S. newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Washington Post, Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Google, The Wall Street Journal Online, CBS MarketWatch, and many more.

Inman News offers information-based products and services for real estate professionals and consumers, including Inman News membership, digital media, licensed and syndicated news content for the Web, weekly in-depth special reports, a quarterly white paper series, audio conferences, and the Real Estate Connect conference series. Additionally, Inman News’ video production division, Inman Stories (http://www.InmanStories.com), produces, sells, hosts and distributes high-quality, luxury home marketing, neighborhood, agent/broker and corporate web-based videos streamed specifically for the Internet and other “click-to-play” platforms.


Mindy M. Hull, Inman News’ Marketing Director, 510.658.9252, x.142

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Web Site: http://www.inman.com/connectsf/DevDay.aspx

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