Management Developers Conference

Management Developers Conference
November 17 - 20, 2008
Santa Clara Marriott
Santa Clara, CA

The Fourth Annual Management Developers Conference (MDC) will be held at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, Calif. November 17 - 20, 2008. The Management Developers Conference is the industry's only developer conference dedicated to standards-based system and network management technologies. Check out the conference agenda to review MDC's four days of technical content.

MDC is the premier educational event for DMTF members. This conference is a perfect opportunity for DMTF members to be trained on developing standards by industry and technical experts.

Don't miss your opportunity to accelerate your learning curve and get the inside track on developing and deploying standards-based enterprise management solutions. Register before September 30 to receive the early bird rate. All DMTF members receive a 15% discount for this event.


ACT NOW!! Early bird registration ends on September 30, 2008!

  • Regular: Ends on October 31, 2008
  • Late: Begins on November 1, 2008

Registration Options:

  • Option 1: Full Conference Package with University Day
  • Option 2: Tuesday - Thursday Conference Package - ONLY
  • Option 3: MDC University Day Package - ONLY

Demo and Interop Area:

The 2008 Management Developers Conference will have a dedicated Demo and Interop Area where attendees can meet and interact with the industry experts developing and implementing various standards based management technologies. Potential activities include implementation demonstrations, interoperability testing, identifying and fixing bugs in a collaborative setting and working and networking with existing and potential partner companies. Bring your questions, and get the answers on the technical topics critical to you.

CDM Showcase:

In conjunction with the MDC, The DMTF Common Diagnostic Model (CDM )Forum is hosting its 2008 MDC Showcase which will allow companies to work with key original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and third party application vendors to integrate modules into their CDM based solutions.

MDC University:

New to CIM and WBEM? No problem! MDC University is for you. The MDC University is an intense one day training session for anyone looking to get up to speed on CIM, WBEM and related technologies. The MDC University is taught by engineers for engineers. It is designed to provide engineers enough information to get started with the design and development of WBEM (CDM, SMI, SMF, etc.) enabled products.

Do not miss your opportunity to accelerate your learning curve and get the inside track on developing and deploying standards based enterprise management solutions. All conference long, from MDC University Day to the last session on Thursday, in presentations, in labs, and at special events, you'll find industry and technical experts available and eager to answer questions about the management technologies that you are interested in implementing.

MDC University Registration:

MDC University Day is available in the following two formats. REGISTER EARLY - MDC University sales out quickly each year!

  • Introductory, which is geared towards anyone who desires to understand the basic concepts of the Common Information Model (CIM), Web Based Enterprise Management (WBEM), Management Profiles and Management Initiatives.
  • Advanced, is for anyone who has a working knowledge of the Common Information Model (CIM) and Web Based Enterprise Management (WBEM).

2008 Management Developer Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships at the Management Developers Conference are designed to provide a number of sponsorship opportunities that will promote companies participation and involvement in standards based management technologies. Click here for more information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2008 Management Developers Conference.

Sponsors of the Management Developers Conference understand the value of standards based management technologies and are proud to show their support with this elite visibility opportunity. Don't let this opportunity pass your company by! Sign up today!

Monday, November 17, 2008 to Thursday, November 20, 2008