Phoenix, Ariz., will host DevCon 1999, where industry experts will lead more than 40 in-depth sessions Oct. 3-6, 1999. The conference features sessions on Microsoft Access, Visual Basic, SQL Server, ADO, Active Server Pages (ASP), Visual InterDev, Front Page, Office 2000 and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and more. Pre-conference seminars include Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Basics, Microsoft Access Jumpstart, Microsoft Windows 2000 Basics, and Up and Running in Visual Basic 6.0. Scheduled keynoters are Tod Nielsen, Microsoft vice president of Developer Marketing, and Neil Charney, Microsoft Developer Division group product manager. Attendees will hear about more productive ways to build applications, tips to save trial-and-error time, Microsoft's vision for development tools, and ways to use and manage data in multiuser and Web environments. For additional information, contact DevCon 1999 (800-438-6720, 203-268-3204, http://[email protected]).