Microsoft will host its Professional Developers Conference 2000 in Orlando, Florida, July 11 through 14, 2000. PDC 2000 will reveal the steps Microsoft is taking to help construct Next Generation Web Services and Applications. Microsoft will also introduce new technologies for building Web applications. The conference will give attendees the opportunity to preview advances in platform strategy and technologies that will affect future application and component developments. Attendees will also have the first look at the advances Microsoft is making to help “program the Web”. Tracks at the conference include client; data, XML, and integration; infrastructure; service delivery; and tools. Keynote speaker Bill Gates will share Microsoft’s vision of the future with attendees. Additional information is available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/default.asp.