.NET Day Switzerland 2023

Non Profit. Community. From Developers. For Developers.


29 August 2023
Arena Cinemas AG, Kalanderplatz 8, Sihlcity, 8045 Zürich

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.NET Day Switzerland 2023

.NET Day Switzerland 2023 takes place on Tuesday, the 29.08.2023 at the Arena Cinemas at Sihlcity in Zürich and is an independent technology conference for developers, architects and experts to discuss about and get to know .NET technologies all around .NET, .NET Core, C#, ASP.NET Core, Azure and more. Experienced speakers share their knowledge on the latest topics and give you deep insights into the new world of Microsoft software development and beyond. In addition to the technical talks, the .NET Day provides a space for discussions with the speakers and other attendees.

The .NET Day is your place for networking, discussions and questions!

.NET Day Switzerland is a non-profit community conference. All the speakers and staff engage on a voluntary basis because they are good people and want to support the Swiss .NET Community. Any positive financial balance from the ticket sales will be used to support non-profit organizations either involved in charity projects or the Swiss software developer community.

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What do you get from .NET Day Switzerland?


Top quality sessions from international subject experts


Network with other participants

Food & Snacks

Food, snacks and beverages during the breaks, lunch and Apéro


Interact with the event sponsors and discuss career opportunities


The possibility to interact and engage in personal discussions with the speakers during the breaks


Very Early Bird

100 tickets or until 31.05.2023


Early Bird

100 tickets or until 30.06.2023





Speakers and Sessions can change at anytime and without notice

Damian Brady

Senior Manager of Developer Advocacy at GitHub

Damian Brady

Damian leads the Developer Advocacy team at GitHub and loves all things DevOps. Formerly a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft for 4 years, and prior to that a dev at Octopus Deploy (
octopus.com) and a Microsoft MVP, Damian has a 20+ year background in software development and consulting in a broad range of industries. Damian regularly speak sat conferences, User Groups, and other events around the world. Most of the time you'll find Damian talking to developers, IT Pros, and data scientists to help them get the most out of their DevOps and MLOps strategies.


Speaker, Sessions and times can change at anytime and without notice!

Registration and Coffee

07:30 - 08:30

What's new and coming soon in .NET

08:30 - 09:40 CINEMA 3
Jon Galloway
Microsoft Program Manager, .NET Community Team

Coffee break

09:40 - 10:10

LLMs, Data & APIs: Integrating AI power into your .NET applications with Semantic Kernel

10:10 - 10:55 Intermediate CINEMA 3
Christian Weyer
Thinktecture AG

Refactor your code to use modern C# language features

10:10 - 10:55 Introductory and overview CINEMA 2
Rachel Appel

Quantum computing and the future of cryptography

10:10 - 10:55 Introductory and overview CINEMA 6
Filip Wojcieszyn
Cloud Architect

Event-driven applications with SignalR and Blazor

10:10 - 10:55 Intermediate CINEMA 8
Laurent Bugnion
Microsoft Cloud Developer Advocate

Bringing the Power of Deep Learning to .NET with ONNX and ML.NET

11:05 - 11:50 Intermediate CINEMA 3
Alexander Kayed
Senior Software Engineer, Noser Engineering AG

Clean as you Code: use Roslyn analyzers to focus on the code you modify

11:05 - 11:50 Introductory and overview CINEMA 2
Andrei Epure
Software Developer at Sonar

Minimal APIs in ASP.NET Core

11:05 - 11:50 Intermediate CINEMA 6
Miroslav Popovic
Technical Lead at Seavus

Let's get Func⟨Y⟩: Adding functional programming to your OOP codebase

11:05 - 11:50 Intermediate CINEMA 8
Dennis Dietrich
Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Flying Lunch

11:50 - 12:50

Supercharge Your Business and Career with AI

12:50 - 13:35 Intermediate CINEMA 3
Dona Sarkar

Beyond simple benchmarks—A practical guide to optimizing code with BenchmarkDotNet

12:50 - 13:35 Advanced CINEMA 2
Daniel Marbach
Software Engineer, Microsoft MVP

Continuous Deployment Showdown: Traditional CI/CD vs. GitOps

12:50 - 13:35 Intermediate CINEMA 6
Marc Müller
Principal Consultant @ 4tecture GmbH

Messaging: The fine line between awesome and awful (and how to stay on the right side of it)

12:50 - 13:35 Intermediate CINEMA 8
Laila Bougria
Software Engineer at Particular Software, speaker and knitting addict.

The state of the .NET Auth, Cloud Security

13:45 - 14:30 Intermediate CINEMA 3
Damien Bowden
Microsoft MVP, Application security consultant

Fault Handling with retry and circuit breaker design patterns

13:45 - 14:30 Intermediate CINEMA 2
Devlin Duldulao
Microsoft MVP, Tech Lead at Inmeta

C# Lowering - What is it and why should I care?

13:45 - 14:30 Intermediate CINEMA 6
Steven Giesel
Zühlke Engineering AG - Software Engineer

Writing hybrid .NET MAUI Blazor apps

13:45 - 14:30 Intermediate CINEMA 8
Mark Allibone
Lead Mobile Developer Rey Technology, Microsoft MVP

Coffee break

14:30 - 15:00

Don't Trust the Browser: Secure SPAs with BFF

15:00 - 15:45 Advanced CINEMA 3
Roland Guijt
Microsoft MVP, Pluralsight author, ASP.NET insider

Architecture aspects - evolutionary architecture development

15:00 - 15:45 Intermediate CINEMA 2
Urs Enzler
Calitime AG

Hitchhiker's Guide to Developing Sustainable Code

15:00 - 15:45 Introductory and overview CINEMA 6
Annie Talvasto
CNCF Ambassador & Azure MVP

The symbiosis of Continuous Deployment and Stability

15:00 - 15:45 Advanced CINEMA 8
Marc Sallin
Solution Architect at Swiss Post

Your code is just a detail

15:55 - 17:05 CINEMA 3
Damian Brady
Senior Manager of Developer Advocacy at GitHub





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