If you’re interested by Azure and the IAAS concept, make sure you reserve October 21st because Microsoft is organizes the second AzureConf! AzureConf 2014 is a free Azure Conference and being a community event, releases all the sessions on channel 9 shortly after the conference. If you wanna get a preview of what it looks like, you can visit the 2013 sessions here Windows AzureConf 2013
Here are some words about AzureConf 2014:
On October 21st, 2014, Microsoft will be hosting AzureConf, another free event for the Azure community. This event will feature a keynote presentation by Scott Guthrie, along with numerous sessions executed by Azure community members. Streamed live for an online audience on Channel 9, the event will allow you to see how developers just like you are using Azure to develop robust, scalable applications on Azure. Community members from all over the world will join known speakers such as Michael Collier, Mike Martin, Rick Garibay, and Chris Auld in the Channel 9 studios to present their own inventions and experiences. Whether you’re just learning Microsoft Azure or you’ve already achieved success on the platform, you won’t want to miss this special event.
You can find out more about AzureConf 2014 on their website over here https://www.azureconf.net/