Below is a session submission for Teched New Zealand/Australia 2005 if you are interested in the other submissions or other details please see: http://blogs.msdn.com/charles_sterling/articles/345959.aspx
Session Title: Microsoft Command Shell (or .NET Eye for the Sys Admin Guy)
Session Abstract: This sys admin focused session introduces the Microsoft Command Shell (also known as Monad) and looks at its architecture and features and shows what it can offer to system administrators who want to automate their infrastructure operations.
The session also delves into what is involved in extending the capabilities of the command shell by building Cmdlets which can participate in the processing pipeline.Track: Management and Operations
Session Level: 300
Speaker: Mitch Denny