There are web casts on the key new features in SQL Server 2008 coming, here the schedule is below and there is also an upcoming chat;



SQL Server 2008 Livemeeting Schedule

Analysis Services - Dimension Design


11:00 am PDT

Change Data Capture


11:00 am PDT

Star Join Query Optimizations


11:00 am PDT

Table Valued Parameters


11:00 am PDT

Declarative Management Framework


11:00 am PDT

MERGESQL Statement


11:00 am PDT