My colleague Lindsay Rutter, the Developer Community Champion covering Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia, will be presenting a couple of MSDN Events next week in Allentown and Pittsburgh, PA. Here are the registration links:

and here's the agenda:

Session #1: Make it Simple – Language Enhancements in the .NET Framework 2.0

Simplify your coding and increase your productivity with key language enhancements in C# and Visual Basic. You’ll learn:
• How Generics offer a safer alternative to untyped collections
• Why using partial classes makes it easier to manage source code
• How to harness the benefits of anonymous C# methods and iterators
• New Visual Basic keywords and statements

Session #2: Make it Powerful – Exploring the Enterprise Library for the .NET Framework 2.0

Kick start your next .NET 2.0 project with the free, reusable Application Blocks that come with the Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0. Let these blocks do the heavy lifting for you. We’ll cover:
• How to simplify your coding with Application Blocks
• Why the Application Blocks’ architecture embodies best practices
• How to extend the Application Blocks into new scenarios

Session #3: Make it Personal – Creating Customizable User Interfaces with Web Parts and ASP.NET 2.0

Get ready to add dynamic, modular, customizable portal interfaces to your ASP.NET 2.0 web site with the new Web Parts framework. It’s sophisticated and simple. We’ll explore:
• The Web Parts architecture and controls
• How to persist user customizations such as page layouts
• How to create your own ASP.NET 2.0 Web Part

Make a day of it - join us for our TechNet Event in the morning in the same locaton. Visit www.technetevents.com to register.