My colleague Zhiming Xue is hosting a cool event this Friday that you don't want to miss: 

You are cordially invited to join us in a full-day event for developers and designers. Our first TechFest series will focus on how to use Microsoft latest web design and development technologies and tools such as Silverlight, ASP.NET AJAX, and Expression to create rich interactive web applications. While each session will focus on a specific area, we try to blend discussions and demos in the context of a real world application.

Here is the link to the registration page in WWE - http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032379255&Culture=en-US

Microsoft TechFest events are collaborative efforts between Microsoft and Microsoft partners. We are very grateful to AIS and Cynergy Systems for their support and for Cynergy’s generous sponsorship for the event.

Future Microsoft TechFest events may cover topics such as web development with ASP.NET, Smart Client and WPF, Using Windows Live Platform, Working with Microsoft Data Services, and Creating Secure Applications. Stay tuned…

Location: Microsoft Reston MTC
Event Date: June 13thth, 2008

See the link below for more details.

Dr. Z's Blog : Microsoft TechFest – Building Rich Interactive Web Applications with Silverlight and Expression