There are several key events coming in Q1.
MIX - MAR 5-7, Las Vegas, the event for showing the next web.
Office Developer Conference (ODC) - San Jose, FEB 10-13, the premier event for Office and SharePoint development.
I also just read this quote and thought WOW! “Thanks to the Visual Studio Team System and the .NET framework 3.5, we easily saved 50 percent of the time and money it would have taken to create the tool using Flash.” —Eugene Shustef, Feature Design Lead, Global Technology, Xerox. See the full report here!