If you are attending PDC and are interested in ASP.NET future, don't miss two sessions on the Atlas project:

ASP.NET: Future Directions for Developing Rich Web Applications with Atlas (Part 1)
Speaker(s): Shanku Niyogi
Take an in-depth first look at Atlas, a new set of technologies that will build on innovations in ASP.NET 2.0 and make it easier to build Web applications that deliver rich, interactive, and personalized experiences in the browser using technologies such as DHTML and XMLHttp. Atlas includes a 100% JScript cross-browser client script framework that allows you to easily build browser applications with rich UI and connectivity to Web services, full integration with ASP.NET application services such as user profiles, a set of ASP.NET server controls for Atlas, and a set of client application services. Learn how you can use the Atlas preview release and ASP.NET 2.0 to start developing richer Web applications.
Session Type(s): Breakout
Session Level(s): 300
Track(s): Presentation
 
ASP.NET: Future Directions for Developing Rich Web Applications with Atlas (Part 2)
Speaker(s): Nikhil Kothari
Take an in-depth first look at Atlas, a new set of technologies that will build on innovations in ASP.NET 2.0 and make it easier to build Web applications that deliver rich, interactive, and personalized experiences in the browser using technologies such as DHTML and XMLHttp. Atlas includes a 100% JScript cross-browser client script framework that allows you to easily build browser applications with rich UI and connectivity to Web services, full integration with ASP.NET application services such as user profiles, a set of ASP.NET server controls for Atlas, and a set of client application services. Learn how you can use the Atlas preview release and ASP.NET 2.0 to start developing richer Web applications.
Session Type(s): Breakout
Session Level(s): 200
Track(s): Presentation