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Btw, you'll be able to grab a copy of the SQL Beta 2 resource kit on the day. Beta 3 will be available after the event, but you'll need to keep an eye out for this in the MSDN Flash and MSDN Website.

MSDN Update 2005
21 April
Perth Convention Centre
27 April
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre
3 May
Melbourne Olympic Parks
4 May
TBC - new, we do listen and defo happening:-)
5 May
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Registration: 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Session 1: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Introduction to ".NET Extreme" over lunch with Dr Neil Roodyn 
Want to help your development team become more productive and create higher quality software solutions faster? Ask the doctor. Acclaimed author Dr Neil will share tips from his new book eXtreme .NET that can help you increase the value of your software and much more.
Session 2: 2:30pm - 3:45pm
SQL Server 2005 Security Enhancements with Greg Low
Take security to the next level. Run by Greg Low, MVP and Lead Consultant for Readify, this session shows you how the enhancements in SQL Server 2005 can help you create more secure and robust applications. The session focuses on user-schema separation, catalogue security and encryption support.
Session 3: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
SQL Server 2005 Integration Services and Report Builder with Dave Glover
Here's where it all comes together. Leading web development speaker Dave Glover will show you how the new SQL Server Integration Services SSIS (replacing DTS) brings to SQL Server 2005 new and advanced aggregation and transformation services. He'll also give you an insight into Report Builder - a great new visual reporting tool that complements and simplifies Reporting Services for end users.