TechEd 2006 this year is going to be huge! There is a special rate of $999 for Academics, so register hereWhy should you attend?In-depth technical sessions: 150 technical sessions across 10 key Technical Tracks provide advanced, expert-level training that will stimulate and challenge. Access to key people: An unprecedented number of the IT industry’s leading people will gather at Tech.Ed 2006. See and hear them, and ask specific questions in face-to-face meetings. Certification: Take industry-recognised certification exams at Tech.Ed and save $120 incl GST (normal cost $180 incl GST). Deep Dive workshops: Accelerate your learning at two-day Deep-Dive Workshops on Windows Vista, Exchange 12 and Office 2007. Exhibitions: A massive exhibition area features upwards of 60 booths representing Microsoft and Partners. It’s a showcase of the latest solutions and innovations in all aspects of the industry. Cabana sessions: Discuss issues with Microsoft experts, and get specific advice and information from industry gurus at these informal one-on-one or small group sessions. Networking:Meet people who work in your industry and share your interests. Swap stories, information and more at the Tech.Ed Conference and social events.