I'm speaking at the AITP meeting in Kansas City on November 17th, 2004. The details are below. There's a charge associated with the meeting since they serve dinner. I don't know how much yet. The presentation will be an overview of the some of the new features with a few demos thrown in for good measure.
Marriott Country Club Plaza Hotel
4445 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64111
5:00 P.M. Networking Lobby bar adjacent to the hotel check-in desk.
6:00 P.M. Dinner Private dining room, 2nd floor
7:00 P.M. Presentation Technical Track - SQL Server 2005: What's New
Microsoft is preparing to release the next version of SQL Server. This presentation will provide an overview and demonstration of key features of the product. Topics covered include database mirroring, snapshot isolation, security enhancements, .NET framework hosting (CLR/VB/C# stored procedures), XML and T-SQL enhancements.
(913) 492-1305 Larry Daniels-Murray
(913)-647-0232 Reed Alberg, President