I’m now registered to attened the UK launch event for Visual Studio 2008 which is happening at the ICC in Birmingham on the 19th March.
There are two tracks for this event the IT pro track and the developer track, make sure you register the right track as you cannot change this after.
You can read more about the events over at http://www.microsoft.com/uk/heroeshappenhere/default.mspx
And you can register yourself here https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032366502
Should be a good event, will definately feed back on how it went.