If you're a .NET developer looking to enhance your skills and have an extra $1000 in your hip pocket, this is the place for you. The international patterns & practices Summit showcases the official Microsoft "patterns and practices" for developers, designers, and solutions architects who need to learn how to integrate architectural design patterns and procedures with the technology provided by Microsoft's .NET platform. Featured patterns include:     -- Building Secure ASP.NET Applications     -- Enterprise Solution Patterns Using Microsoft .NET     -- Data Access Application Block for .NET Learn more.