Microsoft has opened the registration desk for its BUILD 2012 conference and if you want to attend the event, you should head on over to buildwindows.com as the conference will likely fill up quickly.
If you are a developer for any of Microsoft's various product lines, this is the conference you want to attend. This conference will help you get the most out of Microsoft's Windows platform and accelerate your development cycles by being able to assist you with all of your technical challenges and questions.
With registration now open, hopefully you have gotten your expense pushed through the corporate red tape by now so that you can attend Microsoft's BUILD conference that will take palce October 30 - November 2nd at Microsoft's corporate offices in Redmond, Washington. The cost is $1595 for early registration (limited to 500), full price of $2095, and there are 100 academic spots open as well.
[Update] Well that didn't take very long, the conference is now booked full.