Next week the MSFT Redmond campus will welcome a group of bloggers, researchers, and others interested in search to a two day event called "Search Champs" where the company will "preview" new technology and seek feedback on it. You can learn more in this eWeek article.
SES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Early Bird rates available through Sept 12. Register today!