teched So you want to go to TechEd? If the fact that Chris Henley and I are speaking is not enough for you.  Then you need to try sending your boss and email about the value of TechEd.  Here is a great example of an email:

Convince your boss: Send me to Tech·Ed 2010 

And in case your wondering, what session we are delivering here it is:

10 Hot Topics Every IT Admin Needs to Know about Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 is an awesome operating system, and the real benefits are for the IT administrator. Join Matt Hester and Chris Henley, authors of "Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrators Instant Reference" as they cover the ten hottest topics in the world of Windows Server 2008 R2 from the IT admin's perspective. Ever hear of Windows Core protocol? You will! How are your Hyper-V skills? We'll make them better! Ever used the graphical interface from PowerShell? We’ll show you how! What happened to Terminal services? Why is Remote Desktop so much better? We’ll show you! If you’re an IT administrator you don’t want to miss this session!