A couple of notes from the MIX team:

UX Lightning Strikes MIX11 (April 12 – 14)
We’ve lined up 12 design and UX experts to present in a new, lightning fast format. Speakers present for 10 minutes in one of three categories – Inspiring, Crafty, and Mind Bending.  Slides are auto-timed and the pace is unrelenting!  The result is more focused topics, more UX content and more fun than you’ve ever experienced before in a conference session. Learn more about UX Lightning sessions

Internet Explorer Chief Joins MIX11 Keynote Lineup
Windows Internet Explorer Corporate Vice President, Dean Hachamovitch, will join Joe Belfiore (Windows Phone) and Scott Guthrie (.NET developer platform) to keynote this year’s event.  Visit the conference site for more details on the upcoming RTM for IE9, and topics planned at MIX11 (April 12 – 14, Las Vegas) – live.visitmix.com