Isaac just posted he is presenting an hour session on SQL 2008 spatial today (1st Nov) at 9am PDT. You can register here:
From the event blurb:
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 delivers new spatial data types that enable you to consume, use, and extend location-based data through spatial-enabled applications. Attend this webcast to learn how to use spatial functionality in next version of SQL Server to build and optimize spatial queries.
Presenters: Isaac Kunen, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, and Michael Rys, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)