MSDN Events will host Paul Sheriff in two free half day events in Southern California. He first talk is on the Fundamentals of WPF. It covers basic WPF concepts and working with data. Technologies discussed in the talk include working with combo boxes, list boxes, and list views. His second talk, WPF in the Real World, is designed to help people move from Windows Forms to WPF. Topics covered included toolbars, status bars and other features commonly found in Windows Forms applications. Business developers looking for best practices for developing applications will find this talk helpful.