Stuff I found while surfing last night...
Links about MCAD certification and such: http://www.codeclinic.com/certification.htm and http://weblogs.asp.net/pscott/archive/2004/04/13/112235.aspx
Some good links and articles about WSE and WS-Security: http://www.bristowe.com/articles/
A gazillion webcasts on MSDN: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/seminar/mmcfeed/mmcdisplayfeed.asp
About the (no) need to set objects to nothing in VB: http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=953vib%24q24%241%40nnrp1.deja.com&rnum=21&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dmatt%2Bcurland%2Bnothing%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26start%3D20%26sa%3DN
MSDN Webcast archive: http://www.microsoft.com/seminar/events/webcasts/library/default.mspx
Software Fortress Model (SFM) by Roger Sessions (Objectwatch)