Richard Hackathorn from the fames of the Serious Second Life Meetup is going to be an instructor at the event.
If you have been sitting on the sidelines, you might want to check it out.
From the site:
You've developed some Second Life content creation skills and are ready to test your metal in the metaverse marketplace. How do you begin?
This class will teach you the basics of starting and running a business in Second Life. What's already out there? How do you find your niche? How do you attract potential customers? How, exactly, do you sell stuff in Second Life anyway?
Learn all this and more as Feniks Stone shows you how to get started on the path to Second Life Business success.