I wanted to post this entry as a follow-up to those who attended (and to anyone else of course.)
Here are the sites I referenced in the talks:
Also, with the academic year ending, you might want to build a game and try to win prizes in the "Dream Build Play" XNA contest that's running through July 2nd:
Stay tuned for more XNA events in Massachusetts in the fall! I've got some event ideas I'm putting into motion...
P.S. Thanks to MIT's Chris Cassa for the photos!