Potential New Features for VB.NET

A list of some potential new features for future versions of VB.NET.

Following Mads Torgersen's talk on proposed new features for C# which I reported here:
 
I've just noticed that Microsoft's VB guru, Lucian Wischik, has also 'weighed-in' with a list of potential new features for VB.NET:
Although these seem much more tentative than the C# proposals, they do give us the best insight we've had so far on what might be in store for future versions of VB.
As C# and VB are supposed to be evolving in parallel, there might also be some ideas here on potential C# features which haven't so far been mentioned. In particular, binary literals would be a small but welcome addition.