I spoke at the cd2 user group tonight and promised that I would post my materials up for download if anyone was interested. Below you will find a link to my Powerpoint slides, as well as some links for deeper reading on form layouts. Thanks for having me out to talk!
PowerPoint deck: Design_101.pptx (396K)
Form layout information:
Luke Wroblewski’s very awesome blog post: http://www.lukew.com/resources/articles/web_forms.html
A review of form layout methods with usabilityeyetracking tests: http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2006/07/label-placement-in-forms.php