As always, though, the most valuable (and enjoyable) part of a meeting like this is talking with all the smart, experienced people -- here's a pic from the networking event at the Lincoln Park Zoo's ape house, sponsored by SAP:
The next meeting will be April 20-22 in San Francisco. The focus topic is directed to sales, marketing, and merchandising folks: "If you spend it will they come?" The description is here. I plan on being there and I hope to see you.