Couple of thoughts:

1.)  I just attended DevCon and thought it very worthwhile

2.)  I am a regular attendee to COMMON and still think it is worthwhile

3.)  I have attended the Connection Conference and think it is also

4.)  It's been a long time but I'm assuming that the IBM tech conference is

I think it's a matter of perspective and that each conference can provide
you with something that the others cannot.  It's all a matter of what you
are interested in.  There are some nuances that can also come into play -
size, labs, session length, etc.  My advice is to look at the agenda's and
use your judgement as to what is important to you as an attendee.

I do know that I am now a fan of attending conferences at Las Vegas.....not
sure if it was the Tilted Kilt or Showgirls that did that.......  :-)


Michael Crump
Manager, Computing Services
Saint-Gobain Containers
1509 S. Macedonia Ave.
Muncie, IN  47302
(765)741-7012 f

"In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand
like a rock."  Thomas Jefferson

                      Joe Pluta                                                 
                      <joepluta@plutabr        To:       Midrange Systems 
Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>                
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                      11/13/2003 12:43         Subject:  RE: Conferences other 
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> From: Steve McKay
> Apparently I came in  in the middle of this thread but -
> Joe -
> Why did you stop speaking at COMMON?

I no longer agreed with the direction of the conference or the focus of
management.  It was not very amicable, and it would be unprofessional
for me to say more.


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