EuroOSCON Recap

24 Sep 2006

Almost immediately after returning from my trip to Toronto, I headed to Brussels for EuroOSCON.

I missed EuroOSCON last year, because ZendCon was scheduled at the same time. This year produced a similar collision - the Microsoft Web Dev Technology Summit. (You can read Wez's summary for more information about that.) I was already scheduled to speak at EuroOSCON, so I had to decline.

As with most conferences, I had the pleasure of meeting a few new people and hanging out with old friends:

I presented my PHP Security Audit HOWTO talk, and perhaps as a result of my severe lack of sleep, I didn't feel like I was able to engage the audience as much as I wanted. However, all of the feedback after the talk was very positive, so maybe everyone was just quietly listening and taking notes. :-)

I enjoyed EuroOSCON and my visit to Brussels, but I might focus on conferences in North America next year in an attempt to further reduce the number of conferences I attend. There's always OSCON, my perennial favorite.