Google I/O is a developer gathering focused on building web applications using Google and open web technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will hold two days of in-depth breakout sessions on the latest technologies, and informal Q&A at Fireside Chats.You can also talk with product experts in an"Office Hours" setting. Each product will have a designated space where product managers and engineers will be available throughout the two days to answer any of your questions. Come share your code snippets, gain an understanding of how to use a certain API, or just get to know the teams and hang out.
Google I/O is only $400 - only $50 for students and academics - and includes lunches and snacks. Register at: https://io2009.event-projects.com/