Sid was great. He gave a great keynote address called Help, I Can't Stop Learning!(blogged by Wendy) For those of you who may not know the impact Sid has had on the video and PC game industry, here are some of this best known titles:
If you are considering going to a regional conference in the East...I think this is it.
Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets
Recommended Games and Gadgets