Quote Originally Posted by rbarker
While each potential attendee must make their individual decision about the cost:benefit ratio for them, there are real expenses involved in staging a conference of this nature. Thus, as I suspect the sponsors have a desire to continue to be commercial enterprises, a fee that covers most of those expenses is probably necessary.
True, but $300 is ridiculous. $50 would more accurately represent the true cost of holding the meeting and also enable more to attend.