Summer in Vegas would be best for me. It's my slow time and flights to LAS are cheap from Calgary.
Why don't we make this a voting thread with 3 of our top choices? Once we have a location determined that would drive who could present/attend.
APUG has more clout than you might think IMHO. There is probably a higher "readership" here than the LF magazine that will remain nameless.
Aggie would make a great organizer.