The MySQL Con has done something amazingly intellegent. Taped
down to the floors in all the session rooms and meetings rooms,
there are power strips. No matter where you sit, there is a
powerstrip within a couple of meters. So instead of spending time
looking for power outlets and having clumps of people gathered
around the few outlets around the walls, you can sit where you
want, and take notes and do research while listening and
This is something that all other tech conferences would do well to emulate.