Good news: the conference venue has free wireless Internet access.
Bad news (for me, anyway): I appear to have killed my laptop with a wee bit of spilled water. Luckily, my data is all backed up, my insurance will cover repairs or replacement, and my iPhone allows for some connectivity.
Update (03/28/2009, 5pm): The laptop lives!
I took conference notes on my laptop yesterday, but…
Perhaps some may wish to use the comments section of this entry to write about today.