For frick-ing CHEMO!!
Am I mad? Am I annoyed by this?
Yes, I am.
The lectures. At most conferences, the lecture periods are the times when I normally pull (grateful) conferees out of the hall to be interviewed. Which works out for everyone, really.
At Gardone, I go to the lectures.
Sign up. Save up. Seriously, it's worth every nickel. You won't have a better holiday anywhere.