As an IT Manager, you need to know the issues around architecting a solid infrastructure in your organization. Moreover, this would involve solutions to optimize business processes. This is what you will discover and more from I/O tour '06. It's worth registering and noting on your calendar.
Oh, and did I mention you get free software too!
Here's more information:
Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P.
Both Rick and Damir have mentioned this on the CanITPro blog if you want more info.