Last year we had the DFW Bsides Security “Un-conference” event at the Microsoft office in Dallas. I thought it was great. You have all kinds of people that are interested in security of computers and information getting together in a very casual format, no vendor speeches just great sharing of information. Well that Bsides group has one organized for Austin, TX now.
It will be March 11-12, 2011.
http://www.securitybsides.com/w/page/33728032/BSidesAustin2011 for more information.