Discussions are brewing to turn part of the Drupal conference in Amsterdam into a wider event for open source projects. The motivation is the lack of any space for open source projects at the O'Reilly event. Details are shaping up here:
Or checkout the Drupal conference, Amsterdam, 2005
I really hope I'll be able to carve up time and money to get to Amsterdam. I really want to get that drupal dependencies + installation pushed forward.
What about DesktopDrupal?