Remember that today (Saturday February 21) is the last day you can register for PyCon at early bird prices. Even at the full rates it's a bargain, but for sheer value the early bird pricing is perhaps the best value technical conference in North America.
So go do it now. Not only is PyCon excellent technically, the Python community is one of the most friendly and welcoming crowds around. Come and find out what all the fuss is about!