So here is the reply from Woodenfish about your participation in the conference.
“Thank you for the suggestion; I enjoyed Danilo’s Ted talk. The event will have 13 total speakers (TED talk style) and we have 5 more spaces to fill. We are currently pursuing some other folks on our recruitment list and we’ll keep the suggestion in mind if anything changes.”
So we see… think Airbnb is the best option when it comes to finding a place to stay, that is what I use