There was a restriction on taking pictures during the presentations also, so my hope to get photos of some of the world-class speakers went for naught.
Here are some of the photos from FGS 2009:
1) The FGS exhibit with Drew Smith, Karen Green and Lou Szucs posing:
2) Looking down the "100" aisle in the Exhibit Hall. This was during one of the breaks between presentations:
3) Looking down the "200" aisle (there were six aisles as I recall) with Dean Richardson (http://www.genlighten.com/) in the foreground:
4) The Ancestry.com exhibit showing the mini-theater showing Ancestry.com highlights. There were about 20 computer terminals in back of the display with many Ancestry.com employees helping patrons find their ancestral data: