Last week was the GR8 Conference for Groovy, Grails, Griffon, etc. in Copenhagen Denmark.
Besides having an awesome Hackergarten event, there was a traditional conference as well. A few of us at work were lucky (or hard working) enough to go. We wrote our experiences up on the Canoo blog.
Post is here: http://is.gd/cn2PW
And DZone Upvotes always appreciated: http://is.gd/cn2YG