MonkeySpace will be hosted in Chicago this year @ Columbia College Chicago
Student pricing available for $99 register @ http://monkeyspace.org/
There are lots of Monogame talks and lots of related talks that will help you build high-performance mobile apps, games, web sites and server-side services using c# for iOS, Android, OSX, Linux and Windows devices.
MonkeySpace, formerly known as Monospace, is the official cross platform and open-source .NET conference. Want to learn more about developing for the iPhone, Android, Mac, and *nix platforms using .NET technologies? How about developing games or learning more about open-source projects using .NET technologies? MonkeySpace has provided an annual venue to collaborate, share, and socialize around these topics and more