possibly, but from what Attack Of The Clones showed, it looked like the vast majoirty in attendance were geonosians.
Another thing, how did Dooku not sense that many powerful force users in one place, right below him. And Mace Windu right behind him?
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." -George Carlin