If you are reading this on the blog (or by RSS), you are probably reasonably net savvy, and probably fairly aware of the impact the Internet is having on day to day life.
Well have I got an event for you: InternetNZ's NetHui, about which more can be found here: http://nethui.org.nz/
It's a three-day event in Auckland at the end of this month, with an extremely low registration fee.
The impact of the Internet on many areas of society will be under the microscope: education, innovation, law and more.
It's modelled on the global Internet Governance Forums, which means it's not a "conference" per se: the first two days are round tables where EVERY attendee has the chance to share their ideas, learn from others and have a say. The final day brings the ideas together through a series of panels.
There are some cool keynotes. The one I am most looking forward to is Lawrence Lessig, a superstar among a certain subset of us.
Have a look at the site, and if you want to come along, register soon - places are going quite fast.
It's a great chance to meet others interested in how the Internet is shaping New Zealand's future.