Webstock is on this Thursday and Friday, in my home city of Wellington New Zealand. There are a number of Web stars coming from overseas for this event, including Molly Holzschlag, Tom Coates from Yahoo, Chris DiBona from Google, Cal Henderson from Flickr, Info Architect gurus Liz Danzico and Peter Morville, web design gurus Dan Cederholm and Kelly Goto, and many others.There are some excellent Web conferences happening soon, including a great one in my neck of the woods. The awesomely named
Of course, I will be there too - so look forward to catching up if you're in Wellington for Webstock. It's sold out, but I'll post some highlights here.
There are also a few upcoming conferences that ReadWriteWeb is partnering on, as a media sponsor.
Dow Jones Web Ventures 2008 is happening March 18-19, 2008 at Sofitel in San Francisco Bay, Redwood City, CA. It's in its second year and aims to "help both VCs and entrepreneurs get a view of where the online industry is and where it is headed in 2008."
RWW readers can use the discount code RWW-WV to get 20% ($400) off the regular registration fee.
Under the Radar, March 19 - 20, 2008 | Microsoft Campus | Mountain View, CA, will cover 32 startups, with a particular focus on business apps. The conference notes state: "from SaaS to virtualization and business operations to communication tools, the proliferation of web apps is changing the way business gets done."
RWW readers may click here to register with a discount.
Last but certainly not least, is Graphing Social Patterns: The Business & Technology of Social Networking Platforms, March 3-4, 2008 in San Diego, CA. From the conference notes: "The social graph promises to change the future of the Internet as we know it. What's driving the trend? [...] This two-day conference presents a behind-the-scenes look at the business and technology of social networking platforms."
ReadWriteWeb readers can save 30% off conference fees using the discount code gspw08rww to register.