Shoreditch Grand Prix

On Sunday 31st August 2008, heroes, helmets and hearts will do battle for the greatest sporting prize in the UK... to be the winner of the Shoreditch Grand Prix. It's a Grand Prix on kiddies fun tricycles and tractors

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Date: 31 August 2008
Location: Shoreditch, UK

Google launches Knol, but sacrifices quality?

Knol, Google's Wikipedia beater has been in beta since December 2007. Last week we saw the wrapping come off and Knol opening up to accept new content entries. Knol, short for Knowledge, is on a steep slope to compete with Wikipedia. With 9.2 million UK users [according to Nielson], even with Google's size, trying to achieve over 8bn articles [and counting at Wikipedia] will take some time.

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Effective Project Management Using a Wiki

This workshop on Project Management Using a Wiki will show you how to organize your project on a wik, help your team make the change from trading emails and attachments to gathering, building, and editing information on the wiki.

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Date: 4 September 2008
Location: The Werks, UK

Oxford Geek Night no. 8

Oxford Geek Night is a way for local web developers, designers, programmers, neophiles or geeks of any other stripe to get together, chat, drink and listen to talks on new technologies and innovations.

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Date: 27 August 2008
Location: Jericho Tavern, UK

Geek up Sheffield

GeekUp Sheffield takes place on the first Wednesday of every month. It's a grass-roots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in all forms of technology and creative media.

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Date: 6 August 2008
Location: Showroom Cafe Bar, UK

Open Music Media Meet no.2

The OpenMusicMedia Meet is a group that gets together regularly in London to discuss, explore and shape the future of digital music and media. The format is open and everyone is invited.

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Date: 30 July 2008
Location: William IV Pub, UK

Women in Games Conference

The Women In Games conference encourages research and seeks to promote the careers of women within the games industry. Making the career path attractive from a female perspectie doesn't just make good business sense, it's vital both commercially and artistically.

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Date: 10 September 2008
Location: Warwick University, UK

InterTent 08

A weekend of camping and web talk.  InterTent 08 is all about Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0, Utility Computing, Portability, Fabrication, Cybernets, Social Media and anything else in between. Anybody can come to talk and interact.    

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Date: 16 August 2008
Location: Lee Valley Campsite, UK

Handheld Learning Conference

The Handheld Learning Conference is the international signature event for learning using mobile or ubiquitous technologies. Now in its fourth year the event has become the largest of its kind. 

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Date: 13 October 2008
Location: The Brewery, UK

The 4Talent Awards

For the second year running the 4Talent Awards will be shining a spotlight on 20 highly creative individuals under the age of 30, who are tipped for the top across a broad range of genres including a special award for talent in the multiplatform world. The final deadline for submissions is the 5th of August at 5pm.

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Date: 29 August 2008
Location: UK

Chinwag Live: Search vs Recommendation

Competitive or collaborative - are search and recommendation chalk and cheese or will they seamlessly blend? Debate the issues with MediaVest, Base One, Trusted Places, Reevoo and The Filter...

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Date: 2 September 2008
Location: The Slug & Lettuce (Downstairs), UK

Wealth of Networks: Digital Economies and the Next-generation Internet

Bringing together experts from across the UK in conversation with the general public. Topics include - next generation health care, e-Government, digital entrepeneurship, trust, secruity, e Society and the future of social networks.

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Date: 24 July 2008
Location: Imperial College London, Tnaka Business School, UK

New Statesman digital award winners

For the last ten years The New Statesman’s New Media Awards have been recognising innovation and the positive moves that peer-to-peer digital technologies are having on modern life. This year the awards have attracted more entries than ever before, from a whole range of ethical and enviromental sectors, and the winners have been announced..

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Mobile Monday: The Viability and Montetization Potential of Social Networks

MobileMonday New York invites you to join them for an expert-panel discussion around the initial findings of Stratemerge’s study on social networks and debate the findings’ potential market implications.

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Date: 28 July 2008
Location: Samsung Experience Centre, US