Well here we are in the vibrant, creative and seemingly totally web-enabled
city of Wellington (disclosure – I’m a Wellington boy borne and bred).
Around 600 people have jetted in from all around the world to take part in what
is quickly getting a name as one of the coolest conferences bar-none (heck –
even the free schwag is a better class than what seasoned conference goers are
Given that this is a web conference you can be sure that the event is being
tracked left right and centre – other than reading about it here you can see the
latest images on Flickr, or follow the events nanosecond by nanosecond on the
communication channel de jour, Twitter, by using this real-time
We’re sitting in the palatial and somewhat historic Wellington town hall and
the air is full of anticipation – co-founder of Webstock Mike Brown took the
stage following a 50s themed opening credit video to welcome attendees and open
the proceedings ably supported by a sign language interpreter at his side – yet
another indication that Webstock is, in fact, different from the norm.