Here's a run-down of the 'tech 2.0' style events happening over the rest of the year in the UK and nearby. Email editor at bites media dot com to have your event considered for inclusion. Paid-for enhanced listings are available – please email sales at bitesmedia dot com

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Computer Gaming & Virtual Worlds Public Policy Workshop
Ren Reynolds will lead a discussion about the public policy issues bought about by computer games and virtual worlds.

Friday, May 25, 2007
The Social Impact of the Web: Society, Government and the Internet
The RSA is looking to explore the political culture and norms that the internet has been instrumental in fostering, both in relation to centralised democratic politics, and more diffuse social and civic networks, including blogging.

Friday, May 25, 2007
Better Blogger Relations
How PR can engage with social media? A half-day workshop about the opportunities and threats associated with the latest developments in 'social media'"

[More events after the jump]

Friday, May 25, 2007
London Drupal Drop-In
Presentations will range from a complete introduction through to expert tips, and there will also be a number of Drupal experts available to answer your questions.

Friday, May 25, 2007
For those who don't have time to attend a full BarCamp, some of us have come up with MiniBar, a chance to snaffle some free beer while discussing p2p, Creative Commons, web applications, social networking and general Web 2.0 mayhem & fandango.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 – Sunday, May 27, 2007
BarCamp Sheffield
BarCamp Sheffield is an open forum for all ages with an interest in all things Internet related.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Plotting the Brighton Digital Festival
We're holding a drop-in session to plot what events might go into the programme: next Tuesday 29 May, 5-8pm, upstairs at The Victory, 6 Duke St, BN1 1AH.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Brighton New Media Social
Long overdue BNM social. Same format as before – no speakers, nothing heavy, just a chance to meet other subscribers over a beer.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Geek Dinner with Becky Hogge from the Open rights group

Thursday, May 31, 2007 – Friday, June 1, 2007
Mobile Lifestyle Experience (MLX) 07
A combined annual exhibition and conference for the mobile
and media sectors.

Thursday, May 31, 2007
New Statesman New Media Awards
The New Statesman is once again looking for entries for its New Media Awards. Running annually since 1998, the awards celebrate the positive impact that digital media can have on society, democracy, politics and culture.

Jun 1, 2007
PSFK Conference London
PSFK presents a series of presentations and discussions by leading innovators over the course of a day speak to an audience from the creative, media and marketing communities.

June 5, 2007
Delivering the New PR 2.0
Social media is revolutionising the way we communicate. Speakers include social media PR expert, Neville Hobson –

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
London Wiki Wednesday at Conchango
London Wiki Wednesdays are held once every two months on the first Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Sussex Geek Dinner
Geek dinner for programmers, web developers, bloggers, and anyone else into computers and gadgets.

Monday, June 11, 2007
Energy 2.0
Energy 2.0 is a new series of events in the UK bringing together the industry innovators, smart investors, forward looking NGOs, strong government leaders and media organisations who are playing in role in shaping the next era of energy generation, management and efficiency. Registration will be open very soon please email tony[@] if you'd like to pre-register.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Geek Dinner with Jyri Engeström of Jaiku

Wednesday, June 13, 2007
NMK Forum 07
NMK's annual get-together to discuss the business and digital issues of the day, the year, the age! NMK Forum 07 will act as a melting pot of the essential strategies for commercial success in a digital age.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 – Sunday, June 17, 2007
Yahoo! BBC Hackday 2007 has all the details – the wording is a bit 'official' but that's what happens when lawyers attack.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Chinwag Live: The Dark Side Of Social Media
Identity theft, scurrilous abuse, libel, stalking, scams and even violence… Social media, once hailed as the great new "Naked Conversation" where the planet would talk to itself in a spirit of open debate and companies would 'crowd source' fantastic new products, is starting to turn sour.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Mashup – On Location
Within this theme of location we will be exploring where and what the value of location is. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 – Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Online Marketing Show
From search to online ads, mobile to analytics, the show tackles all the challenges and issues surrounding online marketing, and shows you how to make interactive marketing and advertising campaigns work for their money. Brought to you by NMA and Marketing Week

Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Essential Web 2007
Essential Web 2007 is a unique one-day showcase of the most dynamic and disruptive web ventures today, with an exceptional mix of pioneering internet innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity that will change our world tomorrow.

Saturday, June 30, 2007
BarCamp comes to Belfast. Come along and tech out..

Saturday, June 30, 2007
DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper (DDD) 5
There will be NO Microsoft speakers presenting, just speakers from the UK .

T developer community; although we will have some of the Microsoft UK Developer Team on hand to help out and chat to attendees.

Tuesday, July 12, 2007
Mashup – TV 2.0
Exploring the next phase of TV. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Mobile Marketing
A full day workshop introducing you to the world of mobile marketing and how to apply it in the real world.

Sunday, November 4, 2007 – Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Flash on the Beach 2007
The Flash on the Beach 2007 conference will be the second time that over 40 of the world's most talented Flash designers, developers and artists will have been brought together to present the most creative, technical, inspirational awe-inspiring, educational and entertaining sessions across a wide range of subjects.