Berkeley conference worth a look

Starting this Thursday and going into Friday, The J-School at Berkeley has put together an interesting series of panels on what could be called new media or convergence, but could also be described as ” the way things are going to be, someday.’
I’m part of a discussion on virtual communities (with Craig Newmark and Mark Pincus, among others), and there are additiional panels on disrupting the news industryliving with the genie’–(Whatever the title, it’s got Denise Caruso, Howard Rheingold, Richard Rhodes and Michael Pollan, among others), followed by a whole day on China’s Digital Future.
Update: Kinja digest for the Berkeley conf.
(Via Denton)