This Saturday/Sunday I'll be attending the NZ annual skeptics conference, if any of my readers is interested in attending you still can, it costs $80 or $60 for the unwaged.
Here's a brief outline of the programme
Session 1: Mass Delusions
Session 2: Warts and All: misinformation and adverse events.
Session 3:A Smear Campaign: Responses to 'A History of the "Unfortunate Experiment" at National Women's Hospital'.
Session 4: Nibiru arrghh!! We're all gonna die
Session 5: The demonization of fat:
Session 6: Dealing with wingnuts - which way to turn?
Session 7: Near Zero Inc: a sadly prophetic company name
Session 8: No god ads
Session 9: The science behind the MMR hoax
Session 10: Yet more reasons why people believe weird things
Session 11: A practical guide to analysing psychic readings