> not sure if i should be jealous of nla for getting ed to speak, or of ed
> for getting to go to australia.

Not as jealous as you should be of Ed for getting to come to New Zealand. ;-)

> regardless, will there be a recording of said event?

> > And thanks to New Zealand's awesome National Digital Forum for bringing Ed
> > to our part of the world.

As mentioned, Ed is keynoting NDF:
and based on previous years, his talk and others will be available afterwards: