The following upcoming events provide information about the introduction of new TLDs and an opportunity to network about them:

Munich Conference on newTLDs 2011
on 26th and 27th September 2011 in Munich,

German ECO association offers 3 workshops: brand management with new Top Level Domains
Sept 1st Berlin
Sept 5th in Frankfurt
Sept 20th in Köln

ICANN meeting in Dakar (Senegal)
from October 23-28 2011, ICANN announcement

Infrastructure provider and registrar Key-Systems is on a roadshow across Germany (dotBrand-Workshops and -Webinars)
starting Monday, 22th August 2011, Info and registration click here

.nxt conference in San Francisco
from August 24-26, more info under

ICC International Chamber of Commerce, one-day seminar
on 30 September 2011 in Paris