An Event Apart Boston is an intensely educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. Founded by web visionaries Eric Meyer and Jeffrey Zeldman, and dedicated to the proposition that the creators of great web experiences deserve a great learning experience. An Event Apart brings together twelve of the leading minds in web design for two days of inspiration and enlightenment. Join the conference for twelve great speakers and sessions, plus an optional day-long workshop on mobile design with Luke Wroblewski.
If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design. An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for!
Some of the Speakers
Luke is the CEO and co-founder of Input Factory Inc. This is a start-up that focuses on creating big value with the use of micro mobile interactions.
The following web design books; Mobile First, Web Form Design , and Site-seing A visual Approach to Web Usability are written by Luke, this in addition to many articles he has written. Speaking in public is something Luke is familar with, he is a top-rated speaker at conferences and companies around the world.
Lea is currently busy with writing and designing her first book (CSS Secrets). From a very early age, Lea was interested in the Web. Researching, blogging, speaking, writing and coding popular open source projects are things she does to fulfil her passion.
Bruce describes himself as a married, 40-something year old guy, who lives in Birmingham. He has a first-class degree in English literature, a career in education and he set up the publishing house ¨glasshaus¨. He does not see himself as a guru or great theoretican or designer, although he is a member of the Web Standards Project´s Accessibility Task Force.
Jeffrey co-founded the multi-city web design conference An Event Apart with Eric Meyer, thereby he has published A List Apart, a leading journal of web design, and he founded Happy Cog, a digital design studio with offices in New York, Philadelphia, and Austin.
Kristina runs Brain Traffice, a content strategy consultancy. Also Kristina is familar with speak in front of large audiences, regularly she travels to speak at conferences and meet with clients to dicuss how to solve big, messy content problems.
Delta Airlines recently awarded her platinum frequent flyer status, which she counts among her most dubious achievements.
Dan Mall is an award-winning art director and designer. Having worked with clients like ESPN, Kraft, Apple, Google, Microsoft, GE, Crayola, Lucasfilm, The Mozilla Foundation, Thomson Reuters, and The Sherwin-Williams Company. He has a passion for playing matchmaker between surprising art direction and intuitive interaction design.
Besides this, Dan has taught advertising at the Miami Ad School, web and graphic design at the University of the Arts, and Flash at the School of Visual Arts.