This edition of An Event Apart is a special edition lasting three whole days and will take place at the newly renovated Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom®! Eighteen experts will deliver the kind of insight, wisdom, and practical takeaways that you've come to expect from An Event Apart.
Unique to this edition of AEA is the Gold Pass which includes the complete A Book Apart library in electronic format, a one-month premium membership to lynda.com, and access to an exclusive three-hour “backstage” tour at Walt Disney World with other AEA attendees.
Val Head is a designer obsessed with type and code. She works with agencies and small businesses to make effective websites. She also leads workshops on web design and creative coding around the world. Every year she brings a swarm of web designers to Pittsburgh for her conference, Web Design Day. Val is the author of The Pocket Guide to CSS Animations from Five Simple Steps.
Jeffrey co-founded the multi-city web design conference An Event Apart with Eric Meyer, 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.
Luke is the CEO and Co-Founder of Input Factory Inc., an internet start-up focused on generating value from micro mobile interactions. Prior to this, Luke was the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Bagcheck which was acquired by Twitter just nine months after its launch.
Luke is the author of popular Web design books; Mobile First, Web Form Design & Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web Usability.
Sarah owns You Know Who, a small British design studio now in its tenth year.
She specializes in iOS User Interface design, regularly contributes to various online and print media, and speaks at conferences all over the world. Sarah's straight-talking nature and no-fuss approach to projects have landed her many great contracts over the years with various well known brands in the UK and abroad.