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An Event Apart - Chicago

An Event Apart - Chicago

An Event Apart Chicago is three days of intense focus on digital design, UX, and more. If you care about creating the best possible experiences for the people who use your work, and crave concentrated time to level up your skills in the company of your peers, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for.

Sunday, August 27 - Arrival Day
    
3:00pm-5:00pm - Early registration/Badge pick-up

Monday, August 28
    
Day 1

7:30am-9:00am Attendee Event Check-in/Badge Pick-up
7:30am-8:50am Breakfast
8:50am-9:00am Morning Welcome

9:00am-10:00am Jeffrey Zeldman

    A List Apart, A Book Apart, An Event Apart
    From Research to Redesign: An Unexpected Journey

10:15am-11:15am Sarah Parmenter, Founder, You Know Who - Practical Branding
11:30am-12:30pm Brad Frost, Web designer - Let’s Work Together!

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
    
2:00pm-3:00pm Chris Coyier, Author, CSS-Tricks.com - 10 Things You Can and Should Do With SVG
3:15pm-4:15pm Rachel Andrew, Co-founder, Perch - New CSS Layout Meets the Real World
4:30pm-5:30pm Jen Simmons, Designer Advocate, Mozilla - Designing with Grid

5:30pm-6:30pm Opening Night Happy Hour Sponsored by: [Type Network]
    
6:30pm-8:00pm Special Screening: “What Comes Next is the Future” + Q&A with Director Matt Griffin

Tuesday, August 29

Day 2

7:30am-8:55am Breakfast
8:55am-9:00am Morning Welcome
    
9:00am-10:00am Cameron Moll, Founder, Authentic Jobs - Designing for Product Unity
10:15am-11:15am -Una Kravets, UI Engineer, Digital Ocean - The Joy of Optimizing Images
11:30am-12:30pm Val Head, Author, The Pocket Guide to CSS Animations - Choosing Your Animation Adventure

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
    
2:00pm-3:00pm Derek Featherstone, Founder, Simply Accessible - Where Accessibility Lives
3:15pm-4:15pm Eric Meyer Author, CSS: The Definitive Guide - Design for Real Life
4:30pm-5:30pm Gerry McGovern, CEO, Customer Carewords - Measuring The Customer Experience

Wednesday, August 30
    
A Day Apart

This full-day session, which includes a full breakfast and lunch, follows An Event Apart and runs 9:00am-4:00pm on Wednesday, August 30. Register for all three days and save more than $200 off the cost of registering separately for the conference and A Day Apart.
    
9:00am-4:00pm Chris Coyier Author, CSS-Tricks.com - Let’s Build a Website (and Talk About The Job of Front-End Design and Development)

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