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An Event Apart - San Francisco

An Event Apart - San Francisco

An Event Apart San Francisco 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.

An Event Apart (AEA) attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategists, and even site owners and clients attend. This wide spectrum of roles speaks to the uniquely comprehensive and multi-disciplinary nature of this single-track event.

AEA attendees, like other conference attendees, want to improve job skills and make new community and business connections in an intense and fun environment. But unlike the typical conference goer, AEA attendees have that gleam in their eye that comes from the belief that through advocacy and hard work, they can make a meaningful difference.

Sunday, October 29

Arrival Day
3:00pm-5:00pm
Early registration/Badge pick-up

Monday, October 30
 
7:30am-5:00pm
Attendee 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
Brad Frost, Web designer
Let’s Work Together!
    
11:30am-12:30pm
Josh Clark
Founder, Big Medium
What Shall We Make?
    
12:30pm-2:00pm
Lunch
    
2:00pm-3:00pm
Rachel Andrew
Co-founder, Perch
Graduating to Grid
    
3:15pm-4:15pm
Jen Simmons
Designer Advocate, Mozilla
Designing with Grid
    
4:30pm-5:30pm
Chris Coyier
Author, CSS-Tricks.com
10 Things You Can and Should Do With SVG
    
5:30pm-6:30pm
Opening Night Happy Hour

Tuesday, October 31
    
7:30am-8:55am
Breakfast
    
8:00am-5:00pm
Attendee Check-in/Badge Pick-up
    
8:55am-9:00am
Morning Welcome
    
9:00am-10:00am
Val Head
Author, The Pocket Guide to CSS Animations
Choose Your Animation Adventure
   
10:15am-11:15am
Donna Lichaw
Author, The User's Journey
Story First: Crafting Products That Engage
    
11:30am-12:30pm
Krystal Higgins
Onboarding for Any Situation
    
12:30pm-2:15pm
Lunch
    
1:00pm-2:00pm
Special Screening: “What Comes Next is the Future”
    
2:15pm-3:15pm
Eric Meyer
Author, CSS: The Definitive Guide
Design for Real Life
    
3:30pm-4:30pm
Derek Featherstone
Founder, Simply Accessible
Where Accessibility Lives
    
4:45pm-5:45pm
Ethan Marcotte
Author, Responsive Web Design
Design Beyond Our Devices
 
Wednesday, November 1

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, November 1. Register for all three days and save more than $200 off the cost of registering separately for the conference and A Day Apart. Plus, if you register before early bird ends, you'll save another $100!
    
7:30am-8:55am
Breakfast
    
8:00am-5:00pm
Attendee Check-in/Badge Pick-up
    
8:55am-9:00am
Morning Welcome
    
9:00am-4:00pm
Josh Clark
Founder, Big Medium
    Design for What’s Next

Speakers Include:

Jeffrey Zeldman
Brad Frost, Web designer
Josh Clark, Founder, Big Medium
Rachel Andrew, Co-founder, Perch
Jen Simmons, Designer Advocate, Mozilla
Chris Coyier, Author, CSS-Tricks.com
Val Head, Author, The Pocket Guide to CSS Animations
Donna Lichaw, Author, The User's Journey
Krystal Higgins
Eric Meyer, Author, CSS: The Definitive Guide
Derek Featherstone, Founder, Simply Accessible
Ethan Marcotte, Author, Responsive Web Design

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