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Future of Web design – Learn, Share and Connect!!

  • October 31, 2014
  • In: Event

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Future of Web Design will consist of sessions with a great balance of technical and inspirational over the two day conference. The conference will eventually leave the participants with knowledge and excitement. The conference sessions will focus on the future of web design, the emerging practices and technologies that will enable to stay ahead of the curve. The practical hands-on workshops will provide an opportunity to really get to grips with the chosen subject and are taught by respected Professional Web Designers and Web Development Experts.

FOWD also has to offer range of networking activities, including an awesome conference party – which will basically let the participants, let their hair down after a day of hardcore web learning.

Event Details:

Date:

  • Monday, 3rd November, 2014
  • Tuesday, 4th November, 2014
  • Wednesday, 5th November, 2014

Time:

  • Monday: 9 am – 5 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am – 4:35 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am – 4:10 pm

Venue:

  • NEW WORLD STAGES, NEW YORK CITY340 West 50th StNew York, NY 10019(212) 398 2597

Workshop – Venue

LIGHTHOUSE EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE CENTER

111 E 59th St (Park Ave & E 59th)

New York, NY 10022

+1 800 829 0500

Schedule:

Two tracks across two days + Workshops, which will consist of high quality content. The topics will consist of latest technologies and techniques.

Monday, 3rd November – Workshops (9am-5pm)

  • CSS with Superpowers: Modular front-end development with SASS and compass – Bermon Painter
  • Psychology for Designer – Joe Leech
  • Building your Brand: Designing from the ground up – Jon Setzen
  • Responsive design with Bootstrap – Patrick Mcneil

Tuesday, 4th November (8 am – 4:35 pm) – Day 1

  • 8 am – Registration (Main Stage Track)
  • 9:05 am – Keynote: Orchestrating Content – Sara Wachter-Boettcher (Main Stage Track)
  • 9:50 am – Practical UX methods – Patrick Mcneil (Main Stage Track)
  • 9:50 am – Simplify your website with static site generation – Barry Clark (Rising Stars Track)
  • 10:30 am – Break Time and Sketch Class
  • 11:00 am –Remove the Friction. Feel the Love. Workflows that work for everyone- Paul Trani (Main Stage Track)
  • 11:35 am – Back to Future: The Re-Evolution of Web Design – Tom Giannattasio & Adam Christ (Main Stage Track)
  • 11:35 pm – Mobile Accessibility – Gian Wild (Rising Stars Track)
  • 12:20 pm – Psychology, UX and the Perfect Design – Joe Leech (Main Stage Track)
  • 12:20 pm – Taming the Frontier: A look into the future of E-Commerce – Kyle Peatt (Rising Stars Track)
  • 1:00 pm – Lunch
  • 2:00 pm – Designing from the Ground up: Approaching, Prioritizing and Executing Design – Jon Setzen (Main Stage Track)
  • 2:45 pm – Designing Animation Awesomeness – Val Head (Main Stage Track)
  • 2:45 pm – The Web is Energy – Insufficient and only we can fix it – Justin Secor (Rising Stars Track)
  • 3:25 pm – Lunch Time
  • 3:50 pm – Fostering collaboration with pattern libraries and rapid prototyping – Bermon Painter (Main Stage Track)
  • 3:50 pm – Creating great online brand experiences – Dave Benton (Rising Stars Track)
  • 4:35 pm – Keynote- Type is visible language – Erik Spiekermann

Wednesday, 5th November (8 am – 4:10 pm) – Day 2

  • 8 am – Registration
  • 9:05 am – Keynote – The creativity (R)evolution – Denise Jacobs (Main Stage Track)
  • 9:50 am – State of the Animation 2014 – Rachel Nabors (Main Stage Track)
  • 9:50 am – The Global Web – Terena Bell (Rising Stars Track)
  • 10:30 am – Break time and Animation Hootenanny
  • 11:20 am – Design decisions through the lens of performance – Yesenia Perez-Cruz (Main Stage Track)
  • 11:20 am – The rise of Ratio grid systems: Grid’s next big evolution – Cory Simmons (Rising Stars Track)
  • 12:05 pm – Hyperlinks and story Arcs: Building non-linear narratives online – Senongo Akpem (Main Stage Track)
  • 12:05 pm – The future of responsive design standards – Brian Fegan (Rising Stars Track)
  • 12:45 pm – Lunch
  • 1:15 pm – The Art of Prototyping – Ben Jordan (Main Stage Track)
  • 1:45 pm – You have a great mobile strategy but nobody Cares – Richard Banfield (Main Stage Track)
  • 1:45 pm – The Web designer’s toolkit of the Future – Panel of Speakers (Rising Stars Track)
  • 2:20 pm – Beyond Rectangles: CSS shapes and CSS masking – Razvan Caliman (Main Stage Track)
  • 2:20 pm – Interdisciplinary approaches to web and experienced based design – James Pannafino (Rising Stars Track)
  • 3:00 pm –Break
  • 3:25 pm – Styling and animating scalable vector graphics – Sara Soueidan (Main Stage Track)
  • 3:25 pm – Enhancing the future of work with contextually aware tools – Aye Moah (Rising Stars Track)
  • 4:10 pm – Keynote – The integral designer: developing you – Whitney Hess (Main Stage Track)

What to expect?

  • 4 amazing day-long workshops led by the best in the businessMore technical topics and practical guidance than ever before
  • Healthy doses of inspiration and loads of creative challenges
  • An Instameet and other relaxed networking opportunities
  • A rousing after-party
  • A showcase of amazing new talent on our Rising Stars stage
  • Fast, reliable WiFi
  • Delicious catered lunches, snacks, and coffee
  • Full access to downloadable HD videos of each session (except for the workshops – those you have to see to believe!)

For more information about the event and its schedule, please visit, https://futureofwebdesign.com/nyc-2014/about/

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