The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is now accepting
submissions for its first annual conference to be held in hip,
historic Savannah, Georgia, USA on February 8-10, 2008.
Submissions are for Lightning Session slots, each of which is 25
minutes in duration around a single topic. Single or duo speakers are
allowed, but no panels, please. Please submit only one idea per
person. There are 14 open Lightning Session slots.
Lightning Session speakers will receive free admission to the
Topics for Lightning Sessions can be around anything relating to the
field of interaction design; that is, anything focused on the
behavior of products and services in response to human action. Our
potential attendees are particularly interested in tactical,
practical information around methods, prototyping techniques,
documentation, mobile, physical computing, and information
visualization. We are interested in fields related to interaction
design (e.g., information architecture, visual and industrial design,
coding), but only as they relate to interaction design.
The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2007. Lightning Session
speakers will be determined by the IxDA Conference Committee and
announced on October 31, 2007.
Submit a session title and abstract via this form:
Confirmed keynote and session speakers for the conference currently
include Alan Cooper, Bill Buxton, Sigi Moeslinger, Malcolm
McCullough, Jared Spool, Regine Debatty, Dan Brown, Molly Wright
Steenson, Aza Raskin, Sarah Allen, and Matt Jones. We will also host
pre-conference workshops taught by Marc Rettig, Darja Isaksson, and
Todd Warfel. Further conference information and registration will be
I hope you'll submit a session and I'll see you in Savannah!