If you're lucky enough to make it to Interaction 13 in Toronto, be sure to check out the local members who will be representing IxDA Pittsburgh.
Join Jack Moffett's workshop: Creating production-ready CSShttp://interaction13.ixda.org/program/#session-WK9
Also, check out Matt Powers' talk (under the newly created "Robotics" category):
Smart and Beautiful:
Designing Robots and Intelligent Machineshttp://interaction13.ixda.org/program/#session-88A
For Interaction 13 Registration information, visit: http://interaction13.ixda.org/register/