*IxDA Boston Social Face2Face — UI12 2007 Conference*
What. IxDA Boston will be holding a social gathering of IxDA professionals
from across the country that will be attending the UI12 2007 in Cambridge,
When. Monday, November, November 5th, 5.30pm - ??
Where. From the hotel lobby Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel @ 5.30pm walk
down Broadway, right on Amherst - then walk over to Tommy Doyle's Irish Pub
1 Kendall Square # 100, Cambridge, MA 02139. View Map
I'm in SF this week at the IDSA/ICSID world design congress called
"Connecting 07". It's the premiere conference that happens every 2 years for
the industrial design community. It's big and its lavish with 150 speakers
from around the world.
Before going party hoppin' tonight on the studio tour, I went to the SF IxDA
event called INTERSECTION: where interaction design and industrial design
4 leaders of interaction design at 3 agencies and 1 internal group made 4
amazing and very different presentations (20min. each).
Taking advantage of industrial design presence in San Francisco for
the ICSID/IDSA Connecting 07 conference, IxDA San Francisco is
delighted to host an evening of dialog between two closely related
but often siloed fields: Industrial Design and Interaction Design.
Lisbon was invited to have a Face to Face group, we already have some
bases, anyone that what to be part of this initiative it's welcome.
We have relations with Universities in Portugal and Portuguese
speaking countries like Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Timor, and Cabo
We will try to read Lisbon particular way of doing things and confront
it to the local and global IXD practices, ( globalization it's a
concept developed by Zygmunt Bauman and Professor Roland Robertson),
and for that we will be bilingual soon (English, Portuguese).
We have a reunion place, dates, 15 people group and a