We are hard at work planning efforts for our next conference in
Vancouver February 5-8, 2009.
A couple of things to note:
Conference website is up at: http://interaction09.ixda.org
We have an interaction09 twitter account: @interaction09, join to stay
We will be launching a Crowdvine connection space on the site in the
coming weeks. This was a very popular component of last year's
Call for Submissions: IxDA Interaction|09
The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is now accepting speaker
submissions for its second annual conference to be held in Vancouver,
British Columbia on February 5-8, 2009.
Speaker submissions are for Lightning Round slots, each of which is 25
minutes in duration around a single topic. Single or duo speakers are
allowed, but no panels. There are 28 open Lightening Round slots.
Lightning Round speakers will receive free admission to the conference.
Topics for Lightning Round should relate to the field of interaction
IxDA Announces Interaction|09 with Simon Fraser University, Vancouver,
B.C. February 5-8, 2009
The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is pleased to announce
Interaction|09, to be held February 5-8, 2009 in conjunction with
Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts + Technology, and
the Faculty of Business, located in lovely Vancouver, B.C.
I've always been interested in architecture and have recently become
interested in sustainable design. Dwell, a magazine I absolutely
love, is sponsoring a Design conference in San Fran Sept 14-16.
Anyone else thinking of going?
The fact that we have close to 20 people interested in dinner on Monday
brought up an interesting question for me. As a one of the few
practitioners (as opposed to corporate research or academia) on the CHI
conference committee for two different years now, one of the things that
is always a struggle is the balancing of needs across several groups.
There have long been complaints that CHI is "too academic" etc. So, my
question is, what things, to you as an interaction designer, does CHI do
well or not well? Why do you come to the conference or why do you avoid
I got the following as part of the AIGA Communique ...
DUX (Designing for User Experience), November 35
In collaboration with the ACM¹s SIGCHI and SIGGRAPH, the AIGA Experience
Design community will offer a conference in San Francisco on Designing for
User Experience in which design practitioners from multiple disciplines and
domain share case studies of their work which help illuminate the question,
What is good experience design and what factors contribute to the creation
of a success or failure?
I know a few people were waiting for some sort of official announcement