Given the worsening ecological situation, can showering conference attendees with gifts still be seen as an act of thoughtfulness?
With a New Year resolution to get out more, I share a few events I’ve recently bought tickets for. Who knows, you might be interested in them too.
Lanyards — the piece of fabric that allows you to hang a conference badge from your neck — have a lifespan of just a few hours. How can we change that?
Earlier this month I attended UpFront Conference, an event organised by Dan Donald and other members of Manchester’s digital community.
Last Thursday I was in Belfast for Break Conference, the spiritual successor to Build.
Last Friday I attended Responsive Day Out 2. While the format was the same as last year, the tenor was a little different. Gone were the theoretical presentations, instead speakers focused on the work; getting into the nitty-gritty.
Much of the excitement has come in the form of web conferences, and looking back, I find it surprising just how many I’ve attended this year already.
dConstruct has long combined its conference programme with the name badge, a simple yet cost-effective design. This year we hope to go one better.
Earlier this week, Simon Collison revealed the first fruits of his newly established private entrepreneurship. New Adventures In Web Design is an affordable one-day conference landing in Nottingham on 20th January 2011.
As Summer hurtles towards it’s conclusion (and let’s assume for a second that it actually started) so the anticipation for two very special geeky events can begin.