An Event Apart Brings Baker's Dozen to Chicago

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[prMac.com] Chicago, IL - An Event Apart, the conference for "people who make websites," brings thirteen leaders in web design and development to Chicago, October 12-13 at the Sheraton Chicago. In addition to Jeffrey Zeldman and Eric Meyer, the two internationally recognized web authorities and creators of An Event Apart, this two-day event offers a content-rich line-up of presenters, topics, and information for web designers and developers.

An Event Apart Chicago offers "people who make websites" a world of emerging best practices and inspiring new ideas. Conference programmers Meyer, who has taught hundreds of thousands of web designers how to use HTML and CSS, and Zeldman, co-founder of the web standards movement which changed the way websites are designed and built, insist that each speaker must have made a unique contribution to the industry, must be a star, and must be a stand-out with topic expertise and industry stature. An Event Apart Chicago packs two content-filled days with speakers who push the boundaries and set standards for the industry.

"Our goal is to fill the heads of people who make websites with more ideas, best practices, and contact with our industry's leaders," said Jeffrey Zeldman, principal, A List Apart and An Event Apart.

Additional speakers for An Event Apart Chicago include: Andy Clarke, Author, Transcending CSS; Curt Cloninger, Author, Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process; Jason Fried, Founder, 37signals; Robert Hoekman, Jr., Author, Author, Designing the Obvious; Cameron Moll, Author, Mobile Web Design; Sarah Nelson, Design Strategist, Adaptive Path; Bronwyn Jones, Senior Writer, Apple.com; Jeff Veen, Author, Art & Science of Web Design; Robert Weychert, Co-author, Web Standards Creativity; and Jason Santa Maria, Creative Director, Happy Cog. Additional information about the speakers and the Chicago schedule can be found online.

Early registration for An Event Apart Chicago ends on September 15, 2008. Register now online.

An Event Apart is for people who make websites. Join Eric Meyer, Jeffrey Zeldman and special guests to gain a deeper understanding of web standards and emerging best practices. Be inspired by fresh ideas and new directions. Gain access to the greatest minds and hottest talents in web design today. An Event Apart Sponsors An Event Apart receives support from Adobe, GoodBarry, and (mt) MediaTemple. For additional sponsorship information, contact An Event Apart.

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