What's happening in design and business this season.

3GSM Mobile World Congress

February 11 – 14, 2008
Barcelona, Spain
The most highly regarded event in the mobile industry.

Pecha Kucha night

February 12, 2008
Seattle, Washington
An impressive line up of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers and other amazing creative folks. Share ideas, see great work and make some mischief. frog Linda Carlin will speak on Trash Talk.

AIGA NY Classic/Contemporary Speaker Series: A Conversation with Jim Sherraden

February 13, 2008
New York, New York
Join AIGA/NY and frog design for a discussion with Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print, the latest in our series of events exploring the line between Classic and Contemporary design. Listen to well-known designers discuss their influences and share how they keep the work fresh.

UX Intensive Adaptive Path Conference

February 19 – 22, 2008
San Francisco, California
This intermediate-to-advanced workshop series examines the four key elements that contribute to a successful interactive experience: Design Strategy, Design Research, Interaction Design, and Information Architecture.

Bottom Line Conference on Mental Health in the Work Place

February 20, 2008
Vancouver, Canada
Mental illness in the workplace costs organizations billions every year, yet is a subject most workplaces still don't know how to talk about.

Heinz Nixdorf Symposium

February 20 – 21, 2008
Paderborn, Germany
The focus is on new technologies in mechanical engineering, dependability and software engineering in modern technical products and new design methodologies and tools, which enable to handle the growing complexity in mechatronic systems.

Economist Pharma 2020

February 27, 2008
London, England
Bringing together the most innovative minds from industry, science, and academia, this event will give delegates the opportunity to access cutting-edge thinking on the future of the pharmaceuticals industry.

TED 2008

February 27 – March 1, 2008
Monterey, California
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. In fact, the event is broader still, showcasing ideas that matter in any discipline.

Future of Webb Apps

February 28 – March 1, 2008
Miami, Florida
Future of Web Apps is hitting the East Coast for the very first time — fresh blend of amazing speakers, great advice and tons of networking potential.

O’Reilly Emerging Technologies Conference

March 3 – 6, 2008
San Diego, California
A wide-eyed look at the brand new tech that's tweaking how we are seen as individuals, how we choose to channel and divert our energy and attention, and what influences our perspective on the world around us.


March 4 – 9, 2008
Hanover, Germany
The biggest tradeshow for the ICT sector worldwide - universally regarded as the number one marketplace for digital business. frog will receive an IF Award for the Orthopilot of Aesculap.

Perspective Green Roundtable

March 5, 2008
Hong Kong, China
A discussion of environmentalism in the international business community. Mike LaVigne will participate as panelist.

Microsoft MIX Conference

March 5 – 7, 2008
Las Vegas, Nevada
Now in its third year, MIX is an intimate opportunity for cutting-edge technical, creative and business strategists to engage Microsoft in a conversation about the future of the web.

South by Southwest (SXSW)

March 7 – 11, 2008
Austin, Texas
Attracting digital creatives as well as visionary technology entrepreneurs, the event celebrates the best minds and the brightest personalities of emerging technology.
frog will host the opening party, as well as a panel discussion: “Will Tomorrow’s World Still Need Designers?“ frog’s Sara Todd will also participate in a panel entitled, “Green Software. Really?”

2008 Australian International Design Awards

March 10 – 14, 2008
Sydney, Australia
The Australian International Design Awards sets a global benchmark of quality in manufactured goods. frog Luke Williams will be on the judging panel.

Economist Marketing Conference

March 11 – 12, 2008
San Francisco, California
Current high-speed shifts in media consumption and consumer behavior are nothing short of spectacular. Marketers must craft messages that resonate globally as they try to extend their brands and capture their share of the digital marketplace.

Emerging Communications (eComm) conference

March 12 – 14, 2008
Mountain View
eComm focuses on the communication technologies, trends, companies and individuals who are leapfrogging the industry incumbents to open the door to the future and are disrupting the telecom industry in the process. frog Chief Creative Officer Mark Rolston will give a keynote on “Defining the New Singularity.”

World Congress of Health Professions

March 26 – 28, 2008
Perth, Australia
An opportunity to meet those in the forefront of developments in health, to hear experts share their vision of our future, and to network with leaders in health from across the world.

Customer Experience Management Conference

March 27 – 28, 2008
Chicago, Illinois
Industry leaders will reveal how they have created customer-centric organizations that deliver results.

frog Design Mind speaker series: Re-Invention

March 28, 2008
Shanghai, China
Where is the line drawn between inspiration and imitation in the act of re-invention? This discussion will look at the exchange of ideas between businesses, industries, and artists.

Award Competitions

IDEA Awards

Deadline: March 7, 2008
The premier international competition honoring design excellence in products, ecodesign, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research, and concepts.


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