Calendar

What's happening in design and business this summer.

frog Design Mind event: Obama and Politics 2.0: Documenting History in Real Time.

July 16, 2008
New York, NY
Arun Chaudhary, director of video field production for Barack Obama, in conversation with Ellen McGirt, senior writer for Fast Company.

Interactive Austin 2008: Putting Social Commerce to Work

July 19, 2008
Austin, Texas
Communicate. Collaborate. Succeed. frog Evan Torchin to speak on “Building a High Impact User Experience.”

GOOD Magazine block party

July 20, 2008
San Francisco, California
Booth vendors. Outdoor stage. Drinks. Music. Food. Giveaways. frog design will sponsor the event.

FORTUNE Brainstorm: TECH

July 21-23, 2008
Half Moon Bay, California
Invitation-only event for business executives who recognize that their company's future depends on understanding the trends at the core of technology. frog Chief Creative Officer Mark Rolston will participate in a discussion on designing the mobile Internet.

The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford

July 22-24, 2008
Palo Alto, California
Highlighting the significant economic, political, and commercial trends disrupting the global technology industries. frog will sponsor; frog Chief Creative Officer Mark Rolston to participate.

NY IxDA speaker series

July 24, 2008
New York, New York
frog Luke Williams to speak about "The Naked Interface – Liberating Brain, Body, and Digital Interactions."

O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) 2008

July 21-25, 2008
Portland, Oregon
OSCON is the crossroads of all things open source, bringing together the best, brightest, and most interesting people to explore what's new, and to champion the cause of open principles and open source adoption across the computing industry.

Adaptive Path User Experience Week 2008

August 12-15, 2008
San Francisco, California
Considering what it takes to create great products and services in an uncertain world.

New Media Expo

August 14-16, 2008
Las Vegas, Nevada
Bringing together influential audio and video podcasters, digital media creators, and bloggers to cover the complete range of creation techniques, business objectives, and future trends.

2008 Flashforward Conference

August 20-22, 2008
San Francisco, California
Flashforward is a chance to refine your focus, add to your skill set, and gain fresh new perspectives from the top Flash experts in our industry. frog Jared Ficklin to present.

Gnomedex 8.0

August 21-23, 2008
Seattle, Washington
The Conference of Technology Influencers!

LIFT Asia Conference

September 4-6, 2008
Jeju, South Korea
After a decade of revolutionizing our lives and organizations, the Web is going beyond the browser. Today it is invading objects, cities, and robots. Where will the next big changes happen? frog Ravi Chhatpar confirmed to speak.

Digital ID World 2008

September 8-10, 2008
Anaheim, California
Identity is Center.

TechCrunch50 Conference 2008

September 8-10, 2008
San Francisco, California
The goal: find the best start-ups and launch them in front of our industry’s most influential VCs, corporations, fellow entrepreneurs, and press.

IDSA National Conference

September 10-13, 2008
Phoenix, Arizona
The IDSA National Conference is the largest of its kind in the US, drawing between 600 and 800 design professionals from all areas of the industry and from all around North America, Europe, and Asia.

Mobile Monday

September 15, 2008
Duesseldorf, Germany
frog to present on mobile user interface design: portals, widgets, usability.

Web 2.0 Expo

September 16-19, 2008
New York, New York
How will you use the power of Web 2.0?

Shanghai Design Biennial

September 18-20, 2008
Shanghai, China
Better design, better life. frog founder Hartmut Esslinger to give keynote.

IIT Institute of Design, Design Research Conference

September 19-20, 2008
Chicago, Illinois
A collaborative forum hosted by the Institute of Design to explore emerging topics, methods, and issues in design research across a wide spectrum of design disciplines.

Streaming Media West

September 23-25, 2008
San Jose, California
The business of video on the net and the technology of streaming, downloading, IPTV, and mobile video delivery.

Picnic 08

September 24-26, 2008
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Create the future.

frog Design Mind event: “Software, Hardware, Everyware”

September 26, 2008
Berlin, Germany
How do you design for user experiences that need to manage ubiquitous information and seamless communications across different platforms, media, and technologies? As systems trump devices, is traditional product design dead? Co-hosted with IDZ (International Design Center).

Award Competitions

GOOD Design Awards

Deadline: July 1, 2008
The emphasis of the GOOD DESIGN program is on quality design of the highest form, function, and aesthetic – a standard beyond ordinary consumer products and graphics.

Red Dot: Design Concept

Deadline: July 11, 2008
The Red Dot Award: Design Concept is a journey into the future of design.

HOW International Design Awards

Deadline: September 15, 2008
HOW Magazine announced the 2008 International Design Awards – enter your work and join the ranks of award-winning designers from around the world.

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