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The design conference for people who make websites.

An Event Apart San Francisco is an intensely educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for. Join us for twelve great speakers and sessions, plus an optional day-long workshop on mobile design with Luke Wroblewski.

Seating is limited — Register Now!

We're still working on the schedule (follow us on Twitter for announcements), but in the meantime we can tell you that committed speakers include: Erika Hall, Mike Monteiro, Josh Clark, Aarron Walter, Scott Berkun, Scott Jehl, Luke Wroblewski, Jared Spool, Jeffrey Zeldman

Day 1: Schedule coming soon

Day 2: Schedule coming soon

Day 3:

  1. Workshop: Mobile Design Now

    Mobile is eating the world. As portable computers continue to take over, PCs aren’t keeping pace and neither are our PC design tendencies. Simply porting over existing desktop experiences isn’t enough. We need to think, design, and build digital experiences differently for today’s mobile world.

    This full-day workshop will not only illuminate the mobile opportunity but provide practical advice on how to take advantage of it. You’ll learn to:

    • avoid desktop tendencies that result in poor mobile experiences
    • design for how people actually use mobile devices
    • work with native and web design conventions
    • optimize designs for small screens
    • take advantage of mobile capabilities
    • start from the mobile experience and extend outward

    This full-day workshop follows An Event Apart San Francisco and runs 9:00am-4:00pm on Wednesday, November 19. You can register online and save over $100 when you sign up for both An Event Apart and the workshop.

    Note: The workshop is not a hands-on learning session; 300 or more people typically attend.

The Venue

The Palace Hotel 639 Market St San Francisco, CA 94105

The Palace Hotel has arranged special room rates for An Event Apart attendees: just $279/night for a single or double. Call (415) 512-1111 and request the “An Event Apart special rate.” Limited rooms are available at this rate, so don’t delay.

Centrally located downtown on Market Street, adjacent to the Financial District, The Palace Hotel is within walking distance of Union Square, the cable cars, the Embarcadero, Chinatown, AT&T Park, Yerba Buena Park, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Theater District. North Beach and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park are also nearby, along with award-winning restaurants.

Openlist says: “recommended by Gayot.com (it’s on their Top 10 list for Business Hotels), Fodor’s (it’s one of their hotel ‘Picks’), and seasoned travelers, who rate it 4-and-one-half stars.” Best of all, it’s the site of the conference. You can walk out of your room and into the show!