2010: A Web Design Odyssey

An Event Apart, the design conference “for people who make websites,” announces its 2010 schedule, covering five great cities in five information-packed, two-day sessions, plus a bonus one-day workshop in Seattle:

  • Seattle Monday, April 5 – Tuesday, April 6 (plus new optional full-day workshop on April 7, also available separately)
  • Boston Monday, May 24 – Tuesday, May 25
  • Minneapolis Monday, July 26 – Tuesday, July 27
  • Washington, DC Thursday, September 16 – Friday, September 17
  • San Diego Monday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 2


The 2010 line-up, featuring our highest rated speakers, is as exciting as the cities. Confirmed speakers at all or most shows include:

  • Dan Cederholm, author, Bulletproof Web Design and Handcrafted CSS
  • Andy Clarke, author, Transcending CSS
  • Kristina Halvorson, author, Content Strategy for the Web
  • Jeremy Keith, author, DOM Scripting and Bulletproof Ajax
  • Ethan Marcotte, co-author, Handcrafted CSS and Designing With Web Standards, 3rd Edition
  • Jason Santa Maria, web designer
  • Jared Spool, Founding Principal, User Interface Engineering
  • Aarron Walter, author, Building Findable Websites: Web Standards, SEO, and Beyond
  • Luke Wroblewski, author, Web Form Design
  • Jeffrey Veen, author, The Art and Science of Web Design
  • Eric Meyer, author, Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide and Eric Meyer on CSS
  • Jeffrey Zeldman, author, Designing With Web Standards, 3rd Edition and Taking Your Talent to the Web


More all-star speakers will be announced shortly, along with details on the Seattle workshop.

Tickets for the first two shows will go on sale November 1st, and are first-come, first-served. Watch for announcements, follow us on Twitter, or join our mailing list to be informed when tickets go on sale, for announcements of upcoming shows, to read interviews with AEA speakers, and to get exclusive discounts.