The Future of Web Design - New York City 2009


Next week the famous Carsonified Event "Future of Web Design" takes place in New York City and here you will see what to expect from this great event. The best web designers in the world will take place to talk about different topics that will bring up your web game to the next level. Check it out!

First you need to visit the event page to get a good felling of what's going on.
This year FOWD will take place in NYC on November 16th and 17th.
To Find out about Event Location and Schedule visit

On November 16th you can choose from 8 different workshops to attend, here is what's on the list.

Open Web Standards for the Rich Web - Molly Holzschalag Real World Accessibility for Web Designers - Derek Featherstone WordPress Theme Development for Web Designers - Elliot Jay Stocks How to Design Effective Web Content - Kristina Halvorson How to build a HTML5/CSS3 Website Today - Steve Smith Design Secrets of's User Interface - Daniel Burka How to use JQuery to Enhance your Web Design - Karl Swedberg Best Practices in Web Typography - Dan Rubin

On November 17th, the Conference will take place and this is what will go on:

Progressive Enrichment with CSS3 - Dan Cederhom Feedback informing design: Listening, really listening, to your users - Daniel Burka 3 Dimensional thinking for web designers - Mike Kus Accessibility in a Web 2.0 World - Derek Featherstone Stop Worrying & Get On With It: Tips and Tricks for designing for the Modern Web - Elliot Jay Stocks Partner Presentation - Bill Buxton New York Shorts: Vimeo - Blake Whiteman Familiar Futures: Making Mars Feel Like Home - Kyle Sollenberger The Long and Short of It: Panel Discussion - Liz Danzico, Jason Santa Maria, Paul Ford, and Kristina Halvorson. HTML5 Killed XHTML2: And the Mysterious Future of Markup - Molly Hozschlag FOWD Keynote: "Space: What does it mean?" Joshua Davis

Meet the Speakers

We’ve got some awesome speakers lined up for you this year at FOWD. Here's who we've got lined up so far. Don't forget to check back for updates to the speaker list. Click here to check the list.
For all the abduzeedo users, I will be attending the event and would like to meet up with all our users that are going, leave a comment and will set it up.

Last year FOWD was in New York as well and here you can watch all the content:

Dan Mall

The Experience Layer: Using Flash, JavaScript, and other technologies to engage users.

Derek Powazek

The future of community and crowd-sourced design

Hillman Curtis

Then minutes of Design Inspiration

Mike Kus

Whatever happened to the Art in Design?

Nicholas Felton

Charting Daily Data

Nick La

Finding Inspiration from your Environment

Patrick Haney

Web Design Fundamentals: Learning from the past to the better future

Paul Boag

Educating clients to say yes

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Paulo Canabarro

I'm a passionate designer at where I focus on helping small business grow online. I'm also an enthusiastic blogger here at abduzeedo.  Say hello on twitter @paul0v2.