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Industry Events Schedule

If you know of an event not listed here, please do email me so I can list it! Thanks – Jacob.

Flash Conferences:

An Event Apart? (Quarterly)
An event to help individuals gain a deeper understanding of web standards and emerging best practices. Be inspired by fresh ideas and new directions.

Next event date: 4/24/08 – 4/25/08
Location: New Orleans, LA

FITC? (Semi-Annual) * Recommended
FITC is the only Canadian Festival of its kind; combining cutting edge technical speakers with inspirational creative speakers from around the world. Even on the global stage, FITC stands as an original event. Each year, FITC has broadened its programming range to grow with its widening audience and appeal to a larger audience. FITC attracts attendees and award entrees from around the world.

Next event date: 4/20/08 – 4/22/08
Location: Toronto, Canada

Flashbelt (Annual)
Annual Flash conference held in Midwestern USA.

Next event date: June ’08
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Flashforward? (Semi-Annual)
Flashforward offers diverse knowledge and inspiration for everyone in the Flash community, whatever role Flash plays in their life and work. Flashforward is dedicated to providing education, inspiration, information, and community resources via our conference, website, blog, and podcasts.

Next event date: TBD – 2007 was Boston, MA
Location: TBD – 2007 was September 19-21

Adobe MAX (Annual)
MAX, the annual Adobe user conference, offers the Adobe community an unprecedented opportunity to learn about Adobe software, interact with industry experts, connect with other Adobe software users, and have lots of fun.

North America:
Next event date: TBD – 2007 was Chicago, IL
Location: TBD – 2007 was Sept. 30 – Oct 3

Art Related Conferences:

PhotoshopWorld (Annual)
Annual convention of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Event includes conferences and a vendor fair.

Next event date: 4/2/08 – 4/4/08
Location: Orlando, FL

SIGGRAPH? (Annual)
Annual convention for computer graphics and interactive techniques. Event includes workshops, sessions and an opportunity for artists to present and showcase their work.

Next event date: 8/11/08 – 8/15/08
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Web Design /? Technology? Conferences:

Web 2.0 Conference (Annual)
The Web 2.0 Conference is brought to you in partnership with O’Reilly Media, Inc. and CMP Technology and moderated by John Battelle, Program Chair, and O’Reilly CEO and founder, Tim O’Reilly.

Next event date: TBD – 2007 was October 17-19
Location: San Francisco, CA

ETech? (Annual)
The O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference is an annual conference that hones in on the ideas, projects, and technologies that the alpha geeks are thinking about, hacking on, and inventing right now, creating a space for all participants to connect and be inspired.

Next event date: 3/3/08 – 3/6/08
Location: San Diego, CA

WebbyConnect? (Annual)
Annual web summit put on by IADAS, who hosts the Webby Awards.

Next event date: TBD – 2007 was October 3-5
Location: TBD – 2007 was Laguna Beach, CA

// Jacob