Essential design events for 2013

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Our first ever conference is born! Register today for more info

We're so excited! We're teaming up with .net magazine - the world's biggest selling magazine for web designers - to bring you our first ever conference, Generate!

The event will be held in London on 13 September and feature talks from world-class speakers including grid guru Mark Boulton, designer-philosopher Oliver Reichenstein, mobile web thought leader Stephanie Rieger and author of Responsive Design Workflow Stephen Hay.

More details will be revealed soon, but tickets are likely to sell out fast, so we'd advise you to register your interest here so you don't miss the boat!

Web Visions

WebVisions explores the future of the web and mobile design, UX, digital media and technology in an event that inspires learning, collaboration and entrepreneurism.

Beyond Tellerrand

Check out Beyond Tellerrand's Vimeo channel to see past talks and workshops

Beyond Tellerrand is an affordable event held in Germany with intensive workshops and high quality talks for web enthusiasts: design, technology, inspiration and networking. You can see videos of past sessions and speakers on the Beyond Tellerrand Vimeo channel.

Scotch on the Rocks

Join web enthusiasts from around the world at annual gathering Scotch on the Rocks

Scotch on the Rocks is an annual gathering of web technologists, bringing together some of the brightest minds from across the globe. Focusing on development, best practices and human experience, the conference has built a reputation as a must-attend event.

UX Week

Brush up on your UX skills with UX Week's workshops and talks

If UX is your thing, then the annual UX Week is a must. The premier user experience design conference, UX Week allows design professionals from all over the world to gather for four days to discuss community, gain inspiration and to build new skills. 2013 will be the conference's 11th successful year.

An Event Apart

An Event Apart was founded by two of the most influential web designers of our time

Organised by web design gurus Jeffrey Zeldman and Eric Meyer, An Event Apart is an intensely educational two-day conference 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 a must-attend.

  • Date: Varies
  • Location: Atlanta / Seattle / San Diego / Boston / Washington DC / Chicago
  • Price: Starting from $449
  • Focus: Web design
  • Speakers: Eric Meyer & Jeffrey Zeldman

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