Huge News! Interaction '11 to be held in BOULDER!

From: jason
Sent on: Saturday, February 6, 2010 9:32 PM
That's right - the annual IxDA conference is headed to the Rockies next year!

http://www.ixda.org/i11/

The IxDA, in partnership with our good friends over at BDW will be presenting Interaction '11 right here in Boulder, Colorado, February 10-12 2011.

Here's the press release:

IxDA - the Interaction Design Association, home to over 10,000
members - will offer this annual conference with a focus
progressive methods, theory, and discussion of interaction
design. The conference will be hosted by Boulder Digital Works
at the University of Colorado (CU), which offers 21st Century
graduate education and workshop programming centered around
today?s pervasive computing, emerging technologies and
integrated thinking. A joint effort of CU?s School of
Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Engineering
and Applied Science, Boulder Digital Works is a project-based
initiative led by acclaimed practitioners and researchers from
business, creative and technology disciplines.

Boulder, Colorado is a thriving hub of creativity,
entrepreneurship and innovation, and CU contributes to this
legacy with world-class academics and research. Boulder is where
West Coast technology and enterprise has fused with East Coast
creative culture and business savvy to become a destination for
today?s entrepreneurs and start-up companies. At
Interaction'11, IxDA and Boulder Digital Works will gather the
interaction design community at CU?s main campus to
connect, educate and inspire.

?At Boulder Digital Works, an essential part of our model
is partnering with the business and technology communities to
put interactive at the center of everything we do,? said
David Slayden, Boulder Digital Works Executive Director.
?We are thrilled to be hosting the IxDA and to further the
dialogue between industry and academe that is essential to
developing the integrative thinking that thrives in
today?s digital environment and inspires tomorrow?s
innovation.?

To celebrate this partnership, early registration will be open
for Interaction'11 at a greatly reduced price for a very limited
time. For the duration of the Interaction'10 conference online
registration will be available for $250 less than regular price.
In addition to registering at the lowest price possible, the
Interaction'11 planning committee is cooking up a special
luncheon for early registrants to meet and chat with conference
keynote speakers. Visit http://www.ixda.org/i11/ between
Thursday, February 4 through Saturday, February 7, and to be
among the first to book your registration.

You can also follow Interaction'11 on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/interaction11

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