Please join us on Thursday, August 23 at 7 p.m. at Yahoo! Santa Monica when Jod Kaftan shares his thoughts about "Designing beyond the Device". As usual, refreshments will be served. We are grateful for our generous sponsor -- Yahoo, who has kindly provided our meeting space and refreshments.
Jod Kaftan is the Experience Design Director at BLITZ Agency in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to BLITZ, Jod worked at The Los Angeles Times, Schematic, Razorfish, Citysearch and AOL. In addition to being the Design Director at BLITZ, he is also a writer. And, as a writer, Jod has been published in Rolling Stone, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, New York Magazine, This American Life and UX Booth.
Jod an be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jodspeed
Park on the street or across at the DMV parking lot. Don't try to use the underground parking as it costs $30. Here is a map to help you find your way.
7:00 PM - Registration
7:30 PM - Event Begins
7:35 PM - Sponsor Announcement
7:40 PM - Community and Job Announcements
7:45 PM - Speaker Introduction
7:45 PM - Presentation by Jod Kaftan on "Designing beyond the Device" followed by Q&A
8:45 PM - Walk over to McCabes Bar & Grill for the "After the Event" gathering
After the event:
we will gather at McCabes Bar & Grill which is a short walk from Yahoo! for anyone interested. The address is 2455 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
Follow us on Twitter: @LAUXMeetup
Event hashtag: #BeyondDevice & #LAUX
Jod Kaftan: @jodspeed
List of all those involved or helping with tonight's event:
Thank you Denise Walker of TechZulu and Matt Dandurand of Media Contour for the press coverage of the event.
Event filming: Nicola Scaramuzzo
Photography: Marcella Missirian, Gavin Burnett
Live Tweeting: Cherry Davis, Garick Chan, Valeria Kholostenko, Alaia Williams
Guest Relations: Nate Uchida, Kristin Kazamaki, Sharon Folio, Pavel Binar, Valerie Kameya
Special thanks to the following individuals:
Jod Kaftan, Brian Channell, Carlos Salazar, Chris Chandler, Christian Sosa-Lanz, Crystal Ehrlich and Jason Gillard
@MarcellaMssrian, @ilovegarick, @Cherry_LA, @vkholostenko, @daformidablefoe, @creativemakiWRD, @filtergavin, @heyhockeypuck, @AlaiaWilliams, @PCartiste, @PavelBinar and more to come!