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Refresh Pittsburgh - Tomorrow!

From: Jason H.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 1:26 PM
Just a quick announcement to the list about tomorrow's nights
(Thursday) Refresh Pittsburgh meetup:

Flash, What is it Good For? - Where Does Flash Fit on the Web?

This month's meet-up will be at 7:00 pm at Alphalab - located at 2325
East Carson St. in the Southside. (About a block away from the
Doublewide Grill.)

Check out some detailed directions:


This month, we'll be hosting a panel discussion entitled "Flash, What
is it Good For? - Where Does Flash fit on the Web?".

Recently there has been a lot of buzz about the role of Flash online.
With some well known Flash shops -- like Big Spaceship -- opting for a
site that's more blog than Flash and HTML 5 on the horizon there seem
to be more and more speculation as to what will be the next Flash
killer. Have the times changed? Has the Flash microsite been killed by
blogs and social media? What role does Flash play on the web now -
especially when dealing with web standards. Where might it fit in the
future? These are the kinds of questions we'll be discussing on the

So far, our panelists include:

* Josh Sager, Pittsburgh Technical Institute,
* Jeremy Shank, Artist/Illustrator and Multimedia Designer at Atlas
Design Group.
* Wayne Lincoln, Interactive Art Director, New Perspective, Adjunct
Professor, CMU
* Nathan Peretic, Developer, Full Stop Interactive
* Geoff Barnes, Information Architect at Elliance, Inc.

We may have an additional panelist or two added before the meeting.
We're doing our best to put together a panel with many different
opinions in order to have a good discussion.

Val Head, Senior Designer/Developer, New Perspective, Manager,
PITTMFUG will be moderating the panel.

Like our last panel discussion, it will help to have some questions in
advance. If you would like to submit any questions in advance of the
meeting, send them to us at [address removed]. It would be a
huge help to have a nice pool of questions to pull from in advance.

As always, please RSVP by sending an email to
[address removed] or just let us know you are coming on this
Facebook event page so we can plan accordingly!


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