An Event Apart: Day one thoughts and day two schedule

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2008
It's 5am. I always get up at 5am to go running in the morning. Stupid hotel gym doesn't open until 5:30. Bah.

So day one of An Event Apart was really good. Jared Spool just stole the show with his presentation on navigation. I felt a bit bad for Scott Fegette because by the time he got up and did his Dreamweaver thing, most people just wanted the day to be over so they could go get free beer. All the morning presentations were quality, with the lowpoint for me being in the afternoon with Doug Bowman and Chris Fahey. It wasn't that these guys didn't have good information, but they just seemed to be all over the place and I thought they could have wrapped the web into their talks a bit better.

Day Two looks promising. I'll do the same thing I did yesterday, with this being like the master table of contents and then each presentation having its own post.

Debug/Reboot (Eric Meyer) »
Comps and Code: Couples' Therapy (Ethan Marcotte) »
Principles of Unobtrusive JavaScript (Peter-Paul Koch) »
Standards in the Enterprise (Kimberly Blessing) »
Designing the User Experience Curve (Andy Budd) »
Designing the Next Generation of Web Apps (Jeffrey Veen) »
A Critique Apart (Jeffrey Zeldman) (I'm not going to blog this because you kind of have to be here)

POSTED BY KARLYN AT 5:17 AM
LABELS: AN EVENT APART, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT