An Event Apart: For People Who Make Websites

An Event Apart NYC Speakers

Spend two intense days with some of the web’s greatest designers, coders, and thinkers.

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Eric Meyer: As a world CSS authority, Eric Meyer has conducted complex standards-based makeovers and led intensive multi-day training sessions for such clients as Apple Computer, America On-Line, Yahoo!, Macromedia, Wells Fargo Bank, Cornell University, and others. No one has a deeper or more practical grasp of CSS; no one can teach it like Eric. more »

Jeffrey Zeldman: Founder of A List Apart Magazine and Happy Cog Studios and co-founder of The Web Standards Project, Jeffrey Zeldman is an internationally known designer, author, and creative director. He has brought standards-based design to the web design community and to clients ranging from Ad Age to the United Nations Womens Development Fund. more »

Special Guests

Tantek Çelik is Chief Technologist at Technorati where he leads the design and development of new standards and technologies. Prior to Technorati, he was a veteran representative to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for Microsoft, where he also helped lead the development of the award-winning Internet Explorer for Macintosh. (speaking at AEA New York) more »

Ze Frank’s hilarious and innovative web broadcasts, writings, games, interactive toys, and collaborative social spaces have been featured in newspapers, magazines, online journals and TV shows around the world, and viewed by more than 50 million people in the past four years. (speaking at AEA New York) more »

Aaron Gustafson began teaching himself HTML in 1996, while creating a website for a magazine he was publishing. In 2000, he left the print world to focus on the web, and relocated to Connecticut, where he began pushing pixels and bits for many top companies, including Aetna, Delta Airlines, IBM and Scholastic. (speaking at AEA New York) more »

Khoi Vinh is the Design Director for, where he leads a full design team in user experience innovation. He and his team are responsible for the visual integrity of the industry-leading news site, including design for new online features and content as The New York Times embraces the digital future. (speaking at AEA New York) more »

Jason Santa Maria has been recognized for designing stylistic and imaginative (yet also usable and effective) web interfaces. He recently won acclaim for the A List Apart redesign, whose secrets he’ll share with attendees. (speaking at AEA New York) more »

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Past Guest Speakers

Jim Coudal, Todd Dominey, Jason Santa Maria. VIEW ALL »