808 SW Taylor
Portland, Oregon 97205

Coffee, snacks and lunch will be provided.
Parking can be tight downtown, be green — plan your trip on TriMet

Matt will introduce participants to Sketch Tools, a robust toolset that allows relative technical novices to experiment, ideate, and prototype with Phidgets RFID, sensors, Flash, networks, and more. Participants will have an opportunity to work together to sketch, design, and build prototypes using a variety of hardware and software kits. In addition, Matt will demo some cutting-edge mobile sketching platforms, as well as some past projects.

Space is limited. Register today for this workshop.

Both co-founder and Creative Director at Tellart.com, Matt works closely with clients using information architecture and design to research challenges, discover opportunities, build strategies and innovate tactics for design intervention.

Matt received Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Industrial Design degrees from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Since 1999 he has been a member of the Part-Time Faculty at RISD, and is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Design Institute in Umeå, Sweden, where he teaches "Experience Prototyping."

Matt is an Emergency Medical Technician - Cardiac, a National Ski Patroller, and is federally employed as a Medic for the National Disaster Medical System. He has chaired conference sessions, lectured, published, and led workshops internationally on topics including information design, physical computing, collaboration strategies for engineers and designers, design for extreme environments, and design for emergency and disaster medicine.

Official Website: http://www.chifoo.org/pages/2008.html#Sep

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