Croeselaan 6
Utrecht, Utrecht 3521CA

"The Design by Fire conference strives to be the incubator for the newest ideas on interaction design. The conference provides a stage for inspiring professionals with a passion for interaction design to share their vision with peers."

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Yohan Creemers

Speakers on the program for this year:

:: Brendan Dawes, Creative Director for magneticNorth (UK), will take care of an inspiring keynote titled 'C30, C60, C90, GO!'.

:: August de los Reyes, Principal Experience Architect for Microsoft Surface (USA), will share his expertise in designing for natural user interfaces.

:: Marthijn Pool, senior project architect at ONL (NL) will introduce their groundbreaking interactive architecture.

:: Thomas K├╝ber, Interaction Designer at D-LABS (D), will show the results of their 'Design Led Innovation' approach.

:: Gert Hans Berghuis, founder of Fabrique Communication & Design (NL), will discuss the art of designing for user generated content.

:: Jonathan Arnowitz, User Experience Architect with Google (USA) will talk about creativity, innovation and design in a world of technology.

Yohan Creemers

We are very pleased to announce the seventh speaker at Design by Fire 2008. Thomas Castro, one of the partners of multidisciplinary design practice LUST, will give a presentation on non-hierarchy and non-linearity in design.

With the confirmation of Thomas, the list of speakers for DxF2008 is complete.

Design by Fire 2008 will feature a full day of inspirational and pioneering sessions for anyone who practices interaction design, information design or experience design.

The Design By Fire conference takes place on Tuesday 21 October in the stylish Media Plaza, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Early bird tickets cost only 110 euro for members of Chi Nederland, ACM SigCHI, BelCHI, IxDA and include entrance to the conference, lunch and refreshments.
The early bird period ends on 30 September 2008.

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