A generation is growing up expecting a limitless, connected experience;
HTML5, a natural evolution of the HTML language has captured the attention of web designers and developers world wide offering new ways to visualize, consume and engage with information and media. A versatile tool, HTML5 can be used to accomplish tasks, present information and create expressive immersive experiences across the internet on workstation and mobile devices alike.
Join the LA tech community and invited guests for a supercharged evening as we delve into the emerging web technologies and how it will pertain to your workspace.
Stephanie (Sullivan) Rewis is a front-end developer and custom corporate trainer. Author of books, magazine articles, tutorials and videos, she's a driving force in the Web Standards Project (WaSP), as their Industry Evangelist to Adobe. As an expert consultant and front-end developer brought in by clients and agencies to handle tough projects, she's worked with a dazzling spectrum of organizations from Newsweek, MLB, New York Magazine, Adobe, Freelancers Union, CSU Fresno, SalesForce.com, and Quiznos to Disney's "TRON" and a lively bunch of startups. A vibrant speaker at conferences worldwide, she focuses on the practical problem-solving that audiences are eager to hear.
When not on-the-road, Greg spends his time with his MacBook Pro on his lap, hanging out with his co-author and wife Stephanie (Sullivan) Rewis, or teaching his two sons the finer points of classic rock on the guitar and piano.
Elliott Sprehn works for Google as a Tech Lead on Google Feedback (or better known on Google+ as the Send Feedback button in the bottom right corner). He also contributes with the AngularJS project, the power of FLex in HTML5. Elliott has worked on a variety of projects from network services, to realtime messaging systems, as well as most obviously web applications. He is a strong advocate of web standards and has participated in the HTML5 WG and WHATWG. He also works closely with groups at Google working on the related standards.
Neville Spiteri, is Founder and CEO of Wemo Media, a next-generation digital studio developing a collaboration platform for peer-produced art and entertainment products on the web.
Neville is a digital media professional credited on critically acclaimed franchises including True Lies, Apollo13, Terminator 2/3D, Final Fantasy, and Medal of Honor. He held leadership positions in video game, feature film, theme park, and online media productions. Neville started his career as a software engineer on 3D animation software at Wavefront, then as a technical director and digital effects supervisor on feature films, commercials and video games at Digital Domain and Square. He served as Director of Product Management on the ground floor team of venture-backed Greenplum|EMC. Most recently Neville was a Producer and Senior Development Director at Electronic Arts, where he led technology and production teams since 2004.
Neville earned a Bachelors degree in cognitive science and computer science, summa cum laude from Brandeis University, Massachusetts in 1992.
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Barnsdall Gallery Theatre
The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre (BGT) is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affair's Community Arts Division as a rental house for spoken word, lecture, live theatre, dance, music, film and special event presentations. The BGT is located atop Olive Hill in Hollywood in the Barnsdall Art Park complex. The 11-acre park is also home to the Municipal Art Gallery, a Junior Arts Center and the Hollyhock House designed by the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Thank you to our sponsors, we have all sorts of doorprizes to give away tonight! Including a copy of Adobe Creative Suite 5.5, a Blackberry Torch smartphone, a Blackberry Playbook tablet, a Barnes and Noble Nook device, Motorola Photon 4G and much more.
We'd like to thank our sponsors for giving us stuff to give to you! Check out their websites, many have new tutorials / tips / project files for their end users. You too can thank them by supporting them the next time you are looking for a plug-in, book, working space, professional services and products.
Whether your a beginner or a veteran Adobe user, you should probably check out their site again. Did you know that there is a Community Page at the Adobe site for tips/tricks/FAQs about their software? ADOBE
The future has arrived ..... stream your favorite movies, write an e-mail, multi-task with a PHOTON 4G MOTOROLA
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Make the most of every moment, Connect in new ways, Best experience yet! Business networking with Playbook and a Torch BLACKBERRY
PHONEGAP Write Once, Compile in the Cloud Run Anywhere. The only open source mobile framework that supports 6 platforms. PHONEGAP
inMOTION HOSTING we understand business - not just e-business. Web hosting with inMOTION HOSTING
G-TECHNOLOGY Performance. Style. Reliability.
G-Tech's mission is to provide the creative community with quality products that incorporate superior industrial design, functionality, usability and performance at affordable prices. G-Technology by Hitachi, a leading provider of premium external storage solutions trusted by digital artists, interactive content creators, musicians and filmmakers. G-TECHNOLOGY
MACMALL is the nation’s #1 Apple Reseller and can get you the best deals on Apple products and professional software, storage, accessories and consumer electronics. Swing by to meet 1 on 1 with our Retail Business Associate from 9AM-6PM Mon-Fri. MACMALL
KLEVERDOG COWORKING is a Collaborative Workspace and a venue for Meetups and Events. To stop by for a tour and for more information, call us at 323.924.8463, x3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org KLEVERDOG COWORKING
BLANKSPACES "work FOR yourself, not BY yourself" BLANKSPACES is a community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and start-ups, where we provide flexible office plans available by the hour, day, and month.
We have 2 locations: Santa Monica, in the heart of Silicon Beach (1450 2nd Street @ Broadway), and Mid-Wilshire (5405 Wilshire Blvd 2 blocks west of La Brea), central to Hollywood and media firms. Collaboration and camaraderie are the key reasons why members often hire each other. BLANKSPACES
DIGITAL TUTORS Teaching the people who make movies and games. No matter your skill level or experience, you need an educational resource that helps you conquer complicated topics so you can focus on your future.
Check out their website for the latest CG, FLASH and interactive tutorials and Enter the monthly member project contest! DIGITAL TUTORS
ARTBEATS Are you looking for that perfect footage to convery your message or to round out the interactive experience? Check out Artbeats, the premier source of royalty-Free stock footage. New clips are added each month! Sign up on their site to get your free footage today. ARTBEATS
INDIE DESK Indie Desk is a coworking space— a middle ground between working out of your loft and renting your own office.
Located at the intersection of the Historic Core and the Fashion District, we are building a hub for Downtown’s entrepreneurs, working to enable small businesses to grow by fostering a community of creative people and companies.
You'll find a desk and an Internet connection, but also a community of members who are building their own creative businesses. We want to help creative people get to know others who are going through similar things in life and in business. Join us! INDIE DESK
Media Technology books, ebooks, videos and tutorials
Expert answers on digital imaging and photography, gaming, immerging web technologies, animation, film and video, postproduction, audio, music technology, broadcast and theatre. FOCAL PRESS
With tons of eBooks to choose from (as well as physical paper), you can fill your melon with tons of tech. Many of the offerings have Safari Books Online subscriptions attached as well. ADOBE CLASSROOM IN A BOOK Peachpit makes it - check out their iTunes podcasts as well. PEACH PIT
Our books are written for programmers by programmers. We extend that philosophy online with p2p.wrox.com, featuring our invaluable discussion forums. WROX
"Dreamweaver CS5 For Dummies" and "What's New in Dreamweaver CS5" video by Author Janine Warner DIGITAL FAMILY
produces English, German, French, and Spanish-language courses on a wide variety of topics, working with some of the best trainers in the world. We're passionate about teaching and our chief aim is to help you create extraordinary work by providing you with the most engaging, effective, and affordable video training possible. VIDEO2BRAIN
WRITE ON GLASS
A great onLine experience WRITE ON GLASS
spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. An active participant in the technology community, O'Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism. O'REILLY
produces cutting-edge books and eBooks for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike. Packt published its first book Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management in April 2004 and has continued to produce highly specialized books on understanding and applying IT technologies.
Our books, eBooks and articles share the experiences of your fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today's systems, applications, and frameworks. Our solutions-based books and eBooks give you the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies you're using to get the job done. PACKT PUBLISHING
Photoshop PlugIns Suite to solve the most common problems with images. ONONE SOFTWARE
an Information Technology & Digital Talent Firm. Specializes in networking to find the top talent in the technology industry within application, digital web interactive and infrastructure. Our focus is on contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placement. Q CONNECTS
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iPhone dev LA and
their sister group Android dev LA share a common mission; to create a rich community of developers, enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, speakers, and opportunity seekers, to provide a place where you can explore technical and development topics on iPhone, iPad and Android devices, networking with peers and helping grow the booming mobile applications development industry in Los Angeles, our own backyard!
The LA and Pasadena Designers' Meet-up was created to give graphic and web designers who live in the San Gabriel Valley a forum to discuss issues relative to their profession. Formerly graphic designers were focused on print design, and web developers were focused on code, and there is a whole area of cross-over that can be quite challenging for those attempting to traverse it.
At the Southern California Wordpress Meet-up meet other local fans of Wordpress, the Internet's classiest and fastest dynamic content management system. Gather and discuss the best ways to work with Wordpress.
Los Angeles PHP Developers Group (LAPHP) is a vibrant community of like-minded web developers who are working with or interested in PHP and related technologies. We meet regularly for high level talks on technology topics and to mingle and network together with fellow web developers, technical managers, web entrepreneurs and recruiters. We often host mashup events with our sister groups retaed to other Web technologies, including LA MySQL, LA Semantic Web, LA LAMP, OC PHP and other similar groups.
It is an excellent venue to exchange ideas and talk about code, architecture, innovation, and open source in general. Tell us how PHP based technology is changing the world. Anyone interested in PHP is welcome!
We also help organize local startup events and bring together developers and web entrepreneurs for possible business opportunities...
The LA Drupal community in and around Los Angeles is one of the world's largest regional Drupal user groups. With regular Drupal trainings, monthly meetings and social gatherings, LA Drupal is Southern California's hub for all things Drupal. LA Drupal is also the producer of the annual DrupalCamp LA conference, the largest independent Drupal event in the world for three years running.
If you aren't already part of LA Drupal, it's easy to become a member. We have several meetings every month that are free and open to everyone. There are also social gatherings and formal working meetings that sometimes happen throughout the month.
Are you new to the Adobe community or would you like to just find out more ..... Check out the groups here. You are sure to find a community that meets your needs, and there is an added bonus for being a member (awesome member only benifits and discounts). Members already know the community benifits!!
Members are the life-blood of our organization! If you're not already a member - please consider signing up today. Members already know the community benefits!!
As one of the largest Adobe User Groups in the country, the Los Angeles Web Professionals Group (LAWPG) attracts world-renowned speakers and a dynamic group of business, marketing and creative professionals. Every month, we meet, network and learn from LA’s hottest web designers and Internet marketing experts. Join our Facebook Group or sign up for our mailing list and join us for monthly presentations on web design, marketing and the latest internet trends.
Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group is dedicated to advancing the art and science of digital imaging in all its forms. Membership is open to all digital imaging professionals: photographers, designers, illustrators, prepress providers, software and hardware developers, fine artists and corporation communication workers... The group is wholly supported by the LA community via membership dues, event admittance fees and sponsorship.
LA Indesign Group provides opportunities to learn techniques, tips and tricks and to keep your skills sharp. LA Indesign is a knowledgeable community of designers, production and print service providers.
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