Announcing: Device Design Day

We’re very pleased to announce Device Design Day: a one-day conference for professionals who design consumer electronics, appliances, mobile devices, and objects with embedded technology.

As we looked around the conference landscape, we realized there was no dedicated event for those who work with both hardware and software to make tomorrow’s devices. D3 brings together visual, interaction, and industrial designers for a high-quality experience and expert content that is a mix of practical and inspirational from some of the best speakers and thinkers in (and outside) the field.

We’ve lined up some great speakers, including:

  • Mike Kuniavsky, founder of ThingM and author of Observing the User Experience and the upcoming Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design
  • Julian Bleecker, artist and technologist at Nokia
  • Gretchen Anderson, Director of Interaction Design at Lunar Design
  • Jared Benson, Executive Creative Director at Punchcut and founder of Typophile
  • and more to be announced shortly!

We’ve also lined up a really awesome event space in Zeum, San Francisco’s Children’s Museum. Zeum has a great theater for presentations, and during breaks, attendees can explore the museum or the whimsical grounds around it in Yerba Buena Gardens.

Registration is only $249, and includes breakfast, lunch, and a cocktail reception in Zeum’s The Roundabout after the event. The reception will turn into Kicker’s Second Anniversary Party, complete with karaoke in Zeum’s Music Production Lab.

We hope you’ll join the conversation with us on August 20, 2010. To register and find out more, visit the Device Design Day site or follow D3 on Twitter.