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    I’m new to the boards and I just wanted to introduce myself and see if anyone was going to the Event Apart in Austin this year. I’m a Web Designer for a Credit Union in IL and this is my first web related job and conference. I’ve been a print designer since 2000. So a lot of this is new to me. Since I’m going to the conference solo, I thought I’d see if I could meet people on the forums and maybe meetup in person.


    I went to AEA in SF last December, and plan on going to it again.

    I think you’ll walk away with your mind appropriately blown. Keep an open mind and let it all soak in. I’m sorry to see that Austin doesn’t have Mike Montiero as a speaker, but they do have the video of a couple of his talks online that will change your point of view (at least they did for me):

    How Designers Destroyed the World:
    What Clients Don’t Know and Why It’s Your Fault:

    I wish I could get to the Austin one though, I miss real BBQ.

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