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Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference

April 27-30, 2009

Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference

A tough economy can be a great opportunity to increase skill sets and make valuable contacts. New Riders, the leading publisher of books on Web design, today announced the 3rd annual Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference, to be held April 27-30, 2009, at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco.

The conference brings together New Riders' bestselling authors, Web designers, and creative professionals from the industry's top companies and design firms—including Don't Make Me Think author and usability expert Steve Krug ; Marty Neumeier (The Designful Company, Zag, and The Brand Gap); Robert Hoekman, Jr. (Designing the Moment and Designing the Obvious); and many others.

Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference includes workshops and sessions designed to train, inspire, and help solve real-world Web design challenges, now and in the future. These sessions include:
* The Trusted Filter: Designing for Credibility (Jason Cranford Teague),
* Neuro Web Design: What Makes Them Click? (Susan Weinschenk),
* Rocking Your Landing Page (Sandra Niehaus),

The extensive list of conference speakers includes:
* Web design expert Curt Cloninger (author of Hot Wiring Your Creative Process);
* Web Standards and SEO expert Aarron Walter (author of Building Findable Web Sites:
* Web Standards, SEO and Beyond);
* Strategic consultant and design expert David Berman (author of Do Good Design).

"There's never been a more important time to learn the latest in Web design techniques, to grow your existing skill set, and to make valuable industry contacts," said Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, publisher of New Riders and Vice President of Pearson Technology Group. "Our editors have collaborated with industry leaders—Web designers' favorite New Riders authors—to ensure attendees will increase and enhance their design skills, have the opportunity to personally interact with speakers, and exchange ideas and best practices with one another for new sources of inspiration."

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* See the complete list of conference speakers
* See the complete schedule

With the most trusted and recognized brands in the computing arena, Pearson Technology Group (PTG) is the world's leading publisher of books and training materials focused on advancing the skills of technical, business, creative and professional computing consumers. It's home to such renowned publishing brands as Addison-Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Apple Certified, Cisco Press, New Riders Publishing, Peachpit Press, Prentice Hall Professional, and Sams Publishing. PTG is part of Pearson, the international media company. Pearson's primary operations include Pearson Education, the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.


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