What will be the key inspiration events/gatherings of 2011?
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Along with TED, the 99%, and PSFK ;) which others have already mentioned, I would include:
-BIF Summit: http://businessinnovationfactory.com/iss
-GEL conference: http://www.gelconference.com/
-The Feast: http://feastongood.com/Conference
-The Do Lectures: http://www.dolectures.com/
-Big Omaha: http://www.bigomaha.com/
-Google's Zeitgeist: http://www.zeitgeistminds.com/
More accessible (i.e., cheaper!):
-Creative Mornings: http://www.creativemornings.com/
-Ignite talks: http://ignite.oreilly.com/
-TEDx events: http://www.ted.com/tedx
-Pecha Kucha nights: http://www.pecha-kucha.org/
We're organizing the Cognitive Cities Conference, an event about the future of cities and technology (http://conference.cognitivecities.com) in February.
We're also supporting the DLD Conference in Munich in January with web coverage from the event.
Both conferences have a killer line-up of speakers.
It's about time for a PSFK salon in Berlin, right?
1. Connecting Vision to Reality 2011 - http://www.pwc.com/ca/en/emerging-company/connecting-vision-to-reality/event-2011.jhtml
2. Trend Spotting: Fashion, Design, Lifestyle & More
Sunday, January 30, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Location: Aviation Room (Off Hall 5)
4. 99%! (NYC)
6. PSFK Anything!
7. Announcing Mashable SXSWi House 2011
just to name a few :)
Adding to Matt's list:
Creator's Project: http://www.thecreatorsproject.com/
Ypulse Mashup: http://mashup.ypulse.com/
Kids@Play & HigherEdTECH Summits @ CES
Naace Strategic Conference
Custom Content Conference
I'm organising an event called DesignBoost - Telefonplan in Stockholm 9-11 February in collaboration with City of Stockholm. It's workshops, lectures, exhibitions and a lot of social acitivities.
The theme is "Design Beyond Design" and it takes place at the same time as the Stockholm Design Week. http://www.designboost.se (info coming up any day...)
In South Africa, I'm most looking forward to attending Dersign Indaba, the leading multi disciplnary design meet.
OFFF - Barcelona : http://www.offf.ws/2011/
ROJO Nova - Rio De Janeiro : http://www.rojo-nova.com/
SXSW - Austin : http://sxsw.com/
Burning Man - Nevada : http://www.burningman.com/
Bonnarroo - Nashville : http://www.bonnaroo.com/
TED - Palm Springs : http://www.ted.com/
Magic - Las Vegas : http://www.magiconline.com/
Bread & Butter - Barlin : http://www.breadandbutter.com/
99% - NYC : http://the99percent.com/
Future Of Web - London : http://futureofwebdesign.com
PSFK - Of course : http://psfk.com