Category: Events

November 2010 Meeting: Joomla! Why many web professionals love it and where does it fit in?

Two Joomla experts will be joining us for a special combined Joomla! Detroit and Refresh Detroit meeting November 3rd.

Joomla! is a free, open source and flexible content management system used to build and manage websites for small and large businesses and organizations.

Shane Sevo, leader of Joomla! Detroit, will discuss what makes the Joomla! Content Management System popular with many web designers and developers? How does it compare with other open source projects? Continue reading “November 2010 Meeting: Joomla! Why many web professionals love it and where does it fit in?”

Voices That Matter Web Design Conference 2010 Discount!

Want to attend the Voices That Matter Web Design Conference in San Francisco June 28-29, 2010? Through our user group partnership with Peachpit, Refresh Detroit members can get a $200$150 discount off (oops! Their user group coordinator just sent me an update on the price) the price of the Core Conference or Core Conference and Seminar package when they register with Priority Code WDUSERG.

Combine the user group discount with Early Bird pricing (register by May 14May 21, 2024) and you can save more money!

The Voices That Matter Web Design Conference will be held at the Mission Bay Conference Center. The conference brings together respected industry authors and thought-leaders of the Web design revolution including:

  • Robert Hoekman, Jr.
  • Dan Cederholm
  • Steve Krug
  • Emily Lewis
  • and many others

The conference highlights web design and development advancements in:

  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Content Strategy
  • Microformats & Progressive Enhancement
  • Social Media
  • Typography & Font
  • Grids
  • Smart Phones

2010 UX Web Summit

Join us April 21 2010 at UX Web Summit, an online conference, where nine of the Web’s most experienced UX professionals share their experiences working on sites big and small. Learn practical techniques to create the best user experience for your users.

Due to the generosity of Environments for Humans, Refresh Detroit has a meeting room pass which allows us to meet in one location to attend the conference. All Refresh Detroit members are welcome to attend, there is no cost!

Washtenaw Community College (map)
Student Center Building, 3rd Floor, Room SC 318
4800 East Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48105-4800
Conference runs from 10am to 6pm EDT

Schedule (as of April 15)

  • 10AM: Daniel Burka and Rob Goodlatte — Designing the First 15 Minutes
  • 11AM: Jackson Wilkinson — Product Strategy for UX Designers
  • Noon Juliette Melton — Remote User Testing
  • 1PM: Nick Finck — Sustainable UX
  • 2pm to 3pm: Lunch break (lunch is not provided, plenty of restaurant options in the building)
  • 3pm: Donna Spencer — Card Sorting
  • 4pm: Cindy Li and Jenifer Hanen — Mobile UX
  • 5pm: Dan Rubin — Practical Prototyping

Registration is first come, first served! Only 15 seats are available.

Order your ticket today through GuestList, our ticket registration site.