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August 26, 2008—Boston, MA—Flash on Tap, the new Flash conference combined with a beer tasting event that takes place October 7-9, 2008 in Boston, balances design and developer presentations with deep dive breakout sessions.
On the main stage, leading the speaker line up on the Flash design side are GMUNK (Bradley Grosh) and Robert Hodgin while John Grden and Grant Skinner highlight developer presentations. GMUNK, an independent Flash designer, presents GMUNKkickdown08 while Robert Hodgin, Barbarian Group, presents The Most Rewarding 8-12 Hours of My Life. John Grden, Senior Software Developer, Infrared5 will present Papervision on Viagra. And, Grant Skinner, developer gskinner.com, covers Things Every Actionscript Developer Should Know. Other main stage presentations will feature leaders in the industry covering broad topics of interest to the full Flash community.
Supporting main stage presentations, breakout sessions will offer an opportunity for attendees to concentrate on topics of interest and learn design and development tips, tricks and code from Flash industry specialists. Conference creators—Infrared5, Influxis and Red5Server—developed this well-rounded educational and inspirational program combined with a beer tasting festival to raise the bar for code and creativity as well as frosty beverages! A full list of speakers and their topics can be viewed on the website, www.flashontap.com.
“We’ve addressed the full spectrum of content in choosing our speakers,” said Chris Allen, Conference Content Producer, Flash Developer and Infrared5 CEO. “Designers and developers who attend will learn more about their craft and will be able to taste several of the finest local and international beers to highlight their experience!”
Flash on Tap speaker bios and their presentation topics are accessible on the conference website where viewers also have the opportunity to learn about each speaker’s favorite beer. A link is provided from each speaker’s favorite beer to the Beer Advocate site where beer reviews and critiques are available.
A limited number of Early Bird Conference tickets, priced at $595, are available until September 7, 2008. Visit the conference website at: www.flashontap.com for tickets and additional conference information.
About Flash on Tap:
Flash on Tap is the first conference created for Flash designers and developers by Flash designers and developers where attendees can experience the excitement of a beer festival while soaking in new ideas, knowledge, information and inspiration. Flash on Tap takes place in Boston October 7-9, 2008 at The Castle at the Park Plaza Hotel. This conference has been created by the teams from Infrared5, Influxis and Red5Server. www.flashontap.com
For additional information contact Deb Aldrich at deb (at) flashontap.com.
Flash on Tap Sponsors:
Flash on Tap 2008 is supported by key industry partners led by Platinum Sponsor, Adobe; Gold Sponsors, FlashEff, Ribbit; Bronze Sponsor, Sapient; Media Partners, Flashgoddess.com, and Netdiver.net and Flash on Tap Partner, The Beer Advocate.