The more fuel the bigger the fire. Activ8 is a one of a kind event promoting discussion and collaboration within Seattle's creative community. Your unique insights and perspectives-and those of your friends and colleagues-are needed to spur conversation, challenge convention and forge new ways of thinking and creating.

General Conference Info:
The Activ8 Conference will be held at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). The tentative schedule is as follows:

7:30 a.m.   Registration
8:15 a.m. Conference begins
Noon Break for lunch
1 p.m. Conference resumes
6 p.m. Conference ends
6-12 p.m. After party

Main Auditorium:
Speakers' Track featuring some of the most innovative thinkers in the industry-confirmed speakers include:

Arnaud Mercier, Blast Radius, Vancouver BC
Amy Franceschini, Futurefarmers, San Francisco, CA
David Young, Triplecode, Los Angeles, CA
Joshua Davis, Praystation, New York, NY
Jane Fulton-Suri, IDEO, San Francisco, CA
Jason Fried & Ernest Kim, 37 Signals, Chicago, IL

We will update this list as more speakers confirm. Check back soon!

Small Auditorium:
Running information session on the following Adobe products: GoLive, AfterEffects, Premiere and Live Motion. These sessions will be offered in one-hour increments and will repeat again in the afternoon.

Lecture 1:  Live Motion begins at 9:15 am
Lecture 2:Premier begins at 10:15 am
Lecture 3:Go Live begins at 11:15 am
Lecture 4:After Effects begins at 1:15 pm
Lecture 5:Live Motion begins at 2:15 pm
Lecture 6:Premier begins at 3:15 pm
Lecture 7:Go Live begins at 4:15 pm
Lecture 8:After Effects begins at 5:15 pm

Boardroom: Collabor8! Workshops
Here's your chance to collaborate with some of the other creative professionals at the conference. You'll have 50 minutes to get down to business with one of four featured Adobe products: GoLive, AfterEffects, Premiere and Live Motion. Experts in these products will be on hand to help you. Your contribution will be integrated with those of other conference attendees and shown at the after party as part of a special multimedia presentation.

Session 1:  9:15-10:00 amAfter Effects
Session 2:10:15-11:00 am  Live Motion
Session 3:11:15-12:00 amPremier
Session 4:1:15-2:00 pmGo Live
Session 5:2:15-3:00 pmAfter Effects
Session 6:3:15-4:00 pmLive Motion
Session 7:4:15-5:00 pmPremier
Session 8:5:15-6:00 pmGo Live

Seattle Info:
Here's a quick and dirty list of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink while in the Emerald City.

Things to Do:
Experience Music Project
325 5th Avenue North, 206.770.2700
Architectural monstrosity or masterpiece? You decide while perusing Paul Allen's collection of rock and roll artifacts and multimedia music installations.

Pike Place Market
1st and Pike
Everybody's favorite open-air market featuring deliciously fresh produce and seafood, unique gifts and artwork from regional craftsmen.

Seattle Art Museum
Free entry to all of the museum the day of conference
100 University, 206.654.3100

Henry Art Gallery
University of Washington, 206.543.2280
Eclectic collection of modern art with rotating shows featuring international artisans.

2008 1st, 206.374.8566
Beautiful papers in a multitude of colors, textures and styles.

Peter Miller Architecture and Design Bookstore
1930 1st, 206.441.4114
The dream bookstore for architecture and design enthusiasts.

91 Wall, 206.956.8270
Vintage design furniture.

Area 51
401 E. Pine, 206.568.4782
Retro-style home furnishings.

Chartreuse Int'l
711 E. Pike, 206.328.4844
Wonderful things to decorate your home

Places to Stay:
Madison Renaissance Hotel
515 Madison, 206.583.0300

Ace Hotel
2425 1st, 206.448.4721

1112 4th, 206.264,6000

Pioneer Square Hotel
77 Yesler Way, 206.340.1234

For Lunch:
Three Girls Bakery
1514 Pike Place (in the Market), 206.622.1045

Matt's in The Market
94 Pike, 206.467.7909

Roxy's Deli
1909 1st, 206.441.6768

Marcha Tapas & Drinks
1400 1st, 206.903.1474

For Dinner:
Noodle Ranch
2228 2nd, 206.728.0463

Wild Ginger
1401 3rd Ave, 206.623.4450

Etta's Seafood
2020 Western, 206.443.6000

Marco's Supperclub
2510 1st, 206.441.7801

2421 1st, 206.441.1677

Alibi Room
85 Pike, 206. 654.7020

Capitol Club
414 E. Pine, 206.325.2149

The Baltic Room
1207 Pine, 206.625.4444

1921 5th, 206.374.9492

Night Lite
2nd & Virginia, 206.448.4852

Crocodile Cafe
2200 2nd, 206.441.5611