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Topple, the Smashing Cat is sad.

Unfortunately, due to recommendations from the Austin's Governor's office restricting movement in Texas, and with countless travel bans in place affecting speakers, attendees, and team members, we cannot give you the conference experience you expect and deserve.

For these, and many more reasons, SmashingConf Austin will be postponed until October 13–14, with workshops on the 12th and 15th.

See our full statement here.

Harry Roberts

Harry Roberts

Harry is an award-winning Consultant Performance Engineer from the UK. With a client list ranging from the United Nations to Google, the BBC to the Financial Times, he has helped some of the world’s largest organisations make their websites faster.

He also holds positions as a Google Developer Expert, where he shares web performance research and findings, and as Performance Ambassador for SHIFT Commerce, where he aims to make ecommerce faster from the inside out.

He writes about all things front-end performance at csswizardry.com, speaks at tech events all across the globe, and regularly shares his insights at @csswizardry.

From Milliseconds To Millions

Weds, 14th – 9:55 AM

A Look at the Numbers Driving Web Performance We all know performance is big business, but how big? Let’s take a look at some of the numbers powering the web performance industry from both sides of the table. What do performance improvements mean for my clients, and how do we translate that into a working relationship?