The hunt for shiny front-end & UX treasures has begun! For our sixth SmashingConf — in bustling New York — we’ll explore how to apply psychology to UX, design workflow, refactoring, moving to a static site setup, CSS Grid techniques, performance, deployment patterns for HTTP/2 and how to provide better estimates and pricing.
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Trine Falbe is a researcher, consultant, speaker and lecturer focused on empowering people through ethical design. She is the author of the book White Hat UX.
She is deeply committed to working truly human centered and building honest, transparent experiences. Over the past years, a lot of her work has been focused on designing for, and with children.
Scott Jehl is a designer/developer at Filament Group who lives in sunny Florida, USA. Scott is a tireless advocate of practices that ensure web access for all. He is a frequent presenter at conferences throughout the world and is always chipping away at various open source projects with his colleagues at Filament.
Scott is the author of Responsible Responsive Design (2014, A Book Apart), and co-author of Designing with Progressive Enhancement (2010, New Riders). Scott also loves to surf.
Whilst he's not writing articles or running and speaking at conferences, he runs his own development and training company in Brighton called Left Logic. And he built these popular tools: nodemon, jsbin.com, inliner, mit-license.org, snapbird.org, jsconsole.com and others!
Marcy Sutton is the Head of Learning at Gatsby, a startup creating fast, accessible websites and web-apps while building a strong community. 💜
Previously, she was a Developer Advocate and Senior Frontend Engineer on the axe-core team at Deque Systems, developing tools for web accessibility testing.
In 2016, O’Reilly gave Marcy a Web Platform Award for her work in accessibility. She co-leads the Accessibility Seattle meetup and recently founded a social coding group called NW Tech Women. When away from the keyboard, Marcy can be found hiking with her dog, riding a bicycle, or snowboarding.
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.
Maggie is a front end developer with Filament Group who started out building layouts with table tags and testing in Netscape. Along the way she co-authored Designing with Progressive Enhancement (2010, New Riders), and now focuses on writing code and thoughtful documentation that can be seamlessly handed off to clients, along with researching and writing about accessibility for Filament Group's blog.
When her laptop is closed, she's outside running, skiing, wrangling kids, and working on local conservation efforts in New Hampshire.
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Denys is a front-end developer & public speaker living and working in Norway. Being 2-in-1: an art school graduate and an engineer, Denys is passionate about psychology, physics, history, drawing. In his day-to-day job he enjoys getting to the heart of the matter of things and processes.