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As the effects of COVID-19 are still so wide-reaching throughout the world, Smashing cannot proceed with the in-person events in 2020. However, we’re thrilled to present the Austin conference online, combined with the NYC programming on October 13–14, and we’d love to see you there!

Already have an in-person ticket? Here’s what that means for you.


Rachel Andrew giving a workshop at SmashingConf NY in 2020

Conference sessions are one thing, but full-day hands-on workshops are an entirely different beast. On the day before and on the day after the conference, you can dive deep into your topic of interest: be it Smart Responsive UX Design Patterns or Next Steps With CSS Layout.

We have announced five workshops, we will announce three more soon!

Join one of the hands-on workshops with a limited number of seats. Tickets for the full-day workshops cost $499 — all booking fees included.

If you buy a combo ticket, you will save USD 100 and get access to three days of world-class of workshop learning and our Smashing conference experience. Lunch will be provided on both workshop days.

Workshops include…

  • Snacks and drinks during the whole day
  • Tea and coffee
  • Lunch
  • Paper and pen/pencil

There’s more content in this 1 day SVG workshop than in some 3 day courses. Brilliant job @SaraSoueidan! #smashingconf

  • Miriam Suzanne
    Your instructor
    Miriam Suzanne

    Resilient Web Systems with CSS & Sass

    Full-day workshop • Monday, October 19th
    From building beautiful sites to maintaining complex design systems across multiple applications, CSS is the web-language of design.

    Join Miriam for a deep-dive into the heart of CSS: how it works, what makes it special, and how we can harness it for resilient and maintainable design systems that scale. Rather than learning a single convention or toolkit, you’ll learn the fundamentals that all conventions share – how to think with CSS, and make smart decisions for your own project.

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  • Vitaly Friedman
    Your instructor
    Vitaly Friedman

    Smart Responsive UX Design Patterns

    Full-day workshop • Monday, October 19th
    Are you ready for a design challenge? In this workshop, Vitaly Friedman, creative lead and front-end/UI consultant behind Smashing Magazine, will be taking a microscopic examination of common interface components and problems appearing in responsive user interfaces.

    We’ll be spending an entire day drawing and designing responsive interfaces, starting from accordions, to date/time pickers, sliders, feature comparisons, car configurators all the way to insurance calculators and trip planners.

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  • Rémi Parmentier
    Your instructor
    Rémi Parmentier

    Building Modern HTML Emails Without Going Mad

    Full-day workshop • Thursday, October 22nd
    Coding HTML emails is a beast of its own with lots of differences from coding web pages.

    This workshop will make you reconsider everything you know about coding HTML emails and hopefully make you love the craft.

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  • Rachel Andrew
    Your instructor
    Rachel Andrew

    The CSS Layout Masterclass

    Full-day workshop • Thursday, October 22nd
    We’ve been learning CSS and CSS for Layout in the same way since we broke free of table-based layouts in 2001, however CSS has grown-up and over the last few years a proper and consistent system for layout has emerged.

    In this all-new workshop Rachel Andrew will take you through this new system for layout, giving you the ability to properly understand and use CSS Layout with real understanding of why things behave as they do.

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  • Vitaly Friedman
    Your instructor
    Vitaly Friedman

    New Front-End Adventures, 2020 Edition

    Full-day workshop • Thursday, October 22nd
    With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Progressive Web Apps, Variable Fonts, CSS Custom Properties, Client Hints and Resource Hints, Flexbox, CSS Grid Layout, SVG, WAI-ARIA roles and Font Loading API now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for building websites and apps efficiently.

    We want to use all of these technologies and smart processes, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time?

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Our New York 2020 Partners

  • Locastic
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