Dan Rubin is a highly accomplished user interface designer and usability consultant, with over ten years of experience as a leader in the fields of web standards and usability, specifically focusing on the use of HTML5 and CSS3 to streamline development and improve accessibility.
His passion for all things creative and artistic isn't a solely selfish endeavor either--you'll frequently find him waxing educational about a cappella jazz and barbershop harmony, interface design, usability, web standards, typography, and graphic design in general.
Leslie Jensen-Inman, assistant professor at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, acts on her passion to improve web education through initiatives such as Teach the Web, the Open Web Education Alliance, the WE Rock Summit and Tour, and InterACT. Leslie is co-author and creative director of the book InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to Web design.
Make Awesomeness. Do Good. This is Leslie's mantra. She believes awesomeness can and should be integrated into every aspect of the creative process. Leslie works with young designers and established professionals to create opportunities to design and produce innovative products that support the efforts of creatives.
She is an advocate for holistic creative solutions. Her diverse background gives her a unique perspective on teaching career development and professional practices.
Mobile Design Session
Josh Clark is a designer, developer, and author specializing in iPhone and iPad user experience. He's author of the O'Reilly books Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps and Best iPhone Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders.
Josh's outfit Global Moxie offers workshops and consulting services to help creative companies build tapworthy iPhone apps and effective websites.
He collects quotes about design at, er, Quotes on Design.
Designing for the Web Session
Meagan is a nocturnal user interface designer with an eye for detail and a passion for tidy markup.
In her career she's partnered with legendary design firms such as SimpleBits, Happy Cog West, and Hoefler & Frere-Jones.
She’s also done client work for a broad range of companies, from large corporations to startups.
No matter who she's working with, Meagan strives to create responsive, engaging web experiences. She writes about her work and her owl obsession on her site, owltastic.com.
Content Strategy Session
Kristina Halvorson is the CEO and Founder of Brain Traffic, http://www.braintraffic.com/, a content strategy consultancy. She is the author of Content Strategy for the Web, a book that's being called "the most important thing to happen to user experience design in years" (Peter Morville, Ambient Findability, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web).
Kristina is widely recognized as the industry's leading advocate for content strategy. In 2009, she curated the first Content Strategy Consortium to facilitate a national dialogue about this emerging discipline. In 2010, she delivered the keynote address at the world?s first Content Strategy Summit in Paris, France. Kristina has also been a featured speaker at Web 2.0 Expo, SXSW Interactive, An Event Apart, UX Week, User Interface Conference, Voices That Matter, IA Summit, Future of Web Apps, Future of Web Design, and the Online Marketing Summit.
When she's not running around talking about content strategy, Kristina can be found chasing after her two children in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Carl has made a name for himself in client services by creating a new framework for how we get things done, and by enabling us to realign our creative communities.
When he’s not conducting riveting business experiments with his nGeneers or consulting for global trendsetters, he’s busy sculpting a new face for the world of work.
As an author, educator and Web developer, Dave has been designing and developing Web sites since 1995, when he created his first commercial Web site—an online magazine for communication professionals. He’s been the Web master at the University of California, Berkeley and oversaw a complete CSS-based redesign of Macworld.com.
Advanced CSS3 Session
Greg Rewis is the Group Manager for Creative Solutions Evangelism at Adobe Systems. With over 20 years of computer industry experience, Greg spends in excess of 200 days of the year on the road, talking with customers, giving product demonstrations at trade shows and seminars, speaking at industry conferences, and leading specialized, advanced training sessions featuring Adobe’s Web Tools product line. Greg is the co-author of Mastering CSS with Dreamweaver published by New Riders.
When not on-the-road, Greg spends his time with his MacBook Pro on his lap, hanging out with his co-author and wife, Stephanie Sullivan, playing the guitar or killing his two sons in Call Of Duty on the Playstation 3.
Stephanie (Sullivan) Rewis
Stephanie Sullivan, founder and principal of W3Conversions, has been a web professional since 1999. A sought-after speaker, tech editor, corporate trainer, author, and coding guru, she's called on to solve especially perplexing problems for high-profile websites. Her true passion is creating impeccable markup and code behind the design, and teaching others how to do the same. Stephanie is available for in-house, customized corporate training.
Although she loves making websites fast-loading and lean, she loves beach volleyball even more. She tears herself away from the little people in her computer at least three times a week to get sandy or play Squash. Stephanie headquarters her business in the desert of Phoenix, AZ. Her hobby, if only she had time? Studying brain function. Her guilty pleasure? Eighties music.
The founder of Heat Vision, a small new media publishing, design, and event company, Christopher is an award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993. As a sought-after speaker and trainer, Christopher regularly demonstrates the use and benefits of practical standards-based designs. He is Co-Lead of the Adobe Task Force for the Web Standards Project (WaSP) as well as Co-Lead of its Education Task Force.
Author of numerous Web design and digital imaging books, including Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites and CSS Cookbook, Christopher has also written for New Architect Magazine, A List Apart, Digital Web, and Web Reference.
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