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2017 Schedule

We are excited to announce our 2017 schedule and speakers!

Day One — Keynotes and Sessions

As with any schedule, the time and placement of sessions may be subject to changes.

7:30-8:20

Check-in / Coffee / Network

8:20-8:30

Welcome / Announcements

8:30-9:20

Morning Keynote
Safiya Noble

9:30-10:20

Ski-U-Mah
Selfish Accessibility
Adrian Roselli
Swain Room
Search-First Writing
Heidi Waterhouse
Johnson Great Room
Cheat Code, Combo, or Power-Up? Why We Use Someone Else’s Code
Michelle Schulp

10:30-11:20

Ski-U-Mah
You Can Do This. Web Accessibility Testing for Everyone.
Kimberly Doberstein
Swain Room
Don’t Shut Me Out! Language is content, usability, and accessibility
Abby Bajuniemi
Johnson Great Room
So Long and Thanks for All the Requests: Front-end Performance in the Age of HTTP/2
Marc Drummond

11:30-12:30

Lunch

12:30-1:20

Using Data and Digital Activism to End Police Violence
Samuel Sinyangwe

1:30-2:20

Ski-U-Mah
Stop Playin’: Your Team Is Not An Improv Group, It’s A Bunch of Stand Up Comics
Brandi Brown
Swain Room
Reification: Building a Content Strategy for the CMS
Corey Vilhauer
Johnson Great Room
Web Components: The Future of Web Development is Here
John Riviello, Chris Lorenzo

2:30-3:20

Ski-U-Mah
Project Triage: What To Do When It All Hits The Fan
Eryn O'Neil
Swain Room
It’s Not Magic: It’s SEO
Amy Dalrymple
Johnson Great Room
100% Observability
Jason Yee

3:30-4:20

Ski-U-Mah
Salary Negotiation for Women in Tech
Ashley Powell
Swain Room
How to Make Your Website Not Ugly: 10 Simple UX Tenets for Non-Designers
Hilary Stohs-Krause
Johnson Great Room
More Than Words: The Power of Type
Mykl Roventine

5:00-7:00

Join us for a reception at Republic – bring your conference badge.
Take the light rail to the party! Republic is a short walk (1 block north, 1 block west) from the West Bank station on the Green Line. You can buy a 6-hour pass for $4 - press the G button on the ticket machine at the train platform.
Day One — Keynotes and Sessions
Time Ski-U-Mah Swain Room Johnson Great Room
7:30-8:20 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:20-8:30 Welcome / Announcements
8:30-9:20 Morning Keynote
Safiya Noble
9:30-10:20 Selfish Accessibility
Adrian Roselli
Search-First Writing
Heidi Waterhouse
Cheat Code, Combo, or Power-Up? Why We Use Someone Else’s Code
Michelle Schulp
10:30-11:20 You Can Do This. Web Accessibility Testing for Everyone.
Kimberly Doberstein
Don’t Shut Me Out! Language is content, usability, and accessibility
Abby Bajuniemi
So Long and Thanks for All the Requests: Front-end Performance in the Age of HTTP/2
Marc Drummond
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:20 Using Data and Digital Activism to End Police Violence
Samuel Sinyangwe
1:30-2:20 Stop Playin’: Your Team Is Not An Improv Group, It’s A Bunch of Stand Up Comics
Brandi Brown
Reification: Building a Content Strategy for the CMS
Corey Vilhauer
Web Components: The Future of Web Development is Here
John Riviello, Chris Lorenzo
2:30-3:20 Project Triage: What To Do When It All Hits The Fan
Eryn O'Neil
It’s Not Magic: It’s SEO
Amy Dalrymple
100% Observability
Jason Yee
3:30-4:20 Salary Negotiation for Women in Tech
Ashley Powell
How to Make Your Website Not Ugly: 10 Simple UX Tenets for Non-Designers
Hilary Stohs-Krause
More Than Words: The Power of Type
Mykl Roventine
5:00-7:00 Join us for a reception at Republic – bring your conference badge.
Take the light rail to the party! Republic is a short walk (1 block north, 1 block west) from the West Bank station on the Green Line. You can buy a 6-hour pass for $4 - press the G button on the ticket machine at the train platform.

Day Two — Half-Day Workshops

As with any schedule, the time and placement of sessions may be subject to changes.

8:00-8:30

Check-in / Coffee / Network

8:30-11:30

Ski-U-Mah
Getting Started with Sass
Jen Kramer
Swain Room
Silo-busting Innovation
Justin Lee, Bryan Kujawski
Johnson Great Room
Separating the users from the brand: editorial brand experience without strategy
Amy Grace Wells

11:30-1:00

Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions

1:00-4:00

Ski-U-Mah
Paper Prototyping for Mixed Reality Experiences
Hilary Dixon
Swain Room
Automated Browser Testing in JavaScript
Kevin Lamping
Johnson Great Room
Show Me What You Want: Using Card Sorts to Clarify a Vision
Jen Sharber
Day Two — Half-Day Workshops
Time Ski-U-Mah Swain Room Johnson Great Room
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 Getting Started with Sass
Jen Kramer
Silo-busting Innovation
Justin Lee, Bryan Kujawski
Separating the users from the brand: editorial brand experience without strategy
Amy Grace Wells
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions
1:00-4:00 Paper Prototyping for Mixed Reality Experiences
Hilary Dixon
Automated Browser Testing in JavaScript
Kevin Lamping
Show Me What You Want: Using Card Sorts to Clarify a Vision
Jen Sharber

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