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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

What Can We Learn from Digital #Fail(ures)?
Safiya Noble

9:30-10:20

Room 1 (Johnson)
Search-First Writing
Heidi Waterhouse
Room 2 (Swain)
Selfish Accessibility
Adrian Roselli
Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
Cheat Code, Combo, or Power-Up? Why We Use Someone Else’s Code
Michelle Schulp

10:30-11:20

Room 1 (Johnson)
Don’t Shut Me Out! Language Is Content, Usability, and Accessibility
Abby Bajuniemi
Room 2 (Swain)
You Can Do This. Web Accessibility Testing for Everyone.
Kimberly Doberstein
Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
So Long and Thanks for All the Requests: Front-end Performance in the Age of HTTP/2
Marc Drummond

11:30-12:30

Lunch (Provided)

12:30-1:20

Using Data and Digital Activism to End Police Violence
Samuel Sinyangwe

1:30-2:20

Room 1 (Johnson)
Web Components: The Future of Web Development is Here
John Riviello, Chris Lorenzo
Room 2 (Swain)
Making Things Real: Taking Content Strategy from Abstract to Functional
Corey Vilhauer
Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
Stop Playin’: Your Team Is Not An Improv Group, It’s A Bunch of Stand Up Comics
Brandi Brown

2:30-3:20

Room 1 (Johnson)
It’s Not Magic: It’s SEO
Amy Dalrymple
Room 2 (Swain)
Project Triage: What To Do When It All Hits The Fan
Eryn O'Neil
Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
100% Observability
Jason Yee

3:30-4:20

Room 1 (Johnson)
How to Make Your Website Not Ugly: 10 Simple UX Tenets for Non-Designers
Hilary Stohs-Krause
Room 2 (Swain)
More Than Words: The Power of Type
Mykl Roventine
Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
Salary Negotiation for Women in Tech
Ashley Quinto Powell

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 24-hour pass for $4 - press the G button on the ticket machine at the train platform.
Day One — Keynotes and Sessions
Time Room 1 (Johnson) Room 2 (Swain) Room 3 (Ski-U-Mah)
7:30-8:20 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:20-8:30 Welcome / Announcements
8:30-9:20 What Can We Learn from Digital #Fail(ures)?
Safiya Noble
9:30-10:20 Search-First Writing
Heidi Waterhouse
Selfish Accessibility
Adrian Roselli
Cheat Code, Combo, or Power-Up? Why We Use Someone Else’s Code
Michelle Schulp
10:30-11:20 Don’t Shut Me Out! Language Is Content, Usability, and Accessibility
Abby Bajuniemi
You Can Do This. Web Accessibility Testing for Everyone.
Kimberly Doberstein
So Long and Thanks for All the Requests: Front-end Performance in the Age of HTTP/2
Marc Drummond
11:30-12:30 Lunch (Provided)
12:30-1:20 Using Data and Digital Activism to End Police Violence
Samuel Sinyangwe
1:30-2:20 Web Components: The Future of Web Development is Here
John Riviello, Chris Lorenzo
Making Things Real: Taking Content Strategy from Abstract to Functional
Corey Vilhauer
Stop Playin’: Your Team Is Not An Improv Group, It’s A Bunch of Stand Up Comics
Brandi Brown
2:30-3:20 It’s Not Magic: It’s SEO
Amy Dalrymple
Project Triage: What To Do When It All Hits The Fan
Eryn O'Neil
100% Observability
Jason Yee
3:30-4:20 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
Salary Negotiation for Women in Tech
Ashley Quinto Powell
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 24-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

Room 1 (Johnson)
Separating the Users from the Brand: Editorial Brand Experience Without Strategy
Amy Grace Wells
Room 2 (Swain)
Silo-busting Innovation
Justin Lee, Bryan Kujawski
Room 4 (Heritage Gallery)
Getting Started with Sass
Jen Kramer

11:30-1:00

Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions

1:00-4:00

Room 1 (Johnson)
Show Me What You Want: Using Card Sorts to Clarify a Vision
Jen Sharber
Room 2 (Swain)
Automated Browser Testing in JavaScript
Kevin Lamping
Room 4 (Heritage Gallery)
Paper Prototyping for Mixed Reality Experiences
Hilary Dixon
Day Two — Half-Day Workshops
Time Room 1 (Johnson) Room 2 (Swain) Room 4 (Heritage Gallery)
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 Separating the Users from the Brand: Editorial Brand Experience Without Strategy
Amy Grace Wells
Silo-busting Innovation
Justin Lee, Bryan Kujawski
Getting Started with Sass
Jen Kramer
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions
1:00-4:00 Show Me What You Want: Using Card Sorts to Clarify a Vision
Jen Sharber
Automated Browser Testing in JavaScript
Kevin Lamping
Paper Prototyping for Mixed Reality Experiences
Hilary Dixon

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