Fronteers, 11th Fronteers Conference, Amsterdam, 4-5 October 2018

Speakers · Fronteers Conference 2018

We have a spectacular line-up of 16 speakers in the works for you and this is the place to get the proverbial deets, the so-called skinny, and the localised low-down. We're announcing speakers in batches, and the first 8 confirmed speakers are:

Chris Gannon

Chris Gannon

Chris is an independent interactive designer, illustrator and animator. His love of motion graphics and minimal, interactive 2D vector art has led him to become something of an expert in web animation and his boundary-pushing work exploring the wonderful and often frustrating world of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) has been recognised with two industry awards for innovation and experimentation.

@ChrisGannon

Estelle Weyl

Estelle Weyl

Estelle Weyl is a freelance web developer, speaking and teaching about web development. An internationally published author, her books have been translated into over 14 languages. She's been coding CSS, HTML, JavaScript and PHP since 1999, tableless CSS since 2003. Estelle blogs at the invaluable Standardista. We’re chuffed she’s agreed to return to Fronteers Conference after her talk at our 2016 Spring Conference.

@estellevw

Stefan Judis

Stefan Judis

Stefan started programming 7 years ago and quickly fell in love with web performance, new technologies, and accessibility. He worked for several startups in Berlin and is now with Contentful to tell the world how an API-first CMS can make you a bit happier.

He is also a curator of the web performance online resource Perf Tooling, organizer of the Web Performance Meetup Berlin, contributes to a variety of open source projects and enjoys sharing nerdy discoveries.

@stefanjudis

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen is a Danish software engineer and architect, specialized in mobile and web technology. Working at Intel out of Copenhagen, Kenneth helps define Intel’s strategy and plans regarding the Web Platform, as well as puts it into action. Before joining Intel, Kenneth was employed by Nokia (Denmark and Brazil) where he worked on the Nokia N9 web browser, Qt, WebKit, as well as many other mobile projects.

Kenneth is an elected member of the W3C Technical Architect Group (TAG).

Currently working on Progressive Web Apps and emerging web standards like Web App Manifest, Generic Sensors, Web NFC etc.

@kennethrohde

Laura Carvajal

Laura Carvajal

Laura Carvajal is a Principal Engineer at the Financial Times and is the former accessibility lead for FT.com. Laura has been working in web development for the past 15 years.

@lc512k

Chris Lilley

Chris Lilley

Chris Lilley is a Technical Director at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Considered “the father of SVG”, he also co-authored PNG, was co-editor of CSS2, chaired the group that developed @font-face, and co-developed WOFF. Ex Technical Architecture Group. Chris is still trying to get Color Management on the Web, sigh. Currently working on CSS levels 3/4/5 (no, really), Web Audio, and WOFF2.

@svgeesus

Eva Ferreira

Eva Ferreira

Evangelina Ferreira is a front-end developer and teacher. She currently works as a UI Developer and has been teaching web technologies at the National Technological University of Argentina for more than five years.

Throughout her career Evangelina has been deeply involved in the Argentinian web community. She enjoys giving workshops and talks and since 2015 she has been organizing CSSConf Argentina, an international non-profit event that brings experts from all around the globe to speak about web technologies.

In her spare time she loves reading about CSS, creating animations and playing with her cats.

@evaferreira92

Ruth John

Ruth John

Ruth is a creative engineer with a web development background. She has enjoyed a fifteen year career working on websites, applications and most recently interactive art projects, especially those featuring audio. She also educates people. As a Google Developer Expert and founding member of { Live : JS } she’s almost always got a conference talk lined up, article ready to be published or live show tour date in the diary.

@Rumyra