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· Sessions
Design & Coding Tournament (day 1)
Join your fellow designers and developers in a friendly tournament where everybody is a winner.
Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-20T07:30:00Z 2020-08-20T09:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Design+%26+Coding+Tournament+%28day+1%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Introduction day one — by Phil Hawksworth
The legendary Phil Hawksworth will enter the stage — and set the stage — for a smashing experience
Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-20T08:00:00Z 2020-08-20T08:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles Introduction+day+one+%E2%80%94+by+Phil+Hawksworth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Design System Pitfalls and How to Escape Them — by Dan Mall
Design systems are much more than just components and guidelines. How can teams free themselves from intermediate and advanced design systems traps?
Dan Mall
2020-08-20T08:15:00Z 2020-08-20T09:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Design+System+Pitfalls+and+How+to+Escape+Them+%E2%80%94+by+Dan+Mall https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Dan
30 minute of Q&A with Dan Mall, following his talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Phil Hawksworth Dan Mall
2020-08-20T09:00:00Z 2020-08-20T09:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Dan https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Discussion on privacy — with Heather Burns and Trine Falbe
In this discussion — led by Vitaly Friedman — Heather and Trine will discuss various aspects of privacy on the modern web.
Trine Falbe Heather Burns Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-20T09:00:00Z 2020-08-20T09:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Discussion+on+privacy+%E2%80%94+with+Heather+Burns+and+Trine+Falbe%09 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Diversity Panel — with Christian Nwamba
In this panel — moderated by Christian Nwamba — we will discuss various challenges and solutions on diversity in and around our workplaces.
2020-08-20T09:00:00Z 2020-08-20T09:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Diversity+Panel+%E2%80%94+with+Christian+Nwamba https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Visualizing connections — by Nadieh Bremer
Connections are a part of us, of the world. Nadieh will take you through the design process of several of her (interactive) data visualization works.
Nadieh Bremer
2020-08-20T09:30:00Z 2020-08-20T10:10:00Z America/Los_Angeles Visualizing+connections+%E2%80%94+by+Nadieh+Bremer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Nadieh
30 minute of Q&A with Nadieh Bremer, following her talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Phil Hawksworth Nadieh Bremer
2020-08-20T10:10:00Z 2020-08-20T10:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Nadieh https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Live UX audit — by Paul Boag
Paul will look at and review any site or other digital design products that you provide him. This is your chance!
Paul Boag
2020-08-20T10:10:00Z 2020-08-20T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Live+UX+audit++%E2%80%94+by+Paul+Boag https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lightning talk on CSS Custom Properties — by Michelle Barker
In this lightning talk, Michelle will update you on everything CSS Custom Properties. Smashing!
Michelle Barker
2020-08-20T10:10:00Z 2020-08-20T10:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lightning+talk+on+CSS+Custom+Properties+%E2%80%94+by+Michelle+Barker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fireside chat on Pricing and Estimation — with Dan Mall
In this fireside chat, Dan and Vitaly will discuss pricing and estimation pitfalls and solutions.
Dan Mall Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-20T10:10:00Z 2020-08-20T10:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fireside+chat+on+Pricing+and+Estimation+%E2%80%94+with+Dan+Mall https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Just Do Less — by Guillermo Rauch
A talk about doing more with less
Guillermo Rauch
2020-08-20T10:40:00Z 2020-08-20T11:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Just+Do+Less+%E2%80%94+by+Guillermo+Rauch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Guillermo
30 minute of Q&A with Guillermo Rauch, following his talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-20T11:20:00Z 2020-08-20T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Guillermo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lightning talk on Making Things Easier With Git — by Shane Hudson
In this lightning talk, Shane will let you discover what kitchen cabinets and Git have in common!
Shane Hudson
2020-08-20T11:20:00Z 2020-08-20T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lightning+talk+on+Making+Things+Easier+With+Git+%E2%80%94+by+Shane+Hudson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fireside chat on Internationalization vs. Localization — with Robyn Larsen, Eli Shuetze & Naomi Mayer
In this fireside chat, Robyn, Eli and Naomi will go into the ongoing Internationalisation vs. Localisation debate — with Vitaly Friedman
Eli Schutze Naomi Meyer Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-20T11:20:00Z 2020-08-20T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fireside+chat+on+Internationalization+vs.+Localization+%E2%80%94+with+Robyn+Larsen%2C+Eli+Shuetze+%26+Naomi+Mayer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Only One Deliverable Matters — by Josh Clark
We create so much stuff before we actually make a digital product. There’s a better way.
Josh Clark
2020-08-20T11:50:00Z 2020-08-20T12:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Only+One+Deliverable+Matters+%E2%80%94+by+Josh+Clark+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Josh
30 minute of Q&A with Josh Clark, following his talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Josh Clark Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-20T12:45:00Z 2020-08-20T13:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Josh https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fireside chat on Remote Working — with Aaron Walter
In this fireside chat, Aarron Walter and Vitaly Friedman will be talking about remote working and how to get the most out of it.
Aarron Walter Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-20T12:45:00Z 2020-08-20T13:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fireside+chat+on+Remote+Working+%E2%80%94+with+Aaron+Walter https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Shop Talk Show — by Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert — Live from Smashing Conf Live
Join Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert who will be recording Shop Talk Show, Live from SmashingConf Live.
Chris Coyier Dave Rupert
2020-08-20T12:45:00Z 2020-08-20T14:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles Shop+Talk+Show+%E2%80%94+by+Chris+Coyier+and+Dave+Rupert+%E2%80%94+Live+from+Smashing+Conf+Live https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Design & Coding Tournament (day 2)
Join your fellow designers and developers in a friendly tournament where everybody is a winner.
Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-21T07:15:00Z 2020-08-21T08:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Design+%26+Coding+Tournament+%28day+2%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Games Corner
Your space to play, talk and game — all day long.
2020-08-21T07:30:00Z 2020-08-21T14:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Games+Corner https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Introduction day two — by Phil Hawksworth
Phil Hawksworth will open day two of SmashingConf Live. Can't wait!
Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-21T08:00:00Z 2020-08-21T08:10:00Z America/Los_Angeles Introduction+day+two+%E2%80%94+by+Phil+Hawksworth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Design Leader’s Secret Guide to Measuring UX — by Jared Spool
Quantitative metrics are an under-used tool in most UX efforts. Jared shares the story of one UX leader, as they work to measure their UX.
Jared Spool
2020-08-21T08:10:00Z 2020-08-21T09:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+Design+Leader%E2%80%99s+Secret+Guide+to+Measuring+UX+%E2%80%94+by+Jared+Spool https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Jared
30 minute of Q&A with Jared Spool, following his talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Jared Spool Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-21T09:00:00Z 2020-08-21T09:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Jared https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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WebAssembly for Front End Devs — by Vlad Fillippov (Mozilla)
In this — sponsored — talk, Mozilla's Vlad Fillipov will look into what WebAssembly can bring to Front End Devs.
Vlad Filippov
2020-08-21T09:00:00Z 2020-08-21T09:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles WebAssembly+for+Front+End+Devs++%E2%80%94+by+Vlad+Fillippov+%28Mozilla%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Moving Pictures — by Henri Helvetica
In this talk, Henri explores the ways we are tackling the performance problem of images on the web.
2020-08-21T09:30:00Z 2020-08-21T10:10:00Z America/Los_Angeles Moving+Pictures+%E2%80%94+by+Henri+Helvetica https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Henri
30 minute of Q&A with Henri Helvetica, following his talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-21T10:10:00Z 2020-08-21T10:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Henri https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Live Design Audit — by Steven Hoober
In this session, you can have your design audited by Steven Hoober, using his tried and tested strategy.
Vitaly Friedman Steven Hoober
2020-08-21T10:10:00Z 2020-08-21T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Live+Design+Audit+%E2%80%94+by+Steven+Hoober https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lightning talk on Coming Soon to CSS — by Rachel Andrew
Rachel Andrew will introduce a few new CSS features that are making their way through the standards process, explaining the problems they help to solve.
Rachel Andrew
2020-08-21T10:10:00Z 2020-08-21T10:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lightning+talk+on+Coming+Soon+to+CSS+%E2%80%94+by+Rachel+Andrew https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CSS is Rad — by Miriam Suzanne
CSS is either awesome or broken. CSS is not a programming language, unless it is. CSS is too simple and entirely too difficult. What?
Miriam Suzanne
2020-08-21T10:40:00Z 2020-08-21T11:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles CSS+is+Rad+%E2%80%94+by+Miriam+Suzanne+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Miriam
30 minute of Q&A with Miriam Suzanne, following her talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Miriam Suzanne Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-21T11:20:00Z 2020-08-21T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Miriam https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lightning talk on Stop Relying on Referrals: You Need a Marketing Strategy — by Paul Boag
In this 30 minute lightning talk, Paul Boag will explain why you can't (keep) rely(ing) on referrals.
Paul Boag
2020-08-21T11:20:00Z 2020-08-21T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lightning+talk+on+Stop+Relying+on+Referrals%3A+You+Need+a+Marketing+Strategy+%E2%80%94+by+Paul+Boag https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fireside chat on Web Performance — with Yoav Weiss, Henri Helvetica & Katie Hempenius
A fireside chat with absolute experts on Web Performance — moderated by Vitaly Friedman
Yoav Weiss Katie Hempenius Vitaly Friedman
2020-08-21T11:20:00Z 2020-08-21T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fireside+chat+on+Web+Performance+%E2%80%94+with+Yoav+Weiss%2C+Henri+Helvetica+%26+Katie+Hempenius https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Travel to higher places — with our Mystery Speaker
Let's keep this a mystery (for now)
Mystery Speaker
2020-08-21T12:10:00Z 2020-08-21T12:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Travel+to+higher+places+%E2%80%94+with+our+Mystery+Speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q&A — Mystery Speaker
30 minute of Q&A with our Mystery Speaker, following his/her/their talk, moderated by Phil Hawksworth
Mystery Speaker Phil Hawksworth
2020-08-21T12:50:00Z 2020-08-21T13:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Q%26A+%E2%80%94+Mystery+Speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Smashing Fun!
Charis Rooda
2020-08-21T12:50:00Z 2020-08-21T14:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Smashing+Fun%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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SEO Cocktail Hour — with Martin Splitt
We’ll be talking everything SEO with Martin Splitt at his SEO Cocktail hour — with Vitaly Friedman
Vitaly Friedman  Martin  Splitt
2020-08-21T12:50:00Z 2020-08-21T13:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles SEO+Cocktail+Hour+%E2%80%94+with+Martin+Splitt https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Live Emoji Challenge by Yiying Lu
Let the enthusiastic Yiying challenge you to make an emoji — Live!
2020-08-21T12:50:00Z 2020-08-21T13:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Live+Emoji+Challenge+by+Yiying+Lu https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fsmashingconf-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Martin Splitt

Developer advocate on the Webmaster Trends Analyst team at Google Switzerland. Tries to keep the web open.

Guillermo Rauch

Founder of Vercel in November 2015, CTO and co-founder of LearnBoost and Cloudup before that.

Robyn Larsen

Robyn Larsen is a front-end developer, entrepreneur, and speaker.

Henri Helvetica

Freelance developer who has turned his interests to a mix of site performance engineering and user experience.

Yiying Lu

Yiying Lu Yiying Lu Yiying has 10 years of cross-cultural design practice for global brands and businesses.

Christian Nwamba

Software Engineer who loves making things that might possibly work using JavaScript.

Eli Schutze

Software engineer and speaker. Originally from Nicaragua, based in London working as a web engineer at Monzo bank.

Trine Falbe

Researcher, consultant, speaker and lecturer focused on empowering people through ethical design.

Tobi Lessnow

Our own in-house DJ mixing all kind of wonderful tunes!

Phil Hawksworth

Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. Also occasionally MC's at tech conferences.

Aarron Walter

VP of design publishing at InVision and founder of the UX practice at MailChimp.

Heather Burns

Tech policy and regulation specialist from Glasgow. Named Mozilla Open Leader for her work on open source privacy.

Rachel Andrew

Front and back-end web developer, author and speaker. Knows CSS. Ask her about Pixel and Em.

Dave Rupert

Lead developer at Paravel, a three person web shop based in Austin, TX. Co-host of the Shop Talk Show.

Vitaly Friedman

Smashing Founder. Creator of chaos. Nice guy.

Naomi Meyer

A Software Development Engineer at Adobe on the Globalization team. Worked as a teacher across Asia and West Africa.

Katie Hempenius

An engineer on the Chrome team where she works on making the web faster. Prior, a senior software engineer at Fitbit.

Yoav Weiss

Part of Google Chrome developer relations team, helping to fix web performance. Takes image bloat as a personal insult.

Steven Hoober

Is best known for his ongoing research into how people really use touchscreen phones and tablets.

Vlad Filippov

A software engineer working on the Web at Mozilla. He loves software testing, automation, and reverse engineering.

Shane Hudson

An independent front-end developer from the UK who has worked on a variety of projects.

Michelle Barker

Lead Front End Developer at Atomic Smash, author of front-end blog CSS { In Real Life }. Enjoys helping others learn.

Chris Coyier

Web designer and developer who created and runs CSS-Tricks, going strong for 10 years.

Paul Boag

Conversion optimisation, digital strategy and UX design expert.

Miriam Suzanne

Co-founder at OddBird, creator of Susy, a core contributor to Sass, and much much more.

Jared Spool

Maker of Awesomeness at Center Centre. Has been around a while. Does his laundry in Andover, Massachusetts.

Josh Clark

Helps organizations build products for what's next. Founder of Big Medium & “Couch-to-5K” (C25K) running schedule.

Nadieh Bremer

Graduated Astronomer, turned data scientist, turned data visualization designer, based near Amsterdam.

Dan Mall

Creative director and advisor from Philly. Founder and CEO of SuperFriendly. Enthralled husband & dad.

Charis Rooda

Quizmaster extra-ordinaire and Snapchat filter expert

Mystery Speaker

Remains a bit of a ...well ... mystery

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