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jQuery Conference '09

Held at Microsoft Cambridge, Boston MA - Sept 12th & 13th 2009
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Talks

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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Speakers

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Brandon Aaron

Brandon Aaron

Brandon Aaron is a Senior Technologist for Nokia, exploring the limits of mobile browsers. He has been a core contributor to jQuery since August 2006. He is responsible for a number of jQuery plugins, Live Query and bgiframe being a couple of the most notable. Many of his jQuery plugins and contributions stem from successfully launching many sites for clients like TiVo, Patrón, and Salvation Army while working as a Front-End Developer for Click Here, an interactive agency.


Louis-Rémi Babé

Louis-Rémi Babé

Louis-Rémi Babé is a French student currently enrolled on a Masters of Visual and Web Applications at Teesside University, UK. He likes to experiment with new and innovative ways of interaction on the Web and jQuery is his library of choice to translate his ideas into highly visual and interactive prototypes. Louis-Rémi thinks there is always something to learn about JavaScript and the tools he uses, and that there is always a performance improvement possible in any given piece of code.


Paul Bakaus

Paul Bakaus

Paul Bakaus is a UI architect living in Germany. He is the creator of jQuery UI and continues to contribute as lead of the jQuery UI Labs. He is also a member of the jQuery core team and takes part in the discussion of the overall direction of the jQuery project. In the past, he was largely responsible for creating the jQuery dimensions plugin (which is now part of the jQuery core) and worked together with Stefan Petre on the rich effects and components library Interface.


Rey Bango

Rey Bango

Rey is the Head of Evangelism for the jQuery Project. An industry veteran with 20 years of experience, he's continually exploring ways to leverage open-web technologies to improve the web experience for users and works with the jQuery core team to enhance the JavaScript library to meet the growing demands of the community. His blog can be found at http://blog.reybango.com.


Colin Clark

Colin Clark

Colin Clark is the technical lead for the Fluid Project, a community that helps other open source communities with usability and accessibility. Colin has worked in the field of inclusive design at the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre for over a decade, and is a contributor to the uPortal, CollectionSpace, and jQuery UI projects.


Scott González

Scott González

Scott González is a web application developer living in Raleigh, North Carolina who enjoys building highly dynamic systems and flexible, scalable frameworks. He has been contributing to jQuery since 2007 and is currently the development lead for jQuery UI, jQuery's official user interface library. Scott also writes tutorials about jQuery and jQuery UI on nemikor.com and is a co-author of the upcoming book 'jQuery Cookbook'.


Marc Grabanski

Marc Grabanski

Marc Grabanski got involved early on with jQuery by authoring what would become the jQuery UI Datepicker. He works, arguably too much, building user interfaces and web software all the day long with his company MJG International


Mike Hostetler

Mike Hostetler

Mike Hostetler has a deep understanding of the technologies that make up the interactive web. Passionate about Open Source, Mike is a member of the jQuery Core Team, an active participant in the Drupal community, and leader of the QCubed Framework project. After working in several industries ranging from the US Government to Japanese Telecom, Mike launched A Mountain Top, LLC in 2006 with the vision of using web technologies to create and facilitate human relationships. Off hours, Mike loves spending time with his family and playing outdoors, preferably enjoying both at once. Mike blogs at http://amountaintop.com.


Paul Irish

Paul Irish

Paul Irish is a front-end developer, user experience designer, and emerging interactions consultant at Molecular (http://www.molecular.com). He's created rich experiences for clients such as Reebok, Adidas, Boost Mobile, Finish Line, and Monster.com. He's written a few jQuery plugins, including idleTimer and Infinite Scroll.

You can find him helping n00bz on the #jquery IRC channel or writing about JavaScript and jQuery at http://paulirish.com


Scott Jehl

Scott Jehl

Scott Jehl is a designer at Filament Group, a Boston, MA studio specializing in web application design and development. At Filament, Scott and his colleagues frequently contribute design and code to the jQuery community, and recently built ThemeRoller, a theme design application for jQuery UI. Scott leads the design team at jQuery, and runs WriteMaps, an ajax web application for building visual website sitemaps.


Yehuda Katz

Yehuda Katz

In addition to being the co-author of jQuery In Action, Yehuda Katz is a contributor to Ruby in Practice and co-author of the upcoming Merb in Action. He is a core contributor to DataMapper and jQuery. Before coming to Engine Yard, he worked for on a construction management tool written in Ruby on Rails and jQuery. Yehuda is a Merb core developer, contributes to Rubinius, and is taking a lead role in the development of Engine Yard’s new Control Panel.


Brian LeRoux

John Resig

Brian LeRoux is the lead software architect at Nitobi Inc. where he focuses on delivering apps. The lengthy list of his accomplishments is lengthy and the acronyms to sufficiently annotate his dizzying array of skills is dizzying. Suffice to say, Brian believes that the future of the internets is mobile and will rely on web standards, open source and hackers like you.


Cody Lindley

Cody Lindley

Cody Lindley is a Christian, husband, son, father, brother, outdoor enthusiast, and professional client-side engineer. Since 1997 he has been passionate about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, Interaction Design, Interface Design, and HCI. He is most well known in the jQuery community for the creation of Thickbox, a modal/dialog solution. In 2008 he offically joined the jQuery team as an evangelist. His current focus has been on client-side optimization techniques as well as speaking and writing about jQuery.


Justin Meyer

Justin Meyer

Justin Meyer is the CEO of Jupiter, a JavaScript consulting and research company focused on enterprise JavaScript development. To advance the craft, he co-founded JavaScriptMVC, a forward-thinking framework dedicated to making JavaScript development scalable and maintainable. To make people care, he co-founded and presents every month at the Chicago JavaScript Meetup, JS.Chi(). To make people care about him, he twitters useful JavaScript tips daily on @justinbmeyer and @javascriptmvc.


Joe McCann

Joe McCann

Joe McCann is a Senior Technologist at frog design and the owner of subPrint Interactive. With work experience ranging from the music industry to Wall Street to the web, Joe's passion lies in creating web applications and sites that utilize innovative technologies to push the experience well beyond the edge. As the project team leader on a massive Texas state government web application, Joe was a pioneer in leading a team to integrate ARIA-related functionalities to enhance the experience for users with disabilities. His current web interests include: XMPP/BOSH, REST, Phonegap, Appcelerator's Titanium, jQuery, Android and HTML 5. Find out more here: www.subprint.com/blog/ or @joemccann


Rebecca Murphey

Rebecca Murphey

Rebecca Murphey is an independent front-end architecture consultant based in Durham, North Carolina. She is a regular contributor to JSMag and a contributor to the upcoming jQuery Cookbook from O'Reilly.


John Nunemaker

John Nunemaker

John Nunemaker is passionate, driven and addicted to new. He is a partner at Ordered List (orderedlist.com), where he does his best to create simple, usable websites and web applications. He spends his free time contributing to a plethora of open source projects (github.com/jnunemaker) and blogging at railstips.org.


Todd Parker

Todd Parker

Todd Parker, Partner at Filament Group Inc., brings more than a dozen years’ experience creating highly functional, accessible and intuitive user interfaces that make the most of the technical and interface constraints of a broad range of devices, from mobile phones and PDAs, to touch screen tablets, kiosks and web applications. Prior to founding Filament Group, Todd worked at ZEFER Corporation and CSC Consulting as a principal experience designer. Todd's work has been recognized by Communication Arts magazine for design excellence.


Aaron Quint

Aaron Quint

Aaron Quint has been a web-developer for the majority of his adult life. Living in Brooklyn, New York he has worked in all realms of the web, from client-side Javascript to back-end infrastructure design. Since 2005, he's been developing primarily with Ruby and Ruby on Rails, contributing a lot of code and time to the open source community. After being introduced to jQuery in the summer of 2008 he hasn't turned back. He now spends most of his time and interest in building jQuery-based applications and tools.


John Resig

John Resig

John Resig is the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library. He is also a JavaScript Evangelist for the Mozilla Corporation and the author of the book Pro JavaScript Techniques. Currently, John is located in Boston, MA. He is hard at work on his second book, Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja.


Jonathan Sharp

Jonathan Sharp

Jonathan Sharp is a standards driven freelance web designer and developer and founder of Out West Media LLC. With experience in both frontend and backend technolgoies he brings value in integration delivering a seamless user experience. Jonathan has also developed a number of jQuery plugins such as jdMenu, jdNewsScroll and positionBy. Prior to freelancing, Jonathan worked for Union Pacific Railroad, CSC and Motorola, Inc. in Chicago after helping found Imprev, Inc. in Bellevue, WA in early 2000. He lives in Nebraska with his wife, Erin, and their daughter Noel. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family, playing with their dogs, and riding off into the sunset on Micah, his draft horse.


Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson

I like to make Javascript do awesome things. I'm a UI Architect and UX designer. I'm active in, as well as releasing/working on my own, several open source projects. If there's something that can't be solved with Javascript (and jQuery!), then I'm probably not all that interested in it!


Micah Snyder

Micah Snyder

Micah Snyder is a UI Developer, focused on JavaScript Tools and Architecture. He has lived and worked in San Francisco for the past 3 years as Digg's resident demolitions expert, and is the creator of the DUI library and co-author of MXHR. He is actually mostly Canadian, but few people hold that against him.


Steve Souders

John Resig

Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives, and previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He created YSlow, the performance analysis plug-in for Firefox. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He recently taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.


Stephen Walther

Stephen Walther

Stephen Walther works on the Microsoft ASP.NET team as a Senior Program Manager. He is the author of the best-selling book ASP.NET MVC Framework Unleashed.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Stephen help found several successful startups including Collegescape (used by over 200 colleges to accept online college applications) and CityAuction (the auction website used by Lycos and CitySearch). Stephen was completing his Ph.D. in Linguistics and Philosophy from MIT when he dropped out to start building websites.


Ralph Whitbeck

Ralph Whitbeck

Ralph Whitbeck is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and is currently a Senior Developer for BrandLogic Corporation in Rochester, NY. His responsibilities at BrandLogic include interface design, usability testing, and Web and application development. Ralph is able to program complex Web application systems in ASP.NET, C# and SQL server also using client side technologies such as XHTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery in order to implement client-approved designs. Ralph is part of a hand-selected advisory group to the jQuery project and is currently helping with many projects for jQuery. Ralph enjoys spending time with his wife, Hope and his three boys Brandon, Jordan and Ralphie. You can find out more about Ralph on his personal blog (http://ralphwhitbeck.com).


Richard D. Worth

Richard Worth

Richard D. Worth is a UI Developer living in Northern VA (Wash DC suburbs). He is the Release Manager for jQuery UI, and has authored or co-authored the current versions of jQuery UI Dialog, Progressbar, Selectables, and Slider plugins. Richard also conributes to the design of the jQuery UI API, automated and manual tests for UI components, and documentation. He writes the 'This Week in jQuery UI' series on the jQuery UI Blog, and is a co-author of the upcoming book 'jQuery Cookbook'.


Joern Zaefferer

Joern Zaefferer

Jörn Zaefferer is a member of the core jQuery team. Along his work on jQuery itself, he wrote and maintains several of the most popular jQuery plugins. Jörn Zaefferer works as a consultant for maxence integration technologies GmbH in Cologne, Germany, where he architects and develops Java-based web applications for maxence’s customers and maxence’s own products.

The Venue

This year's jQuery Conference will be held at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA, 02142. You can visit their web site for more information at http://microsoftcambridge.com.

Wifi will be available to all attendees.

Catered breakfasts and lunches are being planned for both days. A "mingle hour" with food and drinks provided is planned for Saturday evening at the venue as well.

Parking is available at the venue for $10 per day. Parking costs are not covered in your registration fees.

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Sponsorship Information

The jQuery Conference is supported by our generous Sponsors and Donors, without whom things would be very different. The jQuery Conference is a great way to get your message out to 300+ highly qualified influential technology decision makers; if you or your company are interested, email sponsorship@jquery.com for more information.

Platinum Sponsors


Jupiter provides expert web application development, support services, and training. Committed to open source, Jupiter collected its global experience delivering enterprise JavaScript applications and made it publically available as JavaScriptMVC.

JavaScriptMVC leverages the best tools and techniques in JavaScript development, including jQuery, and integrates them into a single package. It brings direction to the madness of JavaScript development, and guides you to successfully completed projects by promoting best practices, maintainability, and convention over configuration.

Gold Sponsors


The Microsoft Web Platform empowers Web developers to build compelling standards-based Web solutions by combining the power of the ASP.NET Web application framework with strong server and client side technologies and tools.

The Microsoft Web Platform now incorporates jQuery as an integral part of the framework that allows Web developers to make ASP.NET Web applications richer and at the same time makes working with jQuery faster and easier by offering IntelliSense capabilities in Visual Studio.


nokia

Nokia is the world's leading maker of mobile devices, and is today connecting people in new and better ways - fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to help people to stay close to what matters to them. With Ovi, Nokia offers services in the areas of maps, messaging, music, games, and media. These services are increasingly inter-connected, and are brought together with common platform elements. Through this, Nokia can - together with carriers, developers and Internet partners - offer users across the world and in all segments a wealth of connected, user-friendly, and highly relevant content and applications.

Silver Sponsors


GitHub is probably the most awesome way to share, find, and collaborate on code – both open source and proprietary. Comment on commits, watch your friends, monitor project development, fork your brains out, and contribute code using a cutting edge SCM and a beautiful web interface.


BrandLogic is an independent corporate identity and communications firm with 31 years of experience helping organizations position, develop, implement, and manage their branding programs. In addition, our award winning brand asset management platform helps build an internal community around your brand.

Media Sponsors


O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, research, conferences, webcasts and in-person training events. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future.


Packt

Manning Publications publishes computer books for professionals—programmers, system administrators, designers, architects, managers and others. Our focus is on computing titles at professional levels. We care about the quality of our books. We work with our authors to coax out of them the best writing they can produce. We consult with technical experts on book proposals and manuscripts, and we may use as many as two dozen reviewers in various stages of preparing a manuscript. The abilities of each author are nurtured to encourage him or her to write a first-rate book.


Packt

Packt is a modern publishing company formed in 2004 and with a focus on producing specialized IT books, concentrating mainly on customizable software. Packt is passionate about open source. When Packt publishes a book on an open source subject, it donates a percentage of every sale directly to the open source project. www.PacktPub.com

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