First Topics for Responsive Field Day: Yesenia and Jen

Written by Lyza Gardner on

Responsive Field Day isn’t that far away now, and we’re ready to tell you about the first speaker topics!

Yesenia Perez-Cruz

Yesenia Perez-Cruz: Design through the Lens of Performance

Designing sites that are fast and flexible is crucially important as the web world continues to become more mobile. For a designer, making a site fast and lightweight can feel at odds with design goals. How do we find a balance between fast and memorable when establishing the aesthetic direction of a site?

Jen Simmons

Jen Simmons: Modern Layouts: Getting out of our Ruts

In the early years of the web, there was a lot of experimentation with where to put content on a page. Then we all settled into a handful of patterns that didn’t change for over a decade. It wasn’t until the arrival of responsive design that new ideas for page layout started appearing. Now, with new CSS properties for layout landing in browsers, we’re about to see a renaissance in layout design patterns. Where are we going, and how can we better design for the true medium at hand?

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Our schedule follows a single-track format. That means you don’t have to miss a single speaker—you can see them all!

Stay tuned: more topics coming soon. Tickets are merely $175: buy your ticket today!

Lyza Gardner

Lyza Gardner is a writer for O’Reilly, A List Apart, Smashing Magazine, NET Magazine and co-founder of Cloud Four. Lyza advocates for elegant standards, education and compassion in pursuit of the best possible future Web.

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