webstories

The Web Conference at the Heart of Europe

February 5, 2021 Lille, France

A one-day, one-track, non-profit conference for those who love the web.

Registrations will open soon. Follow @webstoriesconf to keep informed.

The Speakers

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Just think about the most amazing line-up for the web; that's what we expect to present you for this first WebStories Lille.

We are thrilled to be able to announce already our top speakers:

Léonie Watson

Léonie is Director of TetraLogical; a member of the W3C Advisory Board; co-Chair of the W3C Web Applications Working Group; and a member of the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Advisory Committee.

Amongst other things, Léonie is co-organiser of the Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) conference; co-author of the Inclusive Design Principles; and mentor to young people interested in the fields of accessibility and inclusive design. She is also a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP).

Jeremy Keith

Jeremy Keith lives in Brighton, England where he makes websites with the splendid design agency Clearleft. You may know him from such books as DOM Scripting, Bulletproof Ajax, HTML5 For Web Designers, Resilient Web Design, and, most recently, Going Offline.

He curated the dConstruct conference for a number of years as well as Brighton SF, and he organised the world's first Science Hack Day. He also made the website Huffduffer to allow people to make podcasts of found sounds—it's like Instapaper for audio files.

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. She's worked for several other places, including CodePen, Amazon, and Venmo, and she's had the honor of working with various non-profits, including cKeys and Hacker Fund as their Director of Outreach. She's active in the developer community with her newsletter rendezvous with cassidoo, and one of Glamour Magazine's 35 Women Under 35 Changing the Tech Industry and LinkedIn's Top Professionals 35 & Under.

... more to come!

The Agenda

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It is way too soon to fix an agenda, but we are crossing our fingers that we will be able to confirm the event and publish a breathtaking agenda as soon as we can.