RWD Summit 2014


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Environments for Humans brings together some of the Web's most notable experts in and for an all-new, three-day online conference, the RWD Summit 2014! Bring the experts to your desktop April 1-April 3, 2014 from 9AM to 5PM (CT).

Online conference Every other hour a new speaker will present a new topic and guide you through new information.




  • Brad Frost

    Brad is a web designer. Brad offers a session that will introduce atomic design, a methodology for creating robust design systems. The session will cover how to apply atomic design to implement your very own design system in order to sey you, your organization and clients up for succes.

  • Jenn Lukas

    Jenn is an interactive development director at Happy Cog. During this session there will be looked at the following points.

    - How interactions on your website affect your visitors

    - Ways to create meaningful and useful interactions with CSS animations and transitions

    - What happens to our actions and enhancements on mobile and touch devices

    - Options to make sure our interactions work well on all devices while maintaining design integrity


  • Justine Jordan

    Justine is the Marketing Director of Fluid, flexible, and responsive techniques are well-known for the web, but applying those concepts to email is misunderstood at best and appalling to web designers at worst.

    - The following subjects will be covered during the session:
    - Applying responsive concepts within the famously standards-adverse universe of email
    - How to successfully approach a responsive email project (and live through it)
    - Examples of well-known brands building awesome responsive emails

  • Tim Kadlec

    Tim is an independent Web Developer.
    If we want to start providing people with the fast experiences they so desperately want, performance needs to be engrained throughout the entire process. In this session, Tim will discuss how to make sure that sites are as fast as they are beautiful by incorporating performance into the workflows from start to finish.

  • Tammy Everts

    Tammy is a Solution Evangelist for Radware. At Radware, they recently engaged in a three-part study that blended EEG and eyetracking technologies with implicit response testing to track metrics like frustration, emotional engagement, and various aspects of brand perception on a moment-by-moment basis throughout a series of online transactions.

    In this session, Tammy will share their findings and discuss why they’re incredibly relevant to how we build websites and web apps.
    Your takeaway from this session: Performance shouldn’t be kept in a silo or treated as an afterthought. It needs to be considered as an integral part of user experience design, alongside content, navigation, and visual design.

  • Bobby Pearson

    Bobby is Web Programmer for the Ivy Group. Also he focuses on the issue of loading time of both web site, but also mobile application.

    In this session, he will look at a few simple, practical techniques that you can use today to help your site load more quickly and better handle high-traffic periods. These techniques cover a wide range of technologies and platforms that will broaden your understanding of how a website loads and help you to optimize the process.