Cost: $7 per head to cover drinks and nibbles
Cheryl Lead - Life after code
Not everyone codes forever - how one girl experimented with different roles after she wanted to move on from development work.
Cheryl has recently left Virgin Money where she was Digital Marketing Manager. Her many varied roles have included html developer, producer, project manager, copy writer, online marketing and management.
Lachlan Hunt - The Future of HTML
An introduction to the new features and functionality under development for the next version of (X)HTML.
As a developer and advocate of web standards, he is well known for his involvement with the community through his blog, Lachy's Log, and participation in various mailing lists, including WSG.
In his spare time, he contributes to the development of standards, including HTML and CSS, through public mailing lists; and has been actively involved and working with the WHATWG on HTML5 for the past 2 years.
Dmitry Baranovskiy - Typography on the Web
Dmitry will demonstrate how the implementation of classical typographic rules can improve both the user experience and the elegance of everyday web pages.
Dmitry is a web designer and front-end developer.
Scott Gledhill - Corporate Semantics
Ongoing battles and challenges of producing standards compliant websites, even after your company has embraced web standards.
Scott's current role is Web Technology Strategist at News Digital Media in Sydney. He has developed and implemented large scale projects converting the News network from legacy table based layouts to standards compliant, accessible and search engine friendly websites.
His current challenge is maintaining these standards over 15 different websites. Scott implements, evangelises and educates on both the development and business benefits of web standards to management, marketing, editorial, developers, designers and anyone else that plays a role in maintaining web standards.
Scott's online home is www.Standardzilla.com where he blogs about SEO, standards and the Australian web development industry.
You must RSVP at http://webstandardsgroup.org/meetings/index.cfm?event_id=84
Official Website: http://webstandardsgroup.org/meetings/index.cfm?event_id=84
Added by Dmitry Baranovskiy on January 10, 2007