An Event Apart San Francisco is three days of intense focus on digital design, UX, and more.
Rachel Andrew lives in Bristol, England. She is one half of web development company edgeofmyseat.com, the company behind Perch CMS. She’s also an Invited Expert to the W3C on the CSS Working Group and a Google Developer Expert. Her day to day work can include anything from product development to devops to CSS, and she writes about all of these subjects on her blog at rachelandrew.co.uk. Rachel has been working on the web since 1996 and writing about the web for almost as long. Her books include the recent Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout and HTML5 for Web Designers, Second Edition. She is a regular columnist for A List Apart as well as other publications online and print. Rachel is a keen distance runner and likes to try to encourage people to come for a run when attending conferences, with varying degrees of success! You can find her on Twitter as @rachelandrew and find out what she is up to now.
Sarah Drasner is a Vue core team member, an award-winning speaker, Staff Writer at CSS-Tricks, and the Head of Developer Experience at Netlify. Sarah is also the co-founder of Web Animation Workshops, with Val Head. She’s the author of SVG Animations from O’Reilly and has given Frontend Masters workshops on Vue.js and Advanced SVG Animations. Sarah is formerly Manager of UX Design & Engineering at Trulia (Zillow).
Derek Featherstone is an internationally known speaker, practitioner, and authority on accessibility and inclusive design. He has been working on the web since 1999, when he left his career as a high school teacher to start his own web design company. Derek is now the Chief Experience Officer at Level Access – focused on ensuring that accessibility and inclusion are an integral part of creating outstanding customer experiences. He teaches teams accessibility concepts and skills, and leads hands-on workshops with teams of all sizes. Working with Derek will help you analyze and improve your process, and incorporate accessibility and inclusive design processes into your UX and service design practice, and development methodologies.