The Boston conference will be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston in Boston, MA.
Todd Parker is the design lead for both the jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile, and a partner at Filament Group Inc., a corporate sponsor for both projects. Filament Group is a Boston-based design studio focused on creating highly functional, accessible and intuitive HTML5-based user interfaces for a broad range of devices, from mobile, tablets, kiosks and desktop. Todd is the co-author of the books "Designing with Progressive Enhancement" (Peachpit Press) and "The jQuery Cookbook" (O'Reilly) and speaks on issues of progressive enhancement and mobile design, including presentations at the jQuery Conference and Voices That Matter: Web Design.
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In off hours, Doug actively contributes to the open source community and serves as a team member on the Official jQuery Team. Doug also enjoys writing about development, and his articles can be found at Script Junkie, Learning jQuery and Fuel Your Coding. Connect and stay in touch with Doug via Twitter.
In 2010 she started an organization called Girl Develop It which teaches low cost web development classes geared towards women. Girl Develop It has had over 400 students in New York City, and now has several chapters around the US.
She likes speaking to and meeting with diverse groups from the Girl Scouts to straight up code junkies. Her goal is to inspire more females to see that being a developer is fun and glamorous.
Elijah Manor is a Christian and a family man. He develops at appendTo as a Senior Architect providing corporate jQuery support, training, and consulting. He is an ASP.NET MVP, ASPInsider and specializes in jQuery development. He has written several articles for the MSDN Script Junkie website and enjoys blogging about the things he learns. He is also active on Twitter and provides daily up-to-date Tech Tweets!
John Bender is the co-creator of Vagrant, the jQuery Mobile test suite maintainer, a QUnit collaborator, and a recovering polyglot. During the day he works full-time on jQuery Mobile at Adobe and otherwise spends his time hacking on open source.
John shares his thoughts at http://johnbender.us and as @johnbender on Twitter.
Yehuda Katz is a member of the SproutCore, Ruby on Rails and jQuery Core Teams; during the daytime, he works as a framework architect at Strobe. Yehuda is the co-author of the best-selling jQuery in Action, the upcoming Rails 3 in Action, and is a contributor to Ruby in Practice. He spends most of his time hacking on open source—his main projects, along with others, like Rubinius, Thor, Handlebars and Moneta—or traveling the world doing evangelism work. He blogs at http://yehudakatz.com and can be found on Twitter as @wycats
Adam J. Sontag is a New York City-based developer with Boston’s Bocoup. He’s the Developer Relations lead for jQuery and jQuery UI and co-host of the yayQuery podcast. In other words, he’s dedicated to keeping the jQuery project in sync with the community’s needs and wants.