Pre-Conference Training


Jupiter JavaScript Consulting

In addition to two days of jQuery sessions, we’ll once again be offering a day of jQuery training, on the Friday before the conference. In response to popular demand last year, we'll be offering two training tracks -- Beginner jQuery and Advanced. The training is generously offered by our friends at JupiterIT and Bocoup, and all proceeds go directly to funding the future growth of the jQuery project.


Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Conference Center • Mountain View, California

The San Francisco Bay Area conference will be held at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Conference Center in Mountain View, California

This is the same venue we used last year with great success. Parking is provided for free at the Microsoft Campus.

Hotel Information Available:

Check out the Hotels Page for information on two places to stay in Mountain View. If you act quickly, you may be able to secure a room at the Hilton Garden Silicon Vally using the jQuery Discount code.


jQuery Conferences are so exciting because of the speakers that contribute talks during the conference. Below are just nine of the speakers at this year’s conference. Head over to the speakers page to see who else is presenting.

  • John Resig

    John is in charge of managing the direction of the jQuery library. This involves taking a critical look at existing (and expected) features and making informed decisions about them. He’s also in charge of managing development resources and time spent on the different aspects of the project.

  • Todd Parker

    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 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.

  • Richard D. Worth

    Richard D. Worth is a user interface consultant at Richly Interactive in Washington, D.C. He specializes in training and consulting services around JavaScript, jQuery UI, HTML5, CSS3, SVG5, and MathML5.

    He leads the jQuery UI project and in addition to helping make it the best JavaScript UI library ever, he helped write the jQuery Cookbook by O’Reilly.

  • Steve Souders

    Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He created YSlow, the performance analysis plug-in for Firefox. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.

  • Nicholas Zakas

    Nicholas C. Zakas is a presentation architect at Yahoo!, defining front end strategy for some of Yahoo!'s largest sites. Nicholas is also the author of several books, including High Performance JavaScript, Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, and Professional Ajax.

  • Garann Means

    I'm a front-end web developer. I live in Austin, TX, where I work for and organize the Austin All-Girl Hack Night.

  • Darcy Clarke

    Darcy Clarke is a developer, designer & user experience advocate based out of Toronto, Ontario. He is the Co-Founder of Themify, a Commercial WordPress theme company, as well as a member of the jQuery Design team. When he's not helping redesign Darcy's busy writing his first book "Designing with jQuery" (Manning Publications).

  • Estelle Weyl

    With over 10 years of web development, Estelle shares esoteric tidbits learned while programming and detailed grids of CSS3 and HTML5 browser support in her blog at and She is the author of HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World (Sitepoint) and HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for WebKit. While not coding, she works in construction, de-hippifying her 1960's throwback abode.

  • Matt Kelly

    Matt is the Lead Software Engineer at ZURB. When he's not working on one of ZURB's awesome products (Notable, Verify, Bounce) he's bundling up functionality from those apps into jQuery plugins. He has a deep love for Rails, jQuery, and anything else that add joy to coding web apps. When he's not coding he's building 3D cameras out of iPods or soldering toy guitars.