Responsive Web Design Summit 2013

I took a few minutes to call up my good friend Christopher Schmitt @teleject on Skype and talked to him about the upcoming Responsive Web Design Summit.

It’s coming up fast on April 16-April 18, 2013 from 9AM to 4PM (CT).

Responsive Web Design Summit 2013

Take a look at the lineup, holy cow!

Performance on April 16, 2013

  • Measuring Web Performance by Dave Olsen, Creator of Mobile in Higher Ed
  • CSS & Mobile Performance by Estelle Weyl, Author of HTML5 and CSS3 in the Real World
  • Image Optimization Methodology by Tobias Baldauf, Freelance Web Performance Consultant
  • Optimizing Media Queries by Kimberly Blessing, Director at Think Brownstone

Strategy on April 17, 2013

  • Mobile Development on a Shoestring Connection by Jenifer Hanen, Mobile and Web Designer/Developer
  • The New Responsive Web Design Workflow by Trent Walton, Founder & 1/3 of Paravel Inc.
  • Reports from the Trenches by Dan Mall, Founder of SuperFriendly
  • Content Strategy for the Future by Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Author of Content Everywhere
  • Universal Typography by Tim Brown, Type Manager at Adobe Typekit
  • RWD & Client Management by Matt Griffin, Founder of Bearded

Technical on April 18, 2013

  • Fractal CSS by Ben Callahan, Co-founder of Build Responsively Workshop Series
  • RWD with Sass+Compass by Sam Richard, Sr. Front End Developer for NBCUniversal’s Publisher Team
  • Responsive Layouts Beyond the Sidebar by Jen Simmons, Host of The Web Ahead
  • Navigation in RWD by Erick Arbe, Founder of Golf Web Design
  • Rebuilding a University Homepage to be “Responsive.” Twice. In Less than a Year. by Erik Runyon, Manager of Interactive Development at Notre Dame
  • Responsive Web Apps by Dave Rupert, Lead developer for Paravel, Inc.

The Giveaway

Leave us a comment on why you love “or hate” Responsive Web Design and we’ll pick a winner randomly from one of you fine people who leave one!

You can also get 20% off your pass to the RWD Summit by using “20UMS”.


Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.