performance.now() is a single track conference with fourteen world-class speakers, covering today’s most important web performance insights. They are selected by our program co-chairs Harry Roberts, Tammy Everts and Tim Kadlec.
Below is our 2021 line-up, which will eventually consist of 14 speakers. Unfortunately we cannot fully guarantee all these speakers will be at the conference—a travel ban between Europe and North America might be in force, for instance. But they all confirmed they want to come if possible.
Session topic: Micro Benchmarks
With a client list including Google, Unilever, and the United Nations, Harry is an award-winning Consultant Front-end Architect who helps organisations and teams across the globe to plan, build, and maintain product-scale UIs.
A Google Developer Expert, he writes on the subjects of CSS architecture, performance, and scalability at csswizardry.com, develops and maintains inuitcss, authored CSS Guidelines, and Tweets at @csswizardry.
Session topic: The
Andy Davies is an independent web performance consultant who helps companies to make their web sites faster.
Session topic: Third-party scripts
Dora is a Developer Relations Engineer at Fastly. She cut her developer teeth on building a global news website, and cultivated her compassion by leading data protection and site reliability engineering teams. Working at a tiny kitchen table in London, she dreams of helping others build a faster, more secure, more reliable – a better web – for everyone.
Session topic: Performance Culture
Katie is an engineer on the Chrome team where she works on making the web faster. Previously she was a software engineer on Google Ad Manager and a senior software engineer at Fitbit.
Session topic: Web Vitals
Léonie is Director of TetraLogical; a member of the W3C Advisory Board; co-Chair of the W3C Web Applications Working Group; and until recently was a member of the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Advisory Committee.
Amongst other things, Léonie is co-organiser of the Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) conference; co-author of the Inclusive Design Principles; and mentor to young people interested in the fields of accessibility and inclusive design. She is also a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP).
In her spare time, Léonie likes reading, cooking, drinking tequila, and dancing (although not necessarily in that order)!
Session topic: Accessibility == Performance