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October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY

Velocity Debate Club: AMP

Tim Kadlec (Independent), Ilya Grigorik (Google), Patrick Meenan (Facebook)
4:35pm–5:15pm Tuesday, 10/13/2015
Location: Nassau Suite
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)

Tim Kadlec, Ilya Grigorik, and Pat Meenan will discuss what they see as the pros and cons of Google’s new AMP announcement. Let the debate begin!

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Tim Kadlec

Independent

Tim Kadlec is a performance consultant and trainer focused on building a web everyone can use. He is the author of High Performance Images and Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web and was a contributing author for Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design and the Web Performance Daybook: Volume 2. He writes about all things web at Timkadlec.com.

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Ilya Grigorik

Google

Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer at Google, cochair of the W3C Web Performance Working Group, and author of High Performance Browser Networking (O’Reilly). In short, he’s an Internet plumber.

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Patrick Meenan

Facebook

Patrick Meenan is a software engineer at Facebook, where he’s helping make the web faster. Patrick has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 25 years. Previously, he worked at Cloudflare and Google to make Chrome and the web faster. Patrick created the popular open source WebPageTest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at WebPagetest.org, and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance.

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