7–9 November 2016: Conference & Tutorials
9–10 November 2016: Training
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Schedule: UX optimization sessions

14:40–15:20 Monday, 7/11/2016
UX performance UX optimization G102/103 Audience level: Intermediate
Denys Mishunov (Digital Garden AS)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 21 ratings)
Performance is not about mathematics but perception. Our brain decides what is fast and what is not, often ignoring the absolute numbers that we try to rely on. The time is ripe to understand performance as a user. Join Denys Mishunov to explore the brain, perception, neuroscience, and psychology. Oh, and performance, of course. Read more.
11:50–12:30 Tuesday, 8/11/2016
UX performance Mobile, UX optimization Auditorium (Ground + Balcony) Audience level: Intermediate
Andy Davies (NCC Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.63, 19 ratings)
For too long, the Web has been seen as a poor relation to native apps, but no longer! We’ve been able to add websites to our home screens for a while, but with better offline support and notifications and richer metadata, we can finally build web experiences that rival or exceed native apps. Andy Davies explains how these technologies can be combined to deliver great web experiences. Read more.
14:40–15:20 Tuesday, 8/11/2016
UX performance Resilience engineering, UX optimization Auditorium (Ground + Balcony) Audience level: Intermediate
Cynthia Mai (Amazon)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 30 ratings)
We've been equipped with performance best practices for years. Ever wondered how things would be different if these principles were applied to real-world large-scale systems, especially in a distributed development environment? Cynthia Mai shares case studies of resilience FE engineering from AmazonUI, a centralized frontend library used on the majority of Amazon.com traffic. Read more.
9:30–13:00 Wednesday, 9/11/2016
UX performance Mobile, UX optimization Emerald Room Audience level: Intermediate
Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ****.
(4.90, 10 ratings)
Several APIs are available on modern browsers to help performance, including Service Worker, Push Notifications, NetInfo API, the Cache Storage API, and the older Application Cache. Through hands-on labs, Maximiliano Firtman walks you through using these APIs to create a progressive web app and improve performance and perception on a website. Read more.
14:00–17:30 Wednesday, 9/11/2016
Metrics/monitoring UX optimization G102/103 Audience level: Intermediate
Nic Jansma (Akamai)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
To people responsible for the health of web properties, monitoring, measurement, and analysis of real-user experiences is key to delivering a consistent and delightful experience. Drawing on techniques learned through his experience working on the open source boomerang project, Nic Jansma explores various tools and methods to measure real-user performance in the browser. Read more.