September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Patrick Meenan

Patrick Meenan
Software Engineer, Cloudflare

Website | @PatMeenan

Patrick Meenan has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 20 years and is currently working at Cloudflare to make the web faster.
Prior to that he worked at 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.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Monday, September 19-Tuesday September 20
Madison
Tim Kadlec (Independent), Patrick Meenan (Cloudflare)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 14 ratings)
Tim Kadlec and Patrick Meenan explain how the construction of websites and applications impacts performance as well as how to quickly debug and resolve performance issues. Tim and Patrick dive into how browsers work, how web pages are delivered, backend and frontend issues, optimizations, and techniques to get the best performance and provide hands-on experience for working on web performance. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/20/2016
Madison
Tim Kadlec (Independent), Patrick Meenan (Cloudflare)
Tim Kadlec and Patrick Meenan explain how the construction of websites and applications impacts performance as well as how to quickly debug and resolve performance issues. Tim and Patrick dive into how browsers work, how web pages are delivered, backend and frontend issues, optimizations, and techniques to get the best performance and provide hands-on experience for working on web performance. Read more.
2:25pm–3:05pm Thursday, 09/22/2016
Performance for the people Cognitive systems, UX optimization Regent Audience level: Intermediate
Patrick Meenan (Cloudflare), Tammy Everts (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
Google partnered with SOASTA to train a machine-learning model on a large sample of real-world performance, conversion, and bounce data. Patrick Meenan and Tammy Everts offer an overview of the resulting model, able to predict the impact of performance work and other site metrics on conversion and bounce rates. Read more.