Schedule

A Full Day of Front-end Goodness

This is a provisional schedule: timings, topics and the order of speakers are set to change over the coming months when we have more information.

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January 19, 2018

Opening Remarks
09:30  -  10:00
Opening Remarks
The Ballroom

Opening Remarks

FrontEndNorth 2018 begins with opening remarks, including a word from our headline sponsors and details of our fantastic competition prizes.

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Lightning talks
10:00  -  10:30
Lightning talks
The Ballroom

Lightning talks

A session of quick-fire lightning talks (10 mins each).

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First session: Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For
10:35  -  11:35
First session: Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For
The Ballroom

First session: Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For

6 years ago, Craig gave a talk about pointless stuff. 5.5 years ago, Craig gave a talk about Paul Daniels’ approach to web design. After a 5 year hiatus, Craig is back again to talk about something new.

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Break
11:35  -  11:45
Break
North Hall

Break

Mid-morning break with refreshments.

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Second session
11:45  -  12:25
Second session
The Ballroom
Reacting to change
12:25  -  13:00
Reacting to change
The Ballroom

Reacting to change

When we have come to learn JavaScript in the past, a large emphasis has been put on understanding the prototypical inheritance model and how you apply object orientated patterns such as encapsulation to a language which lacks a class type.

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Lunch
13:00  -  13:45
Lunch
North Hall

Lunch

Time for lunch in the North Hall, adjacent to the Ballroom.

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Lightning talks
13:45  -  14:15
Lightning talks
The Ballroom

Lightning talks

A session of quick-fire lightning talks (10 mins each).

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Fourth session
14:15  -  14:55
Fourth session
The Ballroom
Fifth session
14:55  -  15:30
Fifth session
The Ballroom
Break
15:30  -  15:50
Break
North Hall

Break

Mid-afternoon break with refreshments.

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Selling the Front-end
15:50  -  16:30
Selling the Front-end
The Ballroom

Selling the Front-end

It might seem easy but selling the concept of how important this ‘Front-end’ thing is to clients is an increasing challenge and shouting out buzzwords and acronyms isn’t helping anyone.

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Seventh session
16:30  -  17:10
Seventh session
The Ballroom
Eighth session
17:10  -  18:00
Eighth session
The Ballroom
Closing remarks
18:00  -  18:15
Closing remarks
The Ballroom

Closing remarks

Closing remarks including the announcement of the competition winners!

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