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Join us at WebVisions: Explore the Future of the Web conference May 25-27 at the Oregon Convention Center with 1000+ developers and designers.  WebVisions explores the future of design, content creation, user experience and business strategy to uncover the trends and agents of change that will shatter your assumptions about the Web.  Special rate for Microsoft customers and fans, when you REGISTER here.

This year's all-star lineup of speakers includes Microsoft Distinguished Engineer of Bing Maps and Places Blaise Aguera y Arcas, author Douglas Rushkoff, design strategist David Armano, mobile visionary Rachel Hinman, user experience superstar Jared Spool and more!  Blaise wowed the audiences at the TED conference (twice), and he'll unveil his vision of the "Read/Write World" at the opening keynote at WebVisions.

Shameless plug, Doris Chen will be presenting "Deep Dive into HTML5" presentation on Thurs., May 26th.  Here is the session description and the presentation will be available soon.

Developers keep hearing a lot about HTML5, but many don’t know what it actually means or is truly capable of. In this deep dive you will learn the current status of HTML5, how to use HTML5 and how new web standards help solve existing challenges on the web. You will also preview the next emerging standards and understand Microsoft implementation approach through prototypes. In this session, Doris will cover:

  • What is the real potential of HTML5 using CSS3, Canvas, SVG, Video, Audio, and JavaScript?
  • How can HTML5 and IE make your site look better and work faster?
  • Come and see a collection of the best HTML5 web sites around the Web on Games, Videos, Movies, Comics, Travel, Music and Art
  • Be inspired by crazy web sites, stunning prototypes and futuristic concepts

        Expect a lot of demos and code and chance to participate in a XBOX 360/Kinect raffle!

At the exhibition hall, we will also demonstrate our cool technology and tools on

 

Here is the quick summary of the schedule of the sessions, and exhibition

DATES & LOCATION:
  • Dates: May 25-27, 2011
  • Location: Oregon Convention Center

MICROSOFT SESSIONS:

· May 26th: Keynote & Session

· 9:00 am @ Main Stage: Blaise Aguera y Arcas: Read/Write World

· 1:30 pm @ DIY Pod: Doris Chen: Deep Dive into HTML5

Exhibit Dates & Time

May 26th: Exhibits open, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

May 27th: Exhibits open, 8:00 am to 5:15 pm

See you all there!