HTML5_Badge_thumb2We are hosting a joint HTML5 event in Silicon Valley with the Mountain View JavaScript Meetup Group on 4/26 at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, CA.

When: April 26, 2011 (Tuesday) from 6 pm – 9:40 pm (PST)

Event Description: If you are interested in HTML5 and understanding how it supports the browser(s) – this is a great event to attend either live or via the web. You will be listening to the experts from the Chrome and Internet Explorer teams. They will discuss the coolest HTML5 features in Chrome and IE9. You will also be listening to experts who will provide advice on how to get ready for HTML5 with different browsers. A panel discussion with the experts will follow the talks.

Registration, Agenda, and Speakers - http://bit.ly/dFAMCu

If you are outside of Silicon Valley and can’t attend in-person, a Webcast will be available with no registration required: http://bit.ly/gEbtHY

Speakers 

Giorgio Sardo is a Sr. Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, focused on HTML5 and Internet Explorer. He loves working with the community, pushing the limits of technology and solving complex challenges. In 2006 he won the Imagine Cup worldwide championship with a futuristic project; one year later he has been nominated Best Consultant of the Year from the British Computer Society. Early 2009 Giorgio moved to the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond to focus on the future of the Web. Giorgio is a popular speaker worldwide and in the last 5 years he has presented at many conferences about HTML5, the Web and Mobile Platform. He is the mind behind many beautiful HTML5 applications and games at www.beautyoftheweb.com.

Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc. Vertigo builds cool software. He is a frequent public speaker, keynoting for Microsoft and other industry events. Before starting Vertigo in 1997, Scott worked at Pixar in Point Richmond, California, which happens to be the current home of Vertigo. Scott holds a BS in Computer Science for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Tab Atkins works for Google on the Chrome browser as a Web Standards Hacker. He's also a member of the CSS Working Group, and contribute to several other working groups in the W3C, including the HTML and Fonts Working Groups