Speakers at Pixel Pioneers Belfast 2017

The one-track conference will feature eight local and international speakers, including Una Kravets, Christopher Murphy, Laura Elizabeth, and Sareh Heidari, and will cover the power of CSS, launching your first product, how the BBC approaches scalable front-end architecture, creating an app on a shoestring budget, and much more. 

Meet some of our speakers below...

Harry Roberts

ON THE WEB csswizardry.com ON TWITTER @csswizardry
With a client list including Google, Unilever, and the United Nations, Harry is an award-winning consultant front-end architect who helps organisations and teams across the globe to plan, build, and maintain product-scale UIs.A Google Developer Expert, he writes on the subjects of CSS architecture, performance, and scalability at csswizardry.com; develops and maintains inuitcss; authored CSS Guidelines; and tweets at @csswizardry.

Una Kravets

Una Kravets is a speaker, technical writer, and UI Engineer on the front-end infrastructure team at DigitalOcean. She’s written for various online publications such as A List Apart, Smashing Magazine, and SitePoint. Una also co-hosts the Toolsday podcast and started both the DC and Austin Sass Meetups. She's a performance nerd, loves the open source community and listens to way too many audio books.

Eva-Lotta Lamm

ON THE WEB www.evalotta.net ON TWITTER @evalottchen
Eva-Lotta Lamm is a user experience designer, illustrator and visual thinker. She grew up in Germany, worked in Paris and London for a few years before packing up her backpack and going travelling the world for 14 months. She has over 12 years of experience in working on digital products as an in-house designer for Google, Skype, and Yahoo as well as freelancing and consulting for various agencies and her own clients. After being a (semi-)nomad for two years, she is now based in Berlin.
Besides her UX work, she has been taking sketchnotes at hundreds of talks and conferences and has self-published her notes in several books. During her world trip, she documented her experience as daily sketchnotes in her travel diary.
Eva-Lotta is also a sought after expert and teacher in the area of sketching, sketchnoting and visual thinking. She regularly speaks at international design conferences and has been teaching sketching workshops at conferences and for companies for over five years. She is currently writing a book on sketching interfaces, based on one of her workshop formats. 
Eva-Lotta is the illustrator of Content Everywhere by Sara Wachter-Boettcher and The User’s Journey by Donna Lichaw, both published by Rosenfeld Media.
In her personal sketching practice, she is exploring the area of visual improvisation, where she looks at the parallels between sketching and improvisation and experiments with how the principles from her regular theatre improvisation practice can be used to inspire visual work.
(Photo by Marc Thiele).

Sharon Steed

ON THE WEB communilogue.co ON TWITTER @sharonsteed
Sharon Steed is an empathy and communications consultant and public speaker. She's spoken at companies on improving team communication and collaboration; at tech conferences on vulnerability as an asset; and has given a TEDx talk on empowering insecurities. A lifelong stutterer, she uses her speech impediment to teach both what empathy is and how to be empathetic.
Her corporate empathy practice teaches organisations how to build a collaborative culture using principles of empathy. Sharon works with teams looking to boost productivity through improving collaboration as well as with individuals on effective, productive and positive communication strategies.
Sharon’s course Communicating with Empathy is available on both LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com. To learn more about her visit her website, connect with her LinkedIn or find her on Twitter.

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