#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 02 - 03 May 2022

They inspire, they encourage and motivate and they educate: the speakers of beyond tellerrand, flying in from all over the world. Please make them feel very welcome and see who it is this year.

Stay tuned, while we release the rest of the line-up bit by bit.

Noma Bar

Noma Bar

Noma Bar (born in 1973) is an Israel-born graphic designer, illustrator and artist. His work has appeared in many media publications including: Time Out London, BBC, Random House, The Observer, The Economist and Wallpaper*. Bar has illustrated over one hundred magazine covers, published over 550 illustrations and released three books of his work: Guess Who - The Many Faces of Noma Bar in 2008, Negative Space in 2009 and Bittersweet 2017, a 680 page 5 volume monograph produced in a Limited Edition of 1000 published by Thames & Hudson.

Bar's work has become well known throughout the world, winning many industry awards; more recently a prestigious Gold Clio for his animation & direction work for the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, a campaign to highlight new frontiers in cancer treatments.

He has also won a Yellow Pencil award at the D&AD Professional Awards and his London Design Festival exhibition 'Cut It Out', was selected as one of the highlights of the festival. The project was nominated in the graphics category for the Design Museum, Designs Of the Year.

Stephanie Eckles

Stephanie Eckles

Stephanie Eckles is a front-end-focused SWE at Microsoft. She's also the author of ModernCSS.dev which provides modern solutions to old CSS problems as in-depth tutorials, and is the creator of StyleStage.dev, and author of SmolCSS.dev and 11ty.Rocks. Steph has well over a decade of webdev experience that she enjoys sharing as an author, egghead instructor, and conference speaker. She's an advocate for accessibility, scalable CSS, and the Jamstack (especially Eleventy). Offline, she's mom to two girls and a cowboy corgi, and enjoys baking.

Sacha Judd

Sacha Judd

Sacha is the CEO of the Hoku Group, a family office in Aotearoa New Zealand combining private investments, early-stage tech ventures and a non-profit foundation. She founded Refactor (a series of events around diversity in technology), and Flounders’ Club (a network for early-stage company founders). She writes and speaks on fandom and online communities, diversity & inclusion in the tech sector, and how fans will transform the world.

Tim Kadlec

Tim Kadlec

Tim Kadlec is a Director of Engineering for WebPageTest, web performance consultant, and trainer focused on building a web everyone can use.

He is the author of High Performance Images (O'Reilly, 2016) and Implementing Responsive Design: Building sites for an anywhere, everywhere web (New Riders, 2012). He writes about all things web at timkadlec.com.

Cabeza Patata

Cabeza Patata

Cabeza Patata is a multidisciplinary studio specialising in character design. It was created by Katie Menzies and Abel Reverter in 2018 and has a focus on diversity and female empowerment within a world of playful characters, full of energy and positivity.

They have worked for tech giants such as Google, Apple, Microsoft and Spotify, and have done editorial illustration for The New York Times, The New Yorker, El País and Icon Design.

Léonie Watson

Léonie Watson

Léonie is Director of TetraLogical; a member of the W3C Advisory Board; co-Chair of the W3C Web Applications Working Group; and a member of the BIMA Inclusive Design Council.

Amongst other things, Léonie is co-organiser of the Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) conference; co-author of the Inclusive Design Principles; and mentor to young people interested in the fields of accessibility and inclusive design. She is also a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP).

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