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What is the HTML5 Developer Conference?

The HTML5 Developer Conference has become the largest JavaScript and HTML5 developers conference in the world. With a number of varying and expanding approaches, tools, best practices, and advice to be had, there's a lot of new information to wrap your head around.

We provide sessions on Javascript, HTML5, Apps & Games, client, cloud, server, mobile, and more. See leading edge sessions given by renowned speakers at the most developer friendly price on the planet.

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The HTML5 Developer Conference gives you the opportunity to:

  • Connect with and learn from developers and experts
  • Explore two full days of in-depth workshops, keynotes, and sessions from industry professionals
  • Take part in a full day of technical training on leading technologies and concepts
  • Experience emerging technologies from exhibitors and vendors
  • Network with hundreds of other designers
  • Enjoy post-conference events and parties where you can get more time with developers in a more casual environment

Advisory Program Committee

We are currently reaching out to excellent speakers and industry people to join this great list.

Conference Organizers

Ann Burkett

Ann Burkett, CEO

Ann is founder of HTML5DevConf, Bay Area Game and App Developers, and a long time mobileweb game developer. Ann is a game developer who joined the game industry with Macromedia where she worked on some of the worlds first hit browser based casual web games and original work web showcases for such artists as Tim Burton and Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park. She and partner Liran Nuna eventually formed their own game development company. Together they worked on social and mobile games for the local school system and companies such as Crafted Fun, Quizmonster. After having prototyped the hit game “It Girl” which morphed later into “Top Girl” on mobile for Crowdstar, Ann’s partner stayed on at YouWeb and their small dev company concluded with a reasonably happy ending. Ann founded the HTML5 Developers Conference, Bay Area Game and App Developers Group, Games.js, and the SF Mobile Dev Group. Ann is always interested in the next platforms and the next games and the art of fun.

Andrew Severns

Andrew Severns, Project Manager

Andrew makes dreams come true...

Ramona Lafountain

Ramona Lafountain, Public Relations

She likes entrepreneurlist octopus zombies and swimming in lakes with pond scum. When she's not doing that, she's working on PR, game design, and programming in PhoneGap to make the next application to destroy the world.

Robert Yelsky

Robert Yelsky, Audio/Visual

Robert Yelsky is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a versatile editor, motion graphics designer, and compositor. Clients include Laurel Fertility Care, and LessThan6Percent.

Robert earned a BS in the Digital Filmmaking and Video Production program at the Art Institute of California – San Francisco, in December 2012.

Robert is currently the Video Editor for The HTML5 Developer Conference.

Jonathan Lancaster

Jonathan Lancaster, Web Master

Jonathan is a web designer, project manager, musician, composer, sound designer, audio engineer, and whatever else he decides to sink his teeth into. His accomplishments range from assisting with the successful execution of the largest HTML5 and JavaScript conference in the world, to winning music competitions and awards. He studied music performance, composition, and music technology, obtaining a Masters from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelors from Miami University (OH).

The HTML5 Developer Conference Organizer are also responsible for:

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Policies & Disclaimers

Anti-Harassment Policy

The HTML5 Developer Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone (regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers. The full anti-harassment policy can be downloaded below. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at

Full Anti-Harassment Policy

Attendance Image and Audio Recording Disclaimer

By purchasing a Ticket and attending the HTML5 Developers Conference on May 22, 2014, and/or a training class put on by the HTML5 Developers Conference on May 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2014, you grant the HTML5 Developers Conference permission to record still, motion, and audio recordings of you. If you would like to be removed or censored from any video or promotions images HTML5 Developers Conference posts, please submit a written request, stateing where you are featured and would like to be removed or censored from.

Letter of Invitation

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