Join a discussion about the future roadmap for Internet Explorer. We present an overview of the direction we envision beyond IE7, hear from some industry experts about what they'd like us to do, and then hold an open discussion panel to take your input to help shape the future of IE.
Andy Clarke is an internationally sought-after speaker, designer and consultant. He is creative director of Stuff and Nonsense (http://www.malarkey.co.uk), passionate about design and web standards. He regularly trains designers and developers in the creative applications of Web Standards and writes about aspects of design and popular culture on his personal web site, And All That Malarkey. (http://www.stuffandnonsense.co.uk).
"As General Manager of the Internet Explorer team at Microsoft, Dean Hachamovitch is responsible for the design, development, and release of Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft's RSS platform, and future versions of the Web browser. Hachamovitch's passion is shipping software that enables personal computers to ""just work"" for people in useful, desirable, and trustworthy ways. Before working on Internet Explorer, he helped lead the development and release of several versions of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office in the 1990s on both Windows and Macintosh. His primary focus was user interface innovations like AutoCorrect, automatic spell checking and formatting, and integration across the product suite. He also led the Internet Explorer 7 effort, as well as running the Microsoft's online games business. He joined Microsoft in 1990 with an AB in Mathematics from Harvard."
Molly E. Holzschlag is a well-known Web standards advocate, instructor, and author. Among her thirty-plus books is the recent The Zen of CSS Design, co-authored with Dave Shea. The book artfully showcases the most progressive csszengarden.com designs. Molly is an invited expert to the GEO and HTML working groups at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is the Group Lead member of the Web Standards Project (WaSP). A popular and colorful individual, you can catch up with Molly's blog at, where else? http://molly.com/.
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