02. Peter Lubbers: Getting Started with HTML5 (Nov 8, 2012)

A special screening of: Getting Started with HTML5 / Peter Lubbers

On Thursday, 8-Nov-2012, the NY Chapter is happy to present a special free showing of Peter Lubbers' presentation at the STC Summit:

Getting Started with HTML5

We keep hearing about HTML5, and how it's going to change the Internet yet again. Want to know more? Join us as we screen Peter Lubbers great introduction to HTML5, which he presented at the 2012 STC Summit.

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Networking

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Presentation

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Q&A and discussion with Peter Lubbers

(We will provide Tea/Coffee and cookies. Feel free to bring your own sandwich or a snack to share.)

In this session, Peter explains why HTML5 is going to have a tremendous impact on technical communication. He will introduce you to the most relevant HTML5 features and show you practical tools, tips, and tricks so you can start using HTML5 in your technical communication projects right away.

Following the screening, Peter will join us virtually to answer any questions about the presentation.


This free event will be held simultaneously at the following locations:

New York

Thomson Reuters

195 Broadway (between Fulton St and Dey St)

West Skybox, 5th Floor

New York, NY, 10007

(Be sure to RSVP and bring a picture ID to show security.

No walk-ins will be allowed at this location)

New Jersey

Medidata Solutions

379 Thornall Street, 15th Floor

Edison, New Jersey 08837

(walking distance from Metropark Station)


Registrants will receive a weblink a day prior to the event.

Check out the HTML5 resources Peter provided on our Resources page.

About Peter Lubbers

Peter Lubbers (@peterlubbers) lives and breathes HTML5. Yes, even his car has the ‘HTML5’ license plate! Peter is the co-author of Pro HTML5 Programming (2nd Ed. Apress, 2011) and the founder of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, the largest HTML5 User Group in the world with over 5,500 members.

Peter works at Google as a global programs manager in the Chrome Developer Relations team, spreading HTML5 and Open Web goodness. Prior to that he headed up the HTML5 training division at Kaazing. Prior to joining Kaazing, Peter worked as an information architect at Oracle, where he wrote many books and developed documentation publication automation systems. Three of his automation inventions are patented.

A native of the Netherlands, Peter served as a Special Forces commando in the Royal Dutch Green Berets. In his spare time Peter likes jumping out of planes, bungee-jumping, and running ultra-marathons. He is the three-time winner of the Tahoe Super Triple marathon. Peter lives on the edge of the Tahoe National Forest and loves to run around Lake Tahoe (preferably in one go).