Website Wave Speakers
Eastern Caribbean • October 15th to 22nd, 2005
Barbee Davis, MA, PMP, PHR, owns Davis Consulting, a provider of Project Management workshops and MS Project/Project Server rollouts. A former owner of ExecuTrain of Nebraska, she has managed training in most all desktop and technical applications. Her B.A. in Education, an M.A., and a Professional in Human Resources accreditation (PHR) as well as a Project Management Professional certification (PMP) has also led to writing books, corporate handbooks, management development programs, and sales training.
Barbee is the active with the Project Management Institute on both a local and an international level. Experienced in working with professional organizations, Barbee worked with the PMI Heartland Education committee on new offerings for PMP Prep and more advanced PDU opportunities for PMP's. An experienced speaker with Geek Cruises, she teaches online at Bellevue University as she travels the world.
An author, instructor, and Web designer, Molly E. Holzschlag has authored over 30 books related to Web design and development. She's been coined "one of the greatest digerati" and deemed one of the Top 25 Most Influential Women on the Web. There is little doubt that in the world of Web design and development, Molly is one of the most fun and vibrant Web characters around.
As a steering committee member for the Web Standards Project (WaSP), Molly works along with a group of other dedicated Web developers and designers to promote W3C recommendations. She also teaches Webmaster courses for the University of Arizona, University of Phoenix, and Pima Community College. She wrote the very popular column, Integrated Design, for Web Techniques Magazine for the last three years of its life, and spent a year as Executive Editor of WebReview.com.
Jan Kabili is a leading authority on using Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady for the web. Jan has written six popular training books — Photoshop CS Complete Course, Photoshop 7 Complete Course, Photoshop 7 Hands on Training for the Web (with Photoshop guru Lynda Weinman), Photoshop 6 Hands on Training for the Web, and Photoshop Elements 2 Complete Course. Her latest book (illustrated by award-winning designer Colin Smith) — How to Wow: Photoshop for the Web — is a staple of Jack Davis' popular How to Wow series. Jan is a columnist for Photoshop User Magazine (Teaching Photoshop column) and Mac Design Magazine (Designing Web Graphics column), and a frequent contributor to other digital arts magazines. Jan ran the Adobe training program at Lynda Weinman's Ojai Digital Arts Center, and has trained hundreds of students on behalf of lynda.com, Adobe Systems, Total Training, Software-Cinema, Stanford Digital Media Academy, and university fine art and continuing education programs.
since learning PageMaker on a Mac Plus in 1987, Zac
Van Note has been involved in computer graphics and
design. He earned his BFA in Graphic Design from New Mexico State University
before Netscape 1.0 was
He also writes and edits books and articles about design, computer graphics and the web. Zac authored two projects for the popular Dreamweaver MX Magic from New Riders. He's also worked as technical editor and reviewer for several web-related books for New Riders and Thomson/Course Technology, including the popular Dreamweaver MX Killer Tips by Joseph Lowery and Angela C. Buraglia.
When he's not designing or writing, Zac teaches dozens of classes at Santa Fe Community College and the University of New Mexico, where he's been teaching graphics and web courses for over five years. The site he developed for his students www.design-link.org is a great resource for anyone interested in the web, graphics or multimedia.
Bebo White has been described as "a historical Web artifact" given his long involvement with World Wide Web technology. In reality, he is a Departmental Associate (retired) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) where he was a member of the team that installed the website at SLAC in 1991 — the first Web site in the U.S.
He is the author of five books and numerous technicalarticles and is a popular conference speaker. In addition, he holds academic appointments at various universities around the world including the University of San Francisco, Hong Kong University, and the University of Santiago. He is a member of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2) and the Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. His current research and passion focuses on Web Engineering (he is a Managing Editor of the Journal of Web Engineering) and Semantic Web applications. Additional information can be found at http://www.stanford.edu/~bebo.