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Mentor Session: Christopher Schmitt

A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session -


Christopher Schmitt Founder Heat Vision

The founder of Heat Vision, a small new media publishing, design, and event company, Christopher is an award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993.

As a sought-after speaker and trainer, Christopher regularly demonstrates the use and benefits of practical standards-based designs. He also chairs the online and traditional conferences for Environments for Humans including the CSS Summit and AIGA In Control Conference.

He was Co-Lead of the Adobe Task Force for the Web Standards Project (WaSP) as well as Co-Lead of its Education Task Force.

Author of numerous Web design and digital imaging books, including HTML5 Cookbook, Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites, and CSS Cookbook, Christopher has also written for MSDN, A List Apart, .net Magazine, and Web Reference.

Follow him at @teleject on Twitter.

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