In just two weeks time the SVGopen 2011 conference will commence in Cambridge, MA. Already there are a few hints emerging as to what position Scalable Vector Graphics currently plays when looking at the participating parties. Apart from longtime supporters such as Google, Microsoft serves as conference host which continues their engagement since their announcement of IE9. Adobe is back, not only as participants but as Gold Sponsor and talking about SVG support in their tools. And finally longtime Oracle employee and SVG Wow artist Vincent Hardy is now affiliated with Adobe Systems, Inc.
Myself I will present on Even faster web mapping, where the combined experiences of optimizing election maps of the past three years will lead to some practical recommendations for authors.