SVG Open 2011 in two weeks

In two weeks time SVG Open 2011 starts in Cambridge MA, USA. This conference is an annual event for developers and users of SVG authoring tools, GIS and CAD specialist etc. The event is taking place on October 17 to 20.

There will be two Inkscape developers to give three talks at the conference. Tavmjong Bah will provide an update on what's happening in Inkscape lately and will talk at length about gradient meshes which is a work in progress. Jasper van de Gronde will talk about a different approach to advanced gradients and how those could be achieved within SVG; among other things this presentation will cover diffusion curves.