Schedule

Saturday, October 4th

Time Beginner Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
8:00 amRegistration
9:00 amWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:45 amYour First WordPress Site Marc GratchFour Steps to Determine Value and Start Pricing Kirk BowmanAnatomy of a WordPress Theme Corey EllisChoosing the Right E-Commerce Platform for YOUR Needs Patrick Rauland
10:45 amWorking with Themes & Plugins Susan RamseyRe-Imagine Marketing and Blogging through Authentic Storytelling Christoph TrappeBeginning WordPress Plugin Development with the Simplest Possible Plugin Bill SullivanScoping Projects Sheryle Gillihan
11:45 amLunch
12:45 pmKeynote Cory Miller
1:45 pmFor the Love of Blogging Marjorie Asturias, Kristin Sheppard, Corrin FosterFind Your Dream Job: Freelancer, Founder, or Agency? Paul ClarkIntegrating WordPress with External APIs Aaron CampbellBuilding a Church Website on WordPress Chris Wallace
2:45 pmSecuring WordPress the Right Way Chris WiegmanPeople First: Accessibility Considerations for WordPress Theme Developers Trisha SalasOptimizing Development Workflow Using Gulp Andrew TaylorA Secret Clubhouse for Clients: Using the P2 Theme for Internal and Project Communications Dorian Speed
3:45 pmQ&A PanelRunning a Business While Traveling the World Daniel EspinozaBuilding High Performance WordPress Websites Jon BellahGetting More Comments on Your Business Blog – How to Increase Customer Engagement Kari Sullivan
4:00 pmFoundation Framework Jaymes DownerThe Mad Men Guide to Creating Website Content Clara Matthews
4:15 pmDevelopment Environments in Distributed Teams using Vagrant Brandon Dove
4:45 pmThe WordPress Community: Getting Involved Aaron Campbell
5:00 pmClosing Remarks
6:30 pmAfter Party!

Sunday, October 5th

Contributor Day will be from 12pm – 5pm, RSVP now!