Schedule

 Saturday, July 23rd

Time Designers Small Ballroom Developers Auditorium Intro to WP / WP in Higher Education East Balcony
8:00 amRegistration & Coffee
9:00 amOpening Remarks
9:10 amCreating Intuitive Editing Workflows That Clients Love Erik BernskioldSlick Websites with Custom API Endpoints Meeky HwangPicture This: Working with Images in WordPress Elizabeth B. Thomsen
10:00 amDesigning For Integrated Experiences Across Campus Travis TotzBuilding a Large-Scale, Sustainable, and Efficient WordPress Site Ellen Biewald, Greg OppermanThe Frustration with Website Security Krystle Herbrandson
10:50 amDesigning & Theming for Perfomance Matthew DormanA Better User Experience With The WordPress Customizer Andrew TaylorWordPress Upgrade Anxiety No More: 5 Steps to Having a No Surprise Upgrade Dustin Meza
11:40 amDesign Panel Mike Swartz, Nate Sprague, Mel Choyce, Jennifer EckerJavaScript 2099: The Future and Present of JS Christopher PlummerWordPress in Higher Education Panel Jonathan Williams, Josepha Haden, Amy Masson, J.J. Toothman, Greg Opperman, Ashley Kolodziej
12:20 pmLunch
2:10 pmPage Builder Showdown Gina DeatonReady! Filter! Action! Amanda GilesWPaaS: A Centralized Approach to Managing WordPress At Boston University Inderpreet Singh, Andrew Bauer
3:00 pmWhy Design Matters Andrea TrewThe Power of Templates Daniel Milleradd_action (‘wp’, ‘for_higher_ed’); Mike Burns
3:40 pmIce Cream Break!
4:00 pmOrganizing Your First Website Usability Test Anthony D PaulWriting Testable Plugins Payton SwickWordPress for NonProfit Organizations: An Open Source journey Kevin Cristiano
4:50 pmIntroduction to Wireframing Karalyn ThayerLearn to Love Documentation Ashley KolodziejGetting Classroom Blogging Up and Running in Higher-Education Joshua Eaton, Adrienne Debigare
5:30 pmAfterparty at Sunset Cantina

Sunday, July 24th

Time Users/Writers Small Ballroom Business/Entrepeneurs Auditorium Contributor Day Large Ballroom
11:00 amRegistration & Coffee
11:30 amCain & Obenland in the Morning! Konstantin Obenland, Michael Cain101 Ways to Rock as a Freelancer Troy Dean, Kristina Romero
12:20 pmHow to Get 100 Content Ideas in an Hour Nicole KohlerEmpowering your Clients and Being an Advocate for You Aaron WareIntro to Contributor Day
1:10 pm5 Ways to Contribute to WordPress (If You’re Not a Developer) Adam WarnerFrom Blog to Business: Running a WordPress Membership Site Brian KrogsgardContributor Day
1:50 pmBreak
2:10 pmContent & Writing Panel Tony Guarnaccia, Maura Webster, Eileen Lonergan, Nicole KohlerBusiness Panel Kate Gilbert, Sam Hotchkiss, Annie Smidt, Jared Novack, Amanda Giles, Kristina RomeroContributor Day
3:00 pmPassionate Podcasting with WordPress Amy FelmanPower SEO for Your WordPress Website Tom Shapiro
3:50 pmMachine Learning with WordPress K.Adam WhiteSetting Up Monthly WordPress Care Plans for Predicable Income Kristina Romero
4:40 pmClosing Remarks