Your organizing team has put together two full days of content for this year’s camp.
About Day 1:
Day 1 is about expanding your WordPress knowledge, it will feature many different talks surrounding 4 ‘tracks’ (which you can read more about below).
About Day 2:
Day 2 is about hands-on experience. We’ll be running site clinics, additional session talks, and areas where you can gain direct, hands-on knowledge for any of your WordPress projects.
Day 1: Content Talks
Day 1: Developer Talks
- Deploying WordPress Themes with Git, by Aurooba Ahmed
- The Freelancer’s Guide to the Common Client, by Russ Fee
- Tools for Managing Multiple WordPress Sites, by Christina Varro
- Creating a custom event management system, by Edward McIntyre
- WordPress for Podcasts, by Dan Stephenson
- Jetpack Secrets: Theme Tools, Actions and Filters, and other little known facts, by Richard Archambault
Day 1: Business Talks
- How We Run Successful WordPress Projects, by Jeff Archibald
- Your Local Business Primer, by Dana DiTomas
- 7 Ways to Take Your WordPress Website to the Next Level Using Your Own Data, by Paul Thompson
Day 1: Creative Talks
- Digital Storytelling: Bring Stories to Life with Dynamic Content, by Idris Fashan
- Designing with style: Using style tiles in responsive design, by Jason Dorn
Day 2: Workshops, Sessions and Collaborative Events.
Day 2 will be an opportunity to further your hands on knowledge. We’ll be finalizing the details over the coming days but here is a quick summary:
Day 2: Sessions
- Themify Flow – The Last Theme You Ever Need!, by Dan Stephenson
- Launch your site with Jetpack!, by Richard Archambault
- How to Leverage the Power of Content to Create New Opportunities, by David Andrew Wiebe
- We ran 10 minute site clinics over lunch hour in last years WordCamp with great success. At the clinic you’ll have an opportunity to pose questions, problems, or just have a general critique of your site.You will walk away with a better understanding of how to make your site fulfill its goals.
- The WordPress Cafe seats you with future mentors, colleagues and (possibly) clients. 10-minute, 4-person shop-talk sessions will focus on questions that need to be asked:
- Why should I consider managed hosting?
- How can a web designer compete with theme directories?
- Has WordPress peaked?
More questions from organizers and WordCamp attendees will be submitted and curated during the Saturday sessions.
- The Pro Bono lounge (or sometimes referred to as Happiness Lounge) will pair up struggling WordPress users with expert WordPress professionals for free consultations and quick fixes. Bring your laptop, ideas and sketches. There will be plenty of wifi and outlets