Schedule

The Business / User Track Schedule

Time Business / User The Business / User track is a curated selection of presentations that will provide best practices and practical tips and tricks for increasing engagement between your readers and your WordPress sites.
8:00 amOpening Registration
8:45 amOpening Keynote: Chris Lema Chris Lema
9:15 amGetting Started with WordPress for Beginners Christoph Trappe
10:05 amCan You Make Money Blogging? John Lynn
10:55 amYour theme can do that too. Russell Aaron
11:45 amDefining Your User Experience Natalie MacLees
12:25 pmSaturday Lunch (1 Hour)
1:40 pmWordPress SEO That Is Google Friendly Benjamin Beck
2:30 pmManaging Your Site’s Community: Don’t Make Commenting A Crime Scene Mika Ariela Epstein
3:20 pmGet Your Site Built Without Getting Burned Amanda Blum
4:10 pmIntegrating Social Media Tools in WordPress Panel Discussion Billie Hillier, Desiree Peeples

The Developer / Designer Track Schedule

Time Developer / Designer The Developer / Designer track features plugin development, subversion control, developing your site for the latest version of WP (3.7 & 3.8), user testing, and other technical sessions.
8:00 amOpening Registration
8:45 amOpening Keynote: Chris Lema Chris Lema
9:15 amWill It Scale? Testing Your WordPress Website for Heavy Traffic Before It’s Too Late Ryan Sullivan
10:05 amUnit Testing Plugins Ben Lobaugh
10:55 amWordPress and Masonry: Brick by Brick Dan Birlew
11:45 amThe Customizer Konstantin Obenland
12:25 pmSaturday Lunch (1 Hour)
1:40 pmChoosing the Right Tool for the Job: Child Themes, Starter Themes and Frameworks. OH MY! Alex Vasquez
2:30 pmWeaving JavaScript Into WordPress Jeffrey Zinn
3:20 pmWordPress, Plugins, Security and Passwords Devin Egan
4:10 pmMaking Accessible WordPress Themes Joseph Karr O’Connor

The Sunday Workshops Schedule

Time Workshops Sunday's Workshop sessions are 1 hour hands-on sessions for both the Business / User and Developer / Designer tracks.
11:00 amTaking the Dread Out of Blogging Kelley Kassa
12:10 pmLeveraging CSS3 in WordPress Workshop Suzette Franck
1:10 pmSunday Lunch (1/2 Hour)
1:40 pmReal WordPress Security – Kill the noise! Workshop Dre Armeda
2:50 pmPricing Your Next WordPress Project Chris Lema, Steve Zehngut
4:00 pmBest-of-Breed Plugins For Business Websites Andy Roberts