Schedule

Friday, March 17

Saturday, March 18

Kids Camp! 10:00AM–4:30PM Special kid-friendly lessons will introduce your child to the wonderful world of WordPress and help them learn or improve upon WordPress development, design, and use skills!

Time Ballroom Anne Cramer Mark C. Pope Paul Duke
8:45 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amKeynote Troy Dean
10:00 amRunning Your Service Business on WordPress David LaiettaSeven Core Competencies of WordPress Web Designer Pros Judi KnightNamespaces, Autoloading, and Improving Plugin Architecture Tom McFarlin11 Things you should do with a new WordPress install Steve Heuser
11:00 amTypography: The Backbone of Your Website Design Alison ChandlerTroubleshooting JavaScript Travis SmithFinding Your Pot of Gold Isn’t About Luck: How to Prospect, Nurture and Close the Right Clients Krystal Galewski, Leah Halbina
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmResponsive Web Design Workshop: Double Session Ashlea Lanier, Ali GreenWho needs a Server? Setting up WordPress in AWS without a server Carel BekkerHow WordPress Will Change Your Life Brian RotszteinI’m so busy with my business, how can I get content on my site? Mark Tilly
2:00 pmWP-CLI: Save Time by Managing WordPress from the Command Line Shawn HooperWe Are All Making This Up: Improv Lessons For Developers Dwayne McDanielBe THE Choice, Not Just a Choice…just for WordPress Companies Gene Hammett
3:00 pmFreelance Marketing Workshop: Double Session Nathan IngramGet Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers Jill AndersonDiscovering The Content Endpoints Of The WordPress REST API Josh PollockGetting Started With Google Analytics Frank Corso
4:00 pmHow to find a good WordPress developer Adam WalkerHow to use teaching as a learning tool Carl AlexanderGaining a Global Audience: The Importance of Website Translation Lauren Jeffcoat

Sunday, March 19

Time Ballroom Anne Cramer Mark C. Pope Paul Duke
9:00 amGetting Started with JavaScript: Double Session Micah WoodCreating SOLID (not STUPID) Plugins and Themes Brian S. ReedThe Form Factor: Tools of the Trade Naomi C. BushDIY WordPress Site Management: Configure, Launch, and Maintain Cliff Seal
10:00 amPhotography for Websites Scott FiskPanel: Hosting Companies Aaron ReimannYour Website: a New Client Magnet Machine! Karen Cleveland
11:00 amLessons learned on the journey from Print to WordPress – tips from a longtime graphic designer Su Berland SchaerFramework Springboard- Build Faster and Better Websites in WAY Less Time Shelly PeacockEvolving a blog to a podcast (and beyond) Mark DealBuilding a referral network April Wier
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmSEO in 2017: Double Session Mickey Mellen, Jenny MunnPrincess Leia taught me everything I need to know about design Isaac IrvineLeveraging Child Themes and Grandchild Themes to Streamline Development Rob RiggsOutsourcing with WordPress Mickey Trivett
2:00 pmThe Age of the Specialist: Running a Niche Design Business Derek HartWordPress Deployment for Professionals: How to Solve the Problem of Multiple WordPress Installs in 30 Minutes or Less Jason LengstorfWordPress as a Vehicle for Any Business: Visualizing and Achieving Success Adam W. Warner
3:00 pmProcessing the Process of Processes Bret PhillipsA/B Testing, Which Way Does Your Duck Face? Mike DemoWebsite Security – The Big Picture w/ Simple Steps to Take Aaron D. CampbellMeetups: Why is it important to invest in the WordPress Community? Bridget Willard
4:00 pmClosing Remarks