Schedule

Saturday, June 28

Time Ballroom Lyceum Room 250 Workshop
8:00 amRegistration Opens
9:00 amZero Hour NetworkingCreate your first WordPress website – an introduction to WordPress Nancy West JohnsonZero Hour NetworkingWordPress Basics Lisa Kruczynski
10:00 amOpening Remarks and Keynote – Designing WordPress: A Drama in Four Parts Siobhan McKeown
10:45 amDeveloper Lightning Talks Kailey Lampert, Mike Schroder, Elisha Terada, Adam SilversteinHow to Pick a Theme That Doesn’t Suck Stacey LaneBusiness Lighting Talks Claudia Smith, Alex Bean, Kronda Adair, Julie KuehlCreating a Plugin from Scratch Tanner Moushey
11:20 amI Started A Blog! Now What? Kimberly Gauthier
11:55 amLunch
12:45 pmMaking Sense of SEO for WordPress Jennifer Bourn, Scott Eklund, Michelle Castillo, Heather JohnsonPanel: How to Become a Better WordPress Developer Kailey Lampert, Kronda Adair, Jeremy Felt, Zack Tollman, Morten Rand-HendriksenBranding the WordPress Twenty Fourteen Theme: An Overview for the Non-Technical Naci Seyhanli, Todd Miller
1:20 pmUX – A Checklist for Real Websites Sonja Leix
1:55 pmFree And Low Cost Ways To Grow An Amazing Blog Kate StullWeb Design Is A Process Morten Rand-HendriksenPerformance, Scale, and WordPress Paul ClarkSASS — It’s more than just variables in your CSS Taylor Dewey
2:30 pmThe WordPress Community + Relationships = A Booming Business Alex McClaffertyResponsive Agile WordPress Workflow (RAWW) Erik FadimanSmall Changes toward Big Things Jeremy Felt
3:05 pmSpeed as a Feature: Getting a Handle on Page Load Time Zack TollmanThemer Lightning Talks Nancy Thanki, Jordan Quintal, Taylor Dewey, Merrill MayerMigrating WordPress Sites Eric Amundson
3:40 pmWhat Vladimir Putin Can Teach Us About Responding to Trolling Steve RoyTranslate the Geek: Teaching Clients How To Use WordPress Heather Johnson
4:15 pmKeynote Andrew Nacin
5:30 pmMedia Temple After-Party!

 

Sunday, June 29

Contributor Day! Important note: This is at a different venue than Saturday.

Time Impact HUB Seattle
9:30 amGather, register, coffee, welcome
10:00 amIntroduction: Contributing to WordPress
10:15 amHear quick pitches from various teams. Then divide into groups for further orientation.
11:00 amContribute, work, hack, learn, hang out etc. in team groups.
12:30 pmFREE LUNCH!
1:30 pmContribute, work, hack, learn, hang out etc. in team groups.
4:00 pmClose. Go get a beverage with your new friends.