Schedule

Saturday, July 22nd

Time Auditorium Ballroom Balcony 1 Balcony 2
8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast 🎟
9:00 amOpening Remarks πŸ‘‹
9:10 amKeynote: Design + Inclusion John Maeda
10:10 amBuilding an App with WordPress’ REST API Greg OppermanIncrease engagement and conversion with these 6 innovative personalized experiences Jesse FriedmanPlaying ball with Plugins Marc GratchThe Biggest WordPress Myths Uncovered Lauren Jeffcoat
11:00 amFunctional Programming for WordPress Developers Dave RossContent Creation: The Real Deal Maura WebsterLevel Up! Taking your WordPress Code up a Notch Amanda GilesDon’t just design and build a Death Star, maintain it too Mathew Clancy
11:50 amCreating an accessible WordPress site Gian WildDealing with Problem Clients Nathan IngramIt’s never too soon to be fitted for a tinfoil hat Jim ReeviorPicking a Page Builder Gregory Schoppe
12:30 pmLunch πŸ₯™
2:00 pmPerformance Under Pressure Mat MarquisPanel: Plugins Adam W. Warner, Christian Nolen, Lisa B Snyder, Lauren JeffcoatTurning Your WordPress Site into a Marketing Automation Engine Josh FialkoffPanel: Design Erin M. Harris, Mary Beth Amaral, Marcus Ohanesian, Mel Choyce
2:50 pmEnterprise-Grade WordPress Development: Building Bulletproof Software that is Ready for the Masses Steven WordThe Ultra-Condensed Guide To Selling Anything Online Using WordPress Christie ChirinosBefore Design: What steps to take before you start designing and developing your website Karalyn Thayer
3:30 pmIce Cream Break! 🍦
3:50 pmTime to Publish Bradley JacobsMulti-User (Network/Multisite ) in Higher Education David IsraelPanel: Working in the Open (Source) Jared Novack, Dwayne McDaniel, Mel Choyce, Steven WordWebsite and UX Design – From a Designer’s Perspective Amy Kvistad
4:40 pmWhy Can’t I Do X in my plugin? Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)Why “Focus” Might Be the Most Important Ingredient to Growing Your Agency Bill GadlessWoo for You: Customizing WooCommerce Gary ThayerEasy Design Tips for Non-Designers Annie Smidt
5:30 pmAfterparty πŸŽ‰

Sunday, July 23rd

Time Auditorium Balcony 1 Balcony 2 Large Ballroom
11:00 amRegistration & Coffee β˜•οΈ
11:30 amKeynote: Democratizing Software K.Adam White
12:20 pmWinning Hearts and Minds: Effective communication throughout a website redesign Mike KirbyA/B Testing – Which Way Does Your Duck Face? Mike DemoHow to Manage Your Reputation in the Age of Fake News: Online and Legal Tools for the Post-Truth Era Chris Wurster, Tara JohnsonIntroduction to Contributing
1:10 pmThe Dawson Way of Doing Things: A Study of Our Path Using WordPress Jonathan PerlmanHow to Build a 7-Figure Productized Design Agency Sam BrodieTake back the day with WP-CLI Ryan KannerContributor Day
1:50 pmSnack Break 🍿
2:10 pmMobilizing 300 Reluctant Content Creators Brian DeConinckEffective Conversion Optimization Techniques Tom ShapiroCreating Your Personal Brand: The Power of Connection & Communication for Success Laura WillisContributor Day (rest of the day)
3:00 pmPanel: WordPress in Higher Ed Guillaume Molter, Gian Wild, Mike Kirby, Jonathan PerlmanPanel: Freelancing Jennifer Nickerson, Kyle Maurer, Marc Gratch, Amanda GilesPanel: Themes Ro Pirog, Moira Ashleigh, Jen Ecker, Yvonne Christian
3:50 pmWordPress High Performance Hosting Using AWS Guillaume MolterCSS Grid is here! Juan Pablo GomezGet Google to Love Your WordPress Website Kori Ashton
4:40 pmTrack Everything With Google Tag Manager Jon DiPietroAutomating WordPress Updates With Visual Regression Andrew TaylorBlog Like A Boss Aileen McDonough
5:20 pmClosing Remarks πŸ‘‹