Schedule [TESTING]


All Users
Designer / Front-End

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Time All Users Business Design and Front-End Developer
8:00 amRegistration
9:00 amKeynote Carrie Dils
10:00 amEssential SEO for Bloggers and Content Developers Leah QuintalHow to Optimize Contact Forms Kimberly DaggerhartWebsite Design with UX in Mind Melissa EgglestonSolar Powered WordPress Russell Fair
11:00 amBreak
11:15 amAvoid Embarrassing and Costly WordPress Mistakes Charlie SasserSEO goes local Rich OwingsYour Theme is Showing Nick Romanos, Laurel SchererDatabase Interactions with WP_Query and $wpdb Jonathan Daggerhart
12:15 pmLunch
1:30 pmOptimizing Your Images to Improve Site Performance and SEO Steve MortiboyThe Business of Blogging: Does Your Business Need a Blog to Succeed in Content Marketing Alicia Lewis MurrayWordPress Theme Building Blocks Jonathan RossDebugging in PHP Micah Wood
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmA Design Survival Kit for Non-Designers Matt PusateriResources and Lessons for using WordPress in your business Steven SlackListen to your users — Your data pipeline Jeff BowenTurn Your Code Into A Plugin Michael Hull
3:45 pmBreak
4:00 pmThe Goldilocks Zone: Finding the Perfect Length for Blog Posts Jim MacKenzie and Sarah GiavedoniHow Social Media Can Accomplish Your Business or Organizational Goals Jennifer Saylor, Sarah BenoitTech Support for Graphic Designers Bill and Rhonda SterrettPut a little Backbone in your WordPress Adam Silverstein
6:00 pmAfter Party: Wedge Brewing

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time All Users Business Design and Front-End Developer
8:00 amRegistration
9:00 amSupercharge Your WordPress Site with Jetpack Chase LivingstonA Look behind the Curtain Boomer SassmannA Need for Speed: Performance Driven Front End Development Allen MooreCreating a Tournament-style Bracket System Tom Harrigan
10:00 amBreak
10:15 amWordPress Upgrades: Ready, Set, Go! Dustin MezaMoving up the food chain: Finding, pitching and executing on 5 and 6-figure projects Bill GadlessMake WordPress Your Own Using Child Themes Taylor BareUsing WordPress as a Content Framework Pat Eason
11:15 amBreak
11:30 amStaying Connected: Securing Your WordPress Website Ray MitchellCustomer Service and the Freelancer Adam SewellDemystifying Accessible WordPress Websites Nancy ThankiEmpathetic Development in WordPress Kyle Evans
12:30 pmLunch
1:45 pmMonsters of WordPress Kyle BondoTraining Day: Preparing Clients for their WordPress Experience Cameron CampbellResponsive Images Without a Plugin Adam SmithUsing WordPress as a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) Platform Thomas Griffin
2:45 pmBreak
3:00 pmSee One Do One Teach One, Making Website Videos with an iPad Judi KnightOnline Writing Best Practices Mark BloomDevelopment Panel: Connecting WordPress with APIs
5:00 pmAfter Party: Wedge Brewing