Foundation Friday

Time 101 201 301
8:00 amRegistration Opens
9:00 amWordPress 101 Shanta R. NathwaniWordPress Wizardry Without Code Suzette FranckA Website Is Not A Poster Michelle Schulp
10:30 amGetting the Most out of Mel ChoyceShortcode Shenanigans Kyle MaurerThere’s No Place Like Marc Benzakein
12:00 pmLunch – On Your Own
1:00 pmComprehensive Dashboard Walkthrough Dustin FilippiniIntro To Jetpack Michele ButcherIntroduction to Custom Theming Heather Acton
2:30 pmChoosing and customizing WordPress themes (no code required!) Andy ChristianWhy Setting Up Themes is a Niche in Itself, What to Know Zac GordonAdmin as a User Experience: The Quest for Simplicity Jamie Sanchez
4:00 pmUsing and Installing Plugins Joshua AlexanderInformation Architecture Strategy Session Gloria AntonelliUnderstanding WordPress Filters and Actions Ian Wilson

Foundation Friday 401 is an unconference track, so bring your ideas, questions, and thoughts!

Saturday, June 14th

Time Architect - Lake Rm Engineer - Loop/River Rm Foreman - Dining Rm
8:00 amRegistration Opens
8:45 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amWordPress Security – It’s All About the Basics Tony PerezA Walk Around the Loop Kelly DwanNo Regrets Web Design Hilary Fosdal
10:00 amColor Theory for Web Developers Aaron JorbinHow NOT to develop (With WordPress) Dan BeilDevelop Very Mild Superpowers with Git Brent Shepherd
11:00 amUX Real-Time Site Personalization Jesse FriedmanYou Don’t Need jQuery Josh Brotonhow to not design like a developer Tracy Apps
12:00 pmActivities – Lightning Talks, Architecture Tour, Networking
1:00 pmLunch – On Your Own
2:00 pmResponsive Design with WordPress Joe CasabonaDesigning for Interaction Travis TotzTaking Your JavaScript Further Gregory Cornelius
3:00 pmDo Big Things With A Small Team Pete Mall, Brian Krogsgard, Sara CannonModular JavaScript K.Adam WhiteWireframing Essentials James Barrett
4:00 pmAre you ready to learn a bit about Pricing Steve Zehngut, Chris LemaSmart Design: Icon Fonts, SVG, and the Mobile Influence Sara CannonWP-to-JS and back again Nick Pelton
5:00 pmAdvanced Topics in WordPress Development Andrew Nacin101 Ways to Elevate Yourself and Demand Higher Fees Troy DeanDesigning for the First Five Seconds Ross Johnson
6:30 pmAfter Party – 3rd Floor Rooftop Terrace

Sunday, June 15th

Time Architect - Lake Rm Engineer - Loop/River Rm Foreman - Dining Rm
10:00 amBuilding Your First Widget Josh LeuzeContent Calendars for WordPress: Tips & Tools Mike HaleMoving your Plugin to GitHub: Trials, Tribulations, and Testing George Stephanis
11:00 amCheck & Double Check: Internal QA is Vital Lisa Sabin-WilsonAccessibility Ready: Theming for a larger audience Joe DolsonA house with no walls: Creating a site structure for the future Lisa Ghisolf
12:00 pmFrom Zero to WordPress Hero Ben LobaughIntroduction to IDEs and Debugging Aaron HolbrookBuilding and Managing Large Multisite Networks Sam Hotchkiss
1:00 pmLunch – On Your Own
2:30 pmProject Management or How to Herd Cats Becky DavisMultisite and Multi-network John James Jacoby (JJJ)
3:30 pmPut Your Content to REST With WP-API Rachel BakerSolutions Before Development: Creating WordPress Products That Actually Sell Rebecca GillUse Google Analytics to Improve Your WordPress Website Yesenia Sotelo
4:30 pmSurviving Support: 10 Tips for Saving Your Users and Yourself Julie CameronSpeed as a Feature: Getting a Handle on Page Load Time Zack TollmanFreemium For the Rest of Us Patrick Rauland
Advanced Development
Business/Project Management
General Interest