Location: The Fountain Room

Time Lightning Talk
10:00 amBrunch Begins
10:45 amBicycle Freelancing Shawn Pfunder
11:00 amWhy Email Newsletters Help Bloggers Build Influence Aaron Rosell
11:15 amWhy You Should Embrace Failure Cate DeRosia
12:00 pmBrunch Ends


Location: Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Time Track 1: Auditorium Track 2: Forum Track 3: Rm 180
12:30 pmMore Than Words: The Power of Type Mykl RoventineImprovisation: How to Unleash Creative Ideas and Build Stronger Teams Jim BarrettCode Reviews: That’s a Great Idea! Amy Gebhardt
1:30 pmCreating a Blogging Schedule Using The 20/30 Rule Jarrett GucciThe Other User’s Experience Caro GriffinJavaScript <3 WordPress Solomon Scott
2:30 pmMaximize Media David SkarjuneIntentional Design Erica SchaafWeb Accessibility with JavaScript Joe Dolson
3:30 pmOne step at a time: creating incremental value that lasts a lifetime Mendel KurlandMaking WordPress even more AWSome Travis HoglundWordPress + React: A Match Made in Heaven Josh Broton
4:30 pmClosing Remarks: Auditorium


Location: McNally Smith College of Music
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Intro to WordPress: Recital Hall, Room 70, Ground Floor
Intro to Design: Rehearsal Room, Lower Level
Intro to Development: Room 261, Second Floor
Time Intro To Design Intro To Development Intro To WordPress
8:00 amRegistration Opens
8:45 amWelcome & Announcements
9:00 amDesign Principles OverviewWordPress Code / Structure OverviewIntroduction to WordPress
10:00 amDesign For Web ComponentsBeginning Templating / Heirarchy OverviewGetting Started
11:00 amWordPress Logic for DesignersTemplating cont; required actions / functions / enqueuingPosts & Pages
12:00 pmLunch: On Your Own
1:00 pmFront End Workflows For DesignersCustom Post Types, Custom FieldsImages & Media
2:00 pmClassy Theming & Getting GranularIntro To WP_Query()Menus & Navigation
3:00 pmChild Themes for DesignersAdvanced Topics/General HelpUsing Themes & Customizing
3:45 pmUsing Plugins for Functionality


Location: Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Time Track 1: Auditorium Track 2: Forum Track 3: Rm 180 Track 4: Rm 50B
8:00 amRegistration Opens: Atrium
8:45 amOpening Remarks: Auditorium
9:00 amWhere do I go from here? Justin FoellNever Launch without Training Becky DavisDesigners != pixel pushers tracy appsLet’s Talk ElasticSearch Aaron Holbrook
10:00 amDefining a Clear Path Travis TotzGiving and Getting in the Open Source Community Topher DeRosiaBuild Something Today Andrew NorcrossStep 1: Build Website. Step 2: ??????. Step 3: PROFIT!! Eric Sherred
11:00 amBe Yoda Not Luke: A Content Strategy that Wins – for businesses and bloggers alike Chris LemaFrom Junior to Senior: Why we Teach Amy GebhardtDesigning for Intention: Getting Users to Do What You Want James ArcherScaling websites with WordPress examples: lessons from the movies Matt Perry
12:00 pmLunch: Atrium
1:30 pmProgrammers Can UX Too: Avoiding the Programmer’s User Interface Eryn O’NeilHave Empathy when Teaching Joe CasabonaThe small business guide to content strategy Jen JamarWordPress at Scale Drew Gorton
2:30 pmStronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community Edward FinklerAnalyze, Plan, Execute Ryan ErwinWhy your site is slow Steve PerschThe Path To Conversion: Storytelling Through Theme Design Jennifer Bourn
3:30 pmBe a Google Analytics Master – Advanced Google Analytics Chris EdwardsGood, Fast, and Cheap: How Modular Design Improves Our Projects Jeremy WardDo you really need OOP? Aaron HolbrookSecret to becoming a great Project Manager James Tryon
4:30 pmBeyond The Loop Reid PeiferOffer the best darn support T-RaveCustom Post Types for Non-developers Tyler Golberg
6:30 pmAfter Party – Westwerk