Time Publishing Design Developer
8:00 amRegistration Opens
8:30 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amBlog Post Checklist Aaron WeissUsing WordPress in The World Of Higher Education Rachel CardenHelping WordPress Core Anthony Burchell
9:50 amConversion Rate Optimization 101: Make Your WordPress Site Convert! Chris EdwardsStreamlining the Web Design Process Using Style Tiles Stephanie BrinleyBreaking Up (Your Code) is Hard to Do Dan Beil
10:40 amPodcasting with WordPress: How to Grow Your Audience Through Collaboration Jared EasleyDesigning for Development, The Value of Collaborative Design Michelle SchulpOvercoming Legacy Projects Zach Wills
11:30 amThe Future of Sales – Understanding Information as a Currency Raymmar TiradoRapid Prototyping & Theme Design with Sketch Ryan KingCode Audit & Review Panel Steven Word, Devin Vinson, Helen Hou-Sandi, Josh Eaton
12:20 pmSaturday Lunch
1:40 pmGet your WordPress Site in Shape Hristo PandjarovHow to Build a WordPress Membership Site Steve BurgeLet Grunt do your Grunt Work David Parsons
2:30 pmNo One Cares About Your Content… Yet! Cliff SealDesign and Development Techniques for Accessibility Robert JollySlow Sites Suck: Make Your Site Hum with HHVM Richard Tape
3:20 pmHow to Gain Initial Momentum with Google Using SEO Keith FraleyAvoiding “How Do I Do That Again?”: Making WordPress Easy for Your Clients Becky HammTesting Made Easy Micah Wood
4:10 pmBe a Part of Something Bigger: Get Involved with WordPress David BissetMobile-First Development: Why and How Jesse PetersenSmaller, Faster PHP: an Introduction to Backend Performance Optimization Jonathan Brinley
5:00 pmDay One Over
6:30 pmAfter Party!


Time Business Freelance Design & Development
9:30 amRegistration, Check-in & Networking Breakfast
10:30 amKeynote: Theft, Tributes & Collaboration Carl Smith
11:30 amHow to Use Promises to Grow Your Profits Lenny GaleLessons in Plugin Development: Successes and Failures of a Large Free Plugin Chris WiegmanExtending the REST API Josh Pollock
12:20 pmBehind the Scenes Look at How We Handle Customer Support Syed BalkhiThe Power of Recurring Income Nathan IngramWP-CLI: Save Time by Managing WordPress From the Command Line Shawn Hooper
1:10 pmSunday Lunch
2:10 pmHow Much Can I Charge? Adam JudaMake WordPress Your Own: Painless Child Theming Taylor Bare
3:00 pmOutsourcing WordPress Development Effectively Bret PhillipsWorking as an Out-of-House Developer, or Maintaining Retainers Devin VinsonGetting What You Need With WP_Query Topher DeRosia
3:50 pmIt’s the Little Things: Creating a Delightful WordPress Experience for your Clients Andi GrahamThe Challenges (and Solutions) of Support Frank CorsoCreating Custom Sites with Post Types, Taxonomies and Meta Dave Clements
4:40 pmThe Elephant In The Room: Working on a Distributed Team Chris Wiegman, Michelle Schulp, Michele ButcherAgile Approach: Sales, Onboarding, Research and Discovery James Tryon, Mason JamesDevelopment Workflow for Agencies that Increases Profits and Frees up your Weekends Joe Dooley
5:30 pmClosing Comments & Wrap-up