17th March – Contributor Day

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18th March – Day 1

Time Track A Track B Track C
09:15Opening Remarks
09:40Lightning Session Wendie Huis in ‘t Veld, Heather Dopson, Marco CalicchiaShowing ROI: How to Create a Content Marketing Report Ilia MarkovWordPress Dev Ops for Beginners Stewart Ritchie
10:50Tales from the Client Side: How to Create and Foster Loving Client Relationships Tom ChuteGet Your Plugin Ready for the New WordPress Plugin Directory Aleksander KuczekObject Oriented User Experience Crispin Read
11:30Room Change
11:50Defensive Web Development: Protecting the Web from Political Uncertainty Heather BurnsMigrating Content is Like Moving House: How Did We End Up with all this Stuff? And where does it all go now? Edd HurstWrapping A Modern PHP Architecture Around A Legacy WordPress Site Alain Schlesser
14:00Encrypt All The Things: Practical Encryption from SSL to Email and Beyond Chris WiegmanThe Importance of Information Architecture: How to Organise Content to Improve User Experience Monique DubbelmanKnow Your Users Tammie Lister
14:40Room Change
15:00#A11Y and How to Sell it to a Client Mik ScarletSelfish Accessibility Adrian RoselliDesigning for Accessibility Graham Armfield
16:10How WordPress Malware Works and How to Clean an Infected Site Owen CutajarWebsite Design Pain Points for Clients and How to Help Them Through it Rachael Dines, Meg FennMaking Your Website More Inclusive Using Tone – Workshop Alice Still
16:50Room Change
17:10Panel: How do you Build a Custom Theme? Sue Fernandes, Afzaal, Sami Keijonen, Jonny AllbutLightning Session Vivek Jain, Michael Murdoch, Denise VanDeCruzeWordPowerment: Practical Approaches to Diversity and Empowerment in the WordPress Community Jenny Wong, Jessica Rose, Cedric Kisema, Meri Williams, Elizabeth S Barker

19th March – Day 2

Time Track A Track B Track C
10:00Open Doors
10:20A Deep Dive into the Roles and Capabilities API John BlackbournThe Unbearable Likeness of Design Sarah SemarkHow to Grow from Freelancer to Agency Owner David Lockie
11:00Room Change
11:20Introduction to Agile Jim BowesThe WordPress Cartoonist – A User’s Perspective Dave WalkerUsing Varying Vagrant Vagrants 2 Tom J Nowell
13:30Lightning Session Sami Keijonen, Pascal Birchler, Matt RadfordThe Art of Empathy in Customer Marketing Nevena TomovicHelp Your Readers: Format all the Things! Francesca Marano
14:10Room Change
14:30Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Host? Tim NashAn AI Bot will Build and Run your Next Site… Eventually Ronald AshriWhy and How to Use Screencasts to Train Users Ross Wintle
15:30Building a Community of Open Source Intranet Users Luke OathamChallenges and Solutions in Getting your Open Source Company to Contribute Jeffrey A. McGuire, Chris JansenEnding Design Revision Hell Nela Dunato
16:20Closing Remarks