Schedule

Friday, August 15th

Time Blogger eCommerce WordPress.com
11:30 amRegistration Opens
12:30 pmGetting started with WordPress Gary Thayer
2:00 pmContent Creation 101 Chris Van PattenCreating Your Online Store Patrick RaulandWorking with your WordPress.com site Michael Cain
4:30 pmWordPress Q&A

Saturday, August 16th

Time Ideas and Panels Power User / Business Developer User
8:00 amRegistration Opens
9:00 amWelcome Michael Cain, Konstantin Obenland
9:30 amNever Stop Innovating Jesse FriedmanJust another WordPress designer or developer: Surviving/Thriving as a WordPress Designer or Developer in a Saturated Labor Market Ray GulickCain & Obenland In The Morning Michael Cain, Konstantin ObenlandWordPress Security Fundamentals Joseph Herbrandson
10:30 amDelivering the News on WordPress John Eckman, Matt FultonMake Your First WordPress Plugin Doug VanderweideBeyond the post: WordPress as an application platform William P. DavisLet’s Build an E-Commerce Store in 30 Minutes! Patrick Rauland
11:30 amWordPress as an API: The Power of Semantic Data Sam HotchkissThe Business of WordPress Chris MorenoSecuring Your Code: WordPress Security for Developers Chris WiegmanContent Marketing – How To Manage Your Plan And Team Virtually Elisa Doucette
12:30 pmLunch
1:15 pmKeynote John Eckman
2:00 pmScratching the WordPress Itch Siobhan McKeownDesigning (Deciding) in the Browser Sang-Min YoonUsing Data to Power The User Experience RC LationsWriting Psychology: 9 Steps to Move Any Online Audience to Action Denise Martin
3:00 pmDevelopment Panel Rachel Baker, Sam Hotchkiss, Xiao Yu, Patrick Rauland, Konstantin ObenlandEmpathy: The secret ingredient in WordPress development, work, and success Jason ClarkeIntro to Starter Themes Jen EckerChoosing a WordPress Host Jeff Matson
4:00 pmDesign Panel DeAnne Curran, Caroline Moore, Ray Gulick, Jesse FriedmanCreating Customizable Widgets for Unpredictable Needs Amanda GilesOutsource your content marketing (the WordPress way) Chris Van Patten
7:00 pmDinner Cruise Departs
10:00 pmDinner Cruise Returns

Sunday, August 17th

Time Contributor
10:00 amContributor Day at Casco Bay Tech Hub
4:00 pmContributor Day Ends