After Party

WordCamp Maine 2014’s after party will be held on the Casco Bay Lines’ vessel, Aucocisco III, on Saturday evening.  The ferry will depart Portland at exactly 7pm and return to port at 10pm.  Guests should arrive no later than 6:30.  Parking is limited in the area, so it’s strongly encouraged to walk from Maine College of Art or your hotel.

About the refreshments:

  • A cash bar will be available for beer, wine, soft drinks, etc.
  • Food will be prepared by Local Sprouts:
    • Maine Cheese Platter: A mix of artisanal Maine cheeses with crackers and bread
    • Vegetable and Dip Platter: Seasonal Vegetables with Creamy Herb Dip or Tahini Miso Dip
    • Mini Lobster Rolls: Fresh Maine Lobster Meat mixed with Herbs and House Made Aioli on a Buttered Roll
    • Pesto Crostinis made with Vegan Nut-free Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes
    • Bacon Wrapped Scallop Brochettes: Maine scallops wrapped in Maine free range bacon drizzled with maple syrup
    • A Wee Bit Farm Beef Skewer Marinated in Tamari and LemongrassServed with a Ginger Hoisin Dipping Sauce
    • Maine Melon wrapped in Prosciutto
    • Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Skewers with Balsamic Reduction
    • Fresh Spring Rolls with local, seasonal vegetables Served with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce
    • Chicken Salad in a Crispy Wonton Cup

Directions to Casco Bay Lines

Happiness Bar

Tim Moore, Maine resident and WordPress Generalist at Automattic, will run WordCamp Maine’s Happiness Bar.  Happiness Bars give WordCamp attendees a chance to ask questions of Automatticians, speakers, and others about issues and features on their WordPress-based sites. This is a great resource for those just getting started, who are stuck with an issue, or want to recap a procedure.  Our Happiness Bar will be stationed in the Café on MECA’s 2nd Floor during Saturday’s events.

We have our speakers!

We are proud to announce our awesome line up of speakers coming from around the world!

  • Amanda Giles – Creating customizable widgets for unpredictable needs
  • Chris Moreno – The Business of WordPress
  • Chris Van Patten – Outsource your content marketing (the WordPress way)
  • Chris Wiegman – Securing your code: WordPress Security for Developers
  • Denise Martin – Writing Psychology: 9 Steps to Move Any Online Audience to Action
  • Doug Vanderweide – Make Your First WordPress Plugin
  • Elisa Doucette – Content Marketing – How To Manage Your Plan And Team Virtually
  • Jacob Nicholson – Easy WordPress Security Tricks
  • Jason Clarke – Empathy: The secret ingredient in WordPress development, work, and success
  • Jeff Matson – Choosing a WordPress Host
  • Jen Ecker – Intro to Starter Themes
  • Jesse Friedman – Never stop innovating
  • John Eckman and Matt Fulton – Delivering the News on WordPress
  • Konstantin Obenland and Michael Cain – Cain & Obenland In The Morning
  • Patrick Rauland – Let’s Build an E-Commerce Store in 30 Minutes!
  • Ray Gulick – Just Another WordPress Designer or Developer: Differentiation in a Time of Saturation
  • RC Lations – Using Data to Power The User Experience
  • Sang-Min Yoon – Designing (Deciding) in the Browser
  • Siobhan McKeown – Scratching the WordPress Itch
  • William P. Davis – Advanced hacking WordPress talk
  • Xiao Yu – Jetpack Related Posts for Power Users