Schedule

Friday, March 4th

Times listed for Friday Schedule are approximate times of when each subsection will start.

Time WP 101 - What's WordPress Social Media / Photo / Video Integration
7:45 amCheck-in / Registration
8:45 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amSetting Up WordPress / WordPress DashboardCreating Authentic Relationships Through Social Media Connor Blakley
9:40 amUnderstanding Posts / Pages / Categories Maureen CarruthersYouTube for Traffic Katie Patton
10:20 amAdding Media / Menus / Widgets / SettingsInstagram is My Jam Cyrissa Carlson
11:00 amHow do we work together? A look at a project from both customer / service provider Gery Deer, Jeff Long
12:00 pmLunch
Time WP 201 - Site Customizations for Beginners My site's up, now what?
1:00 pmThemes / PluginsWhat to Write When You Don’t Know What to Write Meggan J. Lanahan
1:40 pmHTML & CSSSEO 101 Angela Bergmann
2:20 pmWordPress Q/A Session with AutomatticiansBlogging and Content Creation for WordPress Nile Flores
3:00 pmSite Maintenance – Best Practices for Keeping Your Site Up and Running Andrew Walker, Mike McDermott
4:00 pmClosing Remarks

Saturday, March 5th

Time Publisher Power User Developer Marketing
7:30 amCheck-in / Registration
8:15 amOpening Remarks
8:30 amMorning Keynote: How We Grew the Elegant Themes’ Blog to Over 1 Million Monthly Visitors Nathan Weller
9:30 amWordPress – What to DO When you Don’t Know What to DO Jarrett GucciHow to Improve Your Podcast’s WordPress Website Daniel J. LewisTaking the Web Offline Steve Grunwell10 Elements of High Quality, Audience Focused Content Gery Deer
10:30 amWordPress as Your Digital Home Chris HardieCreating Online Courses with WordPress Jeff LongAn Introduction to React.js Ben ByrneBuilding your Brand is as easy as rolling D.I.C.E Ryan Rhoten
11:30 amPodcasting Plugins to make engagement easier Steve StewartStreamlining Your Mockups & Theme Styling Process Shelby ElliottJavascript: Beyond jQuery Bobby BryantLocal SEO – How Small Businesses Can Compete In Google Jared Banz
12:15 pmLunch
1:25 pmAfternoon Keynote: Building an Open Source Agency Brad Griffith
2:30 pmHow to Create Content That Supports Your Business Goals Nathan WellerNever Sell a Site Without a Maintenance Agreement Mike McDermottFixing a Hacked Site Seth AllingThe Ten Dos (and Don’ts) on Starting a Business Online Danny Santoro
3:30 pmTroubleshooting WordPress Nile FloresUsing Custom Post Types to Align with Mental Models of Backend Users Erin OlmonWriting WP-CLI Scripts that Work Steve GrunwellHow to use your WordPress site for Marketing Janette Dywasuk
4:30 pmCreating a Blogging Schedule Using The 20/30 Rule Jarrett GucciVersion Control Your Site: Tracking ALL Website Changes Dustin HartzlerContainerizing WordPress Paul Tela
5:20 pmClosing Remarks
6:30 pmNetworking Event – Caddy’s Tap House

March 4th – March 5th 2016