Order of presentations is subject to change. Just added! A new time slot with 3 additional presentations!

Friday, September 13 – WESST Enterprise Center [map]

Time All Participants
6-10 pm Meet and Greet Reception WordPress Hackathon
Concurrent with the reception (same place, but probably in a different room), designers, developers, and publishers will form teams to create awesome websites for local organizations. More info to come.

Saturday, September 14 – Albuquerque Convention Center [map]

Time All Tracks
8:00 am Checkin/Registration
Pick up WordCamp ID and swag; get coffee; schmooze, etc.
8:40 am Introduction To WordCamp
Karen Arnold, Automattic
8:45 am Keynote
Eric Renz-Whitmore, New Mexico Tech Council
Time Designer Developer Publisher/User Newbie
9:10 am Clean eCommerce Solutions for the Responsive Web
Chad Person and Kevin Donnigan, @Pay
You Too Can Write a Plugin
Alison Barrett, Automattic
Strategy for Traffic Building for Beginning Bloggers
Elizabeth Urello, Automattic
Absolute Beginner’s Intro to WordPress
A new user workshop
Jamii Corley, Southwest Cyberport
A short, hands-on WordPress introduction for beginners who are prepared to roll up their sleeves and start working on a site.
Limited to 20 people. Participants must bring a laptop which can access wifi!
10:00 am WordPress and Mapping
Keya Horiuchi, Ideas and Coffee
There’s a Filter for That
Drew Jaynes, 10up
Blast Off Your Blog with Social Media!
Lauren MacEwen, SM Cubed Consulting
10:50 am Morning Break
11:10 am Making the Leap from Designer to Designer/Developer
Ray Gulick, Evo
Anatomy of a VIP Code Review
Daryl L. L. Houston, Automattic
Online Newsletters: Benefits and Challenges
Tim Anderson, Cygnet Press
Newbie Session Continued
Noon Lunch
Time Designer Developer Publisher/User All
1:10 pm DNS and Website Migration
Mark Costlow, Southwest Cyberport
Avoiding Scope Creep by Writing a Proper Statement of Work
Suzette Franck, Media Temple
SEO for WordPress Sites: How To Find and Implement a Sweet Strategy for Getting Noticed
Melissa J. White, The Blogshop
Happiness Bar
Bring your WP website issues to the experts for a brief appointment and get free diagnosis and assistance.
Happiness Engineers:
Karen Arnold (Automattic), and others
Time All Tracks
2:00 pm Panel Discussion
Developer Diversity: The Mars/Venus Thing and WordPress
Moderator: Karen Arnold
Panelists: Suzette Franck, Alison Barrett, Daryl L. L. Houston, Virginia DeBolt, Mark Casias
2:50 pm Afernoon Break
Time Designer Developer Publisher/User All
3:15 pm Choose and Modify a Theme with the End User in Mind
Anna Doo, Lei Lani Design Studio
Anatomy of a WordPress Hack
Mark Hudnall, Clef
Organizing the WordPress Backoffice: Eight Plugins that Help!
Bob DeYoung, Blue Lotus Works, LLC
Happiness Bar Continued
4:05 pm Think Before You Install – A Call to Action
Russell Aaron, Geek Street WP
Hacked! How they hack it and how you clean it
Oban Lambie, Brownrice Internet
Integrating Online Communications with WordPress
Kristelle Siarza, The Garrity Group PR
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
6-10 pm After Party

Sunday, September 15 – Albuquerque Convention Center [map]

Time All Tracks Special Session
9-noon WordPress Hackathon Wrapup/Presentation
Hackathon projects started Friday night will be completed and presented. Hackathon includes designers, developers, and publishers.
WordPress for Kids
Kids (w/parents, please) will set up their own WordPress sites, selecting and implementing themes, widgets, etc. 3rd year in a row! Back by popular demand!!!

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