Order of presentations is subject to change. Just added! A new time slot with 3 additional presentations!
Friday, September 13 – WESST Enterprise Center [map]
|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]
Pick up WordCamp ID and swag; get coffee; schmooze, etc.
|8:40 am||Introduction To WordCamp
Karen Arnold, Automattic
Eric Renz-Whitmore, New Mexico Tech Council
|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|
|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
Bring your WP website issues to the experts for a brief appointment and get free diagnosis and assistance.
Karen Arnold (Automattic), and others
|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|
|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!!!