WordCamp Ottawa 2017 Schedule

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time Developers Users
6:30 pmIntroduction to WordPress for Beginners Rick Radko, Miriam Goldman
10:00 pmEnd of Sessions

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time 1 - Parliament Room 2 - Bytowne Room 3 - Rideau Room
8:30 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amKeynote – WordPress for Revolutionaries Lorraine Murphy
10:00 amStorytelling, Social Media & Building a Community for Your Blog or Website Erin Blaskie7 Google Analytics Mistakes Holding you Back & How to Fix Them David BirdCompare and contrast custom meta box frameworks Paul Bearne
11:00 amOooh, Shiny! All the new CSS toys for WordPress Theme Development Shannon SmithWomen in WordPress (Panel) Laura Gauthier, Tina Todorovic, Kathryn Presner, Meagan Hanes, Christie Witt, Miriam GoldmanUsing Docker to Create WordPress Development Environments 2.0 Thiago Loureiro
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmThe Secret Art of WordPress Christopher RossFast & Deadly: WordPress Websites Need To be Mobile Friendly: An Advertiser’s Perspective Sam Lalonde404 Pages are inevitable, so make the most out of them Neha Patel
1:30 pmProviding stellar client/customer service in a technical world Sylvie HanesTemplate code in functions kill kittens: MVC within WordPress Themes and Plugins Matt GrahamPremium plugin and public GitHub repository: why it’s a good idea Remy Perona
2:00 pmIt’s the Little Things that Make a Difference Michelle AmesDesigners & Developers – Bridging the Gap (Panel) Meagan Hanes, Christie Witt, Miriam Goldman, Shannon Smith, Christopher RossFantastic SVGs and Where to Find Them Chris Yee
3:00 pmRelationship Marketing: Building Your WordPress Business With Twitter Bridget WillardBoost your website analytics with Event tracking Daphnée LaforestLearning to Code by Failing Safely Lucas Cherkewski
4:00 pmSupport, Customer Experience, and WordPress Kyle M. BrownThe Business of WordPress (Panel) Jason Knill, Brian Rotsztein, Bianca Welds, Erin BlaskieF******k Instant Articles: How do they work? Jer Clarke
5:00 pmClosing Remarks
6:30 pmAfter Party @ The Whiskey Bar – 112 York Street in the Byward Market

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time 1 - Parliament Room 2 - Bytowne Room 3 - Rideau Room
9:45 amDoors Open
10:00 amAll About Images Mike DicksonDNS and Domain Names Demystified James KooleContrib2Core Workshop Paul Bearne
11:00 amPerfect Platform: WordPress for Artists Bianca WeldsEnterprise Migrations: How to move 1 million+ posts from ANY CMS to WordPress Ivan Kruchkoff
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmMental Health, the Imposter Syndrome and working from home Stéphane BoisvertWooCommerce: A beginners guide to sell anything, anywhere…beautifully! Brian ZerklerPlugin & Application Development in WordPress Bilal Hassan
2:00 pmInside a Global Remote Agency Daphnée LaforestAdd Some Sass to your Next Project ! An introduction to Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets Jeremy Josey
3:00 pmSite ClinicWTH are CPT’s? Shanta NathwaniWriting Clean Code in WordPress Shawn Hooper
4:00 pmClosing Remarks

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