Schedule

Friday, September 30th

Time Beginner 1 Beginner 2 Intermediate Advanced
8:30 amRegistration
9:30 amOpening Remarks
10:00 amWordPress.ORG Basics: Setup and Installation – pt 1 (10am-12pm) Daniella NorwoodWordPress.COM Basics: Setup and Installation – pt 1 (10am-12pm) Lydia RogersJoint session: Keeping Your Website/Blog Looking Fresh! (10am-11am) & Analytics: Gaining Meaningful Data from Your Audience (11am – 12pm) Patrick Gleavey, Ajay ColettaContributing to WordPress Core – pt 1 (10am-12pm) Jonathan Desrosiers
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmWordPress.ORG Basics: Setup and Installation – pt 2 (1pm-3pm) Daniella NorwoodWordPress.COM Basics: Setup and Installation – pt 2 Lydia RogersPick Great Plugins (and Developers) Without Knowing Code Luke GedeonContributing to WordPress Core – pt 2 (1pm-3pm) Jonathan Desrosiers
3:00 pmBreak
3:15 pmDesign Workflow: What To Do and When To Do It Christopher LucockSEO Beyond Yoast Kerch McConlogueHow to Create a Comprehensive Training Manual for Your Clients Hanna FureyMake Meta Boxes Great Again Nate Allen
5:30 pmSpeaker’s Dinner

Saturday, October 1st

Time Beginner Developer Business
8:30 amRegistration
9:30 amOpening Remarks
10:00 am20 Tips to Improving Your WordPress Site for Beginners Reiko BeachGetting Started with WP-CLI Christian NolenThe Formula for Custom Proposal Writing Adam Lamagna
11:00 amBlog Like a Boss Aileen McDonoughWhy Did You Do That!? SEO Mistakes All Developers Make Alicia HaleSelling Your Soul Lauren Hanson
12:00 pmLunch
12:45 pmKeynote Speaker – John Maeda on Computational Design and Inclusion
2:00 pmSimple Strategies for Creating a Killer IA Matthew O’BryantAvoiding Catastrophic Plug-In Failure: Best Practices are Born During Fire Drills Nate BergerManaging Clients Without Going Crazy John Eckman
3:00 pmBreak
3:30 pmWicked Fast WordPress Chris FerdinandiThe Most Beautiful Templates You’ve Ever Seen! How a Template Language Can Speed Up Your Development and Make You a Better Engineer Jared NovakFive Figure Freelancing Nathan Reimnitz
4:30 pmPanel Discussion
6:00 pm2016 WordCamp Rhode Island After Party