WordCamp Vancouver 2013

WordCamp starts at 8a TODAY and it all happens at BCIT Downtown Campus located at 555 Seymour Street.

Please note that the BCIT parking lot will be closed on August 17th. We recommend using public transit to get to the venue, but if you are using a car, there are other public parking lots nearby, notably on Seymour St. If you use public transit, please get off at Granville station (using expo/millenium line) or Vancouver City Center (using Canada line).

Please see this post on accomodation & transporation for more information.

Follow us on Twitter and participate with the hashtag: @wordcampyvr(#wcyvr) or follow along at wcyvr.wparmchair.com.

Please find the schedule below:

Time 1- Conference Room (#280) 2- Atrium (#825) 3- Boardroom (#283)
8:50 amOpening Remarks
9:15 amResources For Reaching Your WordPress Potential Suzette FranckHi WordPress, Meet Vagrant Jeremy FeltClient-Proofing your WordPress Sites Jeff Brock
10:00 amShort Break
10:15 am30 Ways to Move Beyond Basic Blog Content Kane JamisonHacking your business: Business Workflow for Developers Justin SaintonCustomizer-ing Theme Options: A visual playground Drew Jaynes
11:00 amShort Break
11:15 am10 Things they don’t teach you about business in school Curtis McHaleTaking flight with Jetpack development Ben LobaughLighting talks (10 min each) Wes DeBoer, Jon Jennings, Robert Dall, Mike Schroder
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmCan WordPress really do that? Take 2. Morten Rand-HendriksenWordPress in 10 Steps Mari Kane
1:20 pmSimplify your styles with CSS Preprocessors Andrew Pengelly
1:45 pmShort Break
2:00 pmPut some shine in your back-end Christine RondeauTowards a Partial Page Templating System in WordPress Zack TollmanGetting Started with WooCommerce Merrill Mayer
2:20 pmTwo must have development plugins Jaffe Worley
2:45 pmShort Break
3:00 pmWordPress on the iPad: Blogging, Maintaining, Doing it all Mobile Tris HusseyPanel Discussion on running a WordPress Development Business Shawn Johnston, Grant Landram, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, Justin Sainton, Curtis McHaleTwenty Thirteen – Developing a Default Theme Konstantin Obenland
3:20 pmWorkflows with Git Tanner Moushey
3:45 pmShort Break
4:00 pmHow to optimize your blog for mobile traffic Steve ZussinoBring WordPress to life with the Heartbeat API Mike SchroderWP_Rewrite Isn’t As Scary As You Think Erick Hitter
4:20 pmTips for Better Plugin & Theme Support Eric Amundson
4:50 pmClosing Remarks
6:00 pmAfter Party @ Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar, 601 W. Cordova St.

For more information about each of the speakers, please visit the speakers page.