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) |
|9:15 am||Resources For Reaching Your WordPress Potential Suzette Franck||Hi WordPress, Meet Vagrant Jeremy Felt||Client-Proofing your WordPress Sites Jeff Brock|
|10:00 am||Short Break|
|10:15 am||30 Ways to Move Beyond Basic Blog Content Kane Jamison||Hacking your business: Business Workflow for Developers Justin Sainton||Customizer-ing Theme Options: A visual playground Drew Jaynes|
|11:00 am||Short Break|
|11:15 am||10 Things they don’t teach you about business in school Curtis McHale||Taking flight with Jetpack development Ben Lobaugh||Lighting talks (10 min each) Wes DeBoer, Jon Jennings, Robert Dall, Mike Schroder|
|1:00 pm||Can WordPress really do that? Take 2. Morten Rand-Hendriksen||WordPress in 10 Steps Mari Kane|
|1:20 pm||Simplify your styles with CSS Preprocessors Andrew Pengelly|
|1:45 pm||Short Break|
|2:00 pm||Put some shine in your back-end Christine Rondeau||Towards a Partial Page Templating System in WordPress Zack Tollman||Getting Started with WooCommerce Merrill Mayer|
|2:20 pm||Two must have development plugins Jaffe Worley|
|2:45 pm||Short Break|
|3:00 pm||WordPress on the iPad: Blogging, Maintaining, Doing it all Mobile Tris Hussey||Panel Discussion on running a WordPress Development Business Shawn Johnston, Grant Landram, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, Justin Sainton, Curtis McHale||Twenty Thirteen – Developing a Default Theme Konstantin Obenland|
|3:20 pm||Workflows with Git Tanner Moushey|
|3:45 pm||Short Break|
|4:00 pm||How to optimize your blog for mobile traffic Steve Zussino||Bring WordPress to life with the Heartbeat API Mike Schroder||WP_Rewrite Isn’t As Scary As You Think Erick Hitter|
|4:20 pm||Tips for Better Plugin & Theme Support Eric Amundson|
|6:00 pm||After Party @ Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar, 601 W. Cordova St.|
For more information about each of the speakers, please visit the speakers page.