Schedule

WordCamp Ann Arbor 2016 will be taking place on October 14th and 15th, 2016.

User Developer Business Designer

Friday October 14

Time Pendleton Pond Wolverine
7:00 amRegistration
8:00 amWordPress Introduction Peter ShackelfordHiring, Firing and Subcontracting: What We’ve Learned – Panel Ross Johnson, Adam Silver, Cory Miller, Rebecca GillLocal Development Workshop Marc Benzakein
9:00 amGetting Acclimated to WordPress Anthony MontalbanoSelling and Managing WordPress Projects – Panel Kyle Maurer, Kevin Skarritt, Thomas Stirling, Ian Wilson
9:30 amVersion Control Workshop Joel Worsham
10:00 amGetting Dialed In Seth AllingOrganizing WordPress Events – Panel Kyle Maurer, Sarah Collins, Angela Bergman, Michelle Schulp
11:00 amGetting Advanced Angela SamuelsBuilding Software that Sells and Scales – Panel Chris Christoff, Justin Ferriman, Adam Warner, Rebecca GillUnit Tests Workshop Ben Cool
12:00 pmFinal Considerations Ross Johnson
12:30 pmLunch

Friday lunch groups

Friday afternoon activities

User Developer Business Designer

Saturday October 15

Time Auditorium
7:00 amRegistration
8:00 amOpening Remarks
8:15 amKeynote Cory Miller
Time Amphitheatre Assembly Hall West Conference Room
9:00 amDIY Design: Think Like A Designer When Creating Your Site Michelle SchulpRightsizing your WordPress Site Build: Knowing when to do it yourself, hire a freelancer, or a WordPress agency Karim MarucchiConstructing a Large Informational Site Becky Davis
9:50 amEcommerce Fundamentals Andrew WikelHow to build an email list and generate qualified leads using WordPress AJ MorrisMore Core Functions You (Maybe) Don’t Know Exist Nicole Arnold
10:15 amWordPress, SEO and You Rebecca GillYour Theme Does Not Dictate Your Business Russell AaronIf I Knew Then What I Know Now Ian Wilson
11:05 amA Behavior-oriented Approach to Design and Function Alex BeaudinWhere to Find the Right WordPress Help For You Rich RobinkoffCreating an Effective WordPress Website Annie Wolock
11:30 amLunch
1:30 pmWhat’s a REST API and why should I care? Topher DeRosiaI ❤️ Code Reviews and So Can You Brian RichardsGetting Off the Factory Floor: Doing What You Love and Getting Paid for It Adam Warner
1:55 pmWP Battles: Webmaster vs. Hacker Kyle Maurer, Adam SilverCreating the Perfect Client Experience Thomas StirlingDesigners != Pixel Pushers Tracy Apps
2:45 pmDon’t Be A Search Engine Optimist Angela BergmanMastering the Design Approval Process Ross JohnsonInsider Secrets For Getting Timely Support For Premium Themes & Plugins Justin Ferriman
3:10 pmImmediately Practical Ways to Use the WP REST API Brian RichardsI want the REMOTE: Business, culture and hiring for the remote world Krystle HerbrandsonAmp it UP! Using Google Accelerated Mobile Pages with WordPress Mike Hale
4:00 pmExplode Your WordPress Business! Steve Bennett, Kevin SkarrittTaking the Web Offline Steve GrunwellRockstar Support Andrea Rennick
4:45 pmClosing Remarks
7:00 pmAfter Party

Saturday lunch groups

After party