WordCamp Tampa will feature two days filled with awesome content about our favorite publishing platform – WordPress! Saturday will have two tracks: Design/Development and Publishing/Marketing. Sunday’s track will be all about WordPress businesses and various other topics.

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Time Design & Development Publishing & Marketing
8:00 amRegistration Begins
8:30 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amPutting things where they belong: child themes and functionality plugins Dave ClementsPs and Qs of Intellectual Property, Privacy Policies and Open Source Licenses Chrissie Scelsi
9:50 amDesigning and Developing for Content Diane KinneyResearch and Discovery Phase James Tryon
10:40 amWordPress and Microsoft Azure Blain BartonWordPress and the Enterprise: API Driven Business System Integration Chris Jenkins
11:30 amMultilingual WordPress – How to make your WordPress site multilingual Steven Sorenson30 Things You Must Do Before Launch Drew Barton
12:15 pmLunch
1:40 pmAutomating Your Repetitive WordPress Development Tasks David ParsonsAgainst the Grain: Success in Publishing by Breaking All the Rules Willie Jackson
2:30 pmHow to Improve Your Store and Make More Money Chris ChristoffWordPress Empowerment: Moving from Idea to MVP David Laietta
3:20 pmThe Art of Web Design, for Print Designers Kelly HousholderSpring Cleaning: How to De-Clutter Your WordPress Content Lisa Melegari
4:10 pmCustomizing BuddyPress And Impressing Your Friends David BissetBlogging as a Career (Everything You Need to Know) Syed Balkhi
5:00 pmDay 1 Concludes
6:30 pmNetworking After Party @ Lee Roy Selmon’s

Saturday Night’s Networking After-Party

Our after party will be at another venue, tentative times from 6:30pm-10:00pm. We will have appetizers and a free drink ticket for you.

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Time Business & Other Workshops These Sessions are 2 Hours.
9:30 amNetworking Breakfast & Registration
10:30 amOpening Keynote: WordPress Will Change Lives, If You Let It Chris Lema
11:30 amGo Your Own Way – The Path of a Product Company Nathan HangenWordPress Fundamentals: Women Who Code Sarrah Vesselov
12:20 pmPerformance Max: The Motivated, Productive, and Energized Remote Worker Lenny Gale
1:10 pmLUNCH
2:10 pmLessons from the Brink of Failure Robert NeuWordPress Performance Workshop Mark Jaquith
3:00 pmEverything Isn’t Awesome Jesse Petersen
3:50 pmTeaming Up: Going from Solo Development to Working with a Team Josh EatonImproving your WordPress WorkFlow with Vagrant and Composer Micah Wood
4:40 pmY U NO TELL ME: Lessons learned building a WordPress development company John Hawkins
5:30 pmClosing Remarks & Giveaways