To view the schedule for the Beginner’s Workshops (April 5th in Miami), click here. For the BuddyCamp Miami schedule Click here (or scroll all the way down, brother).

Please note times, speakers, and session titles can change without notice. Please take another peak or two at this schedule before the event.

Master List of Session Slides

Saturday, April 6th

Time Users & Bloggers Track (Live) Designers Track (Live) Developers Track (Live)
8:00 am Registration Opens
8:30 am Opening Remarks
9:00 am Cody Landefeld
WordPress The Right Way
Denise Jacobs
The Importance of Storytelling in Web Design
Randy Hoyt
Integrating with APIs
9:45 am Alex de Carvalho
Top 20 Plugins We Can’t Live Without
Siobhan McKeown
WordPress and GPL
Brad Williams
Using WordPress as an Application Framework
10:30 am Mark Jaquith
WordPress 3.6
Andy Vitale
Using WordPress in an Agile Environment
Taylor Jasko
Increase WordPress Performance on the Stack
11:15 am Answers To Common WordPress Questions
Panel: Jacqueline Jimenez, Lisa Sabin-Wilson, Ken Granger
Jayvie Canono
Designing For Development
Erick Hitter
From URL to Query
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Lightning TalksAsa Shatkin
Using WordPress to Generate Traffic, Leads and CustomersFederico Sandoval
Integrating Social Services Into Your Blog
Lightning TalksEmilio Cueto
Case Study: Using WordPress and BuddyPress In Your StartupBowe Frankema
Commons In A Box: Setting Up a Social Network for Your Academic Commons in 10 Minutes Flat!
Lightning Talk (20 Minutes)John James Jacoby
Make Your Plugin Work With Every Theme
2:00 pm Cliff Seal
No one cares about your content…
Tony Perez
Staying of the Website Threats and Becoming One with Malware
Pippin Williamson
Plugins & Themes: Encouraging Community Collaboration
2:45 pm The Future of WordPress
Panel: John James Jacoby, Andrew NorCross, Brad Williams
Brian Breslin
Building a scalable business on WordPress
David Parsons
Amplifying your WordPress CSS with Compass & SASS
3:30 pm Andi Graham
Introduction to WordPress Multisite
Suzette Franck
Child Theming & Customizing Twenty Thirteen for Self-hosted WordPress
Justin Sainton
Large-Scale Plugin Development (Making Development Decisions that Affect Millions)
4:15 pm Steve Zehngut
How to Hire and Manage a Developer
Mauricia Ragland
Foundation & WordPress
Joshua Hanson
It’s All Fun In The Sun Until Someone Gets Burned
5:00 pm David Bisset
Closing Remarks / Pre-Party Information
6:00 pm Party Bus Begins To Arrive
7:00 pm Networking After Party at Finnegan’s River
Sponsored By
Media Temple (Music, Giveaways, and Making New Connections)

Sunday, April 7th

Time Explorer Track (live) Business Track [Sponsored By WooThemes(Live)
9:00 am Ernie Hsiung
If You Use “Impact”, My Heart Will Cry: Font Exploration for your WordPress Sites
Shane Pearlman
Freelance Primer
9:45 am Blanca Stella Mejia
Tools to curate content to your blog
Mason James
Offensive Support
10:30 am Ken Granger
Google Analytics – Measuring for Success
Chris Lema
Having Success in Virtual Teams
11:15 am Joe Boydston
WordPress is Saving Journalism
Grant Landram
From Leads to Checks: The Tools We Use to Win, Manage, & Close Our WP Projects Successfully
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Michael Alcantara
WordPress and SEO
Lisa Sabin-Wilson
Scoping Projects to Reduce Stress, Anxiety and Angry Mobs From Forming at Your Door
1:45 pm Michael Montgomery
Book Publishing with WordPress and PressBooks
Andrew Norcross
WordPress In The Agency World
2:30 pm Ice Cream Social
3:00 pm Brian Messenlehner
BuddyPress 101
Nick Gernert
The Dog Who Caught The Car – Building a Development Team
3:45 pm Michael Chacon
Taking WordPress Mobile
Syed Balkhi
The Art of Becoming a Leader – How to Stand out in a Noisy World
4:30 pm All Speakers
Open Q&A
5:00 pm David Bisset
Closing Remarks

Friday, April 5th
(Beginner’s Workshop in Miami, FL)

Time Session
9:00 am Registration Opens
9:45 am Syed Balkhi
Buying Domain Names / Selecting Hosting / WordPress .ORG vs .COM
10:30 am Zac Gordon
Installing WordPress / Backend General Tour / Site Settings / Users & User Rules
11:15 am Diana Espino
Making Your First Post / Posts vs. Pages / Categories / Tags / Comment Moderation
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Zac Gordon
Themes & Plugins: Where To Look, How To Install, Common Sense Practices
2:15 pm Myke Bates
Troubleshooting And Customizing: Importing/Exporting, Bulk Posting, Customizing Themes
3:00 pm Jayvie Canono
“Must Have” Plugins For Beginners
3:45 pm All Speakers
Open Q&A

Friday, April 5th
(BuddyCamp Miami at RightSpace2meet at Miami Innovation Center)

Time Session
8:00 am Registration Opens
8:55 am Opening Remarks
9:00 am Brian Messenlehner
BuddyPress 101
9:45 am Mr John Jacoby
Using BuddyPress to Grow a Community
10:30 am Emilio Cueto
BuddyPress Case Study: LiveNinja
11:15 am BuddyPress Panel
All Speakers
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Bowe Frankema
Commons In A Box: Setting Up a Social Network for Your Academic Commons in 10 Minutes Flat!
2:15 pm Paul Gibbs
Scaling BuddyPress
3:00 pm Tammie Lister
BuddyPress Design Matters
3:45 pm Boone B Gorges
BuddyPressifying A WordPress Plugin Using The Group Extension API
4:30 pm All Speakers
Open Q&A And Closing Remarks