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Friday, December 2nd

Time Independence – Room 121 Full-length Talks Liberty Bell – Room 120 Full-length Talks Kite & Key – Room 119 Lightning Talks
8:00 amRegistration
8:15 amYoga for Desk Jockeys Erica Varlese
9:00 amOpening Remarks
9:30 amManaging Your Iceberg Cory MillerDesign for humans not robots Tammie ListerVersion Control Your Life: Alternate Uses for Git Lisa Yoder
9:45 amHow to Talk Content: A Guide for Developers Lisa Melegari
10:30 amWordPress for Schools Cameron BarrettOpen Source Creativity Sara CannonA Dash Through a WordPress Release Mike Schroder
10:45 amCode Review: Keeping Things Secure, Clean, and Performant Ryan Markel
11:30 amAnswers by Pippin Pippin WilliamsonDiversity and the design team Marc ColemanFive Newsroom Tips for Better Website Content Andrea Zoellner
11:45 amLessons from the Classroom: How to Use WordPress at Your Planning Agency Winstina Hughes
12:15 pmLunch
1:15 pmFrom Community to the World. Instantly! Éverton RosárioTeaching the FBI to photoblog with WordPress Karl KevilusContributor Panel Michael Arestad, Gary Pendergast, Joe Dolson, Taco Verdonschot, Tina Kesova
2:15 pmHeroPress: The People Of WordPress Topher DeRosiaThe Back End Is Dead: A New Paradigm for Assessing Talent & Creating Great Applications Courtney WilburnFrom Shadows to Limelight: How women found their voice at WordCamp Montreal Kathryn Presner
2:30 pmFrom Chef to COO: Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire Christopher Hinds
3:15 pmWordPress is for Blogs: CMS Diversity in Museums Courtney OCallaghanYou Are Not Code Mika EpsteinLessons in New User Experience Mel Choyce
3:30 pmHow to Speak “Conversational Developer” Zach LeBar
4:15 pmFinding your voice by blogging Chris LemaCare and Feeding of Your Passion Josepha HadenLibraries <3 WordPress Lauren Comito
4:30 pmOnline Education Communities with WordPress Troy Dean
5:15 pmWhat’s New in TypeScript Doris ChenThe WP REST API guide for non-developers Petya RaykovskaInfluence is Not Only About Likes: How I used WordPress to change laws and (maybe) save lives. Elise Desaulniers
5:30 pmTales from the Closed Web: Working with WordPress Censorship in China John Gamboa

Saturday, December 3rd

Time Independence – Room 121 Full-length Talks Liberty Bell – Room 120 Full-length Talks Kite & Key – Room 119 Lightning Talks
8:00 amRegistration
8:15 amYoga for Desk Jockeys Erica Varlese
9:30 amInternationalizing The New York Times Scott TaylorWordPress & SEO in 2016 Joost de ValkBreaking social barriers and creating opportunities Sakin Shrestha
9:45 amLet’s Take This Offline: Making friends, and growing professional relationships IRL Shayda Torabi
10:30 amLet’s Encrypt! Wait. Why? How? Nancy ThankiThe Dark Side of Democratization Dennis HongBlogging – The Best Thing I’ve Done as a Developer Sal Ferrarello
10:45 amHow to embrace your WordPress mediocrity Tessa Needham Synnott
11:30 amSo you’ve released A WordPress product…. Now what? Ines van EssenBuddyPress as the Foundation for Training, Distance Learning and Support for Business and Government Lisa Sabin-WilsonWPDrama, The Four Agreements, and the WordPress Community John Eckman
11:45 amEvent Accessibility Kelly Dwan
12:15 pmLunch
1:45 pmWordPress Reflections Andrew NacinA view from Google: The latest in Search and mobile Maile OhyeColor Theory and the Fundamentals of Design Sonja Leix, Hugo Baeta, Beth Soderberg
2:45 pmComputational Design and Inclusion John MaedaDeaf-Friendly WordPress: Beyond Video Captioning and Sign Language Svetlana KouznetsovaPagebuilder Plugins: You’ve Come a Long Way Baby! Michele Mizejewski
3:00 pmHow to Overcome Your Fears and Start Sharing Your Knowledge Nicole Kohler
3:45 pmState of The Word Matt Mullenweg
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