Schedule

The following is the complete WordCamp San Diego schedule for April 23-24, 2016. Schedule and speakers subject to change.

Saturday Schedule

Time Designer Track Development Track Happiness Bar (Help Desk) Plugin Track
7:45 amRegistration and Coffee – Doors open at 7:45 am
8:45 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amDesign Thinking (thinking like a designer) {TALK SLIDES} Mark UraineShiny Updates – A Feature Plugin in Two Acts Konstantin ObenlandHelp DeskTaking Your WordPress Site to the Next Level {TALK SLIDES} Carolyn Sonnek
9:50 amWanna bend WordPress (design) to your will? Register some widget areas! Mary BaumTop CLI Recipes for WordPress Development Stephen CarnamHelp DeskFree vs Premium Plugins. Why go pro? {TALK SLIDES} Kyle Maurer
10:40 amA house with no walls: Creating a site structure for the future {TALK SLIDES} Lisa GhisolfDo WordPress Better With The WordPress REST API Josh PollockHelp DeskForms: Beyond the Basics Scott Stewart
11:30 amZen & the Art of WordPress Deena MayneA Look at the Modern WordPress Server Stack Carl AlexanderHelp DeskThe Best Plugins for Social Media and Email Opt-ins {TALK SLIDES} Verious B. Smith III
12:10 pmLunch Break
2:00 pmFast & Easy WordPress Theming with “Page Builders” Adam SilverWrangle the WordPress Template Hierarchy Like a Boss Alicia St RoseHelp DeskWooCommerce Boot Camp {TALK SLIDES} Andrew Behla
2:50 pmHow to Build Websites that Delight, Engage, and Convert Sarah BenoitUnderstanding HTTPS and TLS Zack TollmanAsk Me Anything About Plugins Pippin Williamson
3:40 pmClick This! Subscribe Today! – All About Calls to Action Nile FloresUsing WordPress as an Engine for Hybrid Mobile Apps {TALK SLIDES} AJ ZaneCustom Data Management Made Easier – An Intro To Custom Fields {TALK SLIDES} Brian Bourn
4:30 pmWordPress Development Environments {TALK SLIDES} Josh CummingsPlugin Development Best Practices Sam Hotchkiss
5:10 pmClosing Remarks
7:00 pmAfter Party

Sunday Schedule

Time Admin Track Beginner's Bootcamp Business Track Happiness Bar (Help Desk) Open Discussion
12:00 pmKeynote: Chris Lema – Your next five years with WordPress Chris Lema
12:40 pmIs Your Content Helping or Hurting You? Greg TaylorBeginner’s Bootcamp: Setting up Your Local Environment DesktopServer TeamBusiness Track Steve Zehngut, Carrie Dils, Jason Rosenbaum, Jennifer Bourn, Tom McFarlin, Chris Ford, Tony PerezHelp Desk
1:20 pmGetting started with SSL {TALK SLIDES} Erick HitterBeginner’s Bootcamp: Plugins and Plugin Troubleshooting Matt CromwellHelp Desk
2:00 pmDude, Speed Up That Website! Evan ScheingrossBeginner’s Bootcamp: Customizing without Hacking Lucy BeerHelp Desk
2:40 pmWordPress Support Toolkit Jarrett GucciBeginner’s Bootcamp: How to Teach Yourself CSS Matt CromwellHelp DeskOpen Discussion on WordPress Russell Aaron
3:20 pmWordPress Upgrade Anxiety No More: 5 Steps to Having a No Surprise Upgrade {TALK SLIDES} Dustin MezaBeginner’s Bootcamp: How to be Strategic about Getting Content in Your Site Christina HillsHelp Desk
4:00 pmClosing Remarks

Sunday Business Track Details

Time Business Track Details
12:40 pmBusiness Advice: How do you know which advice is worth listening to? Tony Perez
1:10 pmCareer: What does it take to change careers and how do you prepare for it? Chris Ford
1:40 pmPersonal Growth: How do you run a business while keeping up with changing technology? {TALK SLIDES} Tom McFarlin
2:10 pmBalance: How do you manage the work/life balance challenge? Jennifer Bourn
2:40 pmCustomers: How do you prepare for tough calls? Jason Rosenbaum
3:10 pmLead Generation: How does writing/blogging get you the kinds of leads you want Carrie Dils
3:40 pmPerseverance: What does it take to step out on your own and stick to it? Steve Zehngut
* Schedule and speakers subject to change.