WordCamp Toronto 2014 Schedule

Update:
This year’s afterparty kicks off at 8:30pm at The Gladstone Hotel!
(Doors open at 8:00pm.)

Click on the titles for full descriptions.

Saturday, November 15th

Time A11y Advanced Developer Beginner Developer Community Content and Business Designer User/Admin
9:30 am Selfish Accessibility Adrian Roselli

ROOM L1004

Introduction to Backbone.js Brian Hogg

ROOM L 1011

Don’t Fear the Custom Theme: How to build a custom WordPress theme with only four files Linn Øyen Farley

ROOM L1012

Community: Getting Involved Aaron Campbell

ROOM L1017

How to Rock a WordCamp Even if You’re a n00b Marc Benzakein

ROOM L1005

10:30 am Accessibility – A feature you can build Monika Piotrowicz

ROOM L1004

Put a little Backbone in your WordPress! Adam Silverstein

ROOM L1011

Getting Comfortable With Child Themes Kathryn Presner

ROOM L1012

Organizing fully accessible communities Jordan Quintal

ROOM L1017

WordPress 101 Al Davis

ROOM L1005

11:30 am Next-gen A11y Testing Tools Karl Groves

ROOM L1004

Improving Performance with Responsive Images David Newton

ROOM L1011

Disaster-Proof Your WordPress Site Kate Newbill

ROOM L1012

Level up: review themes on WordPress.org Tammie Lister

ROOM L1017

Congratulations! You’re having a WordPress site! Joe Rozsa

ROOM L1005

12:30 pm Saturday Lunch with Abokichi
1:30 pm Lunch (continued)
2:30 pm WordPress Theme Accessibility Jordan Quintal

ROOM L1004

Multilingual WordPress – How to make your WordPress site multilingual Matt Smith

ROOM L1012

Grow Your Audience with Savvy Content Marketing Tactics Brian Rotsztein

ROOM L1005

The Human Side of UX Design James Archer

ROOM L1011

3:30 pm Use ARIA Now! Billy Gregory

ROOM L1004

Multisite for Multilingual Rick Radko

ROOM L1012

Google Analytics and WordPress for Beginners David Bird

ROOM L1005

Wireframe Secrets Revealed Elida Arrizza

ROOM L1011

4:30 pm How to Perform an Accessibility Audit Janis Yee

ROOM L1004

1000 sites: MultiSite as an intranet hosting platform Tom Sommerville

ROOM L1012

Demystifying SEO Alex Rascanu

ROOM L1005

Typography in Web Design Jasmine Vesque

ROOM L1011

5:30 pm Fixing Inaccessible Content Sean Yo

ROOM L1004

It’s ALIVE!!! – Using AJAX to bring WordPress sites to life. Brian Layman

ROOM L1012

Pump up your search visibility with structured data Mendel Kurland

ROOM L1005

Designing for Content David Hickox

ROOM L1011

Sunday, November 16th

Time Advanced Developer Agency Community Content and Business Designer Developer User/Admin
9:30 am Powering Business Sites with WordPress Luca Sartoni

ROOM L1004

So You Want to Be a WordCamp Speaker: A practical workshop for beginners Tammie Lister, Kathryn Presner

ROOM L1017

Website Assessment clinic Dawn Comber, Ruth Maude

ROOM L1005

WordPress for Designers James Hipkin

ROOM L1011

Writing Cleaner, Sturdier Code With Unit Testing David Herrera

ROOM L1012

10:30 am Back To Square One: Building A WordPress Starter Development Kit Kyle Unzicker

ROOM L1004

So You Want to Be a WordCamp Speaker (continued) Website Assessment clinic (continued) Sass and WordPress Brian Hoke

ROOM L1011

Setting up Vagrant for Unit Testing Paul Bearne

ROOM L1012

11:30 am Pick the right CMS for your job Alan Lok

ROOM L1004

So You Want to Be a WordCamp Speaker (continued) A Quick Guide to Long-form Content on WordPress David Hamilton

ROOM L1005

Designing Creativity Lucas Cherkewski

ROOM L1011

12:30 pm Sunday Lunch with Abokichi
1:30 pm Sunday Lunch (Continued)
2:30 pm WordPress and Client Side Web Applications Roy Sivan

ROOM L1011

WordPress Project Management 101 Chris Van Patten

ROOM L1004

Save Time By Managing WordPress from the Command Line Shawn Hooper

ROOM L1012

19 Plugins You Should Be Using Renee Moore

ROOM L1005

3:30 pm What would you like here? Tweet #WCTO #sun330 Intro to Agile Practices David Colburn

ROOM L1004

Levelling up your development workflow Dara Skolnick

ROOM L1012

WP Front-End Editors Jacques Surveyer

ROOM L1005

4:30 pm Integrating WordPress with External APIs Aaron Campbell

ROOM L1011

Agency Panel Tom Auger, Dre Armeda, Brent Kobayashi, Avery Swartz, Robyn Larsen, Brian Rotsztein

ROOM L1004

Core Functions You (Maybe) Don’t Know Exist Nicole Arnold

ROOM L1012

How to take a free theme and make it yours James Strang

ROOM L1005

5:30 pm The Database Schema Mo Jangda

ROOM L1011

Agency Panel (continued) Everything you know about AB testing is wrong Stephane Boisvert

ROOM L1012

WordPress Media Tools for Creatives Denise Williams

ROOM L1005