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WordCamp 2016 review

WordCamp 2016 review

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Alonso Indacochea

January 26, 2017
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  1. Review + random thoughts about WordPress WORDCAMP US 2016

  2. Text me at (505) 234-6148 with questions during my presentation.

  3. THE TRIP AGENDA - ABQ to JFK - Hung out

    in NYC for the day - Took the Chinatown bus to Philly - Conference on Friday & Saturday, contributor day on Sunday - Visited old haunts - Had cheesesteaks and roast pork and soft pretzels and … - Bus + train to JFK, back to ABQ 3 (505) 234-6148
  4. THE CONFERENCE SPECS - Over 2000 attendees - Held at

    Philadelphia Convention Center in Center City Philadelphia - Contributor day - ~500 attended, including Jay - 50+ talks - Lots of sponsors, swag, parties 4 (505) 234-6148
  5. THE CONFERENCE PANTHEON CONTROVERSY - Advertised in Sheraton Downtown (elevator

    ads) - Sponsorship revoked before the event - Matt Mullenweg personally involved - Booth removed, $100K refunded 5 (505) 234-6148
  6. THE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTED TALKS John Maeda - Computational Design and

    Inclusion https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/12/john-maeda-computational-design-and-inclusion-2/ Karl Kevilus - Teaching the FBI to photoblog with WordPress https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/10/karl-kevilus-teaching-the-fbi-to-photoblog-with- wordpress/ Cameron Barrett - WordPress for Schools https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/11/cameron-barrett-wordpress-for-schools-3/ 6 (505) 234-6148
  7. THE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTED TALKS Joost de Valk - WordPress and

    SEO in 2016 https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/11/joost-de-valk-wordpress-and-seo-in-2016/ Luca Sartoni - Supercharge https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/12/luca-sartoni-supercharge/ Matt Mullenweg - State of the Word https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/07/matt-mullenweg-state-of-the-word-2016/ 7 (505) 234-6148
  8. THE CONFERENCE LET’S WATCH TROY DEAN https://wordpress.tv/2016/12/11/troy-dean-online-education-communities-with- wordpress/ 8 (505)

    234-6148
  9. THE CONFERENCE THE STATE OF THE WORD - WP Growth

    Council - Calypso - Support for non-profits - Black Girls Code, others - WordPress 4.7 (and 2017 theme) - PHP 7 recommendations for WordPress.org sites - HTTPS predictions for 2017 - Altered release schedule for WordPress core in 2017 9 (505) 234-6148
  10. RANDOM THOUGHTS Local by Flywheel - Easiest local WP dev

    setup I’ve seen to date Emphasis on Design - Design-focused talks, 2017 theme Slow embrace of REST-API Dedication of contributors Nigel’s School of Music - nigelsschoolofmusic.com Code For ABQ - https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-ABQ/ 10 (505) 234-6148
  11. THANKS.