We’ve got an exciting schedule (subject to change, of course), so make sure to get your ticket so you don’t miss out!
Though we’ve allotted an hour for each session, each session will actually be ~30min with 10min for questions, leaving you with a comfortable 20min break between them. Enjoy!

Saturday, August 18
Time User Community Developer Themes
8:00am Registration Opens
8:30am Opening Remarks — Brian Richards
9:00am WordPress: Up & Running
AJ Morris
Using WordPress to Start and Grow Your Business
Justin Razmus
Intro to Plugin Development
Topher DeRosia
CSS3 and WordPress Themes
Jonathan Calvin
10:00am WordPress Admin: A Guided Tour
Chad Warner
How to Keep Them Coming Back For More
Kimanzi Constable
Awesome Helper Functions in WP Core
John P Bloch
Every Theme Sucks and Nobody Cares
Ryan Imel
11:00am Everything is Relative (Frameworks, Plugins & SEO)
Andy Stratton
Stop Selling SEO
Paul Kortman
Developing for Committees
Tim Shangle
No, I Didn’t Read The Instructions, Just Do It For Me.
Jake Caputo
12:00pm LUNCH! (Everyone for themselves)
1:00pm WordPress Security -or- Why Google Says You Shouldn’t Visit My Church
Justin Jones
BuddyPress or bbPress? Which to use and Why.
John James Jacoby
Web Apps for the Masses
David Tufts
The Overlap of Emotion and Usability
Ross Johnson
2:00pm Exploring WordPress Multisite
Lisa Sabin-Wilson
Getting Started with Video Blogging
Benjamin Lotter
Extensible Plugins
Pippin Williamson
Developing Child Theme-friendly Themes
Chip Bennett
3:00pm Podcasting with WordPress
Dustin Hartzler
Getting Familiar with PODS
Tharon Rodriguez
WordPress and Version Control: An Introduction
Aaron Holbrook
320px and Up, Getting Started with Responsive Design
Brad Parbs
4:00pm Live Podcast Recording (and Q&A)
Dustin Hartzler
Social Media Broadcasting – Using Online Tools & Metrics to Build Your Tribe
Timothy Burns
Deploying WordPress with WPStack
Mark Jaquith
Reid Peifer
4:45pm Closing Remarks — Brian Richards
5-7pm DINNER! (Everyone for themselves)
7-10pm WordCamp Grand Rapids After Party

Pretty exciting, no?

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But wait, there’s more!

Sunday, August 19 (WordPress Study Hall)
Time Personal Community Developer Unconferenced
10am Finding Your Inspiration
Ryan Imel
Intro to the WordPress Support Forums
Lisa Sabin-Wilson
Intro to Trac and Contributing to Core
John James Jacoby & Mark Jaquith
11am Getting Started Starting to Help Your First Ticket Unconference Session
12:00pm LUNCH! (Everyone for themselves)
1pm-4pm Improving Your Site Helping Others Hackathon! Unconference Sessions
4:00pm See you next year!

Don’t miss it!

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