MidwestPHP (March 2 and 3rd, 2013 - St. Paul, MN, USA) is a two-day conference in the heart of Minnesota featuring 40+ sessions covering a wide range of topics ranging from PHP basics for newbies to advanced PHP concepts, frameworks, databases, third party tools and components, and web development.

Saturday 2nd March 2013

09:30 Learning how to learn
Keynote by Joel Clermont

Learning how to learn

10:30 PHP101
Talk by Mike Stowe

PHP101

Getting Acquainted with MongoDB
Talk by Jeremy Mikola

Getting Acquainted with MongoDB

Get hooked on git hooks
Talk by Omni Adams

Get hooked on git hooks

Database Optimization for Web Developers
Talk by Steve Meyers in Databases

Database Optimization for Web Developers

12:30
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PHP Arrays
Talk by Michael Pavlak

PHP Arrays

Rated 5
12
Rocking Responsive Web Development
Talk by Josh Broton

Rocking Responsive Web Development

Beyond PHP : it's not (just) about the code !
Talk by Wim Godden (1 hour)

Beyond PHP : it's not (just) about the code !

13:30
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Introduction to OO PHP
Talk by Michael Pavlak

Introduction to OO PHP

Enterprise PHP Architecture through Design Patterns and Modularization
Talk by Aaron Saray

Enterprise PHP Architecture through Design Patterns and Modularization

Rated 3
6
MySQL Replication
Talk by David Stokes

MySQL Replication

14:30 The WordPress Hacker's Guide to the \Galaxy()
Talk by Jason Rhodes

The WordPress Hacker's Guide to the \Galaxy()

JavaScript's Difficult Concepts Explained
Talk by Jeff Carouth

JavaScript's Difficult Concepts Explained

Symfony2 and MongoDB
Talk by Pablo Godel

Symfony2 and MongoDB

Using Backbone.js in a PHP Environment
Talk by Ken Harris

Using Backbone.js in a PHP Environment

15:30 Intro to Laravel
Talk by Ben Edmunds

Intro to Laravel

Phing All The Things!
Talk by Omni Adams

Phing All The Things!

Rated 4
3
Deep dive into Gearman
Talk by Eric Caron

Deep dive into Gearman

Refactoring 101
Talk by Adam Culp (1 hour)

Refactoring 101

Sunday 3rd March 2013

09:30 Deploying PHP on PaaS: Why & How
Keynote by Jérôme Petazzoni

Deploying PHP on PaaS: Why & How

10:30 Migrating a Zend Framework application to ZF 2
Talk by Bart McLeod

Migrating a Zend Framework application to ZF 2

Don't be STUPID, Grasp SOLID
Talk by Anthony Ferrara

Don't be STUPID, Grasp SOLID

HTML5 WebSockets
Talk by Scott Mattocks in Web Development

HTML5 WebSockets

Git Your Code Under Control
Talk by Mike Stowe

Git Your Code Under Control

12:30 Building an Identity Extraction Engine in PHP
Talk by Jonathan LeBlanc

Building an Identity Extraction Engine in PHP

Data Aggregation with MongoDB
Talk by Jeremy Mikola

Data Aggregation with MongoDB

Rated 5
16
Scaling PHP with HipHop
Talk by Sara Golemon

Scaling PHP with HipHop

Symfony2 internals
Talk by Raul Fraile

Symfony2 internals

13:30 Cryptography for the Average Developer
Talk by Anthony Ferrara

Cryptography for the Average Developer

Drupal Development Tips
Talk by Chris Tankersley

Drupal Development Tips

Caching and Tuning fun for high scalability
Talk by Wim Godden (1 hour)

Caching and Tuning fun for high scalability

Rated 5
1
MySQL 5.6
Talk by David Stokes

MySQL 5.6

14:30
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Introduction to Zend Framework 2
Talk by Mike Stowe

Introduction to Zend Framework 2

Beautiful PHP CLI Scripts
Talk by Jesse Donat in Advanced PHP

Beautiful PHP CLI Scripts

Rated 5
14
Embrace Your Inner Designer
Talk by Josh Broton

Embrace Your Inner Designer

Building Testable PHP Applications
Talk by Chris Hartjes

Building Testable PHP Applications

15:30 Lightning Talk
Keynote by Jeremy Mikola

Lightning Talk