We are so pleased to announce that Mr. Andi Gutmans of Zend Corporation (The PHP Company) will be our special opening keynote speaker at this year's conference.

Saturday 22nd August 2015

09:00
7
Opening Keynote: The PHP Renaissance
Keynote by Andi Gutmans in 10th Floor (1 hour, 15 minutes)

Opening Keynote: The PHP Renaissance

10:30 Your API is a UI
Talk by Christopher Hoult in Sampson (1 hour)

Your API is a UI

PHP Data Structures (and the impact of PHP 7 on them)
Talk by Patrick Allaert in 10th Floor (1 hour)

PHP Data Structures (and the impact of PHP 7 on them)

11:30 Architecting with Queues for Scale and Separation
Talk by Sandy Smith in Sampson (1 hour)

Architecting with Queues for Scale and Separation

Unit testing done right
Talk by Brian Fenton in Horace (1 hour)

Unit testing done right

5 absolutely beautiful things about Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Talk by Cory Fowler in 10th Floor (1 hour)

5 absolutely beautiful things about Platform as a Service (PaaS)

13:30 Don't Fear the Regex
Talk by Sandy Smith in Sampson (1 hour)

Don't Fear the Regex

2
Scaling PHP at Wayfair
Talk by Ben Clark in Horace (1 hour)

Scaling PHP at Wayfair

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community
Talk by Ed Finkler in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community

14:30 PHP 7: The Big 5
Talk by Cal Evans in 10th Floor (1 hour)

PHP 7: The Big 5

Embracing TDD - A Beginner's approach to get acquainted with TDD workflow
Talk by Viraj Khatavkar in Sampson (1 hour)

Embracing TDD - A Beginner's approach to get acquainted with TDD workflow

1
Staying sane with Drupal (a PHP Developer's Survival Guide)
Talk by Oscar Merida in Horace (1 hour)

Staying sane with Drupal (a PHP Developer's Survival Guide)

16:00 Kickstarting a Laravel app - Modern techniques and common best practices
Talk by Jad Joubran in Horace (1 hour)

Kickstarting a Laravel app - Modern techniques and common best practices

Rediscover the Power of WordPress
Talk by Eric Mann in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Rediscover the Power of WordPress

8
PHP for Micro-Services
Talk by Andrew Curioso in Sampson (1 hour)

PHP for Micro-Services

Sunday 23rd August 2015

09:00 Pain and Gain of Service Oriented Architecture
Talk by Kiran Patel in Horace (1 hour)

Pain and Gain of Service Oriented Architecture

Designing Micro Experiences
Talk by Melinda Rainsberger in Sampson (1 hour)

Designing Micro Experiences

Professional-grade software design
Talk by Brian Fenton in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Professional-grade software design

10:00 Really Fast HTML5 Game Development with CreateJS
Talk by David Kelleher in Sampson (1 hour)

Really Fast HTML5 Game Development with CreateJS

11
High Performance PHP
Talk by Anthony Ferrara in 10th Floor (1 hour)

High Performance PHP

0
How to talk to humans: a different approach to soft skills
Talk by Sharon Steed in Horace (1 hour)

How to talk to humans: a different approach to soft skills

11:00 Magento 2 - An Introduction to a Modern PHP-Based System
Talk by Joshua Warren in Sampson (1 hour)

Magento 2 - An Introduction to a Modern PHP-Based System

Developing for the Internet of Things
Talk by Mark Robert Henderson in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Developing for the Internet of Things

Does Your Code Measure Up?
Talk by Adam Culp in Horace (1 hour)

Does Your Code Measure Up?

13:00 API-driven design
Talk by Eric Stern in Sampson (1 hour)

API-driven design

Interfaces and Traits go together like peas and carrots
Talk by Chase Peeler in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Interfaces and Traits go together like peas and carrots

PHP Interoperability with PPI Framework
Talk by Paul Dragoonis, Vítor Brandão in Horace (1 hour)

PHP Interoperability with PPI Framework

14:00 Advanced debugging techniques
Talk by Patrick Allaert in Sampson (1 hour)

Advanced debugging techniques

3
PHP Tuning for Large Scale - taming memory and other bottlenecks
Talk by Martin Langhoff in Horace (1 hour)

PHP Tuning for Large Scale - taming memory and other bottlenecks

Essential Git for developers
Talk by Adam Culp in 10th Floor (1 hour)

Essential Git for developers

15:30
1
Closing Keynote
Keynote by Susie Sedlacek in 10th Floor (1 hour, 30 minutes)

Closing Keynote