Following six successful PHP conferences, the team supporting the North West UK Conference are well practiced and have already sprung into action preparing for this year’s October event.

Friday 3rd October 2014

09:30
Rated 5
9
From SQL to noSQL
Workshop by Derick Rethans (3 hour)

From SQL to noSQL

Rated 5
8
Advanced Git Skills
Workshop by Lorna Mitchell (3 hour)

Advanced Git Skills

Rated 5
7
Getting Started with Amazon Web Services
Workshop by Ben Waine (3 hour)

Getting Started with Amazon Web Services

Improving QA on PHP Development Projects
Workshop by Michelangelo van Dam (3 hour)

Improving QA on PHP Development Projects

14:00
Rated 4
11
Building an API with Apigility
Workshop by Rob Allen (3 hour)

Building an API with Apigility

Introduction to Docker
Workshop by Andreas Hucks (3 hour)

Introduction to Docker

Rated 5
3
Developer Environments with Vagrant and Ansible
Workshop by Michael Heap (3 hour)

Developer Environments with Vagrant and Ansible

Testing with Codeception
Workshop by Jeremy Coates (3 hour)

Testing with Codeception

Saturday 4th October 2014

09:45
Rated 5
56
How PHP Changed the World of Programming
Keynote by Anthony Ferrara in Track 1 (50 minutes)

How PHP Changed the World of Programming

10:45 PHP 5.NEW: The Best Bits
Talk by Davey Shafik in Track 1 (50 minutes)

PHP 5.NEW: The Best Bits

Introduction to Apigility
Talk by Rob Allen in Track 2 (50 minutes)

Introduction to Apigility

Rated 4
5
Two > One: Modernising Magento for 2015 & Beyond
Talk by Ben Marks in Track 3 (50 minutes)

Two > One: Modernising Magento for 2015 & Beyond

What RabbitMQ Can Do For You
Talk by James Titcumb in Unconference (20 minutes)

What RabbitMQ Can Do For You

11:05
Rated 5
10
Mental Health, Open Source and You
Talk by Mike Bell in Unconference (1 hour)

Mental Health, Open Source and You

11:25
Rated 5
6
Devops != Tools
Talk by Andy Burgin in Unconference (1 hour)

Devops != Tools

12:00
Rated 5
34
What a Hack!
Talk by Sara Golemon in Track 1 (50 minutes)

What a Hack!

Composer for Corporate Use
Talk by Stephan Hochdörfer in Track 2 (50 minutes)

Composer for Corporate Use

Making Kanban Work For You
Talk by Jez Halford in Track 3 (50 minutes)

Making Kanban Work For You

Rated 4
2
A new resource oriented framework, BEAR.Sunday
Talk by Akihito Koriyama in Unconference (1 hour)

A new resource oriented framework, BEAR.Sunday

12:20
Rated 4
2
Spout- A next generation PHP resource centric CMS that lets you embed your content in any framework.
Talk by Richard McIntyre in Unconference (1 hour)

Spout- A next generation PHP resource centric CMS that lets you embed your content in any framework.

12:40
Rated 2
1
Buzzwords 101
Talk by Iain Cambridge in Unconference (1 hour)

Buzzwords 101

13:40 Integrating communities
Talk by Jenny Wong in Unconference (1 hour)

Integrating communities

14:00 Debugging: Past, Present and Future
Talk by Derick Rethans in Track 1 (50 minutes)

Debugging: Past, Present and Future

Rated 4
13
This Code Review Talk is Excellent but...
Talk by Mo Jangda in Track 2 (50 minutes)

This Code Review Talk is Excellent but...

Understanding the OWASP Top 10
Talk by Gary Hockin in Track 3 (50 minutes)

Understanding the OWASP Top 10

End The War on Tabs
Talk by Igor in Unconference (1 hour)

End The War on Tabs

14:20
Rated 5
5
RAD != Rushed, Awful Decisions
Talk by Lewis Wright in Unconference (1 hour)

RAD != Rushed, Awful Decisions

14:40 Naming things
Talk by Anne-Julia Seitz in Unconference (20 minutes)

Naming things

15:00 Web Frontend, API Backend
Talk by Lorna Mitchell in Track 1 (50 minutes)

Web Frontend, API Backend

Rated 3
17
Software Architecture In an Agile Age
Talk by Harrie Verveer in Track 2 (50 minutes)

Software Architecture In an Agile Age

Practical Refactoring
Talk by Stefan Koopmanschap in Track 3 (50 minutes)

Practical Refactoring

Rated 5
4
Want to learn how to test legacy code?
Talk by Michelangelo van Dam in Unconference (1 hour)

Want to learn how to test legacy code?

15:20
Rated 4
3
Integrating skillsets
Talk by Ben McManus in Unconference (1 hour)

Integrating skillsets

15:40
Rated 5
3
Dependency Inversion Principle
Talk by Jakub Zalas in Unconference (1 hour)

Dependency Inversion Principle

16:20 Beyond Design Patterns
Talk by Anthony Ferrara in Track 1 (50 minutes)

Beyond Design Patterns

Implementing Server Side Data Synchronization For Mobile Apps
Talk by Michele Orselli in Track 2 (50 minutes)

Implementing Server Side Data Synchronization For Mobile Apps

The Modern Developer Toolbox
Talk by Pablo Godel in Track 3 (50 minutes)

The Modern Developer Toolbox

Hiawatha - the best web server you’ve never heard of.
Talk by Matt Brunt in Unconference (20 minutes)

Hiawatha - the best web server you’ve never heard of.

16:40
Rated 5
2
All hail our ‘bot masters: Chat-ops for fun & profit
Talk by David Baker in Unconference (1 hour)

All hail our ‘bot masters: Chat-ops for fun & profit

17:00 You don't need to be a Ninja Rockstar to contribute to Open Source
Talk by Mark Baker in Unconference (1 hour)

You don't need to be a Ninja Rockstar to contribute to Open Source

Sunday 5th October 2014

09:00 PHP: Under The Hood
Talk by Davey Shafik in Track 1 (45 minutes)

PHP: Under The Hood

Rated 5
18
Design How Your Objects Talk to Each Other Through Mocking
Talk by Konstantin Kudryashov in Track 2 (45 minutes)

Design How Your Objects Talk to Each Other Through Mocking

Bumping Our Stack to PHP 5.5
Talk by Glen Mailer in Track 3 (45 minutes)

Bumping Our Stack to PHP 5.5

09:55 Bring Your Application into 2014
Talk by Michael Heap in Track 1 (45 minutes)

Bring Your Application into 2014

Rated 4
17
“Should It?” - A New BDD Tool, Pain Not Included!
Talk by Richard McIntyre in Track 2 (45 minutes)

“Should It?” - A New BDD Tool, Pain Not Included!

Deploy a PHP App on Google App Engine
Talk by Michele Orselli in Track 3 (45 minutes)

Deploy a PHP App on Google App Engine

11:10 High Performance PHP
Talk by Anthony Ferrara in Track 1 (45 minutes)

High Performance PHP

The Action-Domain-Responder Design Pattern
Talk by Tobias Gies in Track 2 (45 minutes)

The Action-Domain-Responder Design Pattern

Handling Highly Connected Data with the Neo4j Graph Database
Talk by Michelle Sanver in Track 3 (45 minutes)

Handling Highly Connected Data with the Neo4j Graph Database

12:05
Rated 5
33
Your Mileage Should Vary
Keynote by Volker Dusch in Track 1 (45 minutes)

Your Mileage Should Vary