The Conference weekend at Manchester Conference Centre will kick off with a hackathon on Friday 4th October, where delegates can code as individuals, pairs or groups with a pizza and a drink. However make sure you secure your place to the hackathon when booking your conference ticket, as places are limited and on a first come first served basis.


A hands-on introduction to writing unit tests using PHPUnit
Workshop by Harrie Verveer
MySQL Query Optimisation
Workshop by Adrian Hardy
Setting up a Continuous Delivery environment in 3 hours
Workshop by Mike van Riel
Best practices for WordPress plugin development
Workshop by Juliette Reinders Folmer
0x0F Ways to be a Better Developer
Keynote by Ivo Jansch, Lorna Mitchell
The future of the PHP development environment
Talk by Jeremy Quinton
Easy HTTP Clients with Guzzle
Talk by Nathaniel McHugh
Errors, Exceptions and Logging
Talk by James Titcumb
Dysfunctional Programming
Talk by Igor
Introducing Dependency Injection
Talk by Rob Allen
Wrangle Cross-cutting Concerns with Event Driven Programming
Talk by Chris Saylor
Vagrant + Ansible
Talk by Michael Heap
Your (coding) standards matter
Talk by Volker Dusch
The Big 'Why equal doesn't equal' Quiz
Talk by Juliette Reinders Folmer
Tries, Conversions and Field Goals - A Rugby (League) Fan's Guide to Trie Data Structures
Talk by Mark Baker
Managing and monitoring application performance
Talk by Sebastian Marek
A resource orientated framework using the DI/AOP/REST Triangle
Talk by Richard McIntyre, Akihito Koriyama
Bringing the Symfony Components into your Legacy Code
Talk by Hugo Hamon
Migrating from PHP 5.3 to 5.5
Talk by Glen Mailer
Commands and Command Handlers
Talk by Mathias Verraes
Models and Service Layers - Hemoglobin and Hobgoblins
Talk by Ross Tuck
How Silex and Cilex became the glue for a media transcoding application
Talk by Stefan Koopmanschap
Productivity & the Pomodoro Technique
Talk by Erika Heidi
Vertical reusability through components
Talk by Volker Dusch
Your user stories are bad and you should feel bad
Talk by John Cleary
How the Internet Works
Talk by Jon Spriggs
Don't be STUPID, Grasp SOLID
Talk by Anthony Ferrara
Cyber Security
Talk by Clinton Ingrams
Unbreakable Domain Models
Talk by Mathias Verraes
Debugging HTTP
Talk by Lorna Mitchell
Making PHP go fast
Talk by Dan Rathbone
Best practices in Symfony2
Talk by Andreas Hucks
Building Better Developers
Keynote by Rowan Merewood