Hello and welcome to php[tek] 2018 — the premier PHP conference and annual homecoming for the PHP Community. This conference will be our 13th annual, and php[architect] and One for All Events are excited to continue to host the event in Atlanta!

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Tuesday, 29th May 2018

Sessions
09:30

The Grumpy Programmer's Introduction to Unit Testing

Chris Hartjes

Docker for PHP Developers

Chris Tankersley

Evolution of PHP Security

Eric Mann

Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Sessions
09:00

Introduction to Event Sourcing and CQRS

Beau Simensen

Mastering REST API Tests With Codeception

Michael Bodnarchuk

PHP 7 Extension Writing

Sara Golemon

Building On IoT Devices

Jeff McGehee

13:30

Scaling MongoDB

Derick Rethans

Little Bobby Tables Isn't Welcome Here

Eric Mann

WordPress REST API Workshop

Micah Wood

Practical Hands-On Accessibility Testing

Nic Steenhout

Thursday, 31st May 2018

Sessions
09:00

I Community and So Can You

Margaret Staples

10:15

Biometrics: Fantastic Failure Point of the Future

Adam Englander

PHP on Kubernetes

Chris Church

How Will We Test All the Things?!

Christian Crews

How PHP Ticks

Sara Golemon

11:30

Dragging Old Frameworks Into the Future With Limited Kicking and Screaming

Joe Ferguson

Move Over Graphite, Prometheus Is Here

Michael Heap

Essential Software Skills You Didn't Learn in School (Tools and Processes 101)

Jamie Anne Harrell, MBA

Building for the PHP Command Line Interface

Steve Grunwell

13:30

Is It Too Late to Learn How to Program? How Being a Developer Changed My Life.

Alicia Carr

14:30

Syncing Validation Constraints Between the Server and Client

Betsy Gamrat

Effective Code Review

Dave Liddament

MySQL 8---A New Beginning

Dave Stokes

Building Facial Recognition Services With JavaScript and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Kesha Williams

15:45

Managing Dependencies Is More Than "Composer Update"

Nils Adermann

Don’t Eat Grandma: Common Grammatical Issues in Technical Writing

Kara Ferguson

Let's Get Random: Under the Hood of PHP 7's CSPRNG

Sammy Kaye Powers

APIs at Scale Require More Than Fast PHP

Stephen F. Johnston Jr.

17:00

How To Monitor Your Database

Baron Schwartz

Resilient Systems in PHP

Brian Sanders

Six Languages in 60 Minutes

Chris Tankersley

IBM Watson & PHP, A Practical Demonstration

Clark Everetts

Friday, 1st June 2018

Sessions
09:00

Fire up your PHP App Performance with Blackfire.io

Beau Simensen

PHP, gRPC, and Microservices

Brian Akins

Developing a Culture of Mentorship

Tessa Kriesel

PHP 7.x – The New New PHP

Larry Garfield

10:15

What's New in Xdebug?

Derick Rethans

Making the Most out of MySQL

Gabriela D'Ávila Ferrara

Accessibility and Security

Nic Steenhout

Greener Pastures: Infrastructure From the Ground Up

Steve Grunwell

11:30

Take Command

Betsy Gamrat

Give Great Interviews

Brian Sanders

Modern Testing With Codeception: Tips and Tricks

Michael Bodnarchuk

Maintaining Homestead

Joe Ferguson

13:30

Strategies for Transitioning Into Leadership

Eric Muntz

14:30

60 to 0: Large-Scale Test Suite Parallalization With Privet

Andy Lindeman

As Easy as Falling off a Log (Or Writing to One)

Brent Laminack

Beat the Bugs, Before They Beat You

Dave Liddament

Composer Best Practices 2018

Nils Adermann

15:45

Cryptography Advances in PHP 7.2

Adam Englander

Gutenberg Comes to WordPress

Sal Ferrarello

MySQL Without the SQL == Oh My!

Dave Stokes

Building Actions for Google Assistant Using JavaScript

Kesha Williams

17:00

Machine Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Paul Fenwick