WordCamp Minneapolis / St. Paul is a 500 person event held at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis, MN on August 23rd thru the 25th. We are focusing on tracks in development, including more advanced development, design, business & community. Thursday, August 23rd will be Training Thursday including focused workshops running from 12pm to 4pm. Friday, August 24th will be a full day of sessions with registration starting at 8am and sessions going until 5pm. Saturday, August 25th will full a partial day of conference sessions running from 8am to 1pm and an afternoon after party starting at 1pm. WordCamp Minneapolis / St. Paul is the same weekend as the infamous Minnesota State Fair opener – a must see event! Come for WordCamp and stay for the fair & our beautiful state filled with tons of outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.

Thursday 23rd August 2018

12:00
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Building Your First Plugin
Workshop by Scott DeLuzio in Coding & Development (2 hours)
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Onboarding New Clients to Set Expectations and Create Extraordinary Experiences
Workshop by Jennifer Bourn in Business (2 hours)
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Intro to Programming: Back to the Basics
Workshop by Rachel Cherry in Coding & Development (4 hours)
14:00
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WooCommerce and You - A Love Story
Workshop by Patrick Rauland in Business (2 hours)
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Designing for Accessibility
Workshop by Dawn Watkins in Design (2 hours)

Friday 24th August 2018

08:00
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Registration in The Commons (1 hour)
09:00
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Be Smart and Helpful: Success, Generosity and the Business of People
Keynote by Michelle Schulp in Being Human (25 minutes)
09:30
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Business is Thriving and the Rest is Only Surviving
Talk by Katie Elenberger in Business (45 minutes)
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Building Better Themes
Talk by Josh Leuze in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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Steering the Open Web
Talk by Michael Babker in Community (45 minutes)
10:30
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Growing Great Teams
Talk by Drew Gorton in Business (45 minutes)
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Creating WordPress Child Themes with Sass
Talk by Angela Holden in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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Implementing a Content Strategy at the Wrong Time
Talk by Lynn Winter in Content & Blogging (45 minutes)
11:30
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What I’ve Learned from asking, “How did you built that?”
Talk by Joe Casabona in Business (45 minutes)
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Discover Grid
Talk by Jacqueline Quintanilla in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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Death to Photoshop: Rebooting an Enterprise Design System
Talk by Reid Peifer in Design (45 minutes)
12:15
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Lunch in Memorial Hall (45 minutes)
13:00
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Estimate Better by Understanding Uncertainty
Talk by James Grumish in Business (30 minutes)
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Improving WordPress Development Efficiency With Your Own Framework
Talk by Heather Acton in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
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Community Building: From Twitter to #IRL
Talk by Raquel Landefeld in Community (30 minutes)
13:45
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Back to the Future
Talk by Thomas McMahon in Business (30 minutes)
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Getting Started with Creating Gutenberg Blocks
Talk by Eric Debelak in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
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For Blogging Out Loud! Use your voice to blog.
Talk by Russell Aaron in Content & Blogging (30 minutes)
14:30
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Having My Website Hacked Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened to Me
Talk by Laura Byrne-Cristiano in Business (15 minutes)
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Agile your Agile: Changing process one step at a time
Talk by Steve Persch in Business (15 minutes)
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10 Sites in 30 days: Exactly what you need to know to grow your side hustle
Talk by Jessica Spangler in Business (15 minutes)
15:00
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Taming the Whirlwind - Growing Your Business While You're Busy with Client Work
Talk by Nathan Ingram in Business (45 minutes)
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Do more, faster, by extending WP-CLI
Talk by Ben Byrne in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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Conquer the Imposter
Talk by Brenda Cimbura, Ed.D. in Being Human (45 minutes)
16:00
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Ask Me Anything SEO Panel
Talk by Tyler Golberg, Jennifer Bourne, Jen Jamar in Business (1 hour)
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Better Search and Beyond: An Introduction to ElasticPress
Talk by Vasken Hauri in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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WordPress Marketing Automation
Talk by Marcus Genzlinger in Content & Blogging (45 minutes)

Saturday 25th August 2018

08:00
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Registration in The Commons (1 hour)
09:00
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Freelancing Biz
Talk by Toby Cryns in Business (30 minutes)
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Build process automation
Talk by Kevin O’Brien in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
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So, you want to UX?
Talk by Tracy Apps in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
09:45
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Project Management for Developers
Talk by Jessi Gurr in Business (45 minutes)
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Modernizing Your Development Workflow Using Composer
Talk by Jeremy Ward in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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How To Be The Action Hero of Your Own Life
Talk by Ellen Goodwin in Being Human (45 minutes)
10:45
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Building a Profitable WP Agency (Business)
Talk by Jocelyn Mozak in Business (30 minutes)
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Automating your QA with Visual Regression Testing
Talk by Andrew Taylor in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
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SVG vs Everybody
Talk by Joshua Giowaya in Design (30 minutes)
11:30
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How to NOT be a Broke Web Developer
Talk by Kimberly Pigeon in Business (45 minutes)
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Your code stinks. WPCS can help.
Talk by Cory Webb in Coding & Development (45 minutes)
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Building a Startup into a Brand
Talk by Andrea Trew in Design (45 minutes)
12:30
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Rethinking Requirements: A Non-technical Guide to Project Definition
Talk by Travis Totz in Business (30 minutes)
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Teaching WordPress: Development Environments in the Classroom
Talk by David Needham in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
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The Blob, The Chunk, and The Block: Structured Content in the Era of Gutenberg
Talk by John Eckman in Coding & Development (30 minutes)
13:00
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After Party + Lunch in Outdoors (4 hours)