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WordCamp Rhode Island: Schedule and Tickets

WordCamp Rhode Island has its schedule posted and tickets are for sale.  WordCamp RI runs for two days, Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, 2015.  Tickets are $20 for both days including lunch. Students are free with a valid student ID.

Friday there will be three in-depth tracks running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  1. WordPress Basics: Setup and Installation
  2. Getting to Know SASS
  3. Contributing to WordPress Core

Saturday will also have three tracks with five sessions each of 45-minutes:

  1. WordPress for Beginners
  2. WordPress for Developers
  3. WordPress for Business

WordCamp Rhode Island logo Examples of Saturday’s sessions are “Tips to Make WordPress Your Friend.” “Introduction to i18n/l10n,” and “Content is King, but You Don’t Have to be its Slave.”  Attendees are welcome to pick and choose sessions in varying tracks.

WordCamp RI will be held at New England Tech in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

We look forward to seeing you in RI, aka the Ocean State, and home of the famous Rhode Island Red Hen!

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Ticket sales and call for speakers open for WordCamp Sofia 2015


WordCamp Sofia 2015 will be on October 24-25 and will take place in the Arena Mladost movie theater in Sofia.

After hosting WordCamp Europe in 2014, Sofia welcomes you all for another magnificent WordPress event that will bring the Bulgarian community together and will host many speakers and attendees from around the world.

Tickets sales are open, so you can Get your ticket for WordCamp Sofia 2015 now.

The call for speakers will be up until September 10.

Sofia from above

Sofia from above



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WordCamp Pune 2015 Schedule is up


1 Day, 40 Experts, 32 Sessions

There are 18 Talks, 8 Lightning Talks, 6 Workshops, 3 Panel Discussions, 2 QnAs and 1 Critique spread across 3 tracks (User, Developer and Business/ Community). 6 of the sessions are either partly or fully in Marathi and 10 are partly or fully in Hindi. 6th Spetember is the date and the full schedule is here: https://2015.pune.wordcamp.org/schedule/.

The WordPress Lounge and the Word Lounge

We’re hosting two fun Lounges. There’s a WordPress Lounge for all things WordPress, hosted by Pune Wordex. There’s also a Word Lounge by Alphabet Sambar for the practitioners of the craft of writing.

Contests and Networking

There’s a Photography Contest and a combination of Bingo and Scavenger Hunt called the Selfie Hunt. We also have an awesome Buddy Program along with plenty of breaks to boost mingling and networking.

Tickets are selling fast and will be available till the morning of the WordCamp. However, no one looks good wearing ill-fitting t-shirts. If you are looking to attend, grab your ticket now!

Credit: Image created from original vectors from Freepik

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Registration for WordCamp Omaha 2015 Now Open

Ticket sales for WordCamp Omaha 2015 are now open! Head on over to omaha.wordcamp.org/2015/tickets to secure your spot.

WordCamp Omaha 2015 will take place Oct. 10-11 in Omaha, Neb.

Tickets are $40 and will give you access to:

  • An amazing lineup of speaker presentations covering diverse WordPress-related topics throughout the day Oct. 10;
  • Lunch provided by Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for Culinary Arts on Oct. 10;
  • A secured spot at our after-party happening downtown (more details soon … ) the evening of Oct. 10;
  • Contributor Day and Community Help Room on Oct. 11, where you can learn how to help improve the WordPress Open Source Project and/or get free help on your WordPress projects from local experts;
  • A t-shirt and some surprise swag;
  • Our love and thanks for supporting WordPress and the Omaha WordPress Community.

We hope to see you there!

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The call is out for Speakers for WordCamp RI

WordCamp RI is putting out the call for speakers for our WordCamp to be held September 25 and 26, 2015 at the New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI.

The deadline for submitting your speaker application is August 31, 2015. Apply at https://2015.rhodeisland.wordcamp.org/call-for-speakers/

If you’d like to propose multiple topics, please submit the form multiple times, once for each topic.

Besides being at an awesome WordCamp, why come to Rhode Island? Because we have beautiful beaches, fantastic restaurants, the Newport mansions, home of the Big Blue Bug as seen in the Farrelly brothers’ movie “Dumb and Dumber,” film location of “The Great Gatsby,” “There’s Something about Mary,” “Me, Myself, and Irene,” “27 Dresses,” and of course “The Family Guy” is set in Rhode Island. With all that beauty, culture and good food how can you stay away?
We encourage you to submit talks that we haven’t even thought of!

With that in mind, it might still be helpful for you to know what attendees have told us they would like to have as some of the session topics:

  • Theme development
    • Custom themes
    • Commercial themes
    • Child themes
  • Plugin development
  • Getting the most out of Yoast SEO Plug-In
  • WordPress SEO
  • Mobile delivery
  • Working locally
  • Installing and managing multisites
  • eCommerce
  • WP Automatic Upgrades
    • Via wp-config file or filters? Does that change depending on the client?
    • Which combination works best? Core only? Core + plugins? Core + plugins + themes? Core + plugins + themes + translation files?
    • Which type is best? Minor only? Minor + development? Minor + development + Major?

See you at WordCamp RI!

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WordCamp Hampton Roads Call for Speakers and Sponsors

The Southeast Virginia area’s inaugural WordCamp, WordCamp Hampton Roads 2015, is being held Saturday, October 17 in Virginia Beach at the Tidewater Community College Advanced Technology Center. Our team is excited about getting this event rolling and we’d love to see you there!

Our calls for speakers and sponsors are open so if you want to get involved and give back, here’s your chance, please don’t hesitate to apply! Ticket sales will be open in a matter of days. The cost will only be $20 and includes your lunch, refreshments, and an awesome t-shirt, so stay tuned!

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WordCamp Omaha Dates and Call for Speakers Announced

WordCamp Omaha 2015 — Omaha’s second WordCamp — will take place Oct. 10-11 at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus in North Omaha. Join us!

Our calls for speakers and sponsors are live and we look forward to hearing from members of the local, regional and national WordPress communities. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at omaha@wordcamp,org or reach out to @WPOmaha.

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WordCamp Russia 2015 this weekend

For the third year in a row, WordCamp Russia will take place at the gorgeous Digital October Center in Moscow on Saturday, August 15th. With two tracks and a line-up of 14 great speakers, this will be the best WordCamp Russia yet.

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