WordCamp Seattle is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th. Below is the tentative schedule of events. The schedule is subject to changes, so please check back for any changes in the days leading up to the event.

Saturday, June 8th

Users & Bloggers Designers & Themers Developers
7:45am Doors Open & Check-in Begins
8:45am Opening Remarks
9am Kane Jamison
The Website Owner’s Guide to Working
with a Designer
Robert Dall
Taking Backgrounds to the Next Level
Lightning talks from
Jeremy Felt, Kailey Lampert & Tanner Moushey
WordPress Coding Done Right
10am Scott Berkun
Write or Die
Suzette Franck
CSS3 in WordPress
Pete Mall
Working w/ the WordPress Theme Customizer


Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Why WordPress

12pm Lunch
1pm Panel: Michael Cyger, Ariel Meadow Stallings & Steve Roy
Building a Community w/ WordPress
Moderated by Scott Berkun
Natalie MacLees
Responsive Typography for
WordPress Themes
Eric Mann
Automated WP Development
2pm Bob Dunn
The Beginner’s Guide to
Choosing a Theme
Paul Clark
Style Themes Faster, Better:
Intro to Sass and Less CSS
Zach Tollman
Caching in WordPress
3pm Aaron Hockley
WordPress Writing Workflow
Jeff Brock
Client Proofing your WordPress Sites
Ian Dunn
Creating Object-Oriented
WordPress Plugins
4pm Justin Briggs
SEO in WordPress
Flynn O’Conner
Enhancing WordPress Search
Otto Wood
The GPL and You
5pm Closing Remarks
5:30pm After Party! @ The College Inn PubDetails

Sunday, June 9th

Sunday June 9th we will be hosting an informal “dev day”, an opportunity for coders to come together for a fun day of quick presentations and co-working.

When: Sunday June 9th, 12pm – 5pm
Cost: $0, FREE, Nada
Who: Coders, themers, aspiring core contributors, beginners & advanced coders… everyone welcome (knowledge of code strongly encouraged)!
What: An informal, unstructured day of co-working. Potential activities include:

1. Informal talks from awesome people:

  • Otto – Something awesome with lots of code
  • Daniel Bachhuber – WP CLI
  • Mark Kelnar (WP Engine) – Using GIT
  • Daniel Bachhuber & Eric Amundson – contributing to the Plugin Developer handbook
  • Impromptu Unconference style talks?

2. Lunch: Pizza arriving around 1pm. Come hungry!

3. Breakout rooms for small groups to split off and work quietly/diligently on small projects.

A big thanks to our sponsors for helping make Dev Day Happen: