August 16, 2014 — Vladimir Putin is currently the bad guy of the world. Recently his actions are similar to that of an internet troll, whose primary objective is to instigate a negative response and disorder. Join Steve Roy as he breaks down the patented behavioral methods that trolls of all kinds use. Showing you both technical and human approaches to creating a cleaner, and more civil online community space supported by data from Disqus powered communities, this talk gives you practical do’s and don’ts when it comes to dealing with online incivility.
July 31, 2014 — Do you love WordPress and are interested in getting involved with the community but bewildered at how to “get in”? Wonder no more! This session walks you through freely available resources to help you get involved in any aspect of the community that interests you and take you from an unknown zero to a WordPress hero!
June 22, 2014 — WordPress への貢献（Contributing to WordPress）
WordPress オープンソースプロジェクトには開発者・デザイナー、そして問題解決が得意な人にとって参加の機会がたくさんあります。このセッションでは WordPress のエコシステム、そして WordPress コアプロジェクトに関わる興味深いグループの数々、それらに参加するためのリファレンスをご紹介します。また、「WordPress に貢献することで日々の業務にどういった好影響があるのか？」という疑問にもお答えします。開発サイクル、コア機能開発の新アプローチ、プラグイン開発ベストプラクティス、Twenty Fourteen 次期デフォルトテーマなどについても触れています。
June 10, 2014 — You are working with WordPress when you find yourself in the strange, dimly lit Cave of Community. Gradually you can make out two passageways. One curves downward to the right; the other leads upward to the left.
The choices you make in the WordPress community define your WordPress adventure. I’ll share stories of decisions and outcomes I’ve seen during my three years as a WordPress community manager. The possibilities are endless, but this talk will be about 30 minutes.
October 19, 2013 — WordPress is lucky to have not only a vibrant online community, but a myriad of local, face-to-face, WordPress communities. But, if you don’t have a local community in your area, how do you start one? What can you do to maintain an active, flourishing, local group?
April 21, 2013 — This presentation covers various ways to get involved with the WordPress community even if you are not a developer or coder.
February 11, 2013 — You love WordPress? Want to pitch in and help out? Not sure how? It doesn’t matter if you’re a designer, a developer, a translator, or just someone that uses WordPress on your own site. This presentation talks about how you can help make WordPress better.
October 12, 2012