June 16, 2020 — Learn what inspires others to become WordPress community enthusiasts!
These community leaders have organized countless WordCamps, Meetups, and other community events; spoken at even more; and encouraged others to contribute-to, learn-from, and participate-in the WordPress community.
December 31, 2019 — This introductory session will cover the ways that people can contribute to the WordPress global community team, no matter what their background or experience.
October 31, 2019 — WordPress is set apart by its vibrant, passionate community of enthusiasts and stakeholders. As WordPress continues to grow, the community will continue to grow with it. There will be things we might have to sacrifice to build an even larger tent, and things we will allow to constrict our growth — in order to preserve our culture. Andrea Middleton outlines a few of the choices already made, and some choices we’ll need to get ready to make in coming years.
December 10, 2018 — Our panelists will consider and discuss the following questions:
How should a community’s ethics be applied to event speakers, sponsors, volunteers and vendors?
In our businesses and as a community, how do we develop and implement policies that reflect our ethics and values?
The organizing team is still assembling the panel and selecting a moderator. What we have confirmed so far is below. We’ll update further details as they are finalized.
Doris DelTosto Brogan, Professor of Law, Harold Reuschlein Leadership Chair, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Jason Coleman, WordPress Core Contributor and Plugin Author | CEO, Paid Memberships Pro
Andrea Middleton, Leader in the WordPress Global Community team
Liam Dempsey, Lead Organizer, WordCamp Philly | Director + Designer, LBDesign
Moderator: Simeon S. Poles, Associate, Duane Morris LLP.
February 21, 2018 — WordPress now powers over 28% of the web, and it’s built and maintained by hundreds of contributors all over the world. There are as many ways to contribute to WordPress as there are dishes in a feast! In this talk, we’ll look at some recipes for successful contributions followed by people who’ve made a big impact on WordPress. There’s room for you at this table — join us!
October 24, 2017 — People in the WordPress open source project spends a lot of time and energy supporting live events, like meetups and WordCamps. In this talk we’ll talk about the science of human connection, and how live events support the WordPress project by creating a participatory and welcoming community, by talking!
June 21, 2017 — Andrea Middleton has worked with WordCamp organizers since 2011, helping people plan events that inspire people to do more with WordPress, connect the WordPress community, and contribute to the WordPress project.
She said in his talk “The WordPress community is built and maintained by volunteers, using the same methods — and many of the same tools — that are used to make WordPress itself. In this session, you’ll get a look at the WordPress community’s “source code” and learn how to contribute to the growth of your local community — or create a community if you don’t already have one.”
January 8, 2017 — The WordPress community is built and maintained by volunteers, using the same methods — and many of the same tools — that are used to make WordPress itself. In this session, you’ll get a look at the WordPress community’s “source code” and learn how to contribute to the growth of your local community — or create a community if you don’t already have one.
August 15, 2014 — If you are a WordCamp organizer in pre-planning or active planning, join us for our bi-weekly WordCamp Organizers’ Orientation and hangout. I’ll cover some basic aspects of the WordCamp program, and there will be the chance to ask questions.