June 12, 2017 — Catalina Alvarez in an Occupational Psychologist and resides in Spain. She is involved in the WordPress Community through her husband’s work. She has volunteered at several WordCamps in Spain and will be doing the same at WordCamp Europe 2017.
Catalina is pursuing her Master’s Degree by performing a survey about the Motivation and Burnout in the WordPress Community. She did an internship at HumanMade and found out that there is very little data available concerning a distributed workforce.
June 5, 2017 — The WordPress community and how much we are all changing our and the lives of others, every day.
Our community helped me a lot to get through some pretty rough period in my life last year, and this is going to be my first talk about it and probably the only one.
I am going touch base a little bit about #WPDrama, and probably about the future of the whole community.
June 5, 2017 — When I first contacted Marco Andre about doing an interview, he stated that he would like to have some of the other organizers sit in and take part in the interview.
I did not realize how lucky I would get to interview the group while they were preparing for their Meetup.
Marco Andrei, Rodrigo, Gustavo and Eduardo were part of the ograinzing team for WordCamp Porto Alegre, which was held on May 6thof this year. WordCamp Porto Alegre has been held twice in the past few years and this group hopes to make this an annual event.
We talk about their involvement in the WordPress Community, as well as being involved in other tech related groups in their area.
In preparation for their evening Meetup, Marco Andrei, Rodrigo, Gustavo and Eduardo had prepared a cake and cupcakes to celebrate the 14th anniversary of WordPress.
June 2, 2017 — The GovIntranet WordPress theme was released in 2013 and since then I’ve been supporting an open source community of users and developers.
In this session I’ll talk about my experience of developing in the open and working out loud, what I’ve learned since starting as a WordPress developer and the ups and downs of managing ongoing theme and plugin development.
May 13, 2017 — In this business track session, Mendel will share insights from both his personal and business life (with GoDaddy). His core message? No matter how incredible your product or service, you won’t win alone. You need community.
May 8, 2017 — Wow! Just wow!
When I first started to consider asking Cate DeRosia if she would be interested in being interviewed, I thought she might have something interesting to say to the WordPress world. This interview far exceeded any expectations I had.
This interview was done at WordCamp Jackson, where we were able to find a quite place in between sessions.
Cate talks about being the spouse of a remote WordPress developer. She discusses attending WordCamps and getting to know people in the Community she had only heard about and building her own relationships.
We discuss raising children in the digital age, the steps taken to protect them and letting children find their own way. Cate talks about taking their children to WordCamps and how they forged their own relationships in the WordPress Community.
May 4, 2017 — his talk on will focus on why one should attend a WordCamp and how to make the most out of your WordCamp experience. With more WordCamps happening in India this year (props to WCUdaipur and WCKochi), Utsav’s talk comes just at the right moment.
He believes, he can provide a little something on how one can make the most out of this grand event. He thinks, be it in your city or miles away in another country, attending WordCamps should be more than just attending sessions.
May 2, 2017 — Dustin Hartzler is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic and lives in the western Ohio area with his wife and two small children.
Dustin has been a Happiness Engineer since 2013. He is currently with the Woo Commerce Team where he enjoys helping people debug and troubleshoot their Woo Commerce issues. He finds it challenging because of all of the different variables that come into play, hosting, themes, plugins, etc.
April 30, 2017 — Compatibility is a cornerstone of WordPress, unfortunately, not something nearly enough community members take seriously, whether its contributing to core, plugin, theme or even organizing meetups.
Harshad Mane’s talk would focus on all aspects of how to make your plugin, theme, and your local community compatible with WordPress.
Harshad would like to share his thoughts on how to make things/people work together without conflict(s) building a healthy community.