Schedule

All sessions were recorded and are available via the schedule on this page and the WPCampus Learning Library.

All times are listed in the following timezone:

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

9:45 am (CDT) 10:00 am
9:45 - 10:00 am (CDT)

Opening remarks

Track: Eduwapuu

Bring a cup of coffee (or whatever you like) and start the day with WPCampus Director, Rachel Cherry, for a few pro tips and remarks about the event.

10:00 am (CDT) 10:45 am
10:00 - 10:45 am (CDT)

Lightning talks

Track: Eduwapuu

Lightning talks are short presentations designed to pique your interest on a topic. Talks will be back to back and not concurrent.

10:00 - 10:15 am (CDT)

Automation Tools Can Help Your Sprints Work Smarter, Not Harder

Track: Eduwapuu
Lightning Talk
Reed Piernock
Danielle Held

Who is this session for?

scrum masters, product owners, project managers, developers, programmers, engineers, server managers, change managers, strategists, UX/UI

10:15 - 10:30 am (CDT)

Extending the REST API

Track: Eduwapuu
Lightning Talk
Adam Bernot

Who is this session for?

Developers

10:30 - 10:45 am (CDT)

See What I Mean?: Data Visualization in WordPress

Track: Eduwapuu
Lightning Talk
Joni Halabi

Who is this session for?

Javascript developers

10:45 am (CDT) 11:00 am
10:45 - 11:00 am (CDT)

15-minute break

11:00 am (CDT) 11:45 am
11:00 - 11:45 am (CDT)

End to End Accessibility Testing

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Tim Wright

Who is this session for?

Engineers and product owners

11:00 - 11:45 am (CDT)

Using Neurodesign to Increase RFI Conversions

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
andres zapata
Dr. Deborah Kohl

Who is this session for?

Marketing Professionals, Web Developers and Designers

11:45 am (CDT) 12:00 pm
11:45 - 12:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

12:00 pm (CDT) 12:45 pm
12:00 - 12:45 pm (CDT)

The Future of WordPress

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Francesca Marano

Who is this session for?

University IT Department and Developers

12:00 - 12:45 pm (CDT)

Using Google Classroom to teach a community WordPress course

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Ben Dunkle

Who is this session for?

Educators, folks who teach WordPress to others, support staff.

12:45 pm (CDT) 1:00 pm
12:45 - 1:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

1:00 pm (CDT) 1:30 pm
1:00 - 1:30 pm (CDT)

How to Easily Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

Track: Truck Sheep
Sponsor Demonstration
Jessica Orozco
Yuriy Babenko
1:00 - 1:30 pm (CDT)

What is “Hijack” and how does it help prospective students when they can’t visit campus?

Track: Eduwapuu
Sponsor Demonstration
Nathan Monk

Who is this session for?

Those interested in marketing and recruitment. The solution offered is based on WordPress, so those seeing how WP used with a React front-end may also be interested.

1:30 pm (CDT) 2:00 pm
1:30 - 2:00 pm (CDT)

Accessibility For Non-Developers

Track: Eduwapuu
Sponsor Demonstration
Ronnie Burt
Christine Donovan
2:00 pm (CDT) 2:45 pm
2:00 - 2:45 pm (CDT)

Update on Gutenberg accessibility audit

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Joe Dolson

Who is this session for?

Content editors, creators, and technology procurement specialists

2:45 pm (CDT) 3:00 pm
2:45 - 3:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

3:00 pm (CDT) 3:45 pm
3:00 - 3:45 pm (CDT)

How I Learned to Stop Worrying About My Theme, and Love WordPress

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Andy Rush

Who is this session for?

All audiences in higher ed - faculty, staff, and students

3:00 - 3:45 pm (CDT)

The new Mobile Site and Native App Accessibility Testing Guidelines

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Gian Wild

Who is this session for?

Accessibility people

3:45 pm (CDT) 4:00 pm
3:45 - 4:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

4:00 pm (CDT) 4:45 pm
4:00 - 4:45 pm (CDT)

Telling Geospatial Stories with WordPress

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Jeff Everhart

Who is this session for?

developers, instructional technologists, or anyone involved in creating tech for teaching/learning

4:00 - 4:45 pm (CDT)

The Five Ws of Decoupled Websites

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Steve Persch
Rachel Cherry

Who is this session for?

This presentation will be most beneficial to developers and tech leads considering decoupled architectures

Thursday, July 30, 2020

10:00 am (CDT) 10:45 am
10:00 - 10:45 am (CDT)

Five Ways To Make Your Projects and Events More Diverse

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Allie Nimmons

Who is this session for?

Any person who cares about making their community or environment a better place.

10:45 am (CDT) 11:00 am
10:45 - 11:00 am (CDT)

15-minute break

11:00 am (CDT) 11:45 am
11:00 - 11:45 am (CDT)

The Evolving Role of the WordPress Administrator

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Cliff Seal

Who is this session for?

WordPress administrators (i.e. anyone responsible for rolling out updates to core or themes/plugins to end users)

11:00 - 11:45 am (CDT)

Improving Website Performance: A Case Study and Steps You Can Take

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Rachel Leggett

Who is this session for?

Developers

11:45 am (CDT) 12:00 pm
11:45 - 12:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

12:00 pm (CDT) 12:45 pm
12:00 - 12:45 pm (CDT)

Anatomy of a Great Faculty Website

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Steve Ryan

Who is this session for?

Marketing and communications teams. The talk is focused more on content development than the code behind our faculty theme. (Although I'll have some good code examples sprinkled in for good measure.)

12:00 - 12:45 pm (CDT)

Writing for Atomic Design: How to Create Content in a Pattern Library

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Rachel DeLauder

Who is this session for?

Content designers, web team managers, content owners/subject matter experts

12:45 pm (CDT) 1:00 pm
12:45 - 1:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

1:00 pm (CDT) 1:30 pm
1:00 - 1:30 pm (CDT)

Collaboration: There Must Be a Better Way

Track: Truck Sheep
Sponsor Demonstration
John Richards II
John Sepassi
1:00 - 1:30 pm (CDT)

AI 101: How artificial intelligence can help educators publish more, publish faster, and publish better

Track: Eduwapuu
Sponsor Demonstration
Phil Crumm

Who is this session for?

Technical leaders, content creators, and marketers excited to explore how machine learning and artificial intelligence can simplify content creation, accelerate authorship, and eliminate painful manual tasks

1:30 pm (CDT) 2:00 pm
1:30 - 2:00 pm (CDT)

Trivia game

Tulane Zoom

Join our official game maker, Brian DeConinck, for an exciting round of trivia and prizes.

The trivia game will be hosted in Zoom. The Zoom URL is available via your account page.

2:00 pm (CDT) 2:45 pm
2:00 - 2:45 pm (CDT)

Practical Ethics for the Modern Web Designer

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Who is this session for?

This is for everyone

2:00 - 2:45 pm (CDT)

Feeling Good: Why Positive Relationship-Building is The Critical Outcome of WordPress Documentation, User Support, and Training

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Kenzie Woodbridge

Who is this session for?

anyone involved in a distributed web publishing environment

2:45 pm (CDT) 3:00 pm
2:45 - 3:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

3:00 pm (CDT) 3:45 pm
3:00 - 3:45 pm (CDT)

Digging Into Privacy

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Ronnie Burt

Who is this session for?

Anyone interested in privacy, but especially site managers, developers, and those that choose plugins or build sites.

3:00 - 3:45 pm (CDT)

Object-Oriented Strategies for Custom WPGraphQL Extensions

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Adam Berkowitz

Who is this session for?

Web Developers of all kinds, Server Administrators

3:45 pm (CDT) 4:00 pm
3:45 - 4:00 pm (CDT)

15-minute break

4:00 pm (CDT) 4:45 pm
4:00 - 4:45 pm (CDT)

Building a self-publishing platform with Multisite

Track: Eduwapuu
General Lecture Session
Blake Bertuccelli

Who is this session for?

University Website Administrators and IT Managers who want to streamline website management.

4:00 - 4:45 pm (CDT)

Be an Accessibility Anti-Hero

Track: Truck Sheep
General Lecture Session
Donna Bungard

Who is this session for?

This session is geared towards both marketing teams and PMs who are faced with the challenge of justifying the budget for accessibility initiatives.

5:00 pm (CDT)
5:00 pm (CDT)

Happy Hour Game Night

Pantheon Zoom

Join us and the team at Pantheon for a Happy Hour Game Night!

We'll socialize and play games. Grab your favorite snack (or meal), water, soda, or cocktail. Whatever makes you comfortable.

Leave when you need to. We'll hang out on the Zoom until everyone has gone.

Everything will take place in Zoom. The Zoom URL is available from your account page.

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