Friday – September 16th

6:00pm-9:00pm Meet and Greet the Speakers

Saturday – September 17th

Skill Level Key: Low | Medium | High

Time DIY Track Business Track Advanced Track
8:00 Registration – Snacks and Coffee Provided by WordCamp ABQ
9:00 Opening Remarks

Writing for your Blog (or website): Getting Started

Jay Thompson

Mobile Marketing: Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Sheriece Strickland

Site Performance, From Pinto to Ferrari

Joseph Scott


WordPress Fundamentals

Sean Wells

Gaining More Clients and Customers Through Writing Effective Blog Posts

Mariana Wagner

Building a Powerful, Flexible CMS using Custom Fields and Custom Post Types

Ray Gulick


WordPress Wardrobe: Dressing Up Your Website With the Best Functioning Theme

Aryon Hoselton

Membership Sites: Your Link to Ongoing Monthly Profits

Cynthia Lay

Creating a WordPress Multisite/Network

Karen Arnold

12:30 Lunch – Provided by WordCamp ABQ

10 Cool Things You Can Do With Widgets

Ben Byrne

Strategies to Get the Word Out: PR, Marketing, etc.

Kelly Koepke

The Making of: Casual Theme

Brooks Walch


SEO Panel

Panelists: Bill Zientek, Sam Hotchkiss, Anne Rich, and Brian Tercero

Moderated by Jenifer De La Garza 


Bring your WP website issues to the experts for a brief appointment and get free diagnosis and prescriptions. Second opinions available! Various WordPress Experts

3:30 break

The Electronic Canvas: A Palette of Plug-Ins for Artists of All Types

Panelists: Karin Pitman, Michael Browning, Aryon Hoselton

Moderated by Jenifer De La Garza

Shoestring Vlogging: The Business Guide to Low-Budget Promotional Video Production

Toby Younis

WordPress Security: Best Practices and Disaster Recovery

Damian Taggart


Closing Remarks

Lance Willett, Joseph Scott, Kevin Conboy from Automattic

5:30 After Party – Happy Hour – Networking – Mingling – Snacks Provided

Sunday – September 18

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4

WordPress for Real Estate

Jay Thompson

Kids and WordPress

Karen Arnold, Sean Wells

WordPress for Small Business, Non-Profits

Julia Mandeville

WordPress Panel for Developers and Designers

Panelists: Aryon Hoselton, Ray Gulick, Kevin Conboy, Joseph Scott

Schedule is subject to change.

All events are at the Albuquerque Sheraton Airport

2910 Yale Boulevard S.E.
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 843-7000 Click here for a Google map.