The second WordCamp at the beautiful downtown Ann Arbor is being conducted on 24th October. The topics here will include everything from coding to branding, and security to blogging. Developers, designers, bloggers, site owners and even WordPress users will benefit from the various sessions and presentations that will be conducted over here.


The Michigan Union which is located close to the Diag in Central Campus is going to be the venue of this WordCamp.


If you’re interested in being a part of the WordCamp Ann Arbor 2015, then click the below-given link to know all the details:


It is going to be an early morning camp as the registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Followed by this all the sessions will be conducted at three different venues:

Pond ABC:

Brian Richards will teach the methods that he use to keep his skills sharp and let the career progress. Whether you’re a developer looking for a better opportunity or a beginner, this session will be helpful for both.

In the next session, Sara Cannon will show how to steal some designs and code and how to truly make them your own.

Seth Alling will work with the audience to explore the different methods through which you can efficiently reduce the deployment time.

Post lunch, Tana Dean will be hosting a session for the beginners which will help them to become familiar with the WordPress backend. The tour will help you to add a new post, upload media, find plugins and much more.

Mark Montague will conduct a presentation that will teach you how to keep the WordPress core, themes and plugins updated.

In the next session, you’ll learn how to create websites and content in a way that suits your users rather than your business’ organizational structure.

Kellen Mace will teach you some of the basic commands that WP-CLI offers.

The last session will be conducted by Adam Silver where he will share the lessons he learned during the launch of a website that offers WordPress backup and maintenance services.

Kuenzel Room:

Shanta Nathwani will begin with a quick overview of WordPress 101 followed by covering WordPress 102 in detail.

In the next session, the speaker Ira Horowitz will discuss the various criterion that will help you to select the best plugins.

Followed by this will be a very interesting battle on themes vs plugins. The speakers will explore the pros and cons of both the components.

Post lunch, Ben Cool will share the multiple ways through which you can speed up your WordPress site using RAM.

Peter Shackelford will then be holding an introductory session to Twig covering syntax overview, routing, and other important details.

Followed by this will be a session by Bobby Bryant which will teach the campers to speed up the WordPress workflow using an IDE.

Ross Johnson and Justin Ferriman will share the details of creating a successful premium business plugin.

The last session at this venue will be conducted by Angela Bergmann covering the basic things that will help to improve the SEO of a website.


Kevin Skarrit will share the techniques that will help you become an influencer in the World of WordPress.

In the next session, Brian Hogg will be holding an introductory session Backbone.js and why you should be using it.

Rebecca Gill will review a number of questions that you need to ask before the launch that will help you to focus on the creating an exceptional user journey.

Post lunch, Carol Davis will share the top 8 web design trends for WordPress websites this year.

Next to this will be a session by Declan O’Neill on the topic of “Making the Sale.”

Kyle Maurer will be sharing 15 useful tips that will help a freelance consultant to get more and better projects.

Followed by this, will be a presentation by Topher DeRosia where he will be discussing common attacks points along with 25 security tips to make your site almost impossible to penetrate by the hackers.

The last session at this camp will be conducted by Mathew Clancy where he will show how to use Agile Principles in WordPress design and development process.

It is the best time of the year in Michigan, the fall season to attend something interesting like a WordCamp. If you’re really interested in feeling the power of WordPress community, then it is the right place for you. Be a part of the WordCamp Ann Arbor 2015 and enjoy!!

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