Speakers

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Schedule

Note: the colors on the schedule match the colors on the conference map. Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 - Tutorial Day

Oakbrook

Odana

Grand Canyon

8:30 am - 9:00 amCheck-in (Twist Lobby)
9:00 am - 10:30 am Create an API-centric System for Web and Mobile (Part 1)
Christian Varela
Guide to UX Testing with Assistive Technology (Part 1)
Andrea Skeries
Linux SysAdmin 101 (Part 1)
Liam Wiltshire
10:30 am - 11:00 amMorning Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Create an API-centric System for Web and Mobile (Part 2)
Christian Varela
Guide to UX Testing with Assistive Technology (Part 2)
Andrea Skeries
Linux SysAdmin 101 (Part 2)
Liam Wiltshire
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch - provided (food served in the back of Grand Canyon, seating in Twist)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Docker for PHP Developers (Part 1)
Chris Tankersley
Hack Your Home With a Raspberry Pi (Part 1)
Ken Marks
Getting More Out Of Git (Part 1)
Jordan Kasper
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAfternoon Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Docker for PHP Developers (Part 2)
Chris Tankersley
Hack Your Home With a Raspberry Pi (Part 2)
Ken Marks
Getting More Out Of Git (Part 2)
Jordan Kasper

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 - Conference Day

Oakbrook

Odana

Grand Canyon

8:30 am - 9:00 amCheck-in (Twist Lobby)
9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote: TBD
Rodney Urquhart
10:10 am - 11:00 am The Road to PHP 7.1
Michelangelo van Dam
What Makes a Great Developer?
Matthew Turland
Pulling up Your Legacy App by Its Bootstraps!
Emily Stamey
11:20 am - 12:10 pm Empathy As A Service: Supporting Mental Health in the Tech Workplace
Nara Kasbergen
PHP OOP: An Object-oriented Programming Primer
Eli White
RegEx Is Your Friend
Liam Wiltshire
12:10 pm - 1:30 pmLunch -- provided (food served in the back of Grand Canyon, seating in Twist)
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Will You Help Me End Pixelated Images on the Internet?
Julka Grodel
Building Unique Templates with Custom Post Types in WordPress
Andrea Roenning
Browser Serving Your Web Application Security
Philippe Gamache
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm Illusions of Web Development and How They Are Destroying the Industry
Stefany Newman
PHP Prepared Statements and MySQL Table Design
Edward Barnard
Increasing Performance and Productivity with PHP and Server-side React.js
Jason Rogers
3:50 pm - 4:40 pm What Raising 3 Kids Taught Me About Working with Users
Derek Binkley
10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Composer
Patrick Schwisow
Dev Divas: History's Heroines of Computing
Vesna Kovach
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Keynote: Thank You PHP Community, I Owe You so Much
Michelangelo van Dam
6:00 pm - 6:15 pmClosing Remarks
6:15 pm - 7:00 pmReception