About WordCamp Ottawa

WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences focusing on everything related to WordPress. Each WordCamp is a little different, but they all share a similar goal: provide an opportunity for people to come together and discuss their common interest in WordPress, learn from each other, network, and have a great time doing it.

WordCamp Ottawa will be held at the University of Ottawa April 27th, 2013.  See “Venue” for more information.

Tickets for WordCamp Ottawa will be $23 per person for WordCamp only, or $28 per person for WordCamp and the pre-camp WordPress intro session.  Register for WordCamp Ottawa.

Sponsorship is important to fund a WordCamp, it will determine what we can offer in the way of refreshments, lunch, after-party events, T-shirts and WordCamp Ottawa swag.  Please see “Become a Sponsor” if you are interested in sponsoring WordCamp Ottawa.

We are planning 2 tracks make that 3 tracks of presentations,

  • “Content Creators” with presentations that will help users that create content in WordPress sites.
  • “Site Creators” with content for those who are more experienced users, but not necessarily designers or developers.
  • “Code Creators” will include presentations for designers or developers about site set-up, theme design, plugin development, best practices for development, and more.

We will also have an unconference session on “The Role of Women in the WordPress Community”, a panel discussing “Building Your Business, Cause, or Brand using WordPress”, a pre-camp “Introduction to WordPress” and a the “Happiness Bar” where you can get one on one help with your WordPress questions,

WordCamp Ottawa originated out of the Ottawa WordPress Group. WordPress enthusiasts from the Ottawa and surrounding area get together on the first Wednesday of each month to hear a presentation about WordPress, share information and resources, and have a bit of fun. Everyone is welcome!

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