The 4th annual WordCamp Europe will be held in Vienna, Austria, June 24-26, 2016, bringing together over 1000 passionate designers, developers, business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing experts, bloggers and educators from around the globe.
Submissions have been closed on 31 January 2016 at midnight. All candidates will be informed as to whether or not their talk was accepted by 16 March.
What we’re looking for
WordCamp Europe showcases the best of WordPress, and of the WordPress community in Europe.
Unique takes on topics involving development, design, business & entrepreneurship, community, marketing and content (to name a few), could contribute to yet another one of the rich and engaging programs that WordCamp Europe participants have come to know and love.
Here are some example topics that we believe are interesting to our audience:
- Broader Horizons for WP developers – new languages, paradigms, and tools, that inspire us to be better WordPress developers.
- WordPress REST API
- Developing larger projects with WordPress – both team and technical challenges, e-commerce solutions, complex web applications.
- Real-world stories of automated testing (end-to-end, integration, browser, unit).
- Server setup and new stacks (HHVM, containers, deployment).
- Learning – approaches for staying up-to-date with WordPress and the web development worlds.
- Effective design processes and approaches (mobile-first, data-driven design, designing in the browser).
- Designing user experiences for multiple devices/platforms (cohesive UX).
- New trends in web standards and how to make a good use of them (HTML5, CSS, SVG).
- Responsive web design & web typography.
- Client-Designer relationship management & the changing role of the designer
- Enterprise WP, Big Media & Government projects (real-world stories and case studies would be great)
- Strategies for business growth & challenges of growth (idem!)
- People management (customer service, developers, distributed teams)
- Pricing & product strategies (competition analysis, differentiation, upselling, cross-selling, etc)
- Brand & reputation management (how to build a strong brand, crisis management, etc)
- Business optimization tips for freelance developers (all that paperwork and how to deal with it)
Content / Marketing / Community
- Successful content strategies
- Landing page optimizations
- Email marketing/Building a subscription
- Social Media Management
- Practical guide for getting involved with the community
If you want to discuss your ideas, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions have been closed on 31 January 2016 at midnight. All candidates will be informed as to whether or not their talk was accepted by 16 March. All approved speakers will gain free entry to the event, so you can hold off on purchasing tickets until you’ve heard back from us. And don’t worry, we’ll make sure there are some available for those who need them: we definitely still want to see you there!