Getting excited about heading to Nashville, TN next week for the 2018 version of WordCamp US! This year, I’m looking forward to meeting other WordPress developers and talking WordPress technology in WordPress terms.
It is a joy to meet everyone – at all levels – but – I do get a particular charge out of being able to speak WordPress – straight up – and be understood 🙂
One of the nicest things about WordCamps is that you run into WordPress aficionados that you have met before at other WordCamps and WordPress Meetups. You get to reconnect over a common interest, and when not reconnecting, you’re making new connections with those you are meeting for the first time.
I have high hopes for making lots of new connections, and even some international connections since I know from the attendees list and the slack conversations that folks are flying in from all over the world for the 2018 WordCamp US. It’s a big deal 🙂
There are three days of activities; two of keynotes, sessions, panels and presentations, and one day for contributing to the WordPress community. I will be attending all three days. I have gone through the schedules for Friday and Saturday and highlighted the sessions that I want to attend. Sunday is an open schedule where participants in the Contributor day show up, get their assignments, and work with their group.
I hope everyone experiences the joy that I feel when attending a WordCamp. There are sessions for ALL levels of experience – from “thinking” about WordPress to WordPress engineering. There’s the Happiness Bar where participants can get help with a particular technical issue, request an approach recommendation, or get an answer to a simple question. There are plenty of spaces and opportunities to socialize and meet others. The WordPress community is very friendly and inviting.
Looking forward to meeting you there!