Local talent tops our lineup!

In a previous post we mentioned the exciting presentations from WordPress experts who are traveling long distances to be here. We also have an amazing array of local talent! Here are a few highlights.

Eric Debelak, co-founder of 11 Online, will be bringing some styling expertise with a session on how CSS and WordPress themes interact. Eric is an experienced instructor who has worked with CNM’s Coding Bootcamp and Girl Develop It.

Alonso Indacochea, co-founder of Hermes Development has a great story about changing careers and creating an up-and-coming web agency in six months. He’ll talk about the process, useful tools, team building and networking.

Sam Hotchkiss, is the author of Brute Protect, a security plugin so popular that Automattic bought his company. Sam now works for Automattic on the JetPack team and will give us the basics on staying safe while working with WordPress.

Elizabeth Urello, happiness engineer with Automattic. WordPress.com has changed a lot over the years and has become a friendly environment for business clients. Elizabeth works with the Automatic team that makes that process work and she’ll be talking about how you can capitalize on that environment.

These are just a few of the great local speakers we’ve got at this WordCamp. Check the speakers section and the schedule for more information on what’s happening at this WordCamp.

WordCamp Albuquerque – featuring …

meeting-311355_640We’ve got an impressive array of speakers at this WordCamp, coming from as far away as Costa Rica. We’ve got people from Woocommerce and Brute Protect, and a whole host of talented local WordPress experts. Check on the list so far.

Our Logo and Graphic Designer

WordCamp Albuquerque graphic designWe’d like to give a shout out and thank you to Joseph Chavez, a local graphic designer who expertly crafted our WordCamp Albuquerque 2016 logo and wapuu logos (more coming soon on those). He has worked in graphic design for over 20 years and has won several Addy awards for logo design, web design, and self promotions.

Joseph has also been a professor of marketing and advertising at The Southwest University of Visual Arts for 15 years, and he is available for freelance graphic design work (contact him for more details).  Follow Joseph on Instagram to see more of his work.