On the Way to WordCamp Europe 2024

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Celebrate the Spirit of Open Source at WordCamp Europe 2024 in Torino!

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of WordCamp Europe 2024! This year, we're heading to the historic and dynamic city of Torino, Italy. Mark your calendars for the 13-15 of June, because this is one event you won't want to miss.

Dive deeper into WordCamp Europe 2024

Get ready for an action-packed schedule at WordCamp Europe 2024 in Torino! Here's a look at what you can expect:

By the numbers:

  • Sessions and Workshops: Over 40 sessions across three days will cover various topics, from technical deep dives to creative explorations of WordPress.

Sessions we can’t wait to attend at WordCamp Europe 2024

🌱 Sustainable Open Source is the Future
Discover the importance of sustainability in open-source projects and how it shapes the future of WordPress.

🖥️ WordPress Playground: Use WordPress Without a Server
Explore the innovative WordPress Playground and learn how to use WordPress in a serverless environment.

⚙️ Interactivity API: The New Standard Way to Build Modern WordPress Frontends
Get hands-on with the Interactivity API and see how it transforms the way we build dynamic WordPress frontends.

🎨 Twenty Twenty-Four: Pushing Default Themes Forward
Dive into the latest default theme, Twenty Twenty-Four, and see how it pushes the boundaries of design and functionality.

📚 Introducing Learning Pathways on a Brand New Learn.WordPress.org
Learn about the new learning pathways on Learn.WordPress.org and how they can help you and your team grow your WordPress skills.

🔍 WordPress.org Plugin Repository: A Year in Review
Review the latest developments and trends in the WordPress.org Plugin Repository over the past year.

🎨 The Art of Product
Uncover the secrets of successful product development and management in the WordPress ecosystem.

💡 We Spoke with Over 50 Different WordPress Product Owners: Here’s What We Learned
Gain insights from interviews with over 50 WordPress product owners and learn what it takes to succeed in this space.

📜 The European Accessibility Act Explained
Understand the European Accessibility Act and its implications for WordPress developers and site owners.

❤️ How the WordPress Community Changed My Life
Hear inspiring stories of how the WordPress community has made a profound impact on individuals' lives.

📊 Accessible Presentations for WordCamps and Meetups
Learn how to create presentations that are accessible to all attendees at WordCamps and meetups.

🌍 Diverse and Sustainable Future: How High School Teachers in Uganda are Nurturing a Young WordPress Community
Discover how high school teachers in Uganda are fostering a new generation of WordPress enthusiasts.

🙎🏽‍♀️ Fixing the Ladder: Getting More Women into Leadership at WordPress Businesses
Explore strategies for increasing female representation in leadership roles within WordPress businesses.

🔧 Building Custom Post Types with Blocks
Learn how to build custom post types using blocks for a more flexible and powerful WordPress experience.

🚀 Pivoting Procrastination Towards Progress
Get tips on turning procrastination into productivity and making progress in your WordPress projects.

🤝 How to Easy Start a WordPress Meetup Group Focusing on Networking
Discover the steps to easily start a WordPress meetup group with a focus on networking.

📖 How Open Source is Key to WordPress Success
Understand the crucial role open-source principles play in the success of WordPress.

Support behind the scenes:

  • Organizers and Volunteers: The event is brought to life by the hard work of more than 50 volunteer organizers and approximately 200 dedicated volunteers, ensuring everything runs smoothly from start to finish.

This tremendous effort highlights the community-driven spirit of WordCamp Europe, making it a key event for anyone in the WordPress ecosystem. Whether you're looking to enhance your skills, learn from the best, or contribute to the community, WordCamp Europe 2024 is the place to be.

A peek into the venue

The event will unfold at the iconic Lingotto Conference and Exhibition Centre. Once home to a bustling Fiat factory, architect Renzo Piano has transformed this venue into a modern masterpiece. It's the perfect backdrop for sparking innovation and creativity among WordPress enthusiasts.

What to expect

WordCamp Europe is more than just a conference—it's a grand festival of knowledge, networking, and community. This year’s schedule is brimming with insightful sessions across three tracks:

  • Track 1: Main Stage - Dive into thought-provoking keynotes and high-impact sessions, starting with opening remarks and a keynote on "Sustainable Open Source is the Future."
  • Track 2 & 3: These tracks will host a mix of technical deep dives and creative explorations, including sessions on new WordPress APIs and strategies for legacy migrations.

Notable highlights

  • Contributor Day: Kick off the event on June 13 with Contributor Day, dedicated to giving back to the WordPress project. Whether you're a seasoned contributor or a first-timer, your expertise and enthusiasm are welcome.
  • Networking Opportunities: From coffee breaks to the afterparty, there are plenty of chances to connect with fellow WordPress lovers and industry leaders in an informal setting.

Planning your stay

WordCamp Europe has partnered with local hotels to offer special rates to attendees. Stay near the venue to maximize your experience in Torino, enjoying easy access to the conference and local attractions, dining, and nightlife.

Tickets and registration

Choose from general admission or micro-sponsor tickets, both of which provide access to all three days of the event, including meals and special activities. Register early to secure your spot at this can’t-miss gathering of the WordPress community!

Meet us at the booth

Don't miss the opportunity to connect with our knowledgeable team at the WordCamp Europe 2024! Visiting our booth will provide you with the unique chance to meet and interact with a diverse group of professionals who are deeply embedded in the WordPress community. Here are a few reasons to stop by:

  • Personalized Insights: Whether you're a developer, designer, marketer, or a business owner, our team members have the expertise to provide tailored advice that suits your needs. From technical support to strategic growth tips, get the answers you need directly from the experts.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engaging with our staff can help expand your professional network. This is your chance to make connections that could lead to future collaborations, learning opportunities, and more.
  • Learn From the Best: Our attending team members are leaders in their fields. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge in everything from backend development to market strategy. Gain valuable insights and learn about the latest trends in the WordPress ecosystem.
  • Exclusive Previews: Get a sneak peek at new tools, features, and services we are working on. Our team is excited to share what's next for our products and how these innovations can help you succeed.
  • Swag and Fun: Who doesn't love freebies? Come for the insights, stay for the swag. Enjoy some fun giveaways that we’ve prepared just for you!

We want to include you in the Faces of WordPress WCEU 2024. Be sure to join us to be included. Until then, take a look at last year's series:

Team members at our booth:

  • Kira Schroder, WP Core Committer and Core Engineer
  • Adam Warner, Director of Global Field Marketing
  • Maja Loncar, EMEA Field Marketing
  • Marcus Burnette, Americas Field Marketing
  • Courtney Robertson, Developer Advocate
  • Miljenko Rebernisak, Sr. Mgr - Software Development
  • Predrag Zdravkovic, Associate Marketing Manager
  • Casey Rowland, Senior Director, Partners Audience GTM
  • Michael Roehricht, Director - Partners Commerce Product Marketing
  • Giorgia Lanciotti, Senior Marketing Manager - Italian Market
  • Kevin Schuler, Director of Product Management
  • Giorgi Mamadashvilli, WP Core Committer and Gutenberg Engineer
  • Nemanja Cimbaljevic, Senior Software Engineer
  • Jeffery Anderson, Marketing Manager
  • Cecile Vivares, Senior Marketing Manager - French Market
  • Jason Schuller, Principal Product Manager
  • Jelena Sobic, Customer Happiness Engineer III
  • Alexandra Anderson, Director of Marketing
  • Krystle Herbrandson, Senior Director of Marketing
  • Josh Hammer, Director of Sales

We look forward to seeing you there and helping you make the most out of your WordCamp Europe experience!

Join us!

WordCamp Europe 2024 promises to be a memorable event, filled with engaging content, invaluable learning opportunities, and the chance to contribute to the WordPress community. Whether you’re looking to deepen your technical knowledge or eager to share your own experiences, Torino is the place to be.

For more details and to register, visit the WordCamp Europe 2024 official website. Let’s make this year’s WordCamp Europe an incredible celebration of all things WordPress!