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WordCamp Philly Schedule Announced!

With all of our wonderful speakers lined up, and their sessions added to the site, we’ve created a schedule packed to the gills with awesome.

Our days starts with registration and some Yoga, and moves on to a day full of learning, networking, and fun. We’re even going to feed you lunch!

Take a look now, and start planning out which sessions you’d like to attend. There are so many incredibly talented speakers that we’re sure it will be hard to choose:

WordCamp Philly Keynote Speaker – Aaron Jorbin

We’re pleased to announce that Aaron Jorbin will be the Keynote speaker for WordCamp Philly 2015!

Why WordPress Works This Way

WordPress’ biggest strength is not the user experience, hundreds of contributors or widespread adoption; it is its philosophies. Successful projects share this common trait: A unified system for making decisions. Let’s look inside the philosophies of WordPress core and how those influence the decisions that it makes. This will help you understand the principles that guide WordPress. From there we’ll look at how defining philosophies in your own projects will make them better, too.

About Aaron

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Aaron Jorbin is a polyhistoric man of the web. Currently Technical Architect on the Conde Nast Platform Team and a WordPress Core Committer, he works to improve developer happiness and is dedicated to making the internet usable and enjoyable by everyone.

He tweets at @aaronjorbin and writes regularly at

Tickets! Get your tickets, here!

We’re happy to announce that tickets are now on sale for WordCamp Philly!

As with most WordCamps, we’re able to keep the ticket price low thanks to our amazing sponsors and support from the WordPress Foundation.

The main event is on Saturday, June 13th. It’s a full day of sessions and panels on a wide variety of topics. Regardless of your area of interest or level of knowledge, you’ll find a lot to learn from. We’ll be posting the session details as we progress. The cost for Saturday alone is $20.

On Sunday, June 14th, we’ll have a 4-hour Contributor Day. As in prior years, this is a less-structured event aimed at somewhat more advanced WordPressers. For the joint ticket of Saturday and Sunday, the total cost is only $30.

Get your tickets now!