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July 25, 26, & 27 2014

Learn WordPress, Meet People, Have Fun!

UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education (Venue Info)
Three days of WordPress learning including workshops, presentations, hackathon, and discussions with a killer after-party, great food, awesome swag, and a great time thrown in!

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What’s Happening at WordCamp?

WordCamp Milwaukee is back for its third year and we’re ready for the biggest and best WordCamp yet! We have all the usual things on tap with great presentations, networking, a fun after-party, and the Happiness Bar. This year, we are also going to be adding a few new items to the weekend to add to the fun. We can’t announce it all now, but keep tuned to our Blog and subscribe to our Newsletter for updates

Check out the areas of the site below for more info. We are currently seeking speakers and volunteers for the weekend. We’d love to have you as a part of WordCamp Milwaukee as either a speaker, volunteer, or attendee.

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Sessions & Speakers

WordCamp Milwaukee 2014 Schedule is Out!

We have an amazing lineup including 48 presentations, 4 workshops, a hackathon, the Happiness Bar, and an after-party to network at.
Highlight Speakers include:

Andrew Nacin – Development lead for WordPress 3.9

Chris Coyier – Front End developer and founder of CSS-Tricks.com and CodePen.io

Lisa Sabin-Wilson – Author of WordPress For Dummies & partner at WebDevStudios

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Location

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161 W Wisconsin Ave #6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
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This year, WordCamp Milwaukee takes you right into the heart of downtown Milwaukee. We have an all-new venue that will allow us to have an even bigger and better WordCamp experience. We are proud to have the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education as our venue host for the 2014 WordCamp. Their facility will allow us to hold four different tracks throughout the weekend, workshops with tables for participants, dedicated areas for a hackathon and Happiness Bar, and ample restrooms and amenities all smack in the center of Milwaukee surrounded by plenty of fun and entertainment.

The UWM School of Continuing Education is located in downtown Milwaukee on the top two floors of the Grand Avenue Mall above TJ Maxx. Plenty of parking is available in the mall parking garage and there are multiple hotels, restaurants, and stores within walking distance.

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July 25-27, 2014 at UW-M School of Continuing Education