AIM to Host WordCamp Philippines 2009

The Asian Institute of Management will be hosting the 2009 edition of WordCamp Philippines. Last year, I spoke about Web Standards at the event where the special guest was none other than Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress. This year's event will have folks from Automattic and Mozilla to speak about developments on Wordpress and Firefox respectively.

Here's the program for tomorrow's WordCamp Philippines 2009:

  • 8:00am - Registration
  • 9:00am - Welcome Remarks & Backgrounder: Mindanao Bloggers Community by Blogie Robillo
  • 9:30am - Meet the WordPress Family by Beau Lebens
  • 10:30am - WordPress in the Wild by Markku Seguerra
  • 11:15am - Citizen Journalism in the Context of the 2010 Elections by Danilo Arao
  • 11:45am - A quick look into the Mozilla community through the lens of localization by Seth Bindernagel
  • 12:25pm - Lunch
  • 1:30pm - Vlogging Mythbusters by Coy Caballes
  • 2:30pm - The Editorial Voice and Taste in Writing Tech by Jeff Villafranca
  • 3:15pm - Advanced WP: Portfolio & Directory Sites by Gail Villanueva
  • 4:15pm - WP: The Ultimate Content Management System by Karla Redor
  • 5:15pm - Q and A with WP Experts

I helped in arranging the event to be held in AIM, which was a great venue last July for the Form Function & Class Web Design Conference. At this rate, AIM can be considered as one of the hubs for major web & social media community events here in the Philippines.


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