Get to Know the WordCamp Speakers: Kat Slump

Kat Slump is a rising senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she is pursuing a degree in IT Innovation.
Kat has had experiences in a variety of areas — from development to marketing to design — interning at Interface School, Flywheel and Apple. In her spare time, Kat loves playing with her kitten, Swift, who happens to be named after her favorite programming language. She also has a love for fashion and blogging. You can find Kat on Instagram & Twitter via @katslump.

In Honor of Ada Lovelace Day, Get Discounted Tickets Oct. 11 & 12

Named for Ada Lovelace, a 19th-century mathematician widely regarded as the world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace Day “aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.”

In honor of the event and as part of encouragement of women in STEM, we’re offering 30-percent-off tickets  when you purchase on Oct. 11 or Oct. 12 and use the promo code ADA.

WordCamp Omaha aims to be an inclusive space that promotes women and other traditionally under-represented groups in tech. The admission cost gives you access to two full days of insightful speakers, networking and fun, plus it helps to support the WordPress Open Source Project and the non-profit WordPress community in Omaha. Get your tickets today!

Share the love and encouragement by spreading the word about WordCamp Omaha and about Ada Lovelace Day events and resources.

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Big, Big Thanks to AIGA Nebraska, Our Gigabyte Sponsor!

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.

AIGA Nebraska is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, AIGA Nebraska!

WordCamp Omaha 2016 is happening Nov. 5-6 at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus. Get tickets today!

Big Thanks to Our Gigabyte Community Sponsor: GoDaddy!

GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.

GoDaddy is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, GoDaddy!

WordCamp Omaha 2016 is happening Nov. 5-6 at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus. Get tickets today!

Big Thanks to Our Gigabyte Community Sponsor: Pantheon!

Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock-solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.

Pantheon is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, Pantheon!
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Infinite Thanks to Our Terabyte Community Sponsor: BoldGrid!

BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.

Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag-and-drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.

BoldGrid is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, BoldGrid!

WordCamp Omaha 2016 is happening Nov. 5-6 at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus. Get tickets today!

Infinite Thanks to Metropolitan Community College, Our Tremendous Terabyte Sponsor!

Metropolitan Community College is currently one of the fastest growing postsecondary institutions in Nebraska. MCC is a full-service public community college serving 40,000+ students, inspiring innovation and lifelong learning. With expansion projects underway on the Fort Omaha Campus and other projects like the Do Space, MCC is ensuring quality education in the four-county area for years to come.

Metropolitan Community College is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, MCC!
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WordCamp Omaha Just a Month Away!

Our two days of WordPress awesomeness — Nov. 5 and 6 — are coming up fast! If you haven’t yet registered, get tickets before they’re gone.

Please share the excitement on Twitter, Facebook, by email, via carrier pigeon, or however you like. We’re spreading the news with the hashtag #wcOma and will be sharing more on the festivities schedule, our kick-ass speakers and sponsors and more soon.

See you soon!

Meet the WordCamp Omaha Speakers: Adam W. Warner

Adam W. Warner discovered the world of WordPress in 2005 and has been working within the community ever since. To feed his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded several WordPress-focused businesses that provide education, plugins and consulting services for online business owners. He is a true product evangelist for WordPress in spirit and personality, and that also happens to be his job title at SiteLock. In addition to WordPress, Adam is passionate about his family, robots and of course, life, the universe and everything.

Twitter: @SiteLock

Session: A Beginner’s Guide to Successful Email Marketing

WordCamp Omaha 2016 is happening Nov. 5-6 at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus. Get tickets today!

Infinite Thanks to Flywheel, Our Hometown Hero Terabyte Sponsor!

Flywheel is a managed WordPress hosting platform built specifically for designers and creative agencies. Flywheel makes it simple to build, launch, and manage client sites with its easy-to-use dashboard built from the ground up for the modern web designer. With nightly backups, blazing-fast load times, WordPress-specific security, and an awesome support team full of WordPress developers, Flywheel helps thousands of designers across the world launch projects every day. Learn more at getflywheel.com!

Flywheel is one of WordCamp Omaha’s tremendous sponsors, helping to make our conference happen. Thanks, Flywheel!
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