A List of Shared Slides: WordCamp Edmonton 2011

Here’s a running list of presentation slides shared by our speakers at WordCamp Edmonton 2011. We’ll be updating as more get posted; these slides are free to view/download as well!

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Wrapping Up WordCamp Edmonton 2011

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Well, just like that – the inaugural WordCamp Edmonton 2011 has come & gone. November 18 and 19 flew by, with a ton of great presentations, speakers, and connections made.

The event kicked off at 2pm Friday and ended sometime in the wee hours of Saturday morning at Next Act pub. We had 16 presentations over the day-and-a-half; attendees from Edmonton, Calgary, BC and Ontario; and most importantly, a great time.

Thanks to You

Thanks to everyone who came out, either as an attendee, speaker, or volunteer. The vibe for the whole weekend was very positive and people were out to help one another. I know I personally met some people in the Edmonton WordPress community that I had been looking forward to meeting for awhile now.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

All of our sponsors, from gold through bronze, played a huge role in making this event possible. From room donations to food & cupcakes; from print donation to time & effort, every little bit counted and is greatly appreciated.

Sharing Presentations & Slides

We aim to have all the video from the event posted & available to view as soon as possible. Please keep your eyes here, or follow us on Twitter, so you don’t miss it. As well, we encourage our speakers to share their slides and let us know when they’ve done so – two great tools for that are SlideShare and SpeakerDeck. Again, keep your eyes here and we’ll let everyone know where to find the slides from WCYEG.


We aim to make WordCamp an annual event, and we aim to make it better every year too. The best way for us to improve the experience for everyone is to garner honest and constructive feedback from our attendees and speakers. With that in mind, we’ll be sending out a survey shortly to those on our mailing list – we’d love it if you could fill it out. If you’re not on the mailing list, you can join here!

Alternatively, feel free to leave some feedback in the comments.

Onwards to Future WordCamps!

Be sure to bookmark our site, follow us on Twitter or join the Facebook page to stay up to speed on the next WordCamp Edmonton. We have plans to hopefully keep everyone involved throughout the year, so don’t miss out! As well, if you want to throw your hat in the speaker ring (or volunteer ring) for next year, be sure to follow us so you don’t miss the initial calls.

Thanks & happy WordPressing!

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WordCamp Edmonton 2011 Survey

WordCamp Edmonton 2011 is gearing up, and we need your feedback! Please take a few minutes to fill out our WordCamp Edmonton 2011 Survey to let us know a bit about your expectations and your interests. Please also pass the survey link along to people you think may be interested in attending.

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WordCamp Edmonton 2011 Promo Video

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Looking for sponsors

We really excited for what’s in store for WordCamp Edmonton 2011!  We’re actively seeking generous sponsors whom would like to be a part of this very first WordCamp Edmonton!  If that’s you, check out our sponsorship packages or feel free to shoot us a message on how you would like to be involved.

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Looking for speakers

Are you interested in speaking at Edmonton this year? Of course you are and so are we! Speaker registration is open so please fill out our speaker submission form and tell us all about your speaking idea.  We’ll be announcing speakers over the next few months in anticipation of the first WordCamp the Edmonton area has ever seen!

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WordCamp Edmonton 2011 is coming…

WordCamp Edmonton 2011 is coming. If you are interested in getting involved email the Organizing Team at edmonton@wordcamp.org.

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