WorldBeach 2011 - The web conference in Nagoya, Japan

THE CONFERENCE ABOUT WORDPRESS (A WEB PUBLISHING PLATFORM) FROM NAGOYA, JAPAN FOR WEB DESIGNERS, DEVELOPERS AND BLOGGERS

WordBeach is the two-day conference event in Nagoya about WordPress. WordPress is a publishing platform that many famous news and blog sites use. The event is organized by WordBench Nagoya, a WordPress users group from Nagoya, Japan.

YokosoNews will be sponsoring the live cast of the event to help Japanese bloggers and webmasters to improve their knowledge of online publishing -  which may eventually help the coverage of YokosoNews in the future.

* Almost all programs are in Japanese only.

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WordBeach

Website: WordBeach.org

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Time: 1:45~6:00pm
Location: Shinmaiko, Mana Village
Address: Minamihama-cho 22, Chita, Aichi 478-0045, Japan [Map]

Fee: Free (except the After Party and Pillow Fight)

English live cast

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Japanese live cast

YokosoNews will live cast the entire event via Ustream. Scroll down for the time table.

How to register

  • Visit register page
  • Type your desired user ID in the top field and your email address on the bottom field.
  • Click "登録 (register)" button to register
  • You will eeceive the confirmation email with your password
  • Login
  • Check "WordBeach に参加します" (I would like to attend WordBeach) check box to confirm your attendance to WordBeach
  • Please fill out your nick name (ニックネーム) and realname under "Yomikana (ヨミカナ)" teh rest of the fields are option exept email address.
  • Scroll down to blue botton "Update your profile (プロフィールを更新)" and confirm the attendance.

Direction

From Nagoya Station

  • Take Meitetsu train to Chubu Airport limited express (15 min)
  • Get off Otagawa (太田川) station
  • Transfer to normal train bound for Tokoname on Tokoname Line (13 min)
  • Get off Hinaga (ひなが or 日長) station
  • Walk 10 min to Shinmaiko Mana Village (we highly recommend to print out Google Map)

Programs

All programs will be live casted via Ustream.

Time

Beginners' Track

at Session Room #1

Watch here
(Ch. WordBeach)

Advanced Track

at Session Room #4

Watch here
(Ch. WordBeach2)

Workshop

at Session Room #2

Ustream

at Hallway

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

1:30pm Door opens
1:45pm
~
2:00pm
Opening ceremony  N/A
2:00pm
~
2:45pm

WordPress Intro

by Naoko McCracken
(@naokomc)

The basics of WordPress

WordPress 3.2 Intro & Twenty Eleven

by Hiroko Matsushita
(@hokori)

New functions of version 3.2 and introduce new Twenty Eleven theme

WordPress Workshop

by Takashi Ono
(@onocom)

Hands-on workshop of WordPress. You get to try it by yourself.

  • Installing WordPress
  • Installing plug-ins
  • Design a theme

Beginning of WordBeach

In Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

3:00pm
~
3:45pm

WordPress: How to install it and theme

by Yoichi Okada
(@Yousan_O)

The basics of how to install WordPress onto a web host

Speed-up WordPress in Japanese environment

by Kengyu Nakamura
(@kengyu_n)

How to maintain the speed of your WordPress site from choosing the right web host to tuning up your server.

YokosoNews Weekly

In English

Watch at
YokosoNews.tv

4:00pm
~
4:45pm

How to choose your right rental host

by Toyohiko Asai
(@hikobey_GORI)

The panel discusttion with 4~5 rental web host representatives.

Improve your WordPress workflow

by Kazuhide Fukuyama
(@kzxtreme)

Let's consolidate your work flow to enhance the productivity of WordPress site

The basics of WordPress.ORG and WordPress.com

in Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

5:00pm
~
5:45pm

How to take advantage of custom field and custom post type and their examples

by Hidekazu Ishikawa
(@kurudrive)

Showing the examples of custom field tyle and custome post type.

How to make a secure WordPress plug-in

by Yuriko Ikeda
(@lilyfanjp)

Making a WordPress plug-in is relatively easy. But you need to make sure abou the security of your code.

The WordPress and its next step

In Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

6:00pm
~
6:30pm
 Lightening Talk  N/A  N/A N/A
 
6:30pm
~
9:00pm

After Party (Full)

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

9:00pm
~
10:00am
(8/28)

PillowFight (Full)

Overnight workshop camp of WordPress

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

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