The Schedule

  • Registration

    8:00 am - 8:30 am

  • Zac Gordon

    Zac Gordon

    The State of Webucation

    8:30 am - 8:55 am

    This talk will show attendees different topics and resources taught in web design and development classes. Zac Gordon, being a teacher himself, is a prime candidate for recommending useful resources to students, teachers, and those interested in web design or development.

  • Jim Doran

    Jim Doran

    Building Your Brand on the Web

    9:00 am - 9:25 am

    This talk will be beneficial to most if not all of the people in attendance. Jim will lead you through the steps in building your brand on the web. Free resources that are available to you to help spread your name on the internet. This informative discourse will indeed help everyone, even those who pursue interests other than web design or development.

  • Jeff Brown

    Jeff Brown

    The Power of HTML5 and CSS3

    9:30 am - 9:55 am

    This talk will make you "ooh" and "ahh" as WASP member Jeff Brown shows the endless possibilities you can do using HTML5 and CSS3. Both of these languages are capable of a ton of new features never before thought possible. See examples, and real life usages of these new languages. As the web continues to grow, the power of web browsers grows too.

  • Morning Break

    9:55 am - 10:05 am

  • Kyle Cotter

    Kyle Cotter

    The World of Dynamic Sites

    10:05 am - 10:30 am

    Static vs. dynamic, what's the difference, what are the advantages? In this presentation, student Kyle Cotter will go over options you have in building a dynamic site, how to build an effective system, and how to make the most out of your code. For those who know how to build an HTML/CSS site, this is the perfect talk for you to take it to the next level.

  • Chester Lam

    Chester Lam

    Keeping It Alive - Maintaining A Web Site

    10:35 am - 11:00 am

    Keeping up with a site can be hard. Follow along with Chester Lam as he goes over how to keep fresh new content flowing on a site.

  • Susan Meyer

    Susan Meyer

    Designing Your Online Presence

    11:05 am - 11:30 am

    Details to come!

  • Lunch Break

    11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Enjoy your lunch, and get to learn what local colleges offer for those interested in web design and development.

  • John Brougher

    John Brougher

    How to Properly Communicate With Clients

    12:00 pm - 12:25 pm

    Professional speaking is what John Brougher specializes in. Listen in as he goes over how to properly communicate with clients. Learn how to get your point across clearly, and accurately. Learn how to manage your nerves, show yourself as a confident person, and deliver a successful presentation to a client.

  • Dan Philibin

    Dan Philibin

    Learning From the Past

    12:30 pm - 12:55 pm

    WordPress master Dan Philibin will talk about his experiences in the web development field. Being co-Owner of WP Coder, Dan has a lot of useful information to share. From mistakes, to positive choices, learn exactly what he's done to create a successful business.

  • Afternoon Break

    12:55 pm - 1:05 pm

  • Tom Osborne

    Tom Osborne

    What to Look For In an Intern

    1:05 pm - 1:35 pm

    KEYNOTE: Learn from Viget Labs' Tom Osborne go over exactly what agencies would look for in an intern. This will help many see what big companies are looking for, not just in the web design and development fields, but in general as well.

  • Thanks and Goodbyes

    1:35 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Networking Workshop

    Networking Workshop

    1:45 pm - 2:10 pm

    Meet with colleges, meet with the speakers, meet with fellow students. This networking workshop is to allow everyone to get to know each other.

  • After Party

    After Party

    2:30pm - Late

    Join us after the conference for a chance to talk to others who came to the conference. Location to be determined.


Once again, the Student Web Conference will be located it the Springbrook High School Auditorium. Easily reachable to anyone in the immediate Metro area.

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