10up Appearances, Fall 2021 Edition

Team 10up Speaking Appearances

At 10up, we make a better web by finely crafting websites and tools for content creators. We also give back to our community of digital makers by encouraging team members to share their experience, insights, and lessons learned at industry events, and through engagement with online media. Here are some recent and upcoming highlights around the web:

Torque Social Hour

Our President & Founder Jake Goldman kicked things off as a special guest on The Torque Social Hour, a weekly livestream about WordPress news, events, and life. The show spends a lot of time on headless WordPress solutions like WP Engine’s Atlas product and Jake discusses some newer 10up plugins and our ongoing contributions to the open source community.

De{code} Podcast

On a similar note, catch me on the DE{CODE} Podcast discussing the business case for adopting headless architectures, when and how 10up encourages a client to go headless, and his wishlist for making WordPress more headless friendly. The episode drops on Monday, September 20.

WP Campus 2021

On Wednesday, September 22, you’ll find Visual Design Director Lea Alcantara speaking at WP Campus 2021. Her presentation, How To Create Design Workshops For Remote Engagement, shows how 10up consolidated multiple in-person design exercises into one virtual Design Alignment Workshop, offers recommendations for engaging remote client experiences, and showcases the online tools 10up designers use.

CodeLand 2021

Director of Open Source Initiatives Helen Hou-Sandí is one of four keynote speakers for CodeLand 2021, a remote two-day conference designed to level up programmers and people learning to code. Her keynote address on September 23, Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles, will explore her journey from musician to engineer and how the feedback cycles used by musicians can elevate engineers and transform engineering teams.

Reverse Engineered Podcast

Find Vice President of New Client Strategy Brad Miller chatting with Kinsta COO Jon Penland on the Reverse Engineered Podcast about his career journey, his experience at 10up in a remote work context, and how he still finds time to write music. The episode airs on September 28.

WordCamp US 2021

Helen Hou-Sandí will also take the virtual stage on Friday, October 1, as part of the single day WordCamp US 2021. Her session, A Voice For The New White House Administration With The Block Editor, will share the story of how 10up joined the whirlwind journey of giving the incoming Biden-Harris administration its online voice with a brand new White House website powered by WordPress. It will also offer a first-hand look at how the site leverages the block editor and showcase its fast, intuitive visual editing experience.

HighEdWeb Annual Conference

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, catch Senior Content Designer Amy Grace Wells presenting at the HighEdWeb Annual Conference. Her presentation, Supporting Neurodiversity in Content and Usability, will explore how neurodiverse users experience elements such as workflows, complex information, time limit requirements, and task completion and share how higher education can design mindful digital user experiences that make its products and applications more accessible to all.

Speak Up And Say Hello

If you’re planning to participate in any of these events, please speak up and say hello — our team members would love to meet you and answer any of your questions about our work, open-source contributions, WordPress plugins, working with us, or even joining our team.

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