The all-virtual conference will provide an excellent opportunity for developers and marketers to learn more about WordPress and the trends that shape our digital world.
Now in its sixth year, Summit/2021 boasts an impressive agenda filled with the high-profile speakers and in-depth content you’ve come to expect from our premier annual event.
Through a mix of live and on-demand content, as well as networking opportunities and breakout sessions, attendees will discover new technologies, learn more about the latest trends in open source, break down cutting-edge research, uncover agency best practices, and explore a wide range of topics, from headless to eCommerce to Core Web Vitals.
In addition to the topics above, Summit/2021 will feature in-depth discussions on a variety of themes, including some of the following:
Featured Keynote Address: Personal Breakthroughs
Reshma Saujani is a leading activist who has spent more than a decade fighting for women and girls’ economic empowerment, working to close the tech industry’s gender gap, and most recently, advocating for policies that support moms impacted by the pandemic.
Reshma is the author of the international bestseller “Brave, Not Perfect,” and her influential TED talk, “Teach girls bravery, not perfection,” has more than five million views.
During her live fireside chat, Reshma will answer questions, recount her personal breakthroughs and lessons learned, and offer tips on ways to improve resiliency and take risks that will lead to breakthrough ideas. You won’t want to miss this dynamic conversation!
Additional Keynote Presentations
Summit/2021 will also feature presentations from WP Engine executives on the following topics:
Heather Brunner, CEO and Chairwoman of WP Engine, will discuss the results of an exciting, first-of-its-kind research project examining the combined global economy for WordPress and how it is winning the web.
Jason Teichman, COO of WP Engine, will share recent product introductions, and the roadmap ahead for WP Engine’s customer-inspired innovations.
Jason Cohen, Founder and CTO of WP Engine, will discuss how Atlas, WP Engine’s Headless Platform, powers the creation of dynamic personalized content based on inferred demographics and user behaviors—and uses it to double conversion rates.
You’ll also want to catch these featured breakout sessions:
Under the Hood With Headless WordPress and the Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP) Kubernetes engine enables rapid development by making it easy to deploy, manage, and scale applications. Learn from Google VP of Engineering Chen Goldberg and WP Engine VP of Engineering Brandon DuRette how WP Engine’s new solution for Headless WordPress hosting, Atlas, leverages GCP to deliver the next generation of speed and flexibility for WordPress developers.
How Great American Cookies and 3 Owl Built a Fully-Integrated eCommerce System in 10 Weeks
Great American Cookies and its parent company, Global Franchise Group (GFG), saw an emerging opportunity to expand its in-store model by selling and delivering decadent delights directly to consumers. In order to achieve this, GAC needed to build a fully integrated eCommerce and inventory management system that aligned with existing production processes and a new consumer-direct delivery model…and launch within a 10-week span to capitalize on anticipated holiday demand.
Hear from Great American Cookies VP of eCommerce Lisa Cheatham and 3 Owl Founder & Director of Strategy David Feldman how the new website generated a 1200% increase in year-over-year holiday sales.
Accelerate Your Agency: From Member to Strategic Partner in a Year
Agencies want to accomplish two things: growth and terrific creative results for their clients, year after year. Learn from Code & Theory CTO Dave DiCamillo and WP Engine Partnerships Senior Manager Tony Gilhary how agencies are leveraging WP Engine’s Agency Partner Program resources to grow more profitably and deliver greater client impact.
Find the full Summit/2021 agenda here—and register for free today!
About WP Engine
WP Engine, the world’s most trusted WordPress technology company, powers the freedom to create on WordPress. We provide the most relied upon and trusted brands and developer-centric WordPress products for companies and agencies of all sizes, including Atlas, Flywheel, Genesis, and Local. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, WP Engine has offices in Brisbane, Australia; Kraków, Poland; Limerick, Ireland; London, England; Omaha, Nebraska and San Antonio, Texas. Read more at www.wpengine.com.