WordFest Speakers List

WordFest Speakers List – Jan Edition

48 Diverse Speakers 1 Global Event.

As the clock strikes and the WordFest Live 2021 goes live soon, Unplug Tech has complied the list of speaker information for all of you.

We have made WordFest speakers list easy for you to browse. Read about the diverse voices from across the world coming together for one global event that aims to make learning and networking fun and a wholesome affair.

WordFest is an online global celebration of WordPress, bringing the community together in a safe environment, whilst facilitating freedom of movement within a virtual event.

It is a 24 hours event across 4 regions with 48 speakers and multiple sponsors. We are sure you are going to have a fantastic time at the event.

Speaker Group 1

WordFest Speaker Batch 1

Rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Miriam Schwab, Joe A. Simpson Jr., Fatima Sarah Khalid, Chris Lema, Akshat Choudhary, Tracy Apps, Nick Gulic, and Courtney Robertson

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Miriam SchwabEmbracing the Shift from Office to WFH at StratticGlobal StageAsia10:00am UTC@miriamschwab
Joe A. Simpson Jr.Case Study: Make WordPress Accessible for EveryoneGlobal StageAmericas8:00pm UTC@joesimpsonjr
Fatima Sarah KhalidA Note to My Younger Self: What I Wish I Had Known as a Junior DevGlobal StageAmericas5:00pm UTC@sugaroverflow
Chris LemaSelling Access to Content – a Review of Your OptionsGlobal StageAmericas10:00pm UTC@chrislema
Akshat ChoudharyUpdating WordPress the Hard WayGlobal StageAsia7:00am UTC@akshatc
Tracy AppsHas 2020 Killed Your Spirit Too? Same. Want To Know Why?Global StageOceania4:00am UTC@tapps
Nick GulicSell By HelpingGlobal StageOceania11:00pm UTC@NickGulic
Courtney RobertsonWelcome to the Community and Your New CareerGlobal StageAmericas7:00pm UTC@courtneyengle

Speaker Group 2

WordFest Speaker Batch 2

Next rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Cameron Jones, Shanta Nathwani, Imran Sayed, Marieke van de Rakt, Mary Job, Larry Swanson, Masni Mustafa and Paul Lacey.

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Cameron JonesWordPress Sucks!Global StageOceania3:00am UTC@cameronjonesweb
Shanta NathwaniHow I Started My Business During a PandemicGlobal StageAsia8:00am UTC@ShantaDotCa
Imran SayedWhy Progressive Web Apps for WordPress?Global StageAsia5:00am UTC@imranhsayed
Marieke van de RaktContent SEOGlobal StageEMEA1:00pm UTC@MariekeRakt
Mary JobGetting More African Contributors Into WordPressGlobal StageEMEA3:00pm UTC@maryojob
Larry SwansonContent Modeling for WordPressGlobal StageOceania1:00am UTC@LarrySwanson
Masni MustafaSelf Coach for SuccessGlobal StageAsia6:00am UTC@masni_mustafa
Paul Lacey@wp_paullacey

Speaker Group 3

WordFest Speaker Batch 3

Next rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Birgit Pauli-Haack, Mike Killen, Danielle Zarcaro, Matt Medeiros, Pritesh Vora, Daisy Olsen, Mike Demo, and Piccia Neri.

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Birgit Pauli-HaackCase Study: A #Nocode Contributor Journey on the WordPress Gutenberg Github RepoGlobal StageAmericas9:00pm UTC@bph
Mike KillenHow to Hire Your First Remote WorkerGlobal StageEMEA12:00pm UTC@Mike_Killen
Danielle ZarcaroExtending WordPress for a Complete Business SolutionGlobal StageOceania12:00am UTC@PBwebD
Matt MedeirosUnleash Your Business Building SuperpowerGlobal StageAmericas6:00pm UTC@mattmedeiros
Pritesh VoraThe Growth Mindset: How Our Blog Went from 0 to 1 Million Visitors a Year!Global StageAsia9:00am UTC@priteshvora
Daisy OlsenExtending the WordPress Editor with Block PatternsGlobal StageOceania2:00am UTC@DaisyOlsen
Mike DemoHow to Have a Human Connection in a Covid-19 World: 2021 EditionGlobal StageEMEA2:00pm UTC@MPMike
Piccia NeriWe Are All Human. Design Better Experiences with Empathy and EmotionsGlobal StageEMEA11:00am UTC@Piccia

Speaker Group 4

WordFest Speaker Batch 4

Next rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Jamie Hill, Robbie Adair, Nestor Angulo Ugarte, Angela Jin, Sabrina Zeidan, Graham Armfield, AmyJune Hineline, and Amanda Gorman.

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Jamie HillHow to Sell Your Services and Add Value to Your ClientsGoDaddy Pro Stage12:00am UTC@BeardMarketing1
Robbie AdairWordPress Theme Layout with Gantry 5GoDaddy Pro StageOceania1:00am UTC@robbieadair
Nestor Angulo UgarteHow to… Know if I’ve Been HackedGoDaddy Pro StageAsia6:00am UTC@pharar
Angela JinOnline Learning for the WordPress CommunityGoDaddy Pro StageAsia7:00am UTC@AngelaSJin
Sabrina Zeidan5 Most Popular Recommendations to Speed Up Your Website that Don’t WorkGoDaddy Pro StageEMEA12:00pm UTC@sabrina_zeidan
Graham ArmfieldSo How Do I Know if My WordPress Website Is Accessible?GoDaddy Pro StageEMEA1:00pm UTC@grahamarmfield
AmyJune HinelineAccessibility Is a Moving TargetGoDaddy Pro StageAmericas6:00pm UTC@volkswagenchick
Amanda GormanChair Yoga for Remote WorkersGoDaddy Pro StageAmericas7:00pm UTC@amandagormn

Speaker Group 5

WordFest Speaker Batch 5

Next rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Simon Kelly, Naomi C. Bush, Arun Bansal, Nidhi Jain, Nicole Osborne, Leonardo Losoviz, Camber Clemence and Chris Ford.

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Simon KellyThe Good Thing IsFused StageOceania2:00am UTC@Simon_L_Kelly
Naomi C. BushPandemic-Proof with Online FormsFused StageOceania3:00am UTC@NaomiCBush
Arun BansalAutomating WordPress Workflows from ScratchFused StageAsia8:00am UTC@arunbansal
Nidhi JainHow to Be a Tech Support WarriorFused StageAsia9:00am UTC@jainnidhi03
Nicole OsborneWin More Clients by Sharing Your StoryFused StageEMEA2:00pm UTC@Wunderstars
Leonardo LosovizIntroduction to the GraphQL API for WordPressFused StageEMEA3:00pm UTC@losoviz
Camber ClemenceThe Importance of Inclusivity in Content CreationFused StageAmericas8:00pm UTC
Chris FordPlease My Dear Aunt Sally: ADHD Coping Mechanisms at WorkFused StageAmericas9:00pm UTC@ci_chrisford

Speaker Group 6

WordFest Speaker Batch 6

Last rounds of speakers (left to right, starting in the top left): Birgit Pauli-Matt Cromwell, Anchen Le Roux, Topher DeRosia, Abha Thakor, Chris Butterworth, Cinthya Anand, Joe Casabona and Lindsey Miller.

NameTopicStageRegionTime (UTC)Twitter 
Matt Cromwell5 Ways to Build Rest and Health Into Your Employees’ WorkflowBOH StageOceania11:00pm UTC@learnwithmattc
Anchen Le RouxCreating 5 Star Website Experiences for ClientsBOH StageOceania4:00am UTC@anchenlr
Topher DeRosiaSurviving and Thriving Despite ClientzillaBOH StageAsia5:00am UTC@topher1kenobe
Abha ThakorInclusion in Our Communications and Engagement in a World of Increased Remote WorkingBOH StageAsia10:00am UTC@NonStopNewsUK
Chris ButterworthDigital Sustainability: What It Is and How You Can HelpBOH StageEMEA11:00am UTC@chris__butters
Cinthya AnandWhat Journalism Can Teach You About Good ContentBOH StageEMEA4:00pm UTC@CinthyaAnand
Joe CasabonaWordPress: Your One Stop Shop for PodcastingBOH StageAmericas5:00pm UTC@jcasabona
Lindsey MillerDe-Stressing in 10 Minutes or LessBOH StageAmericas10:00pm UTC@LindseyMillerWP

This is one of the most impressive speaker lists out there. Show up in big numbers to encourage an event that puts learning and fun at together.

What’s more, you can go back to the talks and catch up on what you missed so there is no excuse for missing the festival of WordPress.

See you at WordFest Live 2021!

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