WordCamp Prague 2014


Prague to host WordPress Camp 2014 this Saturday

Prague, the capital of Czech Republic and a favorite tourist destination, will be hosting the first WordPress Camp on Feb. 22. The conference will put Prague among 172 other cities across six continents that have already hosted WordCamp.

Prague to host WordPress Camp 2014
Prague to host WordPress Camp 2014

As a WordPress writer of Czech origin, I am very proud that the camp will take place in the “Heart of   Europe,” as Prague is often dubbed. The conference will be divided into two presentations; one for users and one for developers.

The lectures will be in Czech with the exception of two in English.

Among the lecturers, who all are big fans of WordPress, will be Vladislav Musilek, Jan Kvasnicka, Pavel Ungr, Vlastimil Ott, Peter Gramantik, Agnes Bury, Jan Bocinec, Richard Bonk, David Binovec, Tomas Cirkl, Martin Michalek, Tomas Poner, Tom Eagles, Marek Prokop a Radek Kucera.

“I started working with WordPress a few years ago, when I built my blog on it,” Kucera said. “Today, I build simple web pages for firms, and I like to learn something new. I am interested in everything around the Internet and I work in Telco& ICT.”

Agnes Bury in a lecture “Going global” will talk about how to make a WordPress site multilingual. She is the marketing and community manager for the company behind the WordPress Multilingual Plugin-the plugin that lets you make your e-commerce site multilingual, as well as plugins which let WP web developers build their sites faster without php coding.

Before joining the company, she was working as a WP freelancer. Bury also publishes a popular WordPress blog where she shares her passion and experience in WP with other fans.

The event, with platinum sponsor Wedos, reasonably priced at 390 crowns has almost sold out.

Other upcoming WordCamps, organized by communities and volunteers, will be held in major cities across USA. They’re informal forums used to share information.

For more information go to central.wordcamp.org/schedule/ or 2014.prague.wordcamp.org

Copyright (c) 2014 story by Emma Palova, photo of Prague courtesy of Ceske Narodni Listy

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