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Friday 9th October

Evening – Speakers Dinner and Pre-conference Social.

For any of you that are around the night before, there is a social venue booked for folks to meet up and start networking. This is in ‘The Salmon Rooms’ at the Lass O’Gowrie on Charles Street, Manchester – which is only a few hundred yards from the conference centre. They have free WiFi and will take food orders up until 8pm. See their site for map and directions. http://www.lassogowrie.co.uk/

Saturday 10th October

TimeTrack 1Track 2
Keynote: The Uncertainty Principle
Kevlin Henney
11:00Break (refreshments)
11:15Passing The Joel Test in the PHP world Lorna MitchellSPL, not a bridge too far Michelangelo van Dam
12:15Tools and Talent Rowan MerewoodThe beauty and the beast – API documentation with phpDocumentor Bastian Feder
13:15Lunch (provided)
14:00Getting a website out of the door Rob AllenOptimizing Your Frontend Performance Thomas Weinert
15:00Making your life easier: Xdebug Derick RethansSpeeding up the snail and making Drupal scale Marcus Deglos
16:00Break (refreshments)
16:15Building an Anti-CMS (and how it’s changed our web team) Michael NolanIntroduction to Yii Steve Richardson
16:45Getting Involved with the PHP Project Scott MacVicarIntegrating Zend Framework and symfony Stefan Koopmanschap
17:45Closing Session
18:30Party (including food, Sun sponsored bar)

Sunday 11th October

For those who are still around, we’ll have some informal content on Sunday morning – this will take place at the excellent MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry) in Manchester, where there are conference facilities. We have use of the Cardwell Auditorium from 9am til 1pm, which accommodates around 100 people.

09:15Tokens and Lexemes Ben Scholzen
10:00Everything you wanted to know about UTF-8 Juliette Reinders Folmer
10:45Intro to OOP with PHP Rick Ogden
11:15Coffee break!
11:30PHP 5.3 – Hot or Not? Sara Golemon
12:15jQuery Michael Heap

refreshments will be provided mid-morning.

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