Friday 8th October : Evening – Speakers Dinner and Pre-conference Social

In keeping with tradition, there will be a pre-conference social for delegates starting from 6.30pm on the Friday night,  at Bar Ça – Castlefield. Concurrently, the speakers will be meeting for a pre-conference dinner and generally join the delegates afterwards for the remainder of the social event.

Saturday 9th October : Conference day 1

TimeTrack 1Track 2Track 3
10:00Keynote: Teach a Man to Fish: Coaching Development Teams
Lorna Mitchell
11:15Zend Framework 2.0 is coming!
Rob Allen
Geolocation and Maps with PHP
Derick Rethans
Let your toolchain set you free
Robert Mortimer
12:15Debugging - Rules and Tools
Ian Barber
Zend Framework: Getting To Grips
Ryan Mauger
Profile your PHP application and make it fly
Lorenzo Alberton
14:00The curious case of php|architect
Marco Tabini
The Journey towards Continuous Integration
Sebastian Marek
Unit testing after Zend Framework 1.8
Michelangelo van Dam
15:00Developing Easily Deployable PHP Applications
John Mertic
Designing HTTP URLs and REST Interfaces
David Zuelke
Practical Applications of Zend_Acl
Rowan Merewood
16:15Database version control without pain
Harrie Verveer
Practical HipHop
Scott MacVicar
Optimizing Zend Framework
Juozas Kaziukenas
17:15Framework Shootout!
Marcus Deglos

Sunday 10th October : Conference day 2

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 for around 100 people.

TimeTrack 1
09:15Using Zend_Tool
Kathryn Reeve
09:45Abstracting functionality with centralised content
Michael Peacock
11:00Turbocharge Your PHP With Nginx
Errazudin Ishak
11:30PHP through the eyes of a hoster
Thijs Feryn
12:00Community works!
Michelangelo van Dam