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Emotional Intelligence 2.0
by Travis Bradberry
In Progress
Break Through to a Digital CultureMar 20Gartner
M.A.P. Session 5: Final Presentations
– Final Presentation on Change Management Program
Mar 12BU HR
M.A.P. Session 4: Business Acumen, Pt. 2
– Negotiation Deep Dive
– Executive Presence
Mar 7BU HR
M.A.P. Session 3: Business Acumen
– FIERCE Conversations
– Change Management & Simulation
Feb 27BU HR
Building and future-proofing your WordPress sites with the Genesis FrameworkFeb 27WP Engine
The Fundamentals of a Higher Education Content Governance PlanFeb 26Gather Content
Dealing with Perfectionism, Imposter Syndrome & AnxietyFeb 22Certified Fresh Events
How to Get the Writing DoneFeb 19Gather Content

How Gen Z is Changing EverythingFeb 13WP Engine
Remote: Office Not Required
by Jason Fried
Feb 12
Building relationships for better workflow: getting stakeholder buy-in across a siloed organisationFeb 12GatherContent
An inside look at ContentOps from Cornell, Illinois State and moreFeb 7GatherContent
Effective Workplace Negotiations w/ Moshe CohenFeb 5BU Choose to Learn Live
M.A.P. Session 2: Your Impact as Manager
– Mastering Emotional Intelligence
– Diversity & Inclusion (SpeakOUT)
– 360 Reviews & Action Plan
Feb 4BU HR
WPCampus Online 2019Jan 31WPCampus

BostonWP Meetup 10 Year AnniversaryJan 28
Boston WordPress
It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work
by Jason Fried
Jan 16
M.A.P. Session 1: Managing Through Others
– Fierce Foundations, Feedback, Delegation
– Introduction to Coaching, Training & Feedbak
Jan 14BU HR



Live Q&A: Gutenberg at WordCamp US
Dec 14
Gutenberg Times

Planning Before Pixels: Create with PurposeDec 11
Aquent Gymnasium

Creating Gutenberg
Nov 30
Gutenberg Times
Has Web Development Become Difficult?Nov 27Certified Fresh Events
Ethics in Software EngineeringSep 18Certified Fresh Events
Developing Success – How to continue learning as a developer & learn from your failuresApr 5Certified Fresh Events
Libre Planet 2018Mar 24 – 25Free Software Foundation
LoopConf 2018Feb 21-23LoopConf
Falling in Love with AccessibilityFeb 14WP Engine



BostonWP October MeetupOct 30Boston WordPress
Going ServerlessOct 20Certified Fresh Events
Exploring JavaScript FrameworksOct 5Certified Fresh Events
BostonWP August MeetupAug 28Boston WordPress
WPCampus 2017Jul 14-15WPCampus
BostonWP June MeetupJun 26Boston WordPress
Out of Office: Work in the Digital Age ’17May 30Human Made
Design and ExclusionApr 21Automattic
Libre Planet 2017Mar 25 – 26Free Software Foundation
React Conf ’17Mar 13 – 14React
The Lead Developer NY ’17
(Archived videos watched on 3/20)
Feb 21White October
Musings on the WordPress REST APIFeb 28Pantheon
LoopConf 2017Feb 7 – 8LoopConf
Building Better and more Intuitive Interfaces with the WordPress REST API and AngularJS
(LoopConf 2017 Workshop)
Feb 6LoopConf
BostonWP January MeetupJan 30Boston WordPress
WP Campus Online 2017Jan 23WP Campus


BostonWP December MeetupDec 19Boston WordPress
CSS4 Grid: True Layout Finally ArrivesDec 14Boston CSS
Bostonwp November MeetupNov 28Boston WordPress
Work Rules!
by Laszlo Bock
Sep 17
Node.JS Boston: let [meetup, month] = [’Node.JS Boston’, ‘April’]Apr 21Node.JS Boston
Libre Planet 2016: Fork the SystemMar 19 – 20Free Software Foundation
Collaborating with DesignersMar 09Boston CSS


Future of Web AppsNov 12 – 13Future Insights
Inside Hearst’s New Agile Design ProcessOct 20Monotype
Creating Sustainability in WP Client Handoff & Recovering from a WordPress HackSep 28Boston WordPress
GAME ON! Exploring the Boston Video Game IndustryAug 13Children’s Media Association
CodeConf 2015Jun 25 – 26Github
Design the FutureJun 22 – 24Penn State
The Internet Age – Founders to FutureJun 11ISOC
Analytics SEO UpdatesMay 27Duda
LoopConf 2015May 07 – 08LoopConf
A Better World Through Integrated Testing -and- Building Themes with the REST API
(LoopConf Workshop)
May 06LoopConf
Libre Planet 2015: Free Software EverywhereMar 21 – 22Free Software Foundation
Wild World Web and Styling Forms Semantically & AccessiblyFeb 25Boston Front End Developers
Comparing Static Site Engines with Brian RinaldiFeb 18SFHTML5
The Art of Asking
by Amanda Palmer
Feb 10
Putting the “we” in Januar-we!Feb 04BostonJS
Browser-Based Virtual Reality in HTML5Jan 16SFHTML5


hack.summit()Dec 01 – 04hack.hands()
An Evening with Dan BricklinNov 20Boston PHP
Open Con 2014Nov 15 – 16Right to Research Coalition & SPARC
Cultural Innovation Day BerlinNov 15ALEX
Ultimate Developer EventOct 30Future Insights
Future of Web AppsOct 28 – 29Future Insights
Boston Quantified Self Show&Tell #BQS17Oct 21Boston Quantified Self
Perf Like a Pirate!Sep 19SFHTML5
Boston Festival of Indie GamesSep 13BostonFIG
JavaScript ArtSep 03BostonJS
Computers, Freedom, and Privacy 2014 ConferenceJun 09 – 10Center for Democracy & Technology
May Meetup (Love Shortcodes More, Creating Contributors, and Favorite Plugins)May 19Boston WordPress
Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2014 BostonMay 15Fresh Tilled Soil and Future Insights
Libre Planet 2014: Free Software, Free SocietyMar 22 – 23Free Software Foundation
Edge Conf 2014 LondonMar 21FT Labs and Adobe
Mountain West Javascript 2014Mar 17 – 18Mountain West
Ember all the things!Feb 26Boston Front End Developers
Plugin Roundup and Dev Theme FrameworksFeb 24Boston WordPress
Community Outreach Planning SessionFeb 12LibrePlanet Boston Desktop GNU/Linux Users Group


Ultimate Developer EventNov 21 – 22Future Insights
Building Client-Side Web Applications with Backbone.JS and Coffeescript
(Ultimate Developer Event Workshop)
Nov 20
Future Insights
Web Unleashed 2013Nov 07FITC
Don’t Go Back to School
by Kio Stark
Oct 20
Open Hardware SummitSep 06Open Source Hardware Association
Ember 1.0 Install FestSep 05Boston Ember.js Group
Data Visualization in the BrowserMay 22Boston Front End Developers
Content Strategy for Mobile
by Karen McGrane
Apr 16
National Conference for Media ReformApr 05 – 07Free Press
The future of JS modules and dependency managementApr 04Boston Javascript
How & Why to Root Your Android Device and/or Install ROMs/RadiosApr 03LibrePlanet Boston Desktop GNU/Linux Users Group
Building a Modern Web Application: Full Stack JavascriptApr
An in depth look at Object Oriented CSSMar 26Cascade Boston
Libre Planet 2013: Commit ChangeMar 23 – 24Free Software Foundation
BWPM March2012: WordPress/Social & Advanced Meta Box’s in WPMar 18Boston WordPress
Adobe CreateNow BostonMar 11Adobe
Getting Hired and Landing That Dream GigFeb 27Boston Front End Developers
Create Your Own Flexible Grid System & Launching a Career in Front End DevJan 23Boston Front End Developers


Web Odyssey: 2013 & Front End Performance MattersNov 28Boston Front End Developers
Web Unleashed @ Bentley CollegeNov 08 – 09FITC
Environmental Design on the WebOct 24Boston Front End Developers
HTML5 Prototyping + Using HTML5 to Create Windows 8 AppsSep 26Boston Front End Developers
Building an iOS and Android Application with App CloudJul 25Boston Front End Developers
Adobe Night: Cross-Platform Apps with PhoneGap & A Better WebJun 27Boston Front End Developers
An all-Sass evening: Tips, Tricks and Best-practices on using Sass and CompassMay 23Boston Front End Developers
jQuery: Two New Features That Really Matter and Pragmatic Responsive Web DesignApr 25Boston Front End Developers
Global Censorship Conference at Yale Law SchoolMar 30Thomson Reuters Initiative


Speaker: Nicholas Zakas on High Performance JavaScriptNov 03Web Performance Boston
Silicon Valley Human Rights ConferenceOct 25 – 26AccessNow
Patent Absurdity Screening at NEIAOct 06NEIA
INET Philadelphia 2011Oct 05Internet Society
jQuery Conference 2011: BostonOct 01 – 02The jQuery Foundation
Software Freedom Day 2011 at NEIASep 02Digital Freedom Foundation
ISOC’s INET Conference NYCJun 14Internet Society
NASA OpenSourceSummitMar 29 – 30NASA
Libre Planet 2011Apr 19Free Software Foundation
National Conference for Media ReformApr 08 – 10Free Press


Software Freedom Day 2010 at NEIASep 16 – 17Digital Freedom Foundation
Libre Planet 2010Mar 19 – 21Free Software Foundation