** We’ll be located in the BASECAMP room at RCL. Easiest Access via Single Elevator to the right as you enter RCL. **

For the April meetup we’re doing something a little different – We’ve asked everyone to step up and present a 5-10minute presentation on a topic you care about. No slides needed, just a web browser and whatever notes you want to bring 🙂

Topic: Short Stories by you
Location: River City Labs, Fortitude Valley

Here’s the preliminary line up, the exact order will be determined on the night.

Rob Wilde – Mr Wilde’s WordPress Designer/Developer Tips/Tricks
Doug Watt – Framework for getting site performance right
Gal Baras – How to make your site 5 times faster in 10 minutes
Simeon Griggs – Browsersync for local development
Hannah Malcolm – Automating Themes

We may have room for another 1 or 2 presenters, and we’ve got a few people who have flagged interest, so we may have another talk or two added to this list!
A note to presenters: We’ll be being strict on the time limit, we’ve got a lot to go through!

How to access Building: Please note RCL has moved to 315 Brunswick St. Head to Brunswick St Mall, locate the “TCB Building” half way up and follow signs for “THE PRECINCT” (and the WordPress Meetup signs with red arrows), take the elevator to Level 3 – If level 3 is locked, proceed to level 2 and walk up through RCL (Exit right from elevator, 30m then up the theatre stairs).

We’d like to thank our sponsors for their ongoing dedication to the meetup:
Conetix, Plesk, Excitemedia, and WP Engine.
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6pm Doors Open, pre-event networking
6.30pm Presentations start (Once people stop arriving, please enter quietly if you arrive after presentations start)
7.50pm Pizza, Drinks, and networking.

Getting here: River City Labs is located in the middle of Fortitude valley, walking distance from Buses and the FV train station.
If you wish to drive, pre-booking Night Parking online for after 4pm is $8 (Drive up $15) at some of the secure parking locations – https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/offers-and-events/fortitude-valley-parking

The WordPress Brisbane group is run by a group of volunteers and relies upon the donations our sponsors make to the group for it to happen.If you’d be interested in helping us run the group in any form, sponsoring some of the costs of the meetup, or presenting on a topic you’re passionate about, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!.

The WordPress Brisbane meetup is scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of the month, every month.If you’d like to organise another WordPress-related event/meetup in Brisbane (and surrounds) for the group, get in touch so we can set it up!