10:00 - 16:30
Location: Dotmailer Offices
Magento Contribution Days provide intensive hackathon action with Magento Core Developers and Architects – giving insights into Magento 2 development and contributing to the Magento 2 core.
Those participating will have the choice in what they want to contribute to (check the Eventbrite page, linked below, for details!).
Note: separate registration required for this event.
14:00 - 17:00
Location: The Mermaid (Lower River Room)
An exclusive reception for merchants to network with other merchants and discuss hot topics in the industry. Complimented with a panel to enjoy.
Panel: "Setting the tone of your brand online, why your online presence is just as important as your offline presence".
Host: Rabia Qureshi, Senior Customer Success Manager at JH
Panelists:Jem Skelding, CEO at Naissance Trading
Rosie Sparks, eCommerce Executive at Astley Clarke
Karen Taylor, UK Ecommerce Manager at Brown-Forman
08:30 - 09:15
09:15 - 09:30
Jamie Huskisson, Meet Magento UK organiser and CEO at JH – Welcome!
Thomas Goletz, President of Meet Magento Association – Meet Magento: Today and Tomorrow
09:30 - 10:00
Peter Sheldon, VP of Strategy at Magento Commerce
10:10 - 10:40
Leon Hughes, Associate Partner at Piper Private Equity
Talk description coming soon.
Hosted by Eric Erway, Senior Product Manager at Magento Commerce
James Zetlen, PWA Lead at Magento Commerce
Pierre Martin, Lead Developer at Front-Commerce
Jamie Maria Schouren, Director at Deity
Marcin Dyguda, Software Development Vice Director & Tribe Master at Divante
It’s time for us to get real about Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and how we can deliver amazing shopping experiences together across any device. As with any new innovation, there are facts and myths to consider especially from a technical perspective. Please join this discussion with our Magento frontend architect and experts from the community with real experience building PWAs and get the facts.
10:50 - 11:20
Suzanna Taggart, Head of E-Commerce at Gift Universe
The news is awash with retailer after retailer taking a tumble, and everyone in the industry has their own ideas about why. Against this doom-and-gloom backdrop, Suzannah explores innovation in the industry from both new retailers and those who’ve been around the block, detailing specifically what Menkind is doing to build exciting growth and make a difference as both an ecommerce and high street entity.
Rowan Merewood, Developer Advocate at Google
11:30 - 12:00
Samantha Sargison, Head Of Digital & Corporate at Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate
Shane Osbourne, Lead Frontend Developer at JH
12:00 - 13:00
Served in the Sponsor Marketplace / Upper River Room
13:00 - 13:40
Danielle Mundle, UX Research Consultant at Independent
Understanding your shoppers’ behavior is important, but is often a challenge under time, personnel, and budget constraints. This talk will provide ideas to help you plan, execute, and analyze research for your online store. Example research initiatives to be covered include validating feature ideas, conducting competitor research, and how to incorporate on-going user research as your site evolves.
Dave Macaulay, Senior Full Stack Engineer at Magento Commerce
The talk will touch on numerous API points within the new Page Builder module along with describing and demo’ing the various capabilities and the extensibility of the new module. This will include but not limited to: – XML declaration for modifying existing content types & creating new ones – Usage of UI components within Page Builder – Creating custom admin preview for content types – Understanding our master storage format & data store – Building a new container content types – Enabling inline editing for your content type The talk will aim to cover all the subjects above and potentially more with an easy to follow & fun talk with a single path. This will most likely fall into the realm of creating a new content type which covers many of these bases.
13:50 - 14:20
Hosted by Rob Long, Paypal Evangelist at PayPal
Amy Berry, eCommerce Manager at Neom Organics
Matt Parkinson, Managing Director at Gene Commerce
Matthew Wasley, Product Marketing Manager at Magento Business Intelligence
Creating compelling commerce experiences for global shoppers relies on data-driven decisions across devices, platforms, and demographics. Learn from a fantastic panel of merchant, agency and business intelligence professionals about the tools, technologies, best practices and data insights they leverage to grow their companies.
Jisse Reitsma, Developer & Trainer at Yireo
Magento 2.3 brings a GraphQL API to the Magento core. This allows for projects like Magento PWA Studio to connect to this new REST-alternative. However, you can already play with GraphQL in your own custom React project, even though Magento PWA Studio is not there. This talk dives into the details of playing with the GraphQL API in non-Magento projects, to allow you to start using the new headless approach.
14:30 - 15:10
Guido Jansen, Global CRO Lead at Randstad
How to align CRO teams across 39 countries and 16 timezones, all in different stages of digital maturity? During this session, Guido shares his experience and talks about the challenges of building an agile experimentation/ online optimization culture within a large international corporation
Zachary Stevens, Chief Architect & Co-founder at Akoova
15:45 - 16:35
Hosted by David Wise, Director of Channel for EMEA at Magento Commerce
Paul Younghusband, CTO at END
Hosted by Ben Marks, Magento Evangelist at Magento Commerce
Ignacio Riesco Martin, CEO & Founding Partner at Interactiv4
Steve Blake, Head of Technology & Architecture at SportPursuit
Carlos Morgado, Advisory Board Member (Trouva) and former Group CTO at Just Eat
16:45 - 17:30
Speaker to be announced soon.
17:30 - 19:00
19:00 - Late
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