11th-12th Oct 2014

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About JoomlaDay Sydney - Oct 19th & 20th

Joomla!Day Sydney is an annual event held on the 11th - 12th of October, organised by the Joomla User Group Sydney where the Australian Joomla! community meets and connects at a professionally organised event.

The conference will bring together everyone from the lead development team to community developers, designers and end users. Whatever your experience, Joomla!Day Sydney 2014 is full of practical, valuable insights, education and inspiration, networking opportunities, and much more.


Andrew Eddie

Andrew Eddie

Andew Eddie, co-founder of Joomla and veteran Joomla core developer, now works on Joomla at eBay. This year he will be telling us the latest news about the Joomla Platform and Framework.

Andrew Eddie

Peter Bui

Peter runs a web design and development company called PB Web Development specialising in building Joomla websites. He also runs the Joomla Beat Podcast.

Shayne Bartlett

Co-Founder of Joomla, Founder/MD at Cloudum, Project Manager/Developer at Timble. Open Source evangelist and very proud Dad. Shayne gives us the low-down on Bootstrap and mobile development.

Anthony Olsen

Anthony Olsen

Anthony Olsen is the lead designer and creative director at Joomla Bamboo, a very popular template shop for Joomla. This year Anthony will be running a workshop on template development.

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Full Day Program

Business Stream - The SiteGround Room

8:30am Registration - UTS Haymarket Campus (outside CM05C.01.31 Lecture Theatre)
9:00am Welcome
9:15am Keynote - The future of Joomla - Andrew Eddie
10:15am Morning Tea Break
10:45am Responsive design - Anthony Olsen
11:45am Responsive Marketing - Market Engagement on Steroids - Max Lynam
12:15pm Lightning Talks
1. Nicolas from Hikashop - Responsiveness and usability for ecommerce websites
2. Adrien from AcyMailing Acyba - 20 common mistakes you should avoid while handling an e-marketing campaign
12:45pm Lunch
1:45pm Responsive Search Engine Optimisation - Peter Bui
2:45pm Speed up Your Joomla Site for Ultimate Performance - Tenko Nikolov
3:45pm Afternoon Tea Break
4:15pm Get off Joomla 1.5, It's time to migrate - Norm Douglas
4:30pm Ask the experts panel
4:55pm Closing
5:15 After Party Drinks

Technical Stream - The Joomla Beat Room

8:30am Registration - UTS Haymarket Campus (outside CM05C.01.31 Lecture Theatre)
9:00am  Join business stream for welcome
9:15am  Join business stream for keynote
10:15am Tea Break
10:45am Joomla Platform / Framework - Andrew Eddie
11:45am Mobile Up - What it is and how to put it into practice - Shayne Bartlett
12:45pm Lunch
Andrew Eddie - Building a better CMS - An open an informal discussion on how to build Joomla 4
2:45pm Rapid Application Development using Akeeba FOF - Tim Plummer
3:45pm Tea Break
4:15pm  Join business stream for experts panel
4:45pm  Join business stream for closing
5:15 After Party Drinks
View the full workshop & presentations programs

Full day Joomla conference, full day hands on workshops,
two main streams, social events & networking + lots more...


The Saturday full day conference will be held at UTS Haymarket Campus.

University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Haymarket Campus 
5/1-59 Quay St,
Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia

  • Lecture Theatre CM05C.01.31 (Business Stream)
  • Lecture Theatre CM05C.01.20 (Technical Stream)

Regsitration outside CM05C.01.31 Lecture Theare. 
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for Saturday conference included in ticket price.

Social Event
We have planned two social events for the conference. A warm up event on Friday night and a main networking event on the Saturday night. Find out more about the details to the networking events.

For our interstate travellers and people that are wanting to stay in the city, over the course of the conference, please refer to our accommodations page where we have listed a few hotels around the area at various different rates. Please act quick though as many hotels are booking out due to other events that are happening in Sydney that weekend.

The Sunday half day workshops will be held at UTS Broadway Campus, which is literally round the corner from the conference venue. Enter to tower building, turn left, go up two sets of escalators and you should find us on the left.

  • Classroom CB02.07.004A (Building Templates with the T3 framework / Joomla Security)
  • Classroom CB02.07.004B (Joomla Framework & Web Services / Introduction to Joomla Extensions)
  • Classroom CB02.07.0005 (Joomla 101)

For workshops, BYO laptop. No food/drink included in workshop price.

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