Leslie Camacho Leslie Camacho President of EllisLab
Simon Collison Simon Collison Co-founder of Erskine Design and a true EE evangelist
Derek Allard Derek Allard Technology Architect at EllisLab
Veerle Pieters Veerle Pieters Graphic/web designer at Duoh!
Ryan Irelan Ryan Irelan Senior Web Developer Airbag Industries. Founder of EE Screencasts
image Paul Burdick Lead Developer of Solspace
Thomas Myer Thomas Myer Owner of Triple Dog Dare Media and author of "Professional CodeIgniter"
Brandon Kelly Brandon Kelly Senior UI Developer at LEVEL Studios, California
Michael Boyink Michael Boyink Founder and principal of Train-ee.com
Leevi Graham Leevi Graham Technical Director and one of the founding partners at Newism.
Lodewijk Schutte Lodewijk Schutte Freelance web developer and creator of many EE add-ons
Chris Pollock Chris Pollock Senior Web Developer and General Manager of Simplified Safety
Jamie Rumbelow Jamie Rumbelow Freelance web developer and co-founder of BinaryCake
image Jamie Pittock Interaction designer and the operations director at Erskine Design
John Henry Donovan John Henry Donovan Web developer & designer and Tech. Support Specialist at EllisLab
image Jonathan Longnecker co-founder of FortySeven Media
Phil Sturgeon UK based web developer and founder of PyroCMS
Leslie Flinger Twitter says "Wife, Mom, Web Developer. Nerd."


The schedule below is subject to change.

Pre-Conference Day

Wednesday, October 21st

In the evening we will have a “Welcome to EECI2009 Drink” brought to you by our sponsor MailChimp. It will start 9pm and will be next to the venue at the “Scheltema Cafe”, Marktsteeg 1, Leiden.

Conference Day

Thursday, October 22nd

Scheltema Complex
Marktsteeg 1
2312CS Leiden

08:50Opening comments
09:00Opening Keynote by Leslie Camacho
09:30Simon Collison
Five Years of Quiet Revolution
10:30Coffee Break
11:00Derek Allard
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: How Community Shapes Development in EllisLab
12:00Veerle Pieters
Designing and using the new EE 2.0 (beta) interface
13:00Break / Lunch (not provided)
TimeEE TrackCI Track
14:00Brandon Kelly
The Why’s and How’s of selling addons
Chris Pollock
Integrating Magento and ExpressionEngine
The Story of SimplifiedSafety.com
15:05Michael Boyink
Selling and Planning EE Sites
Jamie Rumbelow
Reigniting the Kindling
16:05Coffee Break
16:30Leevi Graham
How to start developing your own addons
Thomas Myer
Guerilla Prototyping with CodeIgniter
17:35Ryan Irelan
10 Ways to Super Charge Your EE Development
Phil Sturgeon
Ignite everything else!

On Thursday evening there will be a Big Part-EE with Music, Food and Drinks at Grand Cafe “City Hall”. It will start at 21:00 hour. Drinks for this evening are sponsored by EngineHosting and Whoooz! Webmedia.

Workshops Day

Friday, October 23rd

Scheltema Complex
Marktsteeg 1
2312CS Leiden

RoomWorkshops 10:00 - 12:00
APaul Burdick
Add-On Development: EE Expects that Every Developer will do his Duty
BJeroen van der Gulik & Rommert van Til
How to approach CI projects which go beyond the ‘homepage’
CJohn Henry Donovan
Building amazing Galleries

12:00 - 12:45 Break / Lunch (not provided)

RoomWorkshops 12:45 - 14:45
ALodewijk Schutte
Ajax & EE/CI: the Hi road & the Low road
BJamie Pittock
The art of proactive parenting
CJamie Rumbelow
Extending CodeIgniter: Libraries, Hooks, Helpers and more

14:45 - 15:15 Break

RoomWorkshops 15:15 - 17:15
AJonathan Longnecker
From Design to Dynamic - Rapid Development with EE
BLeslie Flinger
10 powerful ways to optimize your EE site
CThomas Myer
Building an open source social networking platform in CI

After the workshops there will be a Thank You and Goodbye Drink

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  • Erskine Design
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  • The Next Web