Great minds combined, friendly code compiled

The 7th of April 2017 will be an historical day, for it will be the day that the first ever uSweFest will take place. A Gothenburg based festival devoted to celebrating the passion that we all share: Umbraco!

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A day of celebration..


Seven sessions, two workshops, mingles, lunch, coffee, beer, popcorn and dinner with party! Don´t miss the first ever Swedish Umbraco festival!

Having arranged several Umbraco Meetups in the past and given that new Umbraco festivals is showing up all over the world, we at Webmind thought that obviously we need an Umbraco festival available here in Sweden. Introducing uSweFest, an all-day festival in Gothenburg with 100% focus on Umbraco.

Get ready for a day packed with quality sessions, educational workshops, amazing food, cold drinks and most of all opportunities to meet and mingle with some of the most interesting people in the Umbraco community.

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Become a sponsor: info@uswefest.com

Speakers

Markus Johansson

Markus Johansson

CEO Enkel Media

Marcus is one of the most known profiles in the Swedish Umbraco community with a long experience of Umbraco. He is the creator of the popular packages Newsletter Studio and The Dashboard. He has held many presentations before in Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany. Marcus arranges the official Umbraco training in Sweden and he is Certified Umbraco Trainer and Umbraco Certified Expert.

Markus session will go through ModelsBuilder, how it works and the possibilities it brings. A perfect session for everyone interested in learning more about combining the beauty of Umbraco and Strongly Typed Models. This session will be in Swedish

Søren Spelling Lund

Søren Spelling Lund

CEO & Founder uCommerce

Søren is the founder and front figure of uCommerce. He is an e-commerce architect with long experience and have been awarded Microsoft MVP. Søren is an experienced speaker from Umbraco events all over the world, among others Codegarden.

The task of making your code compatible with Umbraco Cloud can be anything from just a few minor adjustments, to implementing custom resolvers and providers to support data transfer and transformations. In this session Søren will give you best practice tips for developing on Umbraco Cloud and talk through some of the common development errors and ways to avoid or resolve them, as well as looking at an actual implementation of a data resolver and a matching provider for custom data stores. This session will be in English

Jens Josefsson

Jens Josefsson

CEO Webmind

Head of the web agency Webmind from Gothenburg, Sweden. As the host of uSweFest, Jens will make sure that everyone feels at home and up to speed on the agenda so that no poor soul misses a session or a workshop.

Consider Jens to be your steady ship when you have any questions during the festival or if you just want to know how to make a killer Gin & Tonic. This session will be in Swedish

Lars-Erik Aabech

Lars-Erik Aabech

Senior Developer at MarkedsPartner

Lars-Erik is an Umbraco Core MVP at MarkedsPartner in Norway. He has been an active member of the Umbraco community since 2012 by contributing to the Umbraco Core, packages developing, blogging, forum support and he has held several sessions at conferences such as Codegarden and Umbraco UK Fest.

This session focuses on how to get started with testing Umbraco and websites in general. Why do we test? Which parts should we test, and where do we start? Which frameworks should we use and what pitfalls are there? This session will be in English

Marcin Zajkowski

Marcin Zajkowski

Umbraco Trainer and Certified Master The Cogworks

Marcin is a passionate Umbracian who's both a Certified Master and Umbraco Trainer. He's a frequent speaker at conferences and he also co-hosts Umbraco Poland festival.

Are you wondering what is the most efficient way of doing things with Umbraco? Are you curious how other teams are dealing with the best .NET open source CMS? Do you want to play a game? :) If so, this talk is perfect for you! During this session, Marcin will share some cog-best-practises covering areas like team management and Umbraco development used inside The Cogworks organization. See you there! This session will be in English

Niels Hartvig

Niels Hartvig

Chief Unicorn Umbraco HQ

Niels is the founder of Umbraco and remains the project's heart and soul. Niels started Umbraco out of necessity but has maintained it out of love and now Umbraco has a life far beyond his wildest dreams. Niels is the inspiration behind Umbraco's community focus, its dedication to quality, and its no-compromise approach to simplicity.

He can be found improving bits of core functionality as often as he can be found encouraging others to take Umbraco to its limit. This keynote will be in English

Tim Geyssens

Tim Geyssens

Freelance Umbraco (Package) Developer nibble

Tim is a well-known Umbraco Developer from Belgium that has produced a number of popular packages for Umbraco such as Optimus, Config Tree, UI-O-Matic and many many more.

During uSweFest he will be hosting the workshop "Custom sections made easy" which is about UI-O-Matic, a package that makes custom sections in Umbraco easier. This workshop will be in English

Anders Burla

Anders Burla

Founder Tea Solutions

CEO at the web agency Tea Solutions and co-creator of the Umbraco e-commerce platform Tea Commerce. Serial entrepreneur with years of experience with online strategies, websites, e-commerce, online marketing and automatization processes.

Ever wanted to do more than just the default Grid in Umbraco? Learn how the Umbraco Grid can be extended to do more than what is just available out of the box. You will see how to create new grid items from scratch, use other packages to easily create grid items, how you can customize Umbraco’s rendering of the Grid. And most importantly – when NOT to use the Grid - yes there are cases :) This session will be in English

Workshops

Tim Geyssens

Custom sections made easy

That’s what UI-O-Matic promises and delivers! Learn how to take full advantage of this Umbraco addon and save hours of development time!

As Umbraco developers, we all love the power and simplicity Umbraco brings to our lives, providing us with an instant UI and a suite of in built and third party property editors in order to manage website content...

This workshop is full!
Søren Spelling Lund

uCommerce for Umbraco 7

uCommerce is one of the most trusted packages around. Get your hands dirty with the big daddy of e-commerce platforms on Umbraco and discover how elegantly simple e-commerce can be.

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge from Mr uCommerce himself: Søren Spelling Lund. You can look forward to a very hands-on workshop where we'll sling some code and dive into what makes uCommerce tick.

This workshop is full!

Program

Breakfast & registration

With our nametags on and breakfast in our belly, we have everything we need to kick of this festival!

08:30 - 09:30
Jens Josefsson

Jens starts the day by welcoming you to uSweFest 2017, with a short introduction and some general information about the festival.

09:30 - 10:00
Lars-Erik Aebech

This session focuses on how to get started with testing Umbraco and websites in general. Why do we test? Which parts should we test, and where do we start? Which frameworks should we use and what pitfalls are there?

10:00 - 11:00
Coffee break!

Great minds needs great coffee!
And maybe a biscuit or two.

11:00 - 11:15
Anders Burla Johansen

Ever wanted to do more than just the default Grid in Umbraco? Learn how the Umbraco Grid can be extended to do more than what is just available out of the box.

11:15 - 12:00
Lunch break

Great food and good friends, what could be better? A break before a packed afternoon!

12:00 - 13:00
Workshop:
Custom sections made easy

That’s what UI-O-Matic promises and delivers! Learn how to take full advantage of this Umbraco addon in this workshop and save hours of development time!

13:00 - 15:00
Søren Spelling Lund

In this session Søren will give you best practice tips for developing on Umbraco Cloud and talk through some of the common development errors and ways to avoid or resolve them.

13:00 - 13:45
Pee break

Or a "pisse-paus" as we say in Sweden! :)

13:45 - 14:15
Markus Johansson

This sessions goes through ModelsBuilder, how it works and the possibilities it brings. A perfect session for everyone interested in learning more about combining the beauty of Umbraco and Strongly Typed Models.

14:15 - 15:00
Beer break

Because you can't really spell Umbraco Event without Beer break, right?

15:00 - 16:00
Workshop:
uCommerce for Umbraco 7

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge from Mr uCommerce himself: Søren Spelling Lund. You can look forward to a very hands-on workshop where we'll sling some code and dive into what makes uCommerce tick.

15:30 - 17:30
Marcin Zajkowski

During this session, Marcin will share some cog-best-practises covering areas like team management and Umbraco development used inside The Cogworks organization.

16:00 - 16:45
More beer!

We don't want to loose our buzz, do we?

16:45 - 17:45
Niels Hartvig

Mr. Chief Unicorn himself with a rocking Keynote, leaving our expectation high for the future!

17:45 - 18:45
Wrapping it up!

This is the end of the schedule. Jens sums up this day and would love your feedback. And let's you in on a couple of ideas for the future of uSweFest!

18:45 - 19:00
Dinner & party

At this point of the evening our brain is packed with information and all we want to do now is put on a killer soundtrack and get the party started!

19:00 - Late