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WordCamp Denpasar Has Sold Out!

We’re super excited that WordCamp Denpasar will be going ahead tomorrow with a full house!

We’ve just closed ticket sales due to reaching capacity for the venue.

Be sure to bring your ID and arrive at 8am for registration.

Opening remarks and the first speaker will start at 9am sharp!

Announcing Our First Batch of Speakers!

So with just over a month to go, we thought we would tell you about our first lot of speakers for WordCamp Denpasar 2016!

We’re happy to welcome our first four speakers πŸ™‚

Thomas Howard: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Thomas Howard: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Tom Howard – Tom is a product designer & front-end engineer from Washington, DC. After 5 years of building on WordPress, Tom co-founded a modern WP hosting platform that solves some of his common WP headaches. Tom previously worked at FactoryX in San Francisco, a product studio founded by Tom Chi (GoogleX co-founder and Google Glass inventor). Tom is currently living in Saigon, Vietnam, which is great despite the lack of delicious Tacos.



Emerson Maningo: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Emerson Maningo: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Emerson Maningo is from Cebu, Philippines. He works as Systems Developer for OntheGoSystems, the makers of WPML, Toolset and ICanLocalize. He is a great fan of open source projects like Linux. And actively contributes to WordPress core and plugins. When not coding or facing the computer, he loves spending time with his wife and family.



Ilman Akbar: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Ilman Akbar: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Ilman Akbar is a digital marketing professional, blogger, book author and public speaker. Currently working as one of the marketing manager at Traveloka, one of the fastest growing tech company in Southeast Asia, his passion for knowledge sharing led him to found (unofficial community site for University of Indonesia), wrote 2 books, and became occasional trainer & speaker in digital marketing topics.




Wibowo Sulistio: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Wibowo Sulistio: Speaker at WordCamp Denpasar 2016

Wibowo Sulistio is based in the outskirt of Jakarta, Indonesia. Bowo is just another guy trying to do his bit in life. In love with WordPress since 2010, creator of A web designer and developer who code his designs and also design in code. Always looking for ways to put a (good) dent in the world. A freelancer, a volunteer, an entrepreneur, a believer. Believes in the power of ideas and in following the whispers of the heart. One of those whispers led to, a small nonprofit supporting children with cancer and other high-risk illnesses. This is where he dedicates a big chunk of his pro bono / volunteer efforts. A bit more about his WordPress work at

We will announce our next batch of speakers very soon… so, stay tuned! πŸ˜‰


Call for Volunteers

WordCamp Denpasar couldn’t go ahead without a group of people helping to make sure that everything runs smoothly.Β  If you’re interested in joining this year’s team, please send us your details and one of our organisers will get in touch, thanks and looking forward to see you in one month! πŸ˜€

We’ve closed the form, thanks to all who have applied to help us as volunteers! We’ll get back to you very soon next week with more details! πŸ™‚

WordCamp Denpasar Ticket Sales Are Now Open

The second batch of tickets for WordCamp Denpasar are now available.

We know that lots of people have been waiting for ticket sales to open, so for those of you who have already decided to join us on November 19th, you can buy your tickets right now. If you are so keen to get your place at WordCamp Denpasar that you don’t even want to wait for us to announce speakers, then who are we to stand in your way?

Buy Your Tickets Now!

For only $5.80, your WordCamp ticket gives you access to the entire WordCamp event, happening November 19, 2016 at The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali (from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm)

This includes:

  • 12 sessions on Saturday (9:00 am to 5:30 pm)
  • An opportunity to network with and meet sponsors, speakers, and other WordPress community members, including business owners, designers, developers, agency owners, bloggers, copywriters, freelancers, site owners, and more
  • Catered lunch
  • Coffee, te, iced water and snacks during the breaks of the event
  • An awesome WordCamp Denpasar 2016 t-shirt
  • A great after party with live music and yummy treats, so you can continue networking in a more casual environment (Saturday evening)
  • And more!

Call for Speakers

WordCamp Denpasar (Bali) is currently looking for speakers!

WordCamp Denpasar, like all WordCamps, is an event run by the local community to share all things WordPress. We bring together bloggers, designers, developers, small business owners and entrepreneurs who are passionate about the web and digital, and we want you to share your knowledge with our community.


  • Full length sessions will be approximately 20 minutes long, with 10 minutes afterward for audience questions. Talks can be in Indonesian or in English.

What We Are After

We’re interested in the following areas:-

  • Running a WordPress site. Cool things you can do with WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Development. Coding talks aimed at new to medium developers to help improve their skills.
  • UX and Design. Building sites with striking designs, accessibility and improving user experience.
  • Workflows. and tips and tricks to become more productive.
  • Business Talks. Stories of things you’ve learned in your WordPress journey.

This is not an exhaustive list, if you have an idea that isn’t mentioned above, we would still love to hear from you, contact us if you wish to discuss your talk beforehand.

Remember, you don’t have to be an expert to talk at a WordCamp. We want to hear thoughts from all areas of the WordPress community, so we would be keen to hear from you even if you’ve never spoke before.

Talk Submission

  • Please fill in the form below to submit your talk idea.
  • Feel free to submit more than one talk, but please fill in separate forms for each talk.
  • All talks will be recorded for, and all successful speakers will be required to sign an A/V release form.
  • The closing dates for submission will be 30th September at 3.59pm UTC.
  • Slides will need to be submitted to the WordCamp Denpasar team before 12th November.
  • As a non-profit event, we are unable to pay for travel & accommodation.

The Speaker applications are closed now! We’ll start announcing our speakers and program very soon! πŸ™‚

WordCamp Denpasar Bali 2016

Welcome to WordCamp Denpasar, Bali 2016

We’re delighted to announce the first WordCamp Denpasar in Bali!

WordCamp Denpasar 2016 will being hosted atΒ The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali. The conference day will be on Saturday 19nd November 2016 (from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm) and we will also be holding an after party social event.

You can purchase your tickets now and to apply to be a volunteer already! πŸ˜‰

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