17-19 November 2017

The Italian Bridge

Rome · Italy

Welcome to the Joomla! World Conference

The Joomla! World Conference (JWC) is an annual user conference aimed at users of the award winning Joomla! content management system. Joomla! powers over 3% of the entire world’s websites and is used by individuals, multi-national corporations, governments and charities to serve and manage their online presence in an efficient, flexible way.

Now in its sixth year, JWC is to be held in Europe for the first time and will bring together a community of likeminded Joomlers in Rome. A mix of keynotes, presentations, workshops and sessions will spread over three days in both English and Italian with simultaneous translation ensuring that the broadest content is accessible to all.

About the conference

 

Meet our Visionary Orators

View the full timetable here!

Prepare for JWC 2017 by learning some typical Roman Expressions.
(HINT! - Click on the cards below to reveal the meaning.)

 

 

COME ER CACIO SUI MACCHERONI!
COME ER CACIO SUI MACCHERONI!

Literally:
"Cacio" is a cheese and "Maccheroni" a type of pasta, together they are the perfect match!

Meaning:
With a verb, the it means "at the right moment", on its own it means "a perfect match"

SEI ER MEJO!
SEI ER MEJO!

Literally:
You are the best.

Meaning:
It means indeed "you are the best" and so it can be used as a compliment to a person. But, Italians use it also in a sarcastic way. So pay attention!

STA IN CAMPANA!
STA IN CAMPANA!

Literally:
"it is in a bell"

Meaning:
based on the fact that in the past bells were a sign of alarm, it means be sharp. be ready or even take care.

SE SEMO VISTI!
SE SEMO VISTI!

Literally:
"we saw each other"

Meaning:
It was a pleasure to seeing you or simply the expression: "Goodbye".

A Unique 3 Day Experience

Bringing you the best Joomla! has to offer over 3 themed days.

Get the most out of your business using Joomla, give back to the community, learn a new skill.

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FRIDAY, 17 NOVEMBER

BUSINESS DAY

The event kicks off at a fast pace with a day filled with sessions relating to running your business with Joomla! Whether you are an extension developer, site integrator, agency owner or site administrator, this day is bound to leave you brimming with the latest Joomla! knowledge.

Running a Joomla! business

Joomla! Site Administration

Design with Joomla!

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SATURDAY, 18 NOVEMBER

COMMUNITY DAY

The day will open with a keynote from the Open Source Matters president, Robert Jacobi. After lunch there will be a round table with the full leadership team. This will be followed by an afternoon and evening of Joomla! In Action, a great opportunity for all attendees to assist in making the project even more awesome.

Leadership Round Table

Joomla! Community Focus

Joomla! in Action

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SUNDAY, 19 NOVEMBER

LEARNING DAY

Sunday’s focus is in enabling all attendees to learn something new. We will be running two certification exam sessions (100 seats available - cost of exam not included in ticket) alongside a revision session before each. The rest of the tracks will run
sessions/workshops..

Joomla! Certification

Sessions

Workshops

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The Eternal City will conquer your Joomla! heart

JWC 2017 is being held at the Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center

Sheraton Roma Hotel is ideally located in the monumental EUR neighborhood, between the historic center and Fiumicino Airport.

The venue provides a shuttle service from the airport and additionally to the city centre. As well as a great location with plenty of on-site amenities, Rome can rightly be described as one of the cultural capitals of Europe. We have negotiated some great room rates and are offering combined accommodation and ticket packages at very keen prices. To book your room directly with the hotel please click here

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Latest News

19 October 2017
With the hugely generous donation of 100 tickets for the Italian Community by Marco Mangione of Host.it, there are now less than 40 tickets available for JWC and they are selling fast.
18 October 2017
This year’s Joomla! World Conference #JWC17 is shaping up to being the biggest and best ever. Already there are over 300 attendees registered to attend, of these 35% are Italian.
08 October 2017
I would like to apologise for the confusion that has been caused by some considerable misinformation surrounding the Joomla! World Conference.

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