Joomla! Day - Central USA and Mexico

Who Should Attend?

Joomla! Day open to anyone. If you don’t know about Joomla!...we’ll teach you. If you want to learn how to launch a website in minutes for a business or other endeavor, we’ll guide you. If you want to write code for Joomla!, well you’re twisted and we won’t write it for you, but we will connect you with people who can! Seriously, Joomla! Days are for anyone who wants to learn how to use the content management system of choice for over 2+ million websites.

Conference Agenda 

This event will be held in the "un-conference" format, meaning that you, the community, will decide what will be talked about, who will speak, and what you9ll take away from it.  We encourage you to submit your ideas for sessions to our Joomla! Day USA, we’ll have a wiki up soon but until then, send your thoughts to


  • Event General Schedule:  9am CDT - 5pm CDT each day
  • Food (continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks) will beprovided at the event.
  • There is a $99 charge to attend the event!

Joomla! Day is a non-profit event. The admission fee is merely to cover all our cost. Any profit (accidentally or emotionally) generated will be channeled back to Joomla! project.

Featured Speakers

Johan Janssens, Project Manager and Lead Developer
Joomla - Open Source Content Management System

Johan Janssens is project manager and one of the lead developers of Joomla!, a PHP content management system. He is also the principal architect of the new Joomla! framework.

Johan has a master9s degree in computer science specializing in game development and interactive media from GroepT University, Belgium. He works as an independent consultant specializing in web application architecture and Joomla! training.

Louis Landry, Lead Developer
Joomla - Open Source Content Management System

As a lead developer and architect of the Joomla! framework Louis has unique insight into the vision and purpose of the Joomla! platform.  Louis holds a degree in Computer Science from Louisiana Tech University and has been programming with PHP for 7 years.  With specific experience in e-commerce and systems integration, Louis brings emense talent to the Joomla! project and a great haircut to boot!

Andy Miller , Design & Web Standards Working Group Coordinator
Joomla - Open Source Content Management System

Andy Miller is a long time member of the Joomla!, and prior to that, the Mambo core team.  He is currently the Design & Web Standards Working Group Coordinator for Joomla! where he is responsible for templating and design, general usability, and overall design and UI infrastructure. He has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida and has been working for the past 10 years in the computer industry focusing on web development in a variety of languages and platforms.

Rob Schely , Quality & Testing Working Group Coordinator
Joomla - Open Source Content Management System

In his role as the Quality & Testing Working Group Coordinator for the Joomla! project, Rob Schley has first hand knowledge of what it takes to build and maintain stable and secure web applications.  He is able to draw from a variety of interests and background in order to provide a unique and thoughtful perspective to any discussion on systems architecture, stability, performance or security.

If you9re out of the Austin metropolitan area, you can reserve your room at the Hilton Garden Inn with the special discount code JOO. Contact the hotel at +1-512-480 8181. There are cheaper hotels in the surrounding area but few are located right downtown at this rate. 

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown

500 North IH-35
, Texas, USA 78701
Tel: +1-512-480 8181
Fax: +1-512-457 7990


Name Sales End Price
Joomla! Day - Registration   Ended $99

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