WordCamp Pokhara 2018 Speakers Lineup

WordCamp Pokhara 2018 Speakers

The final speaker’s lineup for WordCamp Pokhara 2018 is here. There are a total of 17 fantastic speakers who will take the stage at the very first WordCamp happening in the city of lakes, Pokhara—WordCamp Pokhara 2018.
WordCamp Pokhara 2018 is going to take place on 24th November 2018 at Hotel Pokhara Grande, Birauta Chowk, Pokhara. The organizing team of WordCamp Pokhara is on its toes to provide the best in them and turn the event into a grand success. You can visit the official website of WordCamp Pokhara 2018 to know more about the event.

Without any further ado, let’s have a quick look at the WordCamp Pokhara 2018 speakers and their respective topics for the day.

WordCamp Pokhara 2018 Speakers

Abhishek Rijal

Abhishek Rijal is a professional WordPress developer and recent WordPress Educator, primarily involved in WordPress theme and Plugin development. Currently Working at WEN Solutions, he has been involved with Theme Review, WordPress themes and plugins support team, customizations, and development of WordPress based products. Know more about him.

Topic: Demystifying Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor

Intended Audience: WordPress users, junior and mid-level developers

Chitra Raj Bhandari

Chitra Raj Bhandari is the co-founder of Pulse Digit – a digital marketing agency. He has over 6 years of experience as a digital marketer during which he has worked for local and multinational brands and helped them grow. He has worked extensively on optimizing WordPress websites for small, medium and big brands and help them get better conversions at lower costs. Know more about him.

Topic: Hotels & Travel Agencies: Grow your customers without PAYING.

Intended Audience: Hotel Entrepreneurs, Hotel Marketing Managers, Local Business entrepreneurs, Programmers, Designers & ghosts.

Nishal Gurung

Nishal, a graduate in Software Engineering is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Goreto Software. He is a very active member of WordPress Pokhara meetups. He is a well-rounded person but has extensive, hands-on experience as a Full Stack Web Developer. Apart from his professionalism at work, Nishal is also a lecturer at Gandaki College of Engineering and Science.

Topic: How to create your own MVC framework in PHP?

Intended Audience: Developers

Sandilya Kafle

Sandilya Kafle is a WordPress Developer and a Theme Reviewer. He is the co-owner and co-founder of Template Sell. He is from WordPress community Biratnagar and also the lead organizer of WordCamp Biratnagar 2018. Besides this, he is an RTI activist, social entrepreneur, and a tech enthusiast.

Topic: Importance of Support in WordPress Business

Intended Audience: Everyone

Aaseesh Marina

Aaseesh Marina is a part of the Search Quality team at Google which evaluates the quality of Google search results and protects users from being exposed to spam and other types of abuse. He is primarily responsible for educating webmasters on the various tools and resources Google provides to help make user-friendly websites. He also works with the safe browsing team helping to prevent users from being affected by malicious content on the web.

Topic: Managing your online presence on Google Search

Intended Audience: website owners, online marketers, ecommerce professionals, bloggers, and anyone who manages their own site.

Abhishek Deshpande

Abhishek is a web technology consultant based in Nagpur, currently working as Solutions Architect at Peenak Solutions with 10+ years of experience in Web Development, Digital Marketing across various domains. He started with his WordPress version 1.8 as a blogger in 2006. He has been active in the WordPress Community for the last six years. He is a serial WordCamper and Twitter addict, and you can find him on Twitter at any random hour.

Topic: Modern WordPress Development Environment

Intended Audience: Developers – Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Saurab Sharma

Saurab Sharma is working as a UI/UX designer at Mandala IT Solutions. He has a strong eye for pixel perfect design and specializes in designing and developing user interfaces and digital products. Besides his love for design, Saurab is an adventure enthusiast and has an intense interest in football and music.

Topic: User experience, user interfacing, and other tips and tricks from a design perspective

Intended Audience: Beginners

Sita Chhetri

Sita Chhetri works as a Front-end Developer at Webpage Nepal, New Road in Pokhara. She will be talking about the struggles that designers have to go through. Also, she will be highlighting her talk on making the designing work efficiently.

Topic: How to make smashing designs?

Intended Audience: Beginners

Laxmi Gurung

Laxmi Gurung works as a Software Developer at Genese Software Solution, Durbarthok Marga in Pokhara. She focuses on creating logical back-end, front-end and core computational logic using PHP, databases, JavaScript, jQuery, and frameworks like Laravel & angularJS.

Topic: You don’t need to be a full-stack developer to be a successful developer.

Intended Audiences: Developers, students, and other interested audiences.

Utsav Singh Rathour

A WordPress enthusiast for around past 11 years, Utsav loves WordPress and believes in giving back to the community, that has given him so much. Utsav is the founder of Code Pixelz Media a WordPress development company and owns theme shops like CodeThemes.co and customization service websites.

Topic: Giving back to the community

Intended Audience: Everyone

Bikram Adhikari

Bikram Adhikari is a software engineer. He graduated in 2013 and has been professionally working in WordPress for 5 years now. He has been mainly working as a DevOps Engineer and Cloud Solution Architect.

Topic: Scaling your WP Site

Intended Audience: Developers

Mizanur Rahaman Mizan

Mizan is a Computer Science and Engineering post-grad. He has been working with PHP based application development since 2007. He started working with WordPress in 2012. He is an active speaker and has spoken at various local events and conferences. He is also an official WordPress Meetup Organizer for the city of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Topic: Contributing to the WordPress Repository in a smart way

Intended Audience: Developer, Support Staff, Community

Narayan Koirala

Mr. Narayan Koirala, Director of Eminence Ways Pvt. Ltd., a pioneer in the field of cybersecurity, has been continuously working to uplift the field of IT security in Nepal for the past 10 years. Throughout his career Mr. Koirala has partnered with CEOs, executives and solopreneurs to secure their company’s Cyber Security System.

Topic: Pearls of Wisdom

Intended Audience: Everyone

Niranjan Udas

Niranjan is a software engineer, born and living in Pokhara. He is currently involved with Genese Software Solution, which he co-founded with his friends five years ago. Since then, he has worked on and off with WordPress. He has created several WordPress sites and a few custom plugins for national and international clients. He also works as a part-time lecturer at Gandaki College of Engineering and Science, where he’s been working mostly to provide practical knowledge with a taste of industrial experience to the students.

Topic: WP Project Management Lifecycle – An insight into the context of Nepal

Intended Audience: Beginners, WP developers, Project Managers, and anyone who is having trouble managing the expectations of the clients

Takayuki Miyauchi

Takayuki Miyauchi is a WordPress consultant living in Japan. He loves to contribute to WordPress. He is a team member of WP-CLI and a WordPress core contributor.

Topic: We Love Automation: An Introduction to WP-CLI

Intended Audience: Engineer, Programmer

Sushil GC

Sushil works as CEO at DreamSYS IT Solution PVT Ltd and actively volunteers on a social club named Divine Youth Club Nepal. He is a Software Engineer with other two “S” specialties. 1 S is Spiritual and another S is Social Activist. He started working in the field of programming during his study time. With his hunger for learning more programming languages, he started a Bachelor in Software Engineering and also started his startup. Startup is never easy and so was with him but with his self-motivated nature, he never let it down while increasing his skills. He is prominent in programming languages like Java, Android, Spring Boot, Laravel, Angular2+, and Vue. Meanwhile, he loves to contribute his time towards the welfare of society, state, and nation for growing positivity among youth and rest.

Topic: Programming for body and mind

Intended Audience: Everyone

Madan Panthi

He is an undergrad student and a full-time developer. He has been working as a WordPress and Laravel Developer for last 2.5 years. He started his professional career when he was in the 3rd semester as a PHP developer in Pattern Fusion Lab and then never stopped since. He is currently working as a Project Manager at Bharyang Ventures.

Topic: Student as a Developer

Intended Audience: Students, Junior Developers

So, these were the total 17 speakers that will be presenting their talks in WordCamp Pokhara 2018.

You are more than welcome to WordCamp Pokhara 2018 to hear these WordPress personalities and grow your knowledge on WordPress.

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