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MODXPO 2017

Minsk, Belarus - 11, 12 November 2017

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About MODXpo

MODXpo 2017 – the fifth global MODX conference of developers and users of this system, held every 2 years, and this year we are expecting about 100-150 active participants of the MODX community, including guests and speakers from the Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, the USA, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania and other countries. 2 Full days jam-packed with MODX activities is waiting and organized for you & the community. Presentations & workshops delivered by seasoned MODX Developers. Besides that, there's a lot of the usual informal activities - Minsk is calling!

Speakers

10:30 - The State of MODX
CTO of Sterc & MODX Advisory Board Chairman
CTO of Sterc & MODX Advisory Board Chairman
Gauke Pieter Sietzema
Gauke Pieter will share the progress made on MODX in 2017, both on code and community. He'll also talk about the roadmap for the next 6 months.
11:00 - Bespoke development and design with MODX
Managing Director at GEL Studios
Managing Director at GEL Studios
Graeme Leighfield
Graeme will share his vision about bespoke development and design with MODX, and the benefits this brings to GEL Studios and his clients.
12:00 - Hardware and MODX
Founder & Head of Development at CompAero
Founder & Head of Development at CompAero
Mikhail Voevodskiy
Mikhail will share knowledge on implementing hardware solutions connected to MODX, creating a platform which complies with current law requirements when operating e-commerce websites integrated with a real-time transactional system.
13:00 - Technical SEO for MODX
Tech Lead & SEO Specialist at Springbok Agency
Tech Lead & SEO Specialist at Springbok Agency
Steven J McLean
Steven will deliver a presentation on how to implement Technical SEO on your MODX websites, exploring existing Extras in the process, to start ranking on that sweet #1 spot on Google!
14:00 - CMS as a tool
Managing Director at agency Two Cats
Managing Director at agency Two Cats
Alexey Liber
Alexey in his partly philosophical speech will tell and show by examples that it is not the CMS that determines the quality of the site, but the right tool.
15:00 - How to contribute to MODX
MODX Ambassador in Belarus
MODX Ambassador in Belarus
Ivan Klimchuk
Ivan will be illustrating how talented developers can start contributing to the MODX Core, detailing how to install MODX, working with branches, features and bugs, as well as revealing some inside tips!
16:00 - Fenom, File Elements & Integration Workflow Using phpStorm
Author of pdoTools, miniShop2 and other MODX Extras
Author of pdoTools, miniShop2 and other MODX Extras
Vasily Naumkin
Vasily will be highlighting his development workflow using an IDE with minimal usage of the MODX Manager itself.
17:00 - Evolution CMS - live without MODX
Evolution CMS maintainer
Evolution CMS maintainer
Dmytro Lukianenko
Evolution is still alive and kicking ... so is Dmytro’s Involvement! He will highlight the current state of independence of the recently rebranded Evolution CMS, as well as upcoming plans and the roadmap for the upcoming months.
18:00 - modstore.pro и modhost.pro in the MODX ecosystem
MODSTORE Keeper
MODSTORE Keeper
Leonid Krylov
Leonid will tell and show the possibilities of hosting services and add-ons store, what innovations have been added recently, what are planned, what current service statistics and how these services affect MODX.

Schedule

09:00
MODXpo Check-in
10:00
Welcome to MODXpo

Ivan Klimchuk and Organizators

10:30
The State of MODX

Gauke Pieter Sietzema

Gauke Pieter will share the progress made on MODX in 2017, both on code and community. He'll also talk about the roadmap for the next 6 months.

11:00
Bespoke development and design with MODX

Graeme Leighfield

Graeme will share his vision about bespoke development and design with MODX, and the benefits this brings to GEL Studio and his clients.

12:00
Hardware and MODX

Mikhail Voevodskiy

Mikhail will share knowledge on implementing hardware solutions connected to MODX, creating a platform which complies with current law requirements when operating e-commerce websites integrated with a real-time transactional system.

13:00
Technical SEO for MODX

Steven J McLean

Steven will deliver a presentation on how to implement Technical SEO on your MODX websites, exploring existing Extras in the process, to start ranking on that sweet #1 spot on Google!

15:00
How to contribute to MODX

Ivan Klimchuk

Ivan will be illustrating how talented developers can start contributing to the MODX Core, detailing how to install MODX, working with branches, features and bugs, as well as revealing some inside tips!

16:00
Fenom, File Elements & Integration Workflow Using phpStorm

Vasily Naumkin

Vasily will be highlighting his development workflow using an IDE with minimal usage of the MODX Manager itself.

17:00
Evolution CMS - live without MODX

Dmytro Lukianenko

Evolution is still alive and kicking ... so is Dmytro’s Involvement! He will highlight the current state of independence of the recently rebranded Evolution CMS, as well as upcoming plans and the roadmap for the upcoming months.

Visa-free Travel Entry to Belarus
Visa-free Travel Entry to Belarus
Citizens of more than 80 countries can visit Belarus for no more than 5 days without a visa if they arrive at the airport in Minsk. This is what we need for MODXpo! If you have questions about visiting Belarus, feel free to ask us.
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Recommended hotels in Minsk
Recommended hotels in Minsk
Of course, you can choose where to live in Minsk during the MODXpo yourself, but we picked up several hotels in different price ranges that are convenient by our opinion. Choose your favorite or ask us, we'll tell you in detail.
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Become a Sponsor of MODXpo 2017
Become a Sponsor of MODXpo 2017
To make the MODXpo 2017 in Minsk the best possible MODX conference, we're looking for sponsors! We offer several levels of support for the conference. In addition, we will consider any options for cooperation and support offered by you.
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Partners and Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
MODX LLC
MODX LLC
Sterc
Sterc
Information Partners
ИТ в Беларуси | dev.by
ИТ в Беларуси | dev.by
Exponent
Exponent
Alroniks Experts
Alroniks Experts
Silver Sponsors
SEDA Digital
SEDA Digital
SKY INCOM
SKY INCOM
Logo Sponsors
MODSTORE
MODSTORE
ZmitroC
ZmitroC
Personal Support
Fabian Christen
Fabian Christen
Susan Ottwell
Susan Ottwell
Artyom Zernov
Artyom Zernov
Sergey Bortsov
Sergey Bortsov
Mikhail Voevodsky
Mikhail Voevodsky