Last year, Andy and I attended the first Annual PHP North West Conference. Well it’s back for PHPNW2009 next month – Saturday 10th October with extra stuff happening Friday evening and Sunday morning – at the Manchester Conference Centre. This year there will be a few of us attending from Web Services allowing us to cover more of the conference sessions in more detail.
I also found out a couple of weeks ago that my session proposal was accepted so I’ll be speaking about “Building an Anti-CMS (and how it’s changed our web team)”. What exactly this consists of will be decided on a two hour train journey to London next week but the abstract obviously sounded good!
As with last year, they’re offering concession tickets to students so I recommend anyone studying Web Systems Development or other Computing courses try to head over to Manchester and check it out – there’s a load of well known speakers (and me!) covering everything from PHP frameworks (Zend, Yii and Symfony all covered) to tools to programming best practices.
If you’re at Edge Hill and are going let me know and I’ll catch you in Manchester!