Attendees

Greetings WPCampus attendee! We can’t wait to “Meet you in St. Louis” and learn more about you, your institution, and how you use WordPress. We’re working on making this page your one-stop shop for information just for our attendees so be sure to check back often. See you in “The Lou”!

Not sure what to expect? Check out the about page.
Follow @wpcampusorg and use our hashtag, #WPCampus, to share and follow along with the event.

Submit a trivia question

At this year’s WPCampus conference, we’re going to play a few games! We have a few different types of games in mind but the big kahuna will be trivia. We need your help and we need questions.

Help us by submitting your own questions. Feel free to submit as many as you like but be sure to read the instructions.

The Venue: Washington University in St. Louis

We’ll be located in Simon Hall on the Washington University in St. Louis campus. We’ll post more detailed venue and parking information soon. Learn more about the building

Parking

The closest parking location is in the underground garage located under the DUC which is right next to Simon Hall.  For more locations you can check out WashU transportation’s Visitor Parking page.

Public Transportation

Metro Bus and Rail

WashU is conveniently located along St. Louis Metrolink’s Blue Line. The closest stop to Simon Hall is the University City-Big Bend station, 0.4 miles from Simon Hall.

Ridesharing

Uber and Lyft are available in St. Louis.

Locate Simon Hall

Hotels and Lodging

WPCampus was unable to secure a discounted block but there are plenty of great nearby hotels. For a full list of hotels, see the conference map.

Airport

The St. Louis Lambert International Airport is about 9 miles from Washington University in St. Louis. Be sure to check if your hotel offers a free shuttle ride to and from the airport.

The Conference Map/Things To Do In St. Louis

Check out the conference map to help you find your way around town for all of the conference events. The map also highlights area dining, attractions, coffee spots, and transportation. We want to make sure you have an amazing trip. Please let us know if you have any questions, needs, or requests about items on the map.

Share Your Experience

The official hashtag for the event is #WPCampus. Help us gather photos of the event by posting your event photos in our WPCampus 2018 Google Photos album. And don’t forget say you’re going through our Facebook event.

Social Gatherings

What’s the fun of attending so many awesome sessions if you can’t hang out with the other attendees and talk about and expand on what you learned? We look forward to getting to know you so we hope you’ll be able to join us for a few social and networking events.

Thursday Night

If you’re in town, and looking for something to do, we hope you’ll join us for the welcome gathering.We’ll buy everyone a drink and provide light hor d’oeuvres. We’ll post more information here as soon as the location is secured.

Friday Night

There will be an organized social event for Friday so we hope, after Friday’s sessions end, you’ll enjoy dinner with some new friends and then join us for more social and networking opportunities. We’ll post more information here as soon as the location is secured.

We’ve listed some of our favorite area restaurants and attractions
on the conference map if you’d like some recommendations.

Saturday Night: After Party!

At WPCampus, karaoke is the name of the game for our main social event. After three days of sessions, we hope you’ll grab dinner with friends and then join us to sing our hearts out! We’ll buy everyone a drink and provide light hor d’oeuvres. We’ll post more information here as soon as the location is secured.

Conference Check-In

You will need to check-in to receive your conference ID badge. Your badge is your golden ticket of admission to all the fun! Check-in is on Friday, July 13 from 8 – 9 a.m.

Your ID badge must be worn at all sessions and conference events.

Meals

We’ll provide lunch on Friday and Saturday with coffee and snacks throughout the day. Light hor d’oeuvres will be served at all social events.

We’ve listed some of our favorite area restaurants and attractions
on the conference map if you’d like some recommendations for other meals.

The Weather Forecast

It can get warm in St. Louis in the summer. The average high for mid-July is the high 80s with the low in the low 70s. Chances of rain look pretty good so you might want to bring an umbrella or rain coat. View the weather almanac

Attire

  • Dress at the conference is business casual — with a strong emphasis on the “casual.” Jeans and T-shirts will be just fine.
  • Session rooms may be chilly, so you may want to bring a sweater or dress in layers.

Lend A Hand?

WPCampus is a community event and we welcome anyone who’s able to lend a hand. Please let us know if you’d like to help out at the event. We’d really appreciate it.

Code of Conduct

WPCampus seeks to provide a friendly, safe environment. All participants should be able to engage in productive dialogue. They should share and learn with each other in an atmosphere of mutual respect. We require all participants adhere to our code of conduct. This applies to all community interaction and events.

If you are being harassed or have any other concerns, please locate a conference organizer or volunteer. If preferable, you can submit a report online, which allows for anonymity. Visit our Code of Conduct page for more information.

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact the WPCampus planning committee.

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Our Code of Conduct

WPCampus seeks to provide a friendly, safe environment. All participants should be able to engage in productive dialogue. They should share and learn with each other in an atmosphere of mutual respect. We require all participants adhere to our code of conduct. This applies to all community interaction and events.