20 October 2016

08:30
All rooms:
Venue open / registration / coffee
09:00
All rooms:
Opening
09:05
All rooms:
Keynote: The present and future of nopCommerce
Andrei will focus on nopCommerce present, including the last year results: two released versions, new design of the official site, partnership programs, community events and so on. Also some future plans will be revealed. Andrei will share the development and marketing roadmap, tell about further integrations with vital services for online business.

09:50
Track 1 for Developers:
Being a successful nopCommerce extensions vendor - the secret of Nop-Templates.com
The talk would be about our best practices in the theme and plugin development. Milen will also talk about tools and ways in providing a world-class customer service. And finally he will talk about, how when you have the development and the customer service right, you can market and sell your extensions. The goal of this talk would be to provide useful advice to nopCommerce vendors on how to be successful.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Journey of very successful e-commerce startup - Biponee.com
Raisul started an e-commerce startup back in 2012. Within 2.5 years, it became one of the top 3 e-commerce company in Bangladesh. He's going to cover the platform choice - why nopCommerce - that it's very easy to customize. How they succeeded by continuous updating the site based on customer feedback and for better performance. How they focused on customer service and how they reduced the marketing cost by properly targeting the right customers easily. How having a simple database structure of nopCommerce allowed them to direct database search for customers to target in advertisement market like Facebook.
10:35
All rooms:
Coffee Break
10:50
Track 1 for Developers:
Learn how to be successful in selling and providing development services
  • Gather which services can be provided by a development agency
  • Identify which can be your potential target markets
  • Find ways to reach your potential customers
  • Examine which can be your competitors and which your competitive edges to deal with them are.
  • Get some recommendations to make a successful proposal
  • Analyze the problems which may arise during the development phase
  • Study the best ways to retain your customers
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Workshop. For store owners (part 1)
This workshop is designed to introduce attendees (i.e. store owners) to the complete process of setting up an online store site based on nopCommerce. If you have looked into setting up your own nopCommerce store site before but found it too complicated (or technical) and wished someone could walk you through the whole process, this workshop is for you.
Topics include:
  • Installation process (demo)
  • New re-designed admin area (demo of key features)
  • Getting started with nopCommerce (setup a store from scratch - checklist)
  • Key elements that your store site homepage must offer
  • Best ways to get feedback from your customers
11:35
Track 1 for Developers:
Connecting nopCommerce with an ERP System
Giuseppe will talk about the best practices and approaches. He will use real world examples. Basically the speech should provide answers to questions like:
  • Should I use synchronous or asynchronous approach?
  • Should I directly connect to the ERP DB?
  • What are the common mistakes that can hurt the business?
  • Should I schedule tasks?
  • How to handle concurrence and conflicts?
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Workshop. For store owners (part 2)
This workshop is designed to introduce attendees (i.e. store owners) to the complete process of setting up an online store site based on nopCommerce. If you have looked into setting up your own nopCommerce store site before but found it too complicated (or technical) and wished someone could walk you through the whole process, this workshop is for you.
Topics include:
  • Installation process (demo)
  • New re-designed admin area (demo of key features)
  • Getting started with nopCommerce (setup a store from scratch - checklist)
  • Key elements that your store site homepage must offer
  • Best ways to get feedback from your customers
12:20
All rooms:
Lunch
13:20
Track 1 for Developers:
nopCommerce performance optimization techniques
The topics covered are generic and apply for any application, however Krunal will try to connect it with nopCommerce as much as possible. The presentation will broadly cover followings topics:
  • Why Performance is important
  • How to detect poor Performance
  • Tips to improve
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Unlocking the potential for e-commerce growth
Moris will present some case studies regarding how they increased revenues by 10x for Columbia.com.tr or how they executed the omni-channel vision for Colin's (Turkey's 3rd largest retailer)
14:05
Track 1 for Developers:
Workshop. Advanced nopCommerce theme development (part 1)
In this workshop we would walk the audience through the most challenging aspects of creating a nopCommerce theme and solve these challenges together. This workshop would have a strong front-end development bias.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Integrating nopCommerce in an enterprise scale infrastructure
14:50
Track 1 for Developers:
Workshop. Advanced nopCommerce theme development (part 2)
In this workshop we would walk the audience through the most challenging aspects of creating a nopCommerce theme and solve these challenges together. This workshop would have a strong front-end development bias.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Harnessing the power of nopCommerce for B2B experience
Aman will present a case study and will talk about how Tmotions effectively harnessed the power of nopCommerce in building a B2B Marketplace for one of their customers.
15:35
All rooms:
Coffee Break
15:50
All rooms:
Discussion Panel
16:35
All rooms:
Cocktail/Networking
19:00
All rooms:
Closing

21 October 2016

08:30
All rooms:
Venue open / registration / coffee
09:00
All rooms:
Opening
09:05
All rooms:
Keynote: 7 pillars of growth hacking
Growth Hacking is the new way of growing your business. In his talk Chris will introduce you to this new concept and show how you can immediately apply the principles in your business. No fluff, but actionable principles using nopCommerce. 7 Simple pillars that are ready for implementation.

09:50
Track 1 for Developers:
How to use Machine Learning to improve e-Commerce Conversion
Everyone seems to be talking about Machine Learning these days... But what is it exactly? In this workshop Rutger will get you up to speed with some Machine Learing 101. After getting a grasp of the basics, it's time to get our hands dirty. Rutger will demonstrate how to actually setup and run a machine learning experiment. Since the proof is in the eating of the pudding, we will wrap things up by showing a case study of a nopCommerce Machine Learning plugin.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Email marketing automation: Make your email work harder for you
  • What is E-mail Marketing
  • Effective E-mail Marketing
  • E-mail Marketing within nopCommerce
  • What is Personalized E-mail Marketing
  • What is Behavioral E-mail Marketing
  • A new way for selling Smarter and not Harder
  • Get your newsletter to be the hottest sales channel with the greatest conversion
  • Showcasing (functionality, high level overview, bits of code) a NopServices E-mail Integration NopCommerce plugin with Contact Pigeon
10:35
All rooms:
Coffee Break
10:50
Track 1 for Developers:
Comparison of nopCommerce with its competitors
Why is nopcommerce is a good solution, or even better than competitors? We are going to focus on one major competitor - Woocommerce (wordpress cart solution) comparing to nopcommerce solution:
  • performance
  • technology
  • features
  • Pros & cons
All from a real-time experience and our potential clients point of view.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Workshop. Plugin development (part 1) - for developers
This workshop will be focused on step-by-step plugin development. We will figure out how to use different tools for widen nopCommerce opportunities, from simple to complicated examples.
11:35
Track 1 for Developers:
Running nopCommerce on Azure – Tips and Tricks and Lessons Learned
In this session we will dig deep into the deployment and management of such an nopCommerce on Azure. We will talk about multi-instance support, caching and scaling. We will see how to economically plan our dev/test environment on the cloud and what issues we might face there.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Workshop. Plugin development (part 2) - for developers
This workshop will be focused on step-by-step plugin development. We will figure out how to use different tools for widen nopCommerce opportunities, from simple to complicated examples.
12:20
All rooms:
Lunch
13:20
Track 1 for Developers:
Introduction to ASP.NET Core, MVC 6 and Web API
Come join Clemens Schotte and let’s learn about the groundbreaking changes in ASP.NET. For the first time ever ASP.NET is supported on Windows, Mac and Linux with a fully cross-platform ASP.NET Core. There are tons of other new features such as side by side support, faster development time and it is now easier than ever to move applications to the cloud. We’ll explore ASP.NET Core, MVC6 and Web API’s
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Continued Success with nop in today’s challenges for businesses
Irvine Software team will discuss all the challenges it has to deal with that today’s business owners deals with and how they used nopCommerce to provide successful solutions. This is intended to store owners to know and realize how powerful nopCommerce is and how it can help to streamline their businesses and even grow.
14:05
Track 1 for Developers:
Workshop. nopCommerce Web API (part 1)
This workshop will about nopCommerce API and walking the audience through creating an integration of nopCommerce with a third party system.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Different setups of nopCommerce. Examples of clients using B2B, B2C and B2E
14:50
Track 1 for Developers:
Workshop. nopCommerce Web API (part 2)
This workshop will about nopCommerce API and walking the audience through creating an integration of nopCommerce with a third party system.
Track 2 for Store Owners and Managers:
Help yourself to avoid amateur status and learn how to be a pro in the e-Commerce industry
Lavish will talk about the latest e-commerce trends to follow in online business, tips for new store owners, common mistakes that online stores make and some unique marketing practices.
15:35
All rooms:
Coffee Break
15:50
All rooms:
Keynote: Microsoft Today
In the last 5 years Microsoft went through big changes as a response to a changing world. This sessions reflects on what those changes have been, how everybody can benefit from them and what the future has in store. We will talk about the impact on the developer community and new opportunities for businesses to achieve more. Get up to date on Microsoft’s technology innovations and join us in a conversation on how to shape tomorrow.

16:35
All rooms:
Closing