First WordCamp Riga just day away – important information

Dear WordCampers,

The first ever WordCamp Riga is tomorrow! The hashtag is #WordCampRiga, we don’t mind if you use it as often as you want to talk about WordCamp Riga 🙂

Below is some important information before we meet on Saturday.


Map: LU Academic Center for Natural Sciences

Address: Jelgavas street 1, Riga


Registration opens at 8:30 and will last for an hour. Please come on time and collect your badge so that we are all set for the opening remarks at 9:30. You don’t need to print out emails or confirmations. Just bring an ID (or a card with your name and face on it) and state your name at registration.

The same goes for speakers and sponsors.

Coffee and snacks will be served from 8:30am till 9:20am.

We start at 9:30 sharp. 


The sessions will take place at the Dextrum Auditoriums ONE and TWO, both of them are right next to each other and there will be schedules by the door and in the lobby. We suggest you check the schedule to decide which talks you’re going to see.

Breaks and lunch

Lunch starts at 12:00 in the university canteen, there will be direction signs and our volunteers will help you find it. Coffee, water and small snacks will be available during the coffee break at 15:20.

Afterparty on Saturday

Join us on Saturday at 19:00 for the WordCamp Riga Afterparty in First Rock Cafe – Riga (map).  After the closing remarks there will be volunteers that can help you get to the venue. It is a walking distance, but you can also use the public transport. Just ask the volunteers and they will help you.

Contributor day on Sunday

WordCamp Riga Contributor day starts at 10:00 on Sunday (Registration from 9:30) and will take place in the Sinistrum Auditorium of LU Academic Center for Natural Sciences (our conference venue).

Please come on time and bring your laptop.

Black goes with everything, right?

The organising team and all the volunteers will wear black WordCamp Riga t-shirts so you can spot them easily. Please don’t hesitate to approach us with any questions.

Let’s have a great WordCamp and see you there!

Speaker list is almost full!

We’re very happy to announce almost 90% of speakers that you’ll be able to hear at the event!

Local and foreign superstars and WordPress enthusiasts, security experts, bloggers and book authors, all type of developers and teachers! All of them and you at WordCamp Riga 2016!

Make sure to check out the schedule, though the agenda can still change a little bit as we get closer to the event. And don’t forget to let everyone on Facebook know that you’re going to this awesome event!

WordCamp Riga – Meet the Latvian and International WordPress Community!

Call for Volunteers

We are excited to announce that we are now welcoming applications to volunteer at WordCamp Riga.

Volunteering at a WordCamp is a wonderful way to get involved with the WordPress Community, to meet new friends, connect with existing ones and have a great time. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had previous experience with WordPress or not. Everyone is welcomed to join and make the first ever WordPress WordCamp in Riga.

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Call for Sponsors

WordCamp is coming to Riga for the very first time. It’s going to be amazing, and you can help to make it even more special, by being involved and be represented at this event.

We are planning a highly diverse, and accessible WordCamp – one where there is something for everyone, no matter their interest or skill level in WordPress. We want everyone to feel welcomed, learn, share and celebrate WordPress together.

Your sponsorship will help us make WordCamp Riga even more awesome.

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Call for Speakers

Do you have something you would like to talk or share with the WordPress community? Then you should apply to speak!

We aren’t looking for speakers who are super famous or super experts. You don’t need any prior speaking experience. All we ask is that you present something you’re passionate about.

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Welcome to WordCamp Riga

We’re happy to announce that WordCamp Riga is officially on the calendar!

WordCamp Riga will be held from 1st to 2nd October, 2016 at Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia, Jelgavas street 1.

Subscribe using the form in the sidebar to stay up to date on the most recent news. We’ll be keeping you posted on all the details over the coming months, including speaker submissions, ticket sales and more!