Monday, May 12 (subject to change)

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
eBay Inc. Merchant Solutions Forum (By Invitation Only)
Artist Hall 3-6

  • Exclusively at Imagine 2014 and specifically designed for our global solution partners, eBay Inc. will bring in subject matter experts to review and discuss its connected commerce solutions that help merchants grow on the Magento platform. Specifically, they will cover insights and opportunities for growth across PayPal, Braintree (PayPal’s most recent acquisition), and eBay Marketplaces.
 
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Developer Certification
Paradise Tower – Studio 1A
 
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Registration
             Paradise Tent
 
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Registration Reception
Paradise Tent
 
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Developer Certification
Paradise Tower – Studio 1A
 
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Magento Industry Partner Program – Panel Discussion
Vinyl

  • How to Achieve Success Using Magento’s Extensive Network of Solution Partners
    Magento will host a five-member panel of Solution Partners who will talk openly about their business needs of establishing high value, long lasting, quality partnerships with Industry Partners. Please join us for this very insightful panel discussion followed by a meet and mingle networking session.
 
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Welcome to Imagine & Marketplace Grand Opening

             Muse Hall
             sponsored by

 
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Magento U Seminar: Multisite Planning for Your Magento Stores
Artist Hall 3-6

  • Learn about the functionality of a Multi-Website business on the Magento platform, and the planning behind leveraging Magento’s full capabilities to support your business initiatives. Explore Magento’s multisite architecture and how it provides centralized management from a data and administrative perspective. RSVP today!
 
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Marketplace Reception sponsored by
Muse Hall

  • Designer’s BarCamp sponsored by
    Fitness Center
    For the first time at Imagine we will be presenting Design and UX sessions by the Magento Design and Product UX teams. All designers and creative enthusiasts are invited! Topics will include:
        - Art Direction and eCommerce: Online Store Art and Science
        - The Importance of Design in a Tech Company
        - Designing an Immersive Experience
        - Content is King
  • Developer’s BarCamp sponsored by
    Festival Hall
    Calling all developers! Developer’s BarCamp will have insightful technical presentations, by developers, for developers, in a casual environment that supports engaged interaction and great networking (fueled by excellent content and beer). All are welcome; non coders – beware of highly technical information.
 
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Partner Reception (By Invitation Only)
Nirvana Pool
 
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Opening Night Networking Event

             Vanity

 






Tuesday, May 13 (subject to change)

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Registration
             Convention Foyer
 
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Sponsor Marketplace Hours
Muse Hall
 
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
BOXPARK T-Shirt Shop
Paradise Tent
 
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Magento Swag Shop
Fitness Center
 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast & Networking
             Muse Hall & Paradise Tent
 
9:00 AM – 10:45 AM

General Session & Keynotes

The Joint

 
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break & Networking
             Muse Hall & Foyer
 
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 1

  • The Devil is in the Details: How to Optimize Magento Hosting to Increase Online Sales
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Will Bernstein, EVP of Sales & Marketing, ZeroLag Hosting
    Doug Goldberg, VP of Magento Solutions, ZeroLag Hosting
    Cameron King, Manager of Linux Engineering, ZeroLag Hosting
    Aaron Koch, VP of Direct Sales, ZeroLag Hosting

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  • SEO Blueprints: Build the Right SEO Foundation into Your Magento Site
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Michael Mothner, Founder & CEO, Wpromote









  • What Happens in the Lab, Stays in the Lab: 10 Secrets to User Research
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Palak Desai, User Research Lead, eBay Enterprise
    Elizabeth Zietlow, User Research Lead, eBay Enterprise

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  • Magento 2 Architectural Overview
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Paul Boisvert, Director of Product Management, Magento
    Brent Peters, CTO, eBay Enterprise
    Max Yekaterynenko, Sr. Manager of Engineering, Magento

  • Navigating Channel Conflict
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    Ryan Bonafacino, VP of Digital Strategy, Alex and Ani
    Jonathan Bradbury, Director of Global eCommerce, Munchkin
    Michael Harvey, COO, Corra
    Noel Hedgecock, Director of Client Services, eBay Enterprise
    Michael Moore, Director of eCommerce, Nestle Purina PetCare Company
    Heather Popadych, VP of eCommerce + Direct, Harbor Freight Tools

 
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Power-up Your Email Marketing with Magento Site Data
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Chris Geiss, Manager of Engineering Software Services, Bronto Software

     

    Sponsored by   
 
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
  • A Look at Braintree: Making Transactions Disappear So Experiences Can Shine Through
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    James Hyde, Head of Sales North America, Braintree
    Dan O’Connor, Solutions Engineer, Braintree

     

    Sponsored by  
 
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
  • Magento + Retail Order Management
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Wilson Hughes, Sr. Manager of Solutions Consulting, eBay Enterprise
    Bob Meixner, Sr. Manager of Solutions Consulting, eBay Enterprise

     

    Sponsored by   
 
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch sponsored by
             Paradise Tent, Paradise Beach Pool, 35 Steaks, Fitness Center & Muse Hall
 
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Developer Certification
Paradise Tower – Studio 1A
 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 2

  • Simple Steps To Win The Site Performance Battle
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Chris Wells, CEO, Nexcess

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  • Mining for Gold: Discover Hidden Customer Gems through Site Search
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Jeffrey Tower, CMO, Celebros Conversion Technologies

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls and Perils of Display Advertising
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Glenn Fishback, Head of Global Display, eBay Enterprise

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  • Magento 2 Front-end Development: New Features
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Vasiliy Selezynev, Front-end Development Manager, Magento

  • Standing Out From the Crowd: Innovative Approaches to Engaging Customers & Sustaining Success
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    Jonathan Hiltser, Head of IT, Frank & Oak
    Paul Johnson, Sr. Product Manager, Peet’s Coffee
    Paul Kasinski, CIO, Brighton Collectibles
    Gorden Nugent, VP of eCommerce, Harvey Norman
    Matthew Plant, Sr. Software Engineer, Julep
    Ben Pressley, Head of Worldwide Sales, Magento

 
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
  • From $0 to Multi-Millions: A Strategic Roadmap for Growth
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Jon Provisor, Co-Owner & CIO, Guidance
    Andy Solomon, COO, Sole Society

     

    Sponsored by
 
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  • $1MM a Year from Retention Automation: Hear from Two Magento Merchants who use Purchase Data to Retain Customers & Power Lifecycle Marketing
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Ziv Karmi, eCommerce Manager, CoffeeForLess.com
    Andrew Pearson,VP of Marketing, Windsor Circle
    Josh Pennington, Online Operations Manager, The Working Person’s Store

     

    Sponsored by
 
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Breakout Sessions 3

  • Responsive Evolution: Refining Priorities in Multi-Device Front-end Strategy
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Brendan Falkowski, Founder, Gravity Department

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  • Conversion Science – Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Data to Make Informed Website Decisions
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Kevin Eichelberger, Founder & CEO, Blue Acorn

  • Affiliates the Newest Ally in the Quest for More Omnichannel Presence
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Michael Jones, Head of Affiliate Marketing, eBay Enterprise

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  • Delaying Gratification: Using Queues to Build Efficient Systems
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Tom Lodge, Sr. eCommerce Architect, Magento
    Kevin Schroeder, Technical Manager of Education & Consulting, Systems Administrator, Magento

  • Modern Explorers: Charting a Course to Global eCommerce Expansion
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    TJ Ferrara, VP of eCommerce, Volcom
    Michael Kliger Managing Director International, eBay Enterprise
    Guillaume Poitrat, Internet & Digital Technical Manager, Hermès International
    RJ Rowntree, Magento Practice Lead, Rackspace
    Arfan Sabir, International eCommerce Manager, Mothercare
    Simon Young, Web Development Manager, Paul Smith

 
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
  • appserver.io – A New Way of Magento Enterprise Edition Infrastructure
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Stefan Willkommer, CTO, TechDivision

     

    Sponsored by  
 
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
  • Growth Oxygen for your Magento Extension, Tips to Double Revenue
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Alex Cranmer, Vice President, International Military Antiques, Inc.
    Sean Fisher, Director of eCommerce, Signature Hardware
    Darren Johnson, VP of Digital Strategy & Product Management, LoveSac
    Ross Kramer, Co-Founder & CEO, Listrak

     

    Sponsored by
 
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Refreshment Break & Networking
             Muse Hall & Foyer
 
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Developer Certification
Paradise Tower – Studio 1A
 
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 4

  • Adwords Accelerator: Improve Paid Search Performance by Avoiding the Top 10 Adword Mistakes Retailers Make
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Denis Coombes, Director of Sales, ROI Revolution

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  • The Gifter’s Dilemma: How Behavioral Economics of Gifting Impacts Commerce
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Kristen Berman, Co-Founder, Irrational Labs
    Roy Erez, Co-Founder & CEO, Loop Commerce

  • Transforming Your Physical Store into a Next Generation Fulfillment Juggernaut
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Carl Hartman, Co-Founder & CEO, Temando
    Gary Wheelhouse, CDO, Harvey Norman

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  • Magento 2 Extension Developments: Managing Complexity and Conflicts
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Anton Kril, MTS 2 Software Engineer, Magento


  • Taming the Commerce Dragon: Expanding into China
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    Patrick Deloy, Founder & Executive Director, BluCom MD
    Federico Manno, Head of Commerce, China & APAC, eBay Enterprise China
    Lac Tran, Head of Digital, Web2Asia

 
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM
  • How Can I Help You Today? How to Humanize Your Purchase Journey
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Jonny Dixon, eCommerce Channel Manager, dotMailer Inc.

     

    Sponsored by
 
4:45 PM – 5:15 PM
  • Implementing Responsive Design on Magento
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Eric Wiese, Software Engineer, Classy Llama

     

    Sponsored by   
 
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Marketplace Reception
             Muse Hall
 
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Malcolm Gladwell Event

The Joint

 
8:00 PM – Late Night

Legendary Imagine Evening Event

             Paradise Beach Pool

 






Wednesday, May 14 (subject to change)

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration
             Convention Foyer
 
8:00 AM – 2:45 PM
Sponsor Marketplace Hours
Muse Hall
 
12:00 PM – 2:45 PM
BOXPARK T-Shirt Shop
Paradise Tent
 
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Magento Swag Shop
Fitness Center
 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast & Networking
Muse Hall & Paradise Tent
 
9:00 AM – 10:45 AM

General Session & Keynotes

The Joint

 
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break & Networking
             Muse Hall & Foyer
 
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Developer Certification
Paradise Tower – Studio 1A
 
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 5

  • Automation Nation: Increase Conversion and Repeat Purchases by Delivering the Right Messages and Offers to the Right Customers at the Right Time
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Danny Essner, Head of Merchant Marketing, Magento
    Steve Susina, Marketing Director, LYONSCG

  •  
  • Tackling Multi-Channel Complexity on Magento
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Darryl Adie, Managing Director, Ampersand Commerce
    Gavin Williams , eCommerce & Digital Marketing Consultant, Harvey Nichols



  • Tag You’re It! – The Paradox of Choice in Tag Management
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Regina Gray, Head of Analytics, eBay Enterprise

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  • Magento 2 Service Layer: A Deep Dive into Customer Service
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Chris O’Toole, Software Engineer, Magento


  • B2B Commerce in a B2C World
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    Paul Demery, Managing Editor for B2B eCommerce, Editor for B2BecNews, Internet Retailer
    Tony DiCostanzo, President, BookPal
    David Hess, VP of Sales, Zeon Solutions
    Brad Kuhns, Sr. Manager of Digital Strategy & MultiChannel Marketing, Zoetis
    Ahmad Rashidi, Director of IT & Web, Implant Direct Sybron International

 
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Why Site Search Matters and What to Do About It
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Tim Callan, CMO, SLI Systems

     

    Sponsored by   
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
  • True Personalization: The Art of Sophisticated Engagement for Your Magento Store
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Joe Dalton, CPO, SmartFocus

     

    Sponsored by  
 
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Networking Lunch sponsored by
             Paradise Tent, Paradise Beach Pool, 35 Steaks. Fitness Center & Muse Hall
 
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 6

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
  • Magento + Retail Order Management
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Wilson Hughes, Sr. Manager of Solutions Consulting, eBay Enterprise
    Bob Meixner, Sr. Manager of Solutions Consulting, eBay Enterprise

     

    Sponsored by   
 
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
  • Sorting Out Payment Options: Myths Dispelled
    Aerosmith Track, Artist Hall 1-2

    Bill Thomas, Client Partner, Optaros

  •  
  • Inbound Marketing for eCommerce: Double Down on Content to Create a Scalable Customer Acquisition Strategy
    Coldplay Track, Artist Hall 3-6

    Ethan Giffin, Founder & CEO, Groove
    Michael Sapera, CFO & Director of IT, Perlis Inc.

  • Your Shopping Cart Strategy is Outdated: Consumers Tell-All
    Radiohead Track, Festival Hall 3

    Jim Davidson, Manager of Marketing Research, Bronto Software

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  • Magento 2 Development Practices: Rolling Up the Sleeves
    Zeppelin Track, Festival Hall 1

    Maksym Pronko, Engineering Manager,Client Services, Magento

  • Top 5 Ways to Crash an eCommerce Business
    Hendrix Track, Vinyl

    Lisa Butler, Head of Enterprise Solutions Enablement, eBay Enterprise
    Sean Percival, Venture Partner, 500 Startups

 
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
  • Go Native, Fast! Deliver a Branded Customer Engagement App, Complete with Native Shopping, in Just Weeks
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Minesh Mehta, VP of Sales-Alert, MicroStrategy

     

    Sponsored by   
 
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM
  • eCommerce in the Cloud: The Lego Approach
    Nirvana Track, Fitness Center

    Steve Shickles, President, Simple Helix

     

    Sponsored by
 
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Refreshment Break & Networking
             Muse Hall & Foyer
 
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

General Session & Closing Remarks

The Joint

 
4:30 PM – 11:00 PM
4th Annual Magento Solution Partner Summit & Dinner (By Invitation Only) sponsored by
Vinyl & Body Enlish