We're back at General Assembly for our October Meetup, this month we will be looking at the next major release of WordPress 5.3 and the future of one of the most popular theme frameworks, Genesis.
== Venue ==
Level 20. 79 Anson Road, Singapore,[masked]
== Talks ==
Talk 1: A New Era for the Genesis Framework
There’s been a lot of progress with Genesis lately, I will run through a practical demo on how to best take advantage of the new features.
Speaker: Shaan Nicol, ChillyBin Web Design
Talk 2: What's New in WordPress 5.3
The work on the next version of WordPress 5.3 and Gutenberg 6.5 is moving along nicely, this includes the new default Gutenberg optimised Twenty Twenty theme.
Speaker: Edmund Chan, Nerb Media
== Target Audience ==
The talk this month is aimed at a general audience. They do not require any advanced or development (coding) knowledge of WordPress.
== RSVP's ==
We have limited space of 50, so please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along.
== Agenda ==
On the night...
7:00pm - Arrive, network with others
7:15pm - Welcome & presentations
8:30pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course
9:00pm - Finish & additional networking at the pub
== Venue Sponsor ==
Thanks to General Assembly for use of the venue
== Food & Drink Sponsor ==
There may or may not be food. Honestly, don't expect any.
Come hungry for knowledge
== What to bring ==
Yourself and lots of questions.
== Important to know ==
Will update as needed.
== Permissions ==
Media from the events will be published to our social media channels upon presenter consent.
By attending you are giving us permission to include you in any photos or video recordings we make of the event and subsequent postings on social media sites. These photos or video recordings may appear in other media platforms if they request.
== Help ==
We're always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you're interested in helping out, know of a venue or would like to get involved as a sponsor.
== Slack ==
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