The Germans are coming!

August greetings from! With the autumn conference season upon us, we are excited to announce several events of interest to our clients and colleagues in the US.

Web & PHP Conference

Arne Blankerts, Sebastian Bergmann, and Stefan Priebsch will present a series of informative talks and workshops at the first annual Web & PHP Conference, a free event being held September 16th - 18th in San Jose. Scheduled topics include:

Attending the conference is free of charge; pre-conference workshops on Monday, September 16th cost just $199. Friends of can use promo code WPC13CLT for a generous 25% discount (a $49.75 value). With or without the workshops, the conference is your chance to chat face-to-face with Stefan, Sebastian and Arne while they are in the Bay Area. We look forward to seeing you there.


Sebastian Bergmann and Stefan Priebsch will present at ZendCon in Santa Clara in October. Scheduled topics include:

Onsite Expert Discussions

Stefan Priebsch and Sebastian Bergmann would like to to continue conversations started in San Jose or Santa Clara, and to begin new, detailed dialogues. Unlike the upcoming conference presentations which will briefly reach broad audiences of PHP specialists, these half-day meetings are your opportunity to engage in "expert discussion" of your creative development concepts. Benefit from immediate and focused feedback, onsite at your workplace for the utmost convenience, during one of these six time slots:

  • Tuesday Oct 08th 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Tuesday Oct 08th 2:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday Oct 09th 2:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Thursday Oct 10th 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Thursday Oct 10th 2:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Friday Oct 11th 9:00am - 12:30pm

Expert discussion sessions are offered at $499 and may be booked by contacting us at Please include your preferred time slot(s), as well as the location of your Bay Area office or external meeting site.

See you soon in Silicon Valley!

About the authors

Sebastian Bergmann
Sebastian Bergmann
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Sebastian Bergmann, creator of PHPUnit, is an internationally sought-after expert who has played a vital role in professionalizing the PHP community.

Arne Blankerts
Arne Blankerts
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Arne Blankerts has created solutions far ahead of the times already years ago, and finds security issues with magic intuition.

Stefan Priebsch
Stefan Priebsch
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For over 20 years, Stefan Priebsch has been finding sustainable solutions using a unique blend of new ideas and proven approaches.

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