Thu, Jun 18


Zoom Virtual Meetup

Staten Island Software Engineering Meetup #5

WordPress for Software Engineers - Plus an insight on Virtual Internships

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Staten Island Software Engineering Meetup #5

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Zoom Virtual Meetup

About the Event


This is a virtual event. Our speaker for the night will be Joel Escobar, Head of Platform Engineering at The Block, presenting on WordPress for Software Engineers. We will also have a lightning talk by Matthew Henschke on his JP Morgan Virtual Internship.


Location: Zoom Virtual Meetup


Hosted by CSI Tech Incubator 



  • 6:30 PM - 6:45 PM: Networking
  • 6:50 PM - 6:55 PM: Lightning Talk 1: Matthew Henschke on his JP Morgan Virtual Internship - A sneak peek of the type of tasks you can expect within internships.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM: WordPress for Software Engineers by Joel Escobar - Joel is Head of Platform Engineering at The Block. Joel will review why The Block chose WordPress as a CMS outlining the pros and cons of the platform. He will take us on a journey of what WordPress standards the team has embraced and what they have replaced. This will cover managing customizations, steps to improve performance, testing , and system automation.

Be a part of a growing tech community on Staten Island. The CSI Tech Incubator is hosting monthly software engineering meetups with the mission of building a community focused on sharing and learning new computer programming skills.


Each meetup will consist of a lightning talk, followed by an in-depth discussion and networking session. Meetups are open to anyone interested in software engineering.


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