Schedule

During Partner Day, expect to pick up your conference badge, connect with like-minded partners, meet Shopify experts at our Toronto headquarters, and enjoy happy hour networking events around the city. We'll be announcing the schedule and registration for pre-conference events in the weeks to come.


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Main stage keynote

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hear from Shopify leadership about our vision for the future of commerce and how we’re unlocking more opportunities for you to build on our platform.

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Highlights from track 1

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

What’s new for Online Store

Sonia Wisniowska, Product Marketing Manager

Kevin Ochal, Product Lead

AMA with senior Shopify Platform leadership

Atlee Clark, Director of Platform

Fatima Yusuf, Strategic Business Lead

Gain and engage merchants through Kit Skills

Helen Mou, Senior Product Manager

Mike Taylor, Senior Development Manager

Highlights from track 2

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

New ways to grow your business on the Shopify App Store

Mladen Rangelov, Senior Product Manager

Jonathan Zhao, Product Lead

Choosing GraphQL: APIs for the future

Giuliano Bossi, Director of Engineering

Evan Huus, Development Manager

Empowering leading brands now and in the future

Christina Lord, Product Marketing Manager

Ben Morris, Senior Development Manager

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Lightning talks

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

See product demos by Shopify employees and hear partners talk about how they’re approaching and scaling their businesses. Each presentation will last 15 minutes, so you can sample several different topics in a short time.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshops

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Go deep with product experts in 60 minute workshops.

App billing with GraphQL

Nick Chen, Product Manager

Leanne Shapton, Developer

Hands on with App Bridge: the future of embedded apps

Iain Campbell, Senior Web Developer

Hanna Chen, Web Developer

Making Polaris work for you

Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Senior User Experience Manager

Sonja Farrell, User Experience Development Manager

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Round-tables

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Share feedback on just-launched products at interactive discussions led by our Shopify user experience research teams, designed to facilitate peer brainstorming and learnings following more technical product announcements.

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM

After party

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Shopify and PayPal present “The Night Ahead,” the Unite after party at Rebel nightclub. Join us as we celebrate our shared accomplishments and all those yet to come. Expect fantastic food, drinks, gaming, music, and a special headliner performance.


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

An insider’s look at the technology that powers Shopify with CTO Jean-Michel Lemieux

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Grab a coffee and listen to Jean-Michel Lemieux share some of the scaling and performance secrets behind Shopify’s growth. Learn how Shopify continues to build and innovate for businesses of all sizes.

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00PM - 4:30PM

Highlights from track 1

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00PM - 4:30PM

New opportunities for Shopify Checkout

Alison Truong, Product Lead

Philibert Dugas, Development Manager

Building apps that open doors for retail merchants

Shezanna Manji, Product Marketing Manager, Shopify

Rhian Beutler, COO, Venntov

Leigh Sevin, Co-Founder, Arthur

Brent Spicer, Co-Founder, Marsello

Discovering apps across Shopify

Joey Freund, Senior Developer

Xinyi Zhao, Senior Product Manager

A better way to work with merchants: The Shopify Experts Marketplace

Liz Couto, Product Marketing Manager

Danny Williams, Product Designer

Wield more control over shipping settings

Thea Earl, Senior Product Marketing Manager

Gigi Wong, UX Researcher

Highlights from track 2

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00PM - 4:30PM

Building for a global audience

Shilpa Sequeira, Senior Developer

Rohit Mishra, Senior Product Manager

Improving shopping experiences with video and 3D merchandising

Dan Meeking, Senior Product Manager

Fulfilment APIs: Building a stronger foundation

Biz Sanford, Content Strategy Manager

Steve Lounsbury, Staff Developer

Building for large merchants

Gavin Ballard, Founder, Disco

Piers Thorogood, Co-Founder, We Make Websites

Building multilingual apps

Norbert Ordog, Founder, Sufio

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Lightning talks

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

See product demos by Shopify employees and hear partners talk about how they’re approaching and scaling their businesses. Each presentation will last 15 minutes, so you can sample several different topics in a short time.

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:30PM - 4:00 PM

Workshops

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:30PM - 4:00 PM

Go deep with product experts in 60 minute workshops.

Grow your marketing app by integrating with the Shopify admin

Daniel Patricio, Product Lead

Manasa Seethepalli, Senior Developer

Beyond the basics of Shopify theme development

Trudy McNabb, Co-Founder, Up at Five

Jordan Deustch, Co-Founder, Up at Five

Building a merchant-informed app experience

Cassie Kaiser, UX Research Manager

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Round-tables

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Share feedback on just-launched products at interactive discussions led by our Shopify user experience research teams, designed to facilitate peer brainstorming and learnings following more technical product announcements.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Closing remarks

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

We’ll wrap up our time together with closing remarks by Atlee Clark, Shopify’s Director of Platform.