Get involved!


We’re looking for people to help organise and run pressEd! We’re especially interested in people from outside the UK and / or from groups which are underrepresented.

Send an email to for more if you’re interested. Or share the link to help 🙂



Natalie Lafferty (@nlafferty)

Natalie is an open education practitioner in higher and medical education and heads the Centre for Technology and Innovation in Learning at the University of Dundee. Over the past 10 years she’s been an advocate of using open technologies in higher education to support co-creation of learning and digital scholarship.  Natalie led the development of Dundee Medical School’s WordPress-based VLE “MedBlogs’ and in her teaching encourages students to use WordPress to support their reflective practice.


Pat Lockley (@pgogy)

Pat Lockley (@pgogy) started out in WordPress at the University of Nottingham as a blogger.

He then went to work at the University of Oxford on a WordPress OER project as a developer. When that ended, he worked on another WordPress OER project

He then went to the University of London, where amongst other things, he helped redesign their blog

For the last four years, he’s been self-employed running Pgogy Webstuff and doing a lot in WordPress

You can see more on his WordPress dot Org profile

Legal stuff

We’re not linked with WordPress in any legal way (bar being users) and we’re not an official WordCamp.

We’re also not linked with WP Campus.

All of the above are great things however and you should check them out!