With our first DrupalCamp Fox Valley we want to introduce Drupal to a broader audience in the Fox Valley regions and connect businesses interested in leveraging the power of Drupal for their content and marketing needs with the web professionals that can help them achieve their goals.
Friday, October 4th
Get out of the office early on Friday afternoon and connect your business with a network of Fox Valley web development professionals that provide Drupal related services. This informal gathering will feature a short presentation on the benefits of using Drupal followed by social networking.
28 W. New York Street
Aurora, IL 60506
Saturday October 5th
Keynote Presentation & Sessions - 9am-5pm
One full day of learning and sharing about the latest developments, trends, and tips for building and running your Drupal projects. There will be sessions for various skill levels and interests, our amazing keynote speaker, and space to start Birds of a Feather (BOF) discussions with like minded attendees.
Keynote by Jeff Eaton - 10am
Jeff brings more than two decades of experience in publishing and CMS development to his role at Lullabot. He’s built ecommerce sites for florists and enterprise web systems for multinational corporations, juggling web architectures from legacy Perl to ASP.Net. At Lullabot, he’s designed and implemented large-scale web platforms for clients including Sony/BMG Music, Fast Company and Inc. Magazine, World Wrestling Entertainment, Verizon Wireless, Harvard University, and more.
Today he’s the host of the Insert Content Here content strategy podcast, a co-author of O’Reilly Media’s Using Drupal; the author of the popular Voting API, EVA, and Token projects as well as dozens of other plugin modules; the primary developer of Drupal’s core TokenAPI and a co-developer of FormAPI; a frequent participant in the Drupal core conversations; and a prolific teacher and speaker at Drupal and web technology conferences.
Sessions 11am - 4:30pm
After Party at Ballydoyle’s- 5pm-??
All good Drupal events need a party! We’ll head upstream to Ballydoyle’s Irish Pub for libations, a bite to eat, and to continue conversations about our favorite Drupal and web development topics.
Sunday October 6th
Drupal Community Sprint
Andrea Soper has offered to organize a Drupal Community Sprint for Sunday. Get all the details over here.