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DrupalCon Global Wrap-Up

Last week the community had its first online DrupalCon Global. It was a great experience for our team--better than many of us expected. We posted daily summaries of our session notes and comments on the event last week for Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. Our team also took part in the Friday Contribution Day, with most of our work focused on preparing contributed modules for Drupal 9, the Help Topics project, and documentation. Here's a look at our impressions of the conference overall and our favorite sessions.

DrupalCon Global Day 3

It's day 3 summary of DrupalCon Global 2020 and it delivered again. It's been a whirlwind 3 days full of good content and meeting lots of people new and old. This is the last set of summary notes for sessions, as today we switch over to contribution day.

DrupalCon Global Day 2

Day 2 of DrupalCon Global was packed full of great presentations, and we also attended the 2 summits: Community, and Performance & Scaling. Everyone has settled in to the platform and rhythm of the conference now, and it's been great catching up with friends and community colleagues.

DrupalCon Global Day 1

DrupalCon Global kicked off of this week and the Drupalize.Me team was there to participate. We're sharing our notes and thoughts about the conference each day, and here is our first summary, for Day 1.

Drupalize.Me Trainers Speaking at DrupalCon Global 2020

Joe and Amber will be presenting sessions at DrupalCon Global 2020! Don't miss these and other great sessions at this year's online event.

Free Hands-On Theming Course May 18-22

DrupalCon Minneapolis, and the theming workshop we were planning to present, isn't going to happen this year, but instead we're going to make our Hands-On Theming course free all of next week, May 18–22, the original week of DrupalCon. This online course is based on our in-person workshops and covers the same material. If you enjoy the course, and have the means, we also ask that you donate to the Drupal Association to support their critical work and future DrupalCons.

Wish We Were There: Our DrupalCon Amsterdam Picks

We're sad to miss DrupalCon Europe in Amsterdam next week (October 28-31, 2019). But which talks would we attend if we were going? Amber and Joe combed through the program and created a list of what looks intriguing to us at the next DrupalCon. Will you be there? You might want to check out our picks.

An Insider's Look at DrupalCon Session Selection

Amber Matz and I had the awesome opportunity to be part of the programming team for DrupalCon Baltimore. Both of us served as local track chairs. Amber worked on the Horizons track, and I worked on the Being Human track. We thought it would be fun to share some of our experience as track chairs helping with session selection.

DrupalCon Baltimore Thursday, April 27th

Thursday, April 27th is the last day of sessions and our team will be presenting a session about these Alexa flash briefings and more fun, and a core conversation about learning Drupal, with Mateu from Lullabot leading another core conversation as well.

Drupal, Alexa, and Big Mouth Billy Bass Walk into a Bar by Amber Matz and Blake Hall at 10:45 a.m, API-First Initiative by Mateu Aguilo Bosch at 10:45 a.m. and Why Is Drupal So Hard to Learn? by Joe Shindelar at 1 p.m.

If you're at DrupalCon today and want a chance to win an Echo Dot, go to twitter.com, slash drupalize me, and retweet our tweet about the Drupalize.Me flash briefing. Contest closes at 1pm.

We'll wrap up DrupalCon with the closing ceremony at 3:30 p.m and then have a great night with the classic and always fun Drupal Trivia Night.

Don't forget that there is also a full day of sprints happening on Friday, April 28th, which includes a First Time Sprinter workshop and plenty of mentors to help you get started.

DrupalCon Baltimore Tuesday, April 25th

DrupalCon Baltimore officially started yesterday, on April 24th with summits and workshops, and the arrival of thousands of Drupalers from around the world. The Drupalize.Me team delivered a hands-on workshop for Drupal 8 theming to a sold-out room, and kicked off the conference socializing at the official opening reception.

Today, Tuesday, April 25th is the first day of sessions, and it kicks off with the first keynote, by Dries Buytaert, also known as the Driesnote. The Driesnote is also always preceded by the Pre-note, for the early risers. After a full day of sessions and birds of a feathers, the Women in Drupal meetup will be happening at Luckie's Tavern from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight.

We're Teaching at DrupalCon Baltimore

The DrupalCon Baltimore training schedule was announced earlier today and we're stoked to not only be attending DrupalCon, but to also be providing our Drupal 8 Theming workshop, and having Amber, Blake, and Joe presenting sessions. It's going to be a great con!

An Insider's Look at Proposing a Session for DrupalCon

The 2017 DrupalCon North America will take place in Baltimore, Maryland from April 24-28. The call for session proposals is quickly coming to a close with a deadline of February 1, 2017. Get some tips for submitting a session proposal and an insider's look at what it's like to be a session track chair from Drupalize.Me trainers Joe Shindelar and Amber Matz.

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