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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.

Learn by Mentoring at DrupalCon

DrupalCon is a great opportunity to learn all kinds of new skills and grow professionally. For the 3 days of the main conference in Dublin (September 27–29) there will be sessions on just about everything related to Drupal that you could want. One amazing opportunity that you may not be aware of though is the Mentored Sprint on Friday, September 30th. This is a great place for new folks to learn the ropes of our community and how to contribute back. What may be less talked about is the chance to be a mentor.

Dig into Drupal 8 at DrupalCon

DrupalCon is almost here and it’s time to start filling out your schedule. There’s a lot to do and see (not to mention eating lots of great New Orleans food!), so we definitely recommend having at least a rough game plan for how to use your time. Here’s a look at things you should be considering, especially if you are looking to take away a lot of Drupal 8 knowledge.

Drupalize.Me Podcast 64: DrupalCon Los Angeles Redux

The entire Drupalize.Me team, along with most of Lullabot, was in Los Angeles last week for DrupalCon, and we had a blast. In podcast episode 64 Addi gathered a few Lullabots together to talk about DrupalCon highs and lows, along with our top session picks (and a link to all of the DrupalCon session videos).

Drupalize.Me at DrupalCon Los Angeles

Our entire team will be at DrupalCon Los Angeles in just a few weeks. We'd love to chat with you, so here is where you'll be able to find us.

Podcast 59: DrupalCon Bogotá Recap

In this week's episode, DrupalCon Bogotá Recap, Addi is joined by Lullabots Joe Shindelar, Chris Albrecht, Mike Herchel and Daniel Dalgo to talk about their awesome trip to Bogotá, Colombia for the first DrupalCon Latin America. We talk Drupal, highlights from the 'con, and some of the great things about Bogotá.

Guide to Drupal 8 at DrupalCon Bogotá

Are you lucky enough to attend DrupalCon Latin America in Bogotá, Colombia? Excited to learn more about Drupal 8 in particular? If so, put these Drupal 8-related sessions on your radar. If you'll be watching from home, keep an eye on the Drupal Association's YouTube channel for session recordings. Here's the Drupalize.Me guide to Drupal 8 at DrupalCon Latin America 2015.

Podcast 49: DrupalCon Amsterdam

Half of the Drupalize.Me team is on the road right now, having attended DrupalCon Amsterdam. For Episode 49, Addi and Amber found a quiet corner to record a brief recap of the week.

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