For Immediate Release Contact: Tiffany Shackelford, Phase2 Technology 703 548 6050 x100
Drupalcon DC Tickets Sell Out
Washington (January 27, 2009) – Drupalcon organizers today announced that tickets for the March conference have sold out.
The conference will take place at the Washington Convention Center March 4 – 7, 2009. All 1,300 tickets have been sold, with five weeks to go before the event. Participants hail from over twenty-five countries. Despite the tough economic climate, Drupalcon boasts a record number of participants.
DrupalCon is a bi-annual gathering for developers, users and enthusiasts of the popular open source platform Drupal, used by tens of thousands sites worldwide including Universal Music, Lifetime Television, France 24, Popular Science, The Onion, Harvard Medical School, and NASA. Drawing participants from around the globe. Drupalcons provide a forum for Drupalers to learn about, discuss and advance Drupal,
Dries Buytaert is a confirmed keynote speaker. Buytaert is the original creator and project lead for Drupal. Additional keynote speakers will be announced in coming days. For the schedule go to http://dc2009.drupalcon.org.
Drupal is a popular social publishing system that blends web content management and social software capabilities with a massive library of powerful extensions - all supported by a thriving open source community. More information can be found here: http://drupal.org/. Drupalcon DC will feature presentations on important technology trends including the semantic web, API’s, documentation, asynchronous data, OpenID and scaling Drupal using Amazon Web services. In addition, there will be hands-on code-sprints, a job fair, an exhibit hall and Birds of a Feather sessions.
The Washington DC metro area is one of the largest technology hubs in the United States. The unique blend of government, media, non-profits and associations make it a natural for a rapidly growing open-source community. Drupal’s ease of use and extensive content management capabilities make for enormous popularity in many of the area’s major industries.
Drupalcon DC platinum sponsors are Thomson Reuters, Acquia, Trellon and Commonplace.
Media sponsorships and press passes are still available.