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Tuesday, March 3

1:00-4:00 Acquia Partner Day Sponsor Set Up
4:00-6:30 Early Registration Presenting You! Workshop, Emma Jane Hogbin Sponsor Set Up

After hours

  • 7:00 pm: Pre-conference drinks at RFD. We’ll meet at the Convention Center at 6:30 pm and walk over. Come early to register for DrupalCon and beat the rush!
  • 7:00 pm: Hockey fans, the Washington Capitals are taking on the Carolina Hurricanes and a crew of Drupalers are planning to go


Wednesday, March 4

Acquia Room, Code + Development 1 Trellon Room, Code + Development 2 CommonPlaces Room, Design + Usability OpenCalais Room, Showcase + Strategy Torvalds Room Lerdorf Room Berners-Lee Room
8:00 – 9:00 Registration Registration Registration Registration Registration Registration Registration
9:00-10:00 Building APIs that Rock, Jeff Eaton A Gentle Intro to Drupal Code, Addison Berry The Themer’s Toolkit, Emma Jane Hogbin What’s New in Web Development, Konstantin Käfer
10:15-11:15 Keynote: The State of Drupal, Dries Buytaert
11:30-12:30 More Than Search: How ApacheSolr Changes the Way You Build Sites, Jacob Singh, Robert Douglass, Peter Wolanin and Audrey Foo Totally Rocking Your Development Environment, Sacha Chua Limitations of the Drupal Theme Layer, Young Hahn Drupal in the Newsroom, from Mother Jones to the New York Observer, Michael Silberman, Nick Aster, and Tom McGeveran
1:45-2:45 Handling Asynchronous Data With Drupal, Josh Koenig Drupal Module Development Kickstart, Gábor Hojtsy jQuery, Dmitri Gaskin A Panel Discussion About Drupal Hosting Options, Eric Mandel, Frank Febrraro, and others Organic Groups: What It Can Do and Where It’s Headed, Moshe Weitzman Acquia Update – Supporting Customers and More, Dries Buytaert, Jay Batson, and Tom Erickson Drupal and the Geospatial Web, Jeff Miccolis
3:00-4:00 Drupal 7: What’s Done, What’s Coming, and How You Can Help, Angie Byron OpenID, Drupal, and the Open Web, James Walker Advanced Theming Techniques, Trevor Twining Beyond The Web: Drupal Meets The Desktop, Justin Miller Drupal Databases: The Next Generation, Larry Garfield Using Intelligent Web Services for Semantic Drupal Sites, Frank Febrarro and Tom Tague Presenting You!, Emma Jane Hogbin
4:15-4:45 (30) Mailing Strategies for Drupal, Allie Micka and Jeremiah Davis Going Live: Content Scheduling with Slot Machine, Marco Carbone Typography and Layout on the Web, Konstantin Käfer PBS + Drupal = Great, Matt Cheney Using SMS for Data Collection, Will White Optimizing Your LAMP Stack for Drupal, Eric Mandel Business Analytics with Views, Frank Febbraro and Irakli Nadareishvili
5:15-5:45 (30) Life Beyond Email: Messaging and Notifications, Jose Reyero Install Profiles, Dmitri Gaskin and Hagen Graf Learning jQuery UI, Richard Worth Using Drupal to Build a Product: Managing News, Alex Barth Field API in Drupal 7, Barry Jaspan and David Strauss Boosting Our Raw Capacity to Provide Drupal Training, Sean Effel, Allie Micka, Lee Hunter, and Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg The Future of Files and Media in Drupal 7, Andrew Morton
6:00-6:30 (30) Drupal with XMPP Integration, Darren Ferguson SEO and Drupal: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices, Gregory Heller, Greg Knaddison, and Ben Finklea How to Kill Blue Marine: New Core Themes for Drupal 7, John Albin, a Case Study, Matthew Saunders, Ben Jeavons, and Mollee Bauer

After hours

  • 7:00 pm: Welcome party at Stetson’s Bar & Restaurant and Local16 (next door to each other), hosted by Development Seed


Thursday, March 5

Acquia Room, Code + Development Trellon Room, Performance + Scalability CommonPlaces Room, Drupal Community OpenCalais Room, Showcase + Strategy Torvalds Room Lerdorf Room Berners-Lee Room
9:00-10:00 Performance in Drupal 7, Nathaniel Catchpole Scaling Drupal: Not IF…HOW, Thomas Wysocki The State of the Association, Dries Buytaert and permanent members Practical Semantic Web and Why You Should Care, Boris Mann
10:15-11:15 Keynote: Is Drupal Moral?, David Weinberger
11:30-12:30 A Paradigm for Reusable Drupal Features, Ian Ward, Young Hahn, and Robert Soden Building Infrastructure You Can Scale, Monitor, and Maintain, David Strauss Drupal: A Fun and Telling Retrospective, Moshe Weitzman Building Advanced Social Networks at a Large U.S. University, Kyle Mathews
1:45-2:45 Objectifying Drupal: An Introduction to OOP, Larry Garfield When Efficiency and Manageability Matter, Drupal at Scale, Scott Mattoon and Eric Reid Documentation is Hot!, Addison Berry Powering Collaboration in a Distributed Enterprise, Dan Karran, Chris Johnson, and Ben Lavender Building a Frankenstein Monster and How to Maintain it, Morten Migration Is Not Just for Birds, Mike Ryan, Moshe Weitzman Rich Text, Poor Text: WYSIWYG Editors and Other Text Entry Options, Dan Kurtz
3:00-4:00 Drupal as a GEO CMS, Allie Micka, Brandon Bergren, Jim Craner Frontend and Backend Optimization, Konstantin Käfer and Khalid Baheyeldin Drupalcamp, How to and Q & A, Jacob Redding, Crystal Williams, Greg Knaddison, Chris Charlton, and Blake Hall Developing Facebook Applications with Drupal, Dave Cohen Usability Testing at the University of Baltimore, Addison Berry, Becca Scollen, Brad Bowman, Bojhan Somers, Matt Tucker, and Nathaniel Catchpole Drupal Patterns: Managing and Automating Site Configurations, ChrisBryant Advanced Search with Lucene, Chris Pliakas
4:15-4:45 (30) Deploying and Maintaining Drupal Sites Using the Aegir Hosting System, Adrian Rossouw Drupal CDN Integration: Easier, More Flexible and Faster!, Wim Leers HowTo: Test a Patch and Make a Difference, Joel Farris Lightning Panel: Search in Drupal , Robert Douglass, Jacob Singh, Audrey Foo, Simon Lindsay, Chris Pliakas, and Johannes Wehner Usability of Drupal 7 and the Future, Bojhan Somers Communicating Data Online: Data Visualizations and Opening Data, Eric Gundersen Project Flow and Tracker, Victor Kane
5:15-5:45 (30) Drush, Command Line Drupal Productivity, Moshe Weitzman and Owen Barton Cloud Tutorial: Getting your Head in the Cloud , Jonathan Bryce Saving Webchick Time – the Saga, Jimmy Berry and Kieran Lal Building Church Websites with Drupal, Bob Christenson Flash and Drupal, Travis Tidwell Staging and Deployment – A Panel Discussion, Greg Dunlap, Kathleen Murtagh, Shaun Haber, and Sacha Chua Multilingual Panel, Jose Reyero, Gabor Hojsty, and Nedjo Rogers
6:00-6:30 (30) Developing JavaScript Widgets, Konstantin Käfer Scaling Drupal using Amazon Web Services, Frank Febbraro and Eric Johnson Infrastructure Status And Growth, Narayan Newton and Kieran Lal Mystery Showcase Site: Higher Education/Museum, George DeMet and Larry Garfield Flash CMS: Drupal as an Adobe Flex Backend, Jonathan Rowny

After hours


Friday, March 6

Acquia Room, Code + Development 1 Trellon Room, Code + Development 2 CommonPlaces Room, Business Side OpenCalais Room, Site Building Torvalds Room Lerdorf Room Berners-Lee Room
9:00-10:00 Why I Hate Drupal, James Walker Introduction to Security, Neil Drumm, Greg Knaddison, Matt Cheney, and Ezra Gildesgame Drupal Process Management, Drew Gorton CCK Mashup, Oh The Things You Can Do!, Karen Stevenson
10:15-11:15 Promiscuous Drupal: Building Your Site With Web APIs, Jeff Eaton Advanced Drupal Security, Neil Drumm, Greg Knaddison, Matt Cheney, and and Ezra Gildesgame The Business of Open Source, Liza Kindred Drupal Taxonomy Revisited, Benjamin Doherty, Benjamin Melançon, and Nathaniel Catchpole BoF Space
11:30-12:30 Ubercart on Drupal 6, Ryan Szrama and Lyle Mantooth The Future of Callbacks, Karoly Negyesi Selling Drupal Services, Neil Giarratana Drupal Multimedia, Aaron Winborn The Redesign, Mark Boulton
1:45-2:15 Advanced Ubercart, Ryan Szrama and Lyle Mantooth Quality Assurance and the Drupal Development Process, Fen Labalme and Nathaniel Catchpole Project Management For Fun and Profit, Crystal Williams Media Mover: File Processing and Storage, Arthur
2:30-3:30 Keynote: Our Online Identity, Chris Messina
3:45-4:15 (30) Intro to SimpleTest, Florian Lorétan, Nathaniel Catchpole, Jimmy Berry, Dmitri Gaskin Inside Drupal Caching: From Static Variables to Memcache, John VanDyk The Case for Drupal in the Enterprise, Michael Caccavano Making Dates and Calendars Rock!, Karen Stevenson BoF Space
4:45-5:15 (30) The Path to Richer Text: Input Format Improvements in Drupal 7, David Rothstein The Next Decade, Karoly Negyesi and David Strauss How do Drupal, Joomla! and WordPress Stack Up?, Hagen Graf, and Christine Graf Token: The Little API That Could, Greg Knaddison BoF Space
5:30-6:00 Closing Session

After hours

Saturday, March 7

Room 140 A Room 140 B Room 154 Room 156
9:00-12:30 Code Sprint Code Sprint Documentation Sprint Drupal Dojo
1:30-5:00 Code Sprint Code Sprint Documentation Sprint Drupal Dojo

After hours

  • We’re not sure how many people will be in town so we’ll play it by ear. Follow @mortendk for updates.