June 20, 2014

The greatest DrupalCon ever

Just a few more months until the DrupalCon ship sets sail in beautiful Amsterdam and it's going to be amazing. Since DrupalCon Prague, where myself and two other Dutch community members, Roy and Ruben, announced DrupalCon Amsterdam from the main stage (in bright orange suits), the Dutch community has worked hard to make this DrupalCon the best ever.

Bert, Roy and Baris on stage in Prague

June 18, 2014

Amsterdam Session Submissions Overview

On Friday, everyone sent in their ideas fore sessions and training at DrupalCon Amsterdam. We had tons of great ideas from lots of smart Drupalers, and got a great number of scholarship requests, too. Since everyone loves data, we decided to whip up some fun charts and graphs to tide you over until the session announcements come out.

That said, we're proud to present you with an overview of the submissions for DrupalCon Amsterdam!

June 12, 2014

Send In Your Session, Training, and Scholarship submissions by Friday

Rumor from across the pond has it that DrupalCon Austin was a great time! DrupalCon Amsterdam is next, and we’re trying match the success of Austin… but for that, we’re going to need your help.

Submit your your best sessions ideas by Friday, 13 June by midnight - that’s tomorrow! The same thing goes for training sessions and scholarship/grant applications. The deadline is coming up quickly, so make sure you send in your submissions before it’s too late. (Psst.... grab some karma and spread the word!)

June 11, 2014

We're in the final week for submitting a session for DrupalCon Amsterdam and we want to hear from you!

We've got a shiny new track this year focusing on PHP, and we're looking for great speakers that can cover topics that help Drupalists to be better PHP developers and feel more confident around new concepts and techniques that will impact our performance as developers.

June 5, 2014

Announcing DrupalCon Amsterdam Keynote Speaker Cory Doctorow

We are thrilled to announce one of the keynote speakers for DrupalCon Amsterdam: Cory Doctorow, renowned science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger.

Doctorow is well-known as the co-editor of Boing Boing, and frequently contributes to The Guardian, the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired, and many other newspapers, magazines and websites. Formerly the Director of European Affairs for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Doctorow is a vocal advocate of freedom in technology law, policy, standards and treaties.

June 4, 2014

Front-enders, now’s the time!

Now that everybody is following DrupalCon Austin, this is a good moment to get inspired and propose your session for DrupalCon Amsterdam Frontend track.

This year is when Drupal 8 is going to be released and is going to bring a clean, fresh and totally rebuilt front-end. Front-end and design related topics that are not specific to Drupal are very welcome. If you need some help on deciding your session subject just take a look at our suggestions for the Front-end Track.

May 30, 2014

Initial results of the Drupal Business Survey and what that means for the DrupalCon Amsterdam Business Track

This week we got the results of the Drupal Business Survey. Detailed analysis will be posted over the next few weeks, but in this blog post I wanted to set out the headline findings. I also want to draw initial conclusions to guide people preparing to submit sessions for the DrupalCon Amsterdam Business Track.

May 23, 2014

Call for Site Building Sessions

The Drupal 8 release is getting closer, and with it we keep hearing more and more questions about it. Share your Drupal 8 knowledge with the world at DrupalCon Amsterdam: the Site Building Track Team is calling for sessions, and we want YOU to help us out.

We are looking for proposals of sessions focused on Drupal 8. Our goal is to get everybody updated on the current status of Contrib Module 8 Status. There will even be a special two hour session which will allow Drupal 8 Module Maintainers to give a short update about the status of their modules.


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