Lightning Talks 2

Note: This session contains four 15-minute sessions presented back to back.

Session 1: AbleOrganizer: Fundraising, Outreach and Activism in Drupal

Time: 10:45-11:00
Experience level: Intermediate
Company: Trellon

AbleOrganizer is a community engagement platform for Drupal. It provides organizations with the ability to conduct fundraising, event registration, petition and volunteer management right from within their Drupal website,

Come learn what makes AbleOrganizer different from other open-source and commercial CRM systems. This session will focus on the following topics:

  • creating engaging campaigns and user experiences with AbleOrganizer
  • customizing contact records and the UI to suit the needs of your organization
  • using the web-based form builder to tailor your asks to your audience
  • sending email and bulk messages, creating lists, and the like

Participants are encouraged to come with questions and observations about other CRM systems they use to compare with the features present in AbleOrganizer.

Session 2: eCommerce Usability - The small stuff that combined makes a big difference

Time: 11:00-11:15
Experience level: Beginner
Company: i-KOS

Getting traffic to an eCommerce website is both crucial and incredibly expensive and according to Managing Director of e-Commerce & Drupal agency i-KOS Myles Davidson too many companies focus on traffic over conversation and yet there are both marginal and major improvements that almost any site can make to increase customer satisfaction and conversion.

In this session Myles will try and help companies 'flip the funnel' and through 12 - highly practical steps help business focus on the little things, that combined, will make a big difference.

Session 3: Drupal DevOps on Azure Websites

Time: 11:15-11:30
Experience level: Beginner
Company: Gulf University for Science & Technology

Speaker: Dr. Taher Ali (Assistant Professor of Computer Science/ IT director)

The Gulf university for science and technology will present a case study that shows how educational sector can benefit from the use of open source technology (mainly Drupal) to provide IT services to the University community including faculty, staff, and students.

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Thursday · 10:45-11:45
G109 · Amplexor