[drupal-devel] Drupal conference, Amsterdam

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Tue Sep 27 05:46:34 UTC 2005


any more proposals?  We could use a dozen more. ;-)

On 22 Sep 2005, at 14:54, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> next month, many of us will be in Amsterdam to attend the Drupal  
> conference: http://drupal.org/conference-amsterdam-2005.  The goal  
> is to meet in person, to educate new users, to brainstorm about the  
> future of Drupal, to get some development done, and to have fun in  
> and around Amsterdam.  Antwerp was fun, Portland was fun, Amsterdam  
> will be fun too so better be there.
> People can self-organize and get some hacking done in small or  
> large groups; we'll provide the space.  To do so, we're renting a  
> venue for either 2 or 3 days -- Ber and Bert are finalizing the  
> deal.  Furthermore, Boris secured some funding so the Drupal  
> conference will be free to attend.  More details will follow shortly.
> First things first.  We plan to do a number of Drupal presentations  
> and to do so we need people to present.  The idea is to do many  
> short presentations (maximum 10 minutes, lightning talks) followed  
> by a discussion (maximum 20 minutes).  Possible topics include (but  
> are not limited to): (i) a module you've written, (ii) a module you  
> plan to write, (iii) a website or project you've done, (iv) a  
> proposed core change, (v) the results of a survey, analysis, or  
> benchmark, (vi) a problem or bottleneck you observed, (vii)  
> drupal.org related issues,  etc.  Anything Drupal can be discussed  
> and everyone is encouraged to submit a topic.  The presentations  
> are fun and informal; they have proven to be a great way to get  
> feedback and directions.
> If you want to present something, please send an e-mail with the  
> topic of your proposed presentation and a two line description.   
> I'll add the presentations to the conference page  at http:// 
> drupal.org/conference-amsterdam-2005.  If you like to see something  
> presented rather than presenting it yourself, you can request a  
> presentation.  Once we have enough presentations, we'll categorize  
> them in groups.  I hope to get more than 20 presentations by the  
> end of next week.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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