[development] DrupalCon Barcelona: call for presentations

Robin Monks robin at civicspacelabs.org
Wed Aug 8 12:42:16 UTC 2007

Also, we need some volunteers with cameras/webcams to record the sessions,
and broadcast live for DrupalTV ( http://drupal.org/tv )


On 8/3/07, Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> as you know, DrupalCon Barcelona takes place next month!  Yep, that's
> next month already. :)
> We have room for a big venue for 4 days with at least 3 parallel
> tracks.  If we aim for 6 1-hour sessions per room per day, we can
> host 72 sessions in total.  I believe we actually have the room to
> organize more than 3 parallel tracks.
> Anyway, on http://drupalcon.org there are currently 22 proposed
> presentations (see http://barcelona2007.drupalcon.org/sessions),
> which means we are about 50 presentations short.  *gasp*  Hence, I'd
> like to invite you to submit your presentation proposals -- login at
> drupalcon.org and go to the "create content" page.  We'll probably
> communicate a deadline for such proposals relatively soon -- at one
> point we need to compile a conference program as it helps attract
> attendees.  You know how this works. :)
> If you've never been to a DrupalCon before -- don't be afraid to
> present.  Everyone is encouraged to participate and present, and all
> sorts of presentations are welcomed.  These can include deeply
> technical presentations ("Drupal 6 menu system internals"), fun
> presentations ("How to trick Dries in committing your patch?", "A
> history lesson in Drupal flamewars"), tutorial style presentations
> ("How to contribute patches", "Theming Drupal", "Drupal in
> education"), beginner sessions ("An overview of the best Drupal
> modules"), brainstorm sessions ("How could we make Drupal easier to
> use?", "How could we make Drupal easier to theme?"), panel
> discussions ("How to run a successful Drupal company?"), showcases
> ("How we built site ABC for company DEF"), you name it.  We'll have a
> mixed audience (prospects, beginners and experts) so we need to cater
> for all those people.
> So, give it some thought, and help us compile a compelling program.
> Feel free to swap ideas on the mailing list or to request certain
> presentations.  Somewhere next week, I'll move this thread to
> drupal.org along with additional details.  It would be great to have
> more than 22 presentations by then ...
> Thanks all,
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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