DrupalCon Sydney is is just around the corner and we need more volunteers to help on out on the day.
In particular, we need volunteers to help out on the registration desk. (6&7 Feb)
There are also positions open for:
- sprint mentors & prep support
- onsite volunteers
If you would like to sign up for any of the position(s), please do so here: https://association.drupal.org/drupalcon/volunteer/sydney
If you have any questions, please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
DrupalCon Sydney has received 196 fantastic session submissions, and we're now seeking your feedback at http://sydney2013.drupal.org/program/sessions/proposed to finalise the conference program!Read more
Following on from last week's announcement of the first featured sessions, we've just posted another list of amazing speakers at http://sydney2013.drupal.org/new-tracks-more-sessions, including:
- Josh Waihi showcasing the South China Morning Post's new Drupal site (Built in NZ)
- Lullabot's Jeff Eaton in the content track on "Building for a Post-Mobile World"
- John Albin jetting in from Taiwan for the front end track to talk Sass
- Nicole Lind from Phase2 in New York sharing how to Motivate Your Drupal Talent
We're very, very excited to announce our first batch of featured sessions for DrupalCon Sydney, with full details at http://sydney2013.drupal.org/local-headliners-international-cast
This includes some of the highest profile people in the Drupal community, including:
Justin Randell (Beejeebus) - Australia's most prolific Drupal core contributor headlining the Developer track.
Addison Berry (add1son) - Lullabot's Education Manager and the brains behind Drupalize.me featured in the Community track.
February is high summer in Sydney with LOTS happening in the city alongside DrupalCon, so we strongly recommend getting your travel plans and accommodation arranged as early as possible to get the best prices and guaranteed availability.Read more
Just a few quick updates this week...
Session submissions have been streaming in and close on Friday October 26, so there's only 3 working weeks to get yours in at http://sydney2013.drupal.org/program/submit-session. All speakers will be eligible for a half price event ticket once selected.
We've passed the half way mark for available tickets sold, so let your friends and clients know to get theirs quick at http://sydney2013.drupal.org/register
This is a strategy laid out for the Drupal Association based on conversations held at "DrupalCon 2.0, Reloaded".
To help the Drupal Association to scale itself and to create a successful fundraising strategy.
The Risks of the Current Strategy
In this excellent post by Laura Scott, she points out that:Read more