Drupal Camp Hawaii 2011 (Our First Annual!)

monicadear's picture
2011-07-14 09:30 - 14:00 Pacific/Honolulu
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Our First Annual Drupal Camp Hawai'i was held Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 9:30am - 2:00pm at the ING Direct Cafe in Honolulu, Hawaii.

We had strong attendance for a first-time Drupal event - 30 people came out of 32 who RSVP'ed -- lots of connections made, and we're following up with slides & video at DrupalHawaii.com.

SPONSOR: New Nectar Media

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Thank you for your interest. Please join DrupalHawaii.com, our e-community: Only local images are allowed.

Perfect for developers, themers, coders, those interested in Drupal, those who have a Drupal site and need to take it to the next level.


9:30am Registration - Welcome and Overview - Introduction to Participants - Who's Here? - Schedule for the Camp

9:45am Session 1 - Drupal Overview - E-commerce, Membership Directory, Event-Driven samples

  • Monica S. Flores, 10K Webdesign - Commonly-used Modules

10:05am Break

10:15am Session 2A - Show and Tell with Question & Answer - Sites in Action

  • Jaspher Respicio, Partners in Development Foundation - Using Drupal as an Intranet/Help Desk
  • Jack Carrig, Anthology - 5 Important Tools for Developing Drupal Websites

10:55am Break

11:00am Session 2B - Show and Tell with Question & Answer - Sites in Action

  • Tyler Burke, Chapter Three - When to Switch to Drupal 7
  • Chris Hall, HIFF - Lessons Learned from Drupal 7 Conversion

11:40am Break

11:45am Session 3 - Drupal: is it the Solution?

  • Tyler Burke, Chapter Three - Building a Site using Panels
  • Rob Bertholf - Drupal vs WordPress: What's right for you?

12:25pm LUNCH (on your own) let's get to know each other more informally

1:10pm Hands-on Activities - Problemsolving & Mentoring
Have a website that you support on? bring your issues or problems and Each One Teach One style we'll hash them out.

1:30pm Closing & Informal Networking
2:00pm Pau


Rob Bertholf, Search Engine Optimization Expert and Social Media Marketing Maven

Rob is a successful entrepreneur, internationally recognized search engine marketing expert, accomplished software developer, decorated military veteran and epicurean. Rob is an authority on Search Engine Optimization (SEO). He is also a regular keynote speaker/lecturer for corporate and academic institutions, and on occasion consults for the state of Hawaii on future Internet trends.. Follow him on Twitter as @rob

Tyler Burke, Senior Drupal Developer/Architect/Themer, Chapter Three

Tyler has been a professional web developer for the better part of a decade and has been a full-time computer nerd his entire life. He brings to the table rock-solid development skills, laser accurate theming, and a deep understanding of project goals. Besides having a degree in business, what separates him from most technical folk is that he actually enjoys talking to people. Find him on Drupal as tylerb

Jack Carrig, Senior Developer, Anthology Marketing Group

Jack is living proof that the words creative programmer can be in the same sentence. Jack specializes in content management systems, social networking and dynamic website design. Before coming to Anthology, Jack developed a social network for a "green" non-profit organization to connect people who share interest in environmentally conscious issues, an initiative way ahead of its time. Continually innovative and focused, Jack contributes to the success of clients including Marriott Hawaii, Farmers Insurance Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Waikiki Parc and Aprimo Marketing.

Monica S. Flores, Principal, 10K Webdesign

Monica is a Drupal developer at 10K Webdesign. Her focus is creating highly functional websites that build a sense of community. She works on websites that help fair trade, organic, holistic, and sustainable/green organizations. Follow her on Twitter as @monicadear.

Christopher Hall, Web and Social Media Coordinator, HIFF

Chris handles HIFF's website updates, manages their social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc), composes e-mail newsletters, and works on custom programming projects. Find him on Twitter as @chrishall78

Jaspher Respicio, IT Specialist, Partners in Development Foundation

Jack moved to Oahu to pursue IT at Kapiolani Community College. He currently works for Partners in Development Foundation as an IT specialist. Usual duties deal with support and administration.

Parking: ING Direct is at the corner of Kalakaua and Pau St. There's a small parking lot behind, entrance on Pau. If no parking is available, there's a second lot off Niu St almost to Kalakaua.
Head down Pau (one way), left on Ala Wai (one way), immediate left onto Niu (one way), left into lot near end of block.

Meeting: We'll be meeting upstairs and to the right from the front door. It's called "The Green Room" though it's more of an open space with green walls.

Internet: ING Direct does have a shared connection, but for purposes of connecting while the event is going on, we advise you to bring your own wireless. Let's kokua and thank ING Direct for sharing their space for free at our community event.



Food and beverages available at the ING Direct Coffee Bar for purchase. Water provided.

What to Bring

Bring your computer, business cards, list of questions, what you're seeking/what you're offering.
Dress casual.


DrupalHawaii.com - List of Drupalers in Hawaii

DrupalHawaii.com Facebook

Hawaii Drupal Users Official Group

Drupal installation Tutorial

22 Excellent Tips for New Developers

20 Drupal Modules to Boost your Website's Functionality

Step by Step: Setting up a Membership Community Site using Drupal


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rickyd1's picture

Are you going to have anything on using Drupal as a backend for Mobile Apps?

Excellent idea -- am seeking a presenter on this

monicadear's picture

Did you see http://drupal.org/node/659772 case study?

Interested in the intersection of justice, social entrepreneurship, and technology. Keep in touch @monicadear

Looking forward to presenting!

robertholf's picture

Thanks for this Monica! So glad that Tyler from CH3 could make it as well!

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