WHAT: Drupal 8 Preview + pubcrawl
note this is not a contribute meetup
WHEN: Thursday Jan 31, 2013 at 7p
WHERE: WE Labs in Downtown Long Beach
105 W Broadway (and the corner of Pine Ave)
What do you get when you mix nerds * FOSS * web * co-working * microbrew?
Drupal fun in the LBC. Come join some of the best local talent for a meetup followed by pubcrawl.
Pre-meetup dinner & hangout: Come early to meet for Dinner or a drink. Please come early to Taco surf or post ideas for something else nearby and walkable.
Introductions & Announcements: We'll start the evening with introductions followed by announcements. Do you have a job announcement? Are you looking for a Drupal job? Are you looking for talent for your Drupal website? share with us!
Presentation: Drupal 8: a high level interactive tour.
- Progress & Status Report
- Current Changes to Admin UI
- Changes to Directory Structure & project setup best practices
Lightning Talks: standup and share 5 minutes of coolness
Prizes: Thanks to our sponsors, we have www.BuildAModule.com we have a prizes to raffle! Plus Drupal stickers!
Afterparty: Anyone down for another pubcrawl like December? Depending on if everyone is game for some after hours networking... we'll go for it. Maybe this time we can make it to the amazing Beachwood BBQ in downtown Long Beach on the promenade!
Special Thanks to our host: WE Labs
We Labs is an awesome co-working space in Downtown Long Beach geared toward the local creative and entrepreneurial crowd. From their website: Work Evolution Laboratories is a co-working space for creative freelance professionals where they have access to the tools necessary to succeed in their small business. In addition we assist our members in the marketing of their business, and foster a collaborative atmosphere where creativity can thrive. WE labs is not just a place for people to come to work, it’s where independent business owners come to be a part of a community.
They are generously hosting the meetup in their beautiful & inspiring workspace. If you're looking to find others to connect with and co-work with ... definitely check out their space. WE Labs is great example of what makes Long Beach awesome!
Lightning Talk Ideas
- Show off a newly-launched Drupal site
- Demo a contrib module that you've released
- Give a preview of changes being made in the next version of Drupal core
- Share what you learned at a recent Drupalcon or camp