DrupalCamp Fox Valley

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2013-10-05 09:00 - 17:00 America/Chicago

Drupal Camp Fox Valley
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Waubonsee Community College • Aurora, Illinois,
located in the Far West Suburbs of Chicago

Sponsors have stepped up, Sessions have been submitted, schedule is in process! Time to register!

Friday, October 4th

DrupalCamp Fox Valley Business Social - 3pm - 6pm

Get out of the office early on Friday afternoon and connect your business with a network of Fox Valley web development professionals that provide Drupal related services. This informal gathering will feature a short presentation followed by social networking.

Saturday October 5th

Keynote Presentation & Sessions - 9am-5pm

One full day of learning and sharing about the latest developments, trends, and tips for building and running your Drupal projects. There will be sessions for various skill levels and interests, our amazing keynote speaker, and space to start Birds of a Feather (BOF) discussions with like minded attendees.

Keynote by Jeff Eaton

Jeff brings more than two decades of experience in publishing and CMS development to his role at Lullabot. He's built ecommerce sites for florists and enterprise web systems for multinational corporations, juggling web architectures from legacy Perl to ASP.Net. At Lullabot, he's designed and implemented large-scale web platforms for clients including Sony/BMG Music, Fast Company and Inc. Magazine, World Wrestling Entertainment, Verizon Wireless, Harvard University, and more.

Today he's the host of the Insert Content Here content strategy podcast, a co-author of O'Reilly Media’s Using Drupal; the author of the popular Voting API, EVA, and Token projects as well as dozens of other plugin modules; the primary developer of Drupal’s core TokenAPI and a co-developer of FormAPI; a frequent participant in the Drupal core conversations; and a prolific teacher and speaker at Drupal and web technology conferences.

After Party - 5pm-??

All good Drupal events need a party! We’ll head upstream to Ballydoyle’s Irish Pub for libations, a bite to eat, and to continue conversations about our favorite Drupal and web development topics.

Sunday October 6th

Drupal Community Sprint

Andrea Soper has offered to organize a Drupal Community Sprint for Sunday. Location and times to be determined and announced shortly.

Follow @foxvalleydrupal on Twitter for announcements and use the hashtag #drupalcampfv on social networks to add your voice to the community.

Organized by: Members of the Fox Valley Drupal user group.


Great venue in a new city

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This is shaping up to a be a great small Drupal event that should allow all attendees to make new connections in the Drupal community, learn some new tricks, and share what they know. It's a great opportunity to get out of the big city for a day or two and help build a new Drupal event in the greater Chicago area.

We're really looking forward to hosting everybody and pulling off a great first annual DrupalCamp Fox Valley!

Register at http://2013.drupalcampfv.org/.


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