Boston Drupal Meetup - September 2017 - Lightning Talks - SPECIAL LOCATION

mikemiles86's picture
2017-09-05 18:30 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join the Boston Drupal Group on September 5th 2017 for a night of Drupal focused conversations, presentations and talks.

Special Location

This months meetup with be hosted at the Acquia Boston office. RSVP is required, as well as, you will need to bring a Photo id to get into the office. See our event page for more info and to RSVP.

Call for Lightning Talks

This month we are again putting out a call for themed lightning talks. Volunteers get between 5 to 10 minutes to present a talk. We are looking for talks on the following topic:


One of the big benefits of Drupal is the ability to create and distribute custom distributions. Groups of modules, themes and libraries that can be used to deliver full featured solutions or quick starts for site builders. This month we want learn about using Drupal distributions for Drupal projects. Some presentation ideas might include:

  • Favorite community Drupal distributions for Drupal 8 or Drupal 7.
  • Tips for how to use distributions in projects.
  • Examples of creating custom distributions, or install profiles.
  • Examples of projects that have started distributions
  • Benefits and caveats when using Distributions

Dries is in back in Boston!

Dries Buytaert, the founder of Drupal, is back in our hometown wants to catch up with some friendly faces of Boston’s local Drupal community at the September meet up Dries will give a short, informal talk on the rising popularity of Drupal Distributions on Lighting, Q&A and will then mingle for a couple of hours. This is a great chance to share a beer and a slice with Dries.

Registration and Additional Information

Please register for this meetup on our page.

Additional information, such as location, transportation and parking information can also be found there.


Not accepting any RSVP anymore

ajayg's picture

Not accepting any RSVP anymore. Any chance you are going to have a waitlist?

Ditto on the getting in

mlncn's picture

I thought we were going to a home court, not a foreign country.

benjamin, agaric

We had to close RSVPs in

mikemiles86's picture

We had to close RSVPs in advance to provide names to securitu to allow people into the building.

We will have some "blank" spots for people who did not RSVP.



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