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Dublin DrupalCon, Here We Come!

See us speak at Dublin DrupalCon September 26 - 30, 2016.

If there’s any event that gets us excited, it’s DrupalCon. Dublin DrupalCon is approaching in two short weeks, and we will have three Palantiri in attendance speaking about Drupal and its community values. Check out the full list of our presentations below. We can’t wait to see you there!


Improving the Drupal Contributor Experience by George DeMet
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:45 - 11:45am
Room: Liffey Meeting 3

Why you shouldn’t miss it:

  • George and other members of the Drupal Community Working Group (CWG) will be exploring some of the root causes of contributor frustration and burnout in the Drupal community and discuss some possible solutions.
  • The session will talk about how things like formalized mentorship programs, leadership training, and better community conflict resolution resources can help improve the experience of contributing to Drupal for everyone.
  • Attendees will gain insight into the kinds of issues that people experience when contributing to Drupal and other open source projects, but also learn about some important non-technical tools and techniques that can help improve communication and make it easier for people to become more engaged community members.

Contextual Configuration in Core: Do We Want It and Can We Do It? By Ken Rickard
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3:45 - 4:45pm
Room: Liffey Meeting 4

Why you shouldn’t miss it:

  • If you need to change site variables within a specific context, such as a group, a domain, or a workspace, building a UI is currently blocked by core limitations.
  • For instance, do you need to change the timezone of your site based on that language of your users? Right now, you have to do that with YAML files.
  • We’ll explore these limitations, discuss possible solutions, and try to decide if it’s important enough to fix.

Workbench for Drupal 8 by Ken Rickard
Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:45 - 11:45am
Room: Liffey Hall 1

Why you shouldn’t miss it:

  • Workbench makes building complex editorial workflows easy.
  • Learn how to select and configure the components that make up Workbench.
  • Workbench Moderation has moved into Drupal core. Find out what that means for your project.


Midcamp Madness and Planning Human-Centered Events by Avi Schwab
Thursday, September 29, 2016
2:15 - 3:15pm
Room: Liffey Meeting 4
Why you shouldn’t miss it:

  • Avi will channel the knowledge of the whole MidCamp organizing team to share the special sauce that makes MidCamp one of the premier Drupal camps in the country.
  • Conferences often focus more on the code than the people who make it. Whether you are an organizer or an attendee, we’ll try to help you feel more like a human being at any event.
  • A wealth of Drupal knowledge awaits those who seek to find it. Learn how we achieve some of the fastest video turnaround and highest recording rate of any camp out there.

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