DrupalCon Portland Schedule Announced: Don't Miss a Thing

We are excited to officially announce the DrupalCon Portland 2013 schedule. This conference program features keynotes from Dries Buytaert, Karen McGrane, and Michael Lopp, critical D8 updates by Drupal core maintainers, updates on the modules you use every day, and of course, some incredible after hours events. Make sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss a thing!

DrupalCon Portland Schedule at a Glance

This list is just a snapshot of all the great content you can expect to see at DrupalCon. For the full lineup of all 106 sessions, keynotes, featured speakers, events, and other activities, view the full schedule online.


DrupalCon CXO
Professional Drupal Training


JAM and Robert Douglass invite you to attend their infamous DrupalCon welcome, "The Wonders of Drupal"
Keynote: Dries Buytaert, presenting, "The Current State of Drupal 8"
DrupalCon Portland Group Photo
Jeff Eaton's "Building for a Post-Mobile World"
7 Birds of a Feather (BOFs) Rooms - one with dedicated AV!
Opening Reception


Keynote: Karen McGrane, presenting "Thriving in a world of change: Future-friendly content with Drupal"
"What's New in Drush 6" panel with Moshe Weitzman, Mark Sonnabaum, Jonathan Hedstrom and Owen Barton
"Next Steps for Drupal Commerce" with Ryan Szarma of CommerceGuys
Drupal Association Board Meeting (and you're invited!)


Keynote: Michael Lopp, presenting, "The Engineer, The Designer, and the Dictator"
Great Drupal 8 sessions, "REST and serialization in Drupal 8", "Using the Drupal 8 configuration system", "Drupal 8 Plugin System Deep Dive", and "Multilingual Drupal 8 - plans and reality"
Open session with many Drupal Core Maintainers at the Dries + Company Q&A
Closing Session - learn the DrupalCon North America 2014 location here first!
Drupal Trivia - test your Drupal knowledge and compete for pride and glory.


DrupalCon sprints are bigger than ever. We've dedicated FOUR rooms to Contribution Sprints.
"Get Involved with Core" Sprints
Community Tools Workshop - new to Drupal or contributing to Drupal? Let the world's top Drupal mentors introduce you to the tools you need to survive, grow, and give back to the Drupal Project.

Activities During the Week

While planning your schedule, don’t forget to include a visit to the Exhibit Hall for the Blink Reaction Day Stage sessions and Drupal Games. Visit the Bookstore and stock up on some great new Drupal gear, including redesigned Drupal hoodies, tshirts, KeepCups, and more - approved by the King of Denmark himself!

Not so much for the club scene? Join fellow night-owl developers for 24 hour access of the Supporting Partner Coder Lounge Tuesday-Thursday at the Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel.

DrupalCon Portland is going to be AWESOME. Trust us, you won’t want to miss it!

View the Schedule

Buy Your Tickets to DrupalCon

Haven't bought your ticket yet? Why wait? Tickets are available now for $500.
DrupalCon CXO and Training require separate registration.

Tickets + Registration

DrupalCon Portland will be held May 20-24, 2013 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.