Featured Sessions

Paul Lieberman How Oregon State University manages Large Scale Drupal Click here to watch How Oregon State University manages Large Scale Drupal. How Oregon State University manages 1,000 Drupal sites, and how to learn from our mistakes. Background: Oregon... Advanced Government, Nonprofit, and Education
Nam-Ho Park What Users Want (or Why Webpages are Dead) Click here to watch What Users Want (or Why Webpages are Dead). Mobile devices sales have overtaken PC sales. Social media is where people now connect. Lives are stored in the cloud. As... Beginner User Experience (UX)
Matt Cheney Panopoly: Building a Powerful Base Distribution Click here to watch Panopoly: Building a Powerful Base Distribution. Panopoly is an Apps enabled base distribution of Drupal powered by lots of Chaos Tools and Panels magic. The distribution is... Intermediate Site Building
Gábor Hojtsy Multilingual Drupal 8 - plans and reality Click here to watch Multilingual Drupal 8 - plans and reality. Drupal's project lead Dries Buytaert announced the Drupal 8 Multilingual Initiative in May 2011 in hopes to bring ubiquitous... Beginner Community
Jonathan Snook Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS Click here to watch Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS. CSS is easy? CSS is messy! And as a project grows, it only gets messier. You find yourself throwing !important at everything or... Intermediate Frontend
Josh Koenig Drupal Lifecycle Management, or How To Keep Your Dev Swagger After Launch Click here to watch Drupal Lifecycle Management, or How To Keep Your Dev Swagger After Launch. There are a number of emerging standards for professional Drupal development processes, but the... Intermediate DevOps
Jen Lampton Using Twig: The new template engine in Drupal 8 Click here to watch Using Twig: The new template engine in Drupal 8. Drupal 8 will have a fancy new template engine (Twig) and a simplified theme layer. We'll show you the new syntax (don't... Beginner Frontend
Emma Jane Westby Was It Something I Said? The Art of Giving (and getting) A Critique Click here to watch Was It Something I Said? The Art of Giving (and getting) A Critique. There is a lot happening in the Drupal community. It's easy to get overwhelmed. As a community we've seen... Beginner Community
Jason Swain The Authenticity Advantage – Create loyalty in an increasingly distrustful world Click here to watch The Authenticity Advantage – Create loyalty in an increasingly distrustful world. In our hyper-connected world, trust is the new currency – much more important than the... Beginner Business + Strategy
Steve Fisher Responsive Discovery: The underpants of a great web project Click here to watch Responsive Discovery: The underpants of a great web project . Responsive web projects can be daunting, especially with big systems. Your discovery process will make or break... Beginner User Experience (UX)
Kees Cook Linux system security tunables Click here to watch Linux system security tunables. While regular web hosting best-practices should always be in place to make your site defensive against attack, there are even more things you... Intermediate DevOps
Tim Plunkett The Future of Views Drupalcon Portland 2013: Future of Views Click here to listen to The Future of Views. Views is used by 70% of all reported Drupal sites. Now that the Views module is included in Drupal 8... Intermediate Site Building
Jorie Porter Start2Farm.gov: A Study in Public Information Click here to watch Start2Farm.gov: A Study in Public Information. Start2Farm.gov was developed as a special information tool for the USDA's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. It... Beginner Government, Nonprofit, and Education
Anthony Ferrara Development, By The Numbers Click here to watch Development, By The Numbers. Quite often we hear people talking about how to write better code, how to build systems better or how to leverage new technologies to produce... Intermediate Coding + Development
Chris Blow Design Ops: a UX workflow for 2013 Click here to watch Design Ops: a UX workflow for 2013. Hey, the dev team gets all these cool visual analytics, code metrics, version control, revision tagging, configuration management,... Intermediate User Experience (UX)
David Needham Theming for Site Builders - Getting Started The Drupal Way Click here to watch Theming for Site Builders - Getting Started The Drupal Way. Do you enjoy building your Drupal site but dread the long and tedious theming process? You will be happy to learn... Intermediate Site Building
Dean Barker Charting a New Direction: Why the CEO Matters More than the Developer Click here to watch Charting a New Direction: Why the CEO Matters More than the Developer. To effectively compete with commercial content management systems, Drupal needs to start moving in a... Intermediate Business + Strategy