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LA Drupal monthly meetup

  • Sep 11, 2012 · 7:00 PM


Join us Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at Coloft for presentations on The Drupal Spark Initiative by Ashok Modi of CalArts and Semantic Web Building by Jody Lynn of Zivtech

The detailed agenda is often posted/updated here first: (sorted by date)

Mark your calendars for our LA Drupal meetup: SECOND Tuesday of each month at the Santa Monica Public Library (main branch; multipurpose room).

This event is free!

Raffle prizes from: Build A Module DVD's & monthly memberships.
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No RSVP is required, but if you signup you will receive any last minute details, and have our undying gratitude for helping us know how many to expect in order to arrange adequate seating, food, drinks, and so on. So… please let us know you'll attend here or go to GDO and click the signup button:

We want your feedback!

During the meetup, we'll be gathered in the #drupal-la IRC channel and all are welcome to join us. The event organizers will also be checking Twitter for feedback and questions that mention @ladrupal or use the #ladrupal hashtag.



Join us Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at Coloft for presentations on The Drupal Spark Initiative by Ashok Modi of CalArts and Semantic Web Building by Jody Lynn of Zivtech

Lightning Talks

We will also open the floor up for **lightning talks** related to our theme after the presentations, so comment below and/or come prepared if you'd like to give one!

If you'd like to give a lightning talk, presentation, announce a job position or ask any questions of the group, please leave a comment below and plan to come a few minutes early. If presenting, be sure to bring your laptop (and power and display cables) and whatever else you need.

Job announcements and open Q&A

Everyone has a problem every now and then and the open Q&A session is a chance for attendees to divine answers from the collective wisdom of the group. This is also an opportunity for local businesses to make job announcements and ask for referrals and recommendations.

Raffle! Prizes! Collect them all!

We love our sponsors and have several raffle prizes from our sponsors in the Los Angeles area and around the world. If you or your company would like to sponsor a raffle prize at the LA Drupal meetups, please come early or contact the LA Drupal managers.

Breakout Groups

Time-depending, at the end of the evening we'll split up into groups (sometimes called BoFs, or birds of a feather) and each group can jump into a particular topic. The topics for these BoFs so far have ranged from high performance websites, Features-driven development, PCI compliance and general "getting started" discussions.

Wrap up and Drupal After Dark

Several of us may be going to a local restaurant or bar for a Drupal After Dark afterward. Leave a comment below if you have ideas of a possible bar or restaurant that is nearby.

Looking Ahead

If you have an idea for something you'd like to learn, post a comment below, or better yet suggest a presentation idea! ... and if you see a topic you'd like to present, post a comment or contact us!

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  • Mike S.

    Should be a really good meetup this month... a little for everyone by some incredible contributors to the community: (1) The Drupal Spark Initiative (the future of WYSIWYG) by Ashok Modi of CalArts
    (2) Semantic Web Building by Jody Lynn of Zivtech
    (3) Plus Raffles, networking, announcements, and maybe some lightning talks all at a new venue for us: Coloft

    September 10, 2012

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