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LA Drupal monthly meetup

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  • ConSol Partners

    1409a 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA (map)

    34.015503 -118.495872

  • It is right in the middle of the Santa Monica Promenade above the Levi shop. Yes, it's above the store.
  • The detailed agenda is often posted here first:

    Mark your calendars for our LA Drupal meetup: SECOND Tuesday of each month.

    The formal meetup begins and doors open around 7:00pm. Please don't arrive before 6:45pm.

    This event is free!

    And there will be raffle prizes!!!

    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 at

    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.

    Parking: There are two garages within walking distance of ConSol's offices. One is on 4th Street between Santa Monica and Broadway, the other is also on 4th between Santa Monica and Arizona. The first 90 minutes are free, thereafter it costs $2 per additional hour. You may also be able to find other street parking in the area.


    Presentations: Advanced & Beginner topics covering User Experience, Development, Design, Performance & Scalability, and powerful Drupal site showcases.

    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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  • Mariano C

    Hey everyone! Acquia is hiring a Customer Success Engineer. Reach out to me if you feel you are ready for a Drupal-centric job that will help you rapidly grow your skill-set. Acquia, contrary to popular belief is an amazing company to work for with amazing benefits. I can personally guarantee you will be empowered and challenged on a daily basis. Feel free to ping me with details or questions... (yes, I would make a commission... but I would be happy to donate it all to a non-profit of your choosing if hired.) </spam> :^)

    3 days ago

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  • John R.
    Manager, Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    Freelance Drupal developer, and Director of Computing at the UC Irvine School of Engineering.

  • Steve
    Event Host

    Problem solver, drupal advocate

  • Chris C.
    Manager, Organizer,
    Event Host

    Published Author; Tech Community Leader

  • Ashok M.
    Event Host

    I work at Cherry Hill and I dabble in some Drupal.

  • Johann D.

    Technical Director Improving Access to Justice

  • Rick P

    Senior Developer at Marshall School of Business, USC

  • Mariano C +1

    I have been assimilated by the Acquia Borg

  • Todd Z

    Occasional host; LA Drupal manager; technical book reviewer; secretly wants to convert Drupal to... more

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