Acquia to Lead Multiple Sessions at DrupalCon Portland 2024

Acquia to lead multiple sessions at DrupalCon Portland 2024

Acquia is set to play a pivotal role at the upcoming DrupalCon Portland 2024, offering a range of sessions and activities to enrich the Drupal community's understanding and use of the platform. The event, which runs from May 6-9 in Portland, Oregon, will feature Acquia's experts leading several key sessions aimed at advancing Drupal's technology and application.

On the opening day, May 6, Acquia's involvement begins with Matt Glaman presenting "Save Time Upgrading From Drupal 7 to Drupal 10 Using Retrofit", followed by the "Driesnote" at 10:45 AM PDT, where Dries Buytaert, founder and CTO of Acquia, will discuss the future of Drupal. The day continues with Wim Leers addressing "Drupal’s Next Leap: Configuration Validation" at 3:00 PM PDT.

The following day, May 7, includes more in-depth explorations with Gábor Hojtsy's "Drupal 11 Deep Dive: What’s New, How to Prepare" at 11:30 AM PDT and Ted Bowman's session on "Protecting Your Site With Automatic Updates" at 3:00 PM PDT. These sessions underscore Acquia's commitment to enhancing Drupal functionalities and ensuring seamless user experiences.

In addition to these sessions, Acquia will host industry-specific summits on May 9. The Higher Education Industry Summit, featuring Sam Pettinati from Acquia, will delve into digital strategies for universities and colleges. Concurrently, the Healthcare Industry Summit will explore digital advancements for healthcare organizations, with insights from Phase 2’s health experts, including Matt Curtin and Trisha Bell.

Acquia also brings an interactive element to DrupalCon with workshops on web accessibility and the development of web apps, providing hands-on experiences for attendees. Notably, on May 7, the Higher Education Lunch & Learn will discuss the Guided Pathways model to enhance student outcomes, demonstrating Acquia’s focus on practical educational reforms.

Beyond the sessions and workshops, Acquia invites attendees to unwind at the Punch Bowl Social event on May 7. Participants can enjoy a mix of games and socializing in a relaxed setting. RSVP now.

Acquia's booth will be a hub for demos, swag, and expert conversations throughout the conference, emphasizing their ongoing support for the Drupal community.

Visitors are encouraged to consult the full schedule and registration details on Acquia's website for more detailed information on Acquia’s sessions and contributions to DrupalCon Portland 2024.

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