DrupalCon Portland 2022 Schedule

Here is a peek at some of the interesting events planned for DrupalCon Portland 2022

Day 1: Monday 2022 April 25

Government Industry Summit

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: Are you a federal, state, or local government employee? A private sector employee supporting government? This summit is for you! A presentation by representatives from government organizations, non profits and companies partnering to assist various governments in the digital space.
Presenter(s): rachelh_design, pixlkat, abowman, JasmyneEpps, sallyann716Drupal Association

Healthcare Industry Summit

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: The Healthcare Industry Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from Pharmaceutical Companies, Hospital Systems, and more, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists and managers.
Presenter(s): cmcnally, andywaldropDrupal Association, Daphne Tam, Marshall Schoenthal, John Lewis

Higher Education Industry Summit

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: The Higher Ed Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from universities and colleges, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists and managers.
Presenter(s): daricec, rickward, jemondDrupal Association, Blayze Markoya

Non-Profit Industry Summit

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: The Non-profit Industry Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from the not-for-profit, citizen sector space, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists, and managers.
Presenter(s): Drupal Association

Training: Component-Based Development with Drupal

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: What you can expect from this course Best practices and standards are at the core of this course. This means you will be exposed to the latest trends, processes, and tools used on today's web development to build responsive, accessible, and component-driven Drupal websites.
Presenter(s): galactus86, matt.hood, zipymonkey, tekNorah

Training: Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 Migration

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: With Drupal 7 set to reach its end of life in November 2022, now is the perfect time to start planning your migrations. Join this hands-on training to learn:
Presenter(s): dharizza, franz

Training: Introduction to Drupal 9 Module Development

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: Module development for Drupal is more powerful than ever with Drupal 9. Object-orientation, the maturity of Drupal's various APIs, Drupal 9's underlying Symfony (and other) components, and the maturity of Drush means that developing for Drupal 9 requires some new knowledge for existing Drupal 7 and PHP developers.
Presenter(s): ultimike

Training: Theming - Drupalize.me

When: 08:30 to 12:00
Description: Themes combine HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Drupal in order to make beautiful websites. Creating truly unique themes requires knowing how to use the Twig template language to manipulate HTML, how to add CSS and JavaScript assets in a way that's compatible with Drupal's caching, all while maintaining the flexibility that Drupal is known for.
Presenter(s): eojthebrave, blakehall

Keynote: What is Open Source's role in the future well-being of the internet?

When: 13:00 to 14:00
Description: What is the future of the well-being of the internet? The internet is an omnipresent part of our lives. We are more connected than ever before - and in recent times where we have been physically isolated from each other, we found ourselves plugged into the 'net for work, school, healthcare, play-- just about everything we do.
Presenter(s): hestenet, Dries, Adam Silverstein, Mek Stittri

Build highly visual, long-form content with Layout Paragraphs

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: Layout Paragraphs is a contributed Drupal module that combines drag-and-drop editing, Drupal core's layout API, and the Paragraphs module to provide an accessible, easy-to-use authoring experience. Designed to empower marketing and editorial teams everywhere, Layout Paragraphs offers a WYSIWYG interface for publishing highly visual, long-form content.
Presenter(s): justin2pin
Tags: content & marketing

Debugging Drupal with Xdebug

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: Xdebug is a PHP extension that can massively improve your debugging experience and speed – for both backend and frontend developers. Conversely, it can also significantly slow down your php execution speed, so you want to only enable when you are using it. Xdebug works with most IDEs but I will be specifically showcasing usage with PHPStorm & VSCode.
Presenter(s): NickDickinsonWilde
Tags: development & coding

Drupal drives digital transformation of the Japanese Government as the unified government website

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: On 1 September 2021, the Digital Agency of the Japanese Government was launched to drive the government’s digital transformation. One of the Agency's many goals is to unify government websites. As is the case in many other governments, the Government of Japan has a large number of websites, creating various problems for both visitors and editors/administrators.
Presenter(s): dokumori, qchan
Tags: drupal showcase

Ladies Who Launch: Tech Leadership Taking Business to New Heights

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: Drupal is one of the more diverse open source communities in the tech world regarding gender balance. There are women in leadership roles across many agencies, consultancies, and end-user organizations in the Drupal space. And yet, very few of these women in executive leadership occupy important technical positions such as CTO or CIO.
Presenter(s): baddysonja, kwhiteLo Li
Tags: leadership, management, & business

MultiBrand MultiSite Drupal 9 migration for a large US publisher

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: Crain Communications, one of the largest American publishing conglomerates and Srijan team would co-present their Multi-Site Multi-Brand Migration to Drupal 9.
Presenter(s): PoojaNanda
Tags: drupal showcase

Serverless Drupal

When: 15:00 to 15:50
Description: "No server is easier to manage than no server !" It's actually possible to run serverless Drupal now. Serverless Drupal scales continuously and is also optimized for cost and performance. So why are we still managing Drupal on servers? We'll look at a few different ways of going "serverless" with Drupal and pros and cons of each approach.
Presenter(s): salimlakhani, dougvann

Appsolutely Necessary: Native and Mobile apps with Drupal

When: 16:30 to 17:20
Description: Native and mobile apps allow you to reach your customers where they already are via app stores. Users are spending more time on mobile devices than on desktops. Mobile versions of websites are no longer enough to satisfy today’s customers. Each device platform has its own unique user experience that users are used to and deviating from these known patterns can create a jarring experience.
Presenter(s): grshaneAmy Novikau
Tags: development & coding

Crayons Down! Accessibility for UX is More than Contrast

When: 16:30 to 17:20
Description: More and more teams are discussing how their work impacts the overall accessibility of a project. Time and again UX teams focus a lot of their energy on colors - which is important but only a fraction of the UX journey. Dear UXers - there is SO MUCH MORE you can do!
Presenter(s): Donna Bungard
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Dig In! How IMBA Built Their Own Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform in Drupal 9

When: 16:30 to 17:20
Description: Thanks to financial support from corporate partners, the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is able to help grassroots mountain bike organizations across the country create, protect, and enhance more trails close to home. Local Partners apply to be considered a “Dig In” project and if selected receive matching funds based on dollars raised.
Presenter(s): genadellettLea Wehrle-Garsh

How to Audit PDFs for 508 at Scale

When: 16:30 to 17:20
Description: You've read the Statement of Work for your next client project: A full content audit of their website to prepare for the client's first migration to Drupal. This client has over 50k PDFs on their website, and few (if any) are 508-compliant. Your job is to audit all PDFs for 508 compliance to support a new, accessible Drupal website.
Presenter(s): Lauren Maffeo

Day 2: Tuesday 26th April 2022

Automate Behavior-Driven Development in Drupal 9

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: We are successful to establish our development process for Drupal 9 custom module incl. automated testing for PHPUnit by our own GitLab CI/CD pipeline (like d.o's automated testing).
Presenter(s): yas
Tags: devops

Drupal.org: Updating the tools we use for collaboration

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: The Drupal Association Engineering team is excited to give our bi-annual update on features and improvements we've been making to the home of the community. At each DrupalCon we review recent changes and look ahead to upcoming improvements. At DrupalCon Portland, we'll have quite a lot to talk about:
Presenter(s): hestenet, irinazNeil Drumm
Tags: development & coding

Elevating Search Results with Solr 7

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: This session will present on how Drupal 9 developers can elevate pieces of content in the search results of their search views with just the Solr 7 backend. A lecture presentation will go over at a high level how it is done, and will give a link to supporting documents, in case the audience wants to grab the code itself, so that they may play around with it for themselves.
Presenter(s): bruce.yuen
Tags: development & coding

Future of content management: using Drupal as a content strategy platform

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Drupal has long been known as a top-notch content management system. It’s well-know for its flexibility, meaning that you can customize it to fit your content model, and also build custom features around that content.
Presenter(s): pixelite
Tags: content & marketing

Integrating integrations: A tale of two vendors

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: A complex data structure, a very active marketing team, and not one but two translation vendors: if this doesn't sound daunting enough, imagine if those two vendors weren't able to talk to each other out of the box. That was the status quo at Pega until 2020. On the one hand there was Lingotek, well known for its seamless Drupal integration.
Presenter(s): antiorario
Tags: Drupal showcase

Painless Designer to Developer Handoffs

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Are you looking to improve the handoff between your design and development teams? In this session, we’ll share our approach at Lullabot for how the design team works with the front-end team throughout the entire design process to help improve the design handoff. We’ll discuss:
Presenter(s): jwitkowski79, mherchel
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Start Small to Win Big: New Offerings for Your Agency

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: For many agencies, a central tenet of project success is essentially, “You Must Follow The Process”. These agencies have an often rigorous process refined by insights formed over many client engagements. The pattern often looks like this: as each engagement finishes, the team gathers to reflect on what went well, what could be improved, and the process is refined.
Presenter(s): sarahfruy, dgorton
Tags: leadership, management, & business

Structured Content & Flexible Layouts: A Georgia.gov Case Study

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Editors say they want flexibility when creating content and landing pages, but this leads to a lack of consistency. Content is difficult to re-use. Your target audiences may be confused or ignored. But what if you could have flexible layouts and structured content?
Presenter(s): gdd, marsepstein, rachelh_design

Keynote: How to combat global systems of oppression in the tech industry

When: 09:45 to 10:45
Description: The 2019 Driesnote talks a bit about the diversity, equity, and inclusion challenge in open source (starting around 31 minutes). We know based on participation at events, our programs, and high-level data collection around the Project that Drupal follows the same data trends around marginalized people.
Presenter(s): vonreyesMala Kumar, Daelynn Moyer, Marcus Carter II

Before decoupling, understand JS. JavaScript for Drupalers: Let's learn this

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: When it comes to building modern websites, JavaScript frameworks are clear frontrunners. Where does this leave seasoned Drupal developers? Should we abandon our favored languages in favor of JS? Not necessarily; Drupal is a stellar CMS which is more than capable of standing on its own.
Presenter(s): ashrafabed
Tags: development & coding

Decoupled Design Systems with Web Components

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Phase2, has a revolutionized way of how they develop every web project by starting with the foundation—a robust, platform agnostic design system built with Web Components.
Presenter(s): himerus

Duke University's Code+ co-curricular program — promoting undergraduate DEI

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Through Duke University's Code+ co-curricular program, Duke is committed to increasing equity, inclusion, and diversity in the technology talent pipeline, and is interested in attracting students from underrepresented communities, including first-generation college students.
Presenter(s): Screenack
Tags: community health

How Penn State News Pivoted to Decoupled Drupal with Gatsby

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Penn State News is more than just a news site. As one of the university’s most visible communications platforms, the site builds togetherness for the university campus, is an informational go-to during campus emergencies, and drives strategic communications. With so many stories to share, Penn State needed a platform that scaled and was highly performant.
Presenter(s): shrop, jnourse
Tags:Drupal showcase

How to write a killer marketing case study for a Drupal project

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Writing case studies is one of the most effective methods to generate potential leads. It is a herculean task to transform visitors into prospects, without case studies that ooze inspiration through thought-provoking content.
Presenter(s): Vaish Vijay, ShashSuhita Ghatak
Tags: content & marketing

Let's Do It Live: Setting up all the Development / Devops Tools for a New Drupal Projects

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: You know all the buzzwords... Dependency Management, Version Control, Continuous Integration, Virtual Environments. But do you know how to work with all of them? This session will setup all of the necessary technologies for a new Drupal 9 project.
Presenter(s): mikemadison
Tags: devops

Unlock the power of Drupal Webform for your CRM data

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: The Drupal Webform module allows you to build any type of form to collect any type of data. It is one of the most popular and amazing modules within the Drupal ecosystem. Whether you need a simple contact form or a multi-page form containing multiple input types with conditional logic, it is all possible!
Presenter(s): KarinG

A deep dive of the possibilities of layout builder for the site-builder & content editor

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: You'll see how to build the content editing experience which is available in the Open Source Drupal 9 Rocketship Distribution. See the pictures at https://www.drupal.org/project/dropsolid_rocketship.
Presenter(s): wouters_fWesley De Vrient
Tags: site building

Building Olivero’s hyper-accessible (and beautiful) navigation from the ground up

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Olivero is the brand new look and feel for the Drupal CMS. Developing this theme carried with it lofty requirements, knowing that it will be used with millions of people and devices during its lifetime.
Presenter(s): mherchel
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Grow your digital business responsibly and limit carbon emissions

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: In this session, we will discuss the carbon footprint of digital activities with a focus on the cloud and cover the various ways these emissions can be limited. And good news, there are ways to limit our impact on the environment. We will provide an analysis that uncovers:
Presenter(s): Fabien Potencier
Tags: devops

Movin’ On Up (the stack)

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Join long-time Drupal community members and Pantheon co-founders David Strauss and Josh Koenig for a behind the scenes look at how Pantheon is building some of their next generation product capabilities leveraging Google Cloud Platform, Fastly Compute@Edge, and more.
Presenter(s): joshkDavid Strauss
Tags: site building

Optimizing the haystack: Improving findability in content-heavy websites

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: With an ever-growing amount of content on the web and our perpetually shrinking attention spans, website planning and design must increasingly focus on findability. Site visitors want to find the information they need quickly and easily. Low findability is not only frustrating for users, but can also undermine performance goals and the perception of the credibility of a site.
Presenter(s): sujathavaradharajan
Tags:Drupal showcase

Simple secrets to great client relationships

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: If you work with clients on Drupal projects, you’ve likely encountered challenges. Our work is often technical and complex, so it’s difficult to discuss with non-technical clients. Our work is often agile and unpredictable, so we may need to deliver difficult news or deviate from our initial plan. And, great client relationships don’t just magically appear.
Presenter(s): LilyBerman
Tags: leadership, management, & business

SimplyTest.me: The Future Built From The Past

When:13:00 to 13:50
Description: Simplytest.me has now launched a complete rewrite. During this presentation, we will share the history of simplytest.me and the steps taken to revitalize the project. We will highlight how this vision and execution of work has aligned to our values and helps us better achieve our mission. We will review the new architecture of the site and some key improvements made to improve the service.
Presenter(s): nerdstein, volkswagenchick, mglaman

Government Industry Summit

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: Are you a federal, state, or local government employee? A private sector employee supporting government? This summit is for you! Here is a chance to get the perspectives of those working in the government space and representatives of their digital partner organizations.
Presenter(s): charlesj, appmangler, rachelh_design, akucharski, DSquaredBDrupal Association

Healthcare Industry Summit

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: The Healthcare Industry Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from Pharmaceutical Companies, Hospital Systems, and more, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists and managers.
Presenter(s): timaholt, philip_stier Drupal Association, Kathleen Veneziano

Higher Education Industry Summit

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: The Higher Ed Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from universities and colleges, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists and managers.
Presenter(s): galactus86, jkealy, alisonjo315, karrotDrupal Association, Bjorn Thomson, Nate Lamkin

Non-Profit Industry Summit

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: The Non-profit Industry Summit at DrupalCon Portland 2022 is your chance to connect with other Drupal users from the not-for-profit, citizen sector space, including web developers, content creators, designers, strategists, and managers.
Presenter(s): Drupal Association

Training: Component-Based Development with Drupal

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: What you can expect from this course Best practices and standards are at the core of this course. This means you will be exposed to the latest trends, processes, and tools used on today's web development to build responsive, accessible, and component-driven Drupal websites.
Presenter(s): galactus86, matt.hood, zipymonkey, tekNorah

Training: Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 Migration

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: With Drupal 7 set to reach its end of life in November 2022, now is the perfect time to start planning your migrations. Join this hands-on training to learn:
Presenter(s): dharizza, franz

Training: Introduction to Drupal 9 Module Development

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: Module development for Drupal is more powerful than ever with Drupal 9. Object-orientation, the maturity of Drupal's various APIs, Drupal 9's underlying Symfony (and other) components, and the maturity of Drush means that developing for Drupal 9 requires some new knowledge for existing Drupal 7 and PHP developers.
Presenter(s): ultimike

Training: Theming - Drupalize.me

When: 14:30 to 17:30
Description: Themes combine HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Drupal in order to make beautiful websites. Creating truly unique themes requires knowing how to use the Twig template language to manipulate HTML, how to add CSS and JavaScript assets in a way that's compatible with Drupal's caching, all while maintaining the flexibility that Drupal is known for.
Presenter(s): eojthebrave, blakehall

Day 3: Wednesday 27th April 2022

Building a GraphQL API - Beyond the basics

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Creating a GraphQL API is about more than just exposing your data. To build an API that’s delightful to use for your API consumers you must consider the use cases. Version 4 of the GraphQL module enables you do to so, with the downside that you have to design your entire schema.
Presenter(s): Kingdutch
Tags: development & coding

Building Secure, Compliant Hosting Environments

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Every day, news reports come out of companies falling victim to ransomware or other cyber attacks. In addition, as Drupal continues to grow, Drupal Site Owners are requiring more and more compliance certifications in order to ensure Drupal is being hosted securely.
Presenter(s): rvtraveller
Tags: devops

Building your own DXP - Getting started with Drupal and Mautic

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Digital Experience Platform - shortened to DXP - is the latest buzz word in the web industry. Gartner defines it as “an integrated set of core technologies that support the composition, management, delivery and optimization of contextualized digital experiences.”
Presenter(s): RCheesleyNick Veenhof
Tags: content & marketing

Drupal Certified Partners + Supporting Partners Roundtable

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Engage with the DA team and learn more about our most recent piloted program; the Drupal Certified Partner Program. This is an elevated level of involvement and support of the Drupal Association and the Drupal Project spun from our current Supporting Partner program.
Presenter(s): Ashlee Noland

Getting ready for Drupal 10

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Drupal 10 is planned to be released later this year. (At the time of submission of this session it could be as early as June 2022). In this talk, Gábor will walk you through the state of Drupal 10, the key new components and changes. Then Matt will dive into the tools to use to move from Drupal 9 to 10, including discovering changes required for PHP 8 compatibility.
Presenter(s): mglaman, Gábor Hojtsy

State of JSON:API

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: 2 years ago JSON:API was released in Core, this was a huge milestone for Drupal. The focus on JSON:API is what is enabling Drupal to become a project beyond PHP, and is enabling more JavaScript components and Decoupled Drupal sites.
Presenter(s): bbrala
Tags: development & coding

The rise of self-service and the digital front door

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Drupal is used by hundreds of healthcare systems, including many of the most prominent and visible brands. Self-service is now crucial to empower patients as we navigate an ongoing pandemic and can save your organization time and effort.
Presenter(s): Stacey FebbraroCarolina Anthony, Daphne Tam

Driesnote

When: 09:45 to 10:45
Description: During his keynote - a.k.a. Driesnote - Dries will give one of his engaging keynotes about the state of the Drupal project. Belgium-born Drupal founder Dries Buytaert is a pioneer in the open source web publishing and digital experience platform space.
Presenter(s): Dries

Cross-platform apps and PWAs powered by Drupal, for everyone.

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Every organization, every budget, and every timeline can be a perfect case for an app powered by Drupal. Published on the app store and indistinguishable with as good or better customer experience as 100%, and best of all on time and on budget.
Presenter(s): AlexBorsody, wil2091
Tags: site building

Driesnote Q & A

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Continue the Driesnote conversation with questions for Drupal Project Founder, Dries Buytaert, and Drupal Association Executive Director, Heather Rocker.
Presenter(s): Dries, hestenetAngie Sabin

Drupal for Designers: Speaking each other's language

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: As a developer, have you ever received designs for a Drupal site that make no sense or need to be hard coded due to the lack of a contributed module? As a designer, have you ever gotten lost in the jargon of it all? Do both teams ever felt the need for better site planning before embarking on a Drupal-based project?
Presenter(s): Mayeda Khan
Tags: Drupal and open source 101

Getting Ready for Automatic Updates in Drupal core

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Too many Drupal sites are not being kept up to date and running versions of Drupal core that have known security issues. Do you know if all your Drupal sites are on secure versions of Drupal core?
Presenter(s): tedbow
Tags: development & coding

Personalize your path to conversion

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Your site’s visitors have different needs and will ultimately take different journeys. Using Drupal personalization to keep the user’s journey relevant to their inquiry helps drive more conversions while having distinct advantages. Providing a personalized experience within Drupal can result in more conversions for your organization and a more satisfying user experience.
Presenter(s): Mindy League
Tags: content & marketing

Understanding Drupal's Form API

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Building a form is one of the easiest first things to learn as a new Drupal developer but one of the most challenging things to master as a Drupal expert.
Presenter(s): jrockowitz

A site equipped for Super Bowl traffic in under 6 weeks

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Would your web platform be ready for Super Bowl levels of engagement? An ad featuring Mary J Blige from Hologic was going to be featured at the 2022 Super Bowl to promote Well Woman exams, and they needed a microsite that would be able to withstand and capitalize on the heavy influx of traffic from the exposure, while also engaging a brand new audience with no prior awareness of them.
Presenter(s): ekbecker
Tags: Drupal showcase

CKEditor 5 in Drupal 10: what is there to be excited about?

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: There's _so_ much that's new and to be excited about in https://ckeditor.com/ckeditor-5/! It doesn't just look better, it *works* better: way smoother UX, collaborative editing, browser-specific bugs are a thing of the past thanks to the new architecture, it works great on narrow viewports (aka mobile devices), and so much more.
Presenter(s): dawidurbanski
Tags: development & coding

Introducing the surprising drupalsearch.org

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: In this session, Sameer Maggon will introduce a surprising site: drupalsearch.org that SearchStax is presenting to the Drupal community. Surprising because of the quality of the search results, but also surprising because of how modest the effort was to build this site.
Presenter(s): maggon
Tags: Drupal showcase

Living the UX: When a Web Developer develops a disability

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: I had been designing and developing websites for over twenty years when I learned that I had been developing a slow-growing brain tumor most of my life. After my surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, I slowly got back to the computer, learning to use assistive technology. I quickly realized there is no better way to get to know a user experience than living it.
Presenter(s): alyssapanetta
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Neurodivergence and Tech - My Metamorphosis

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: In Amsterdam 2019, I shared my life's journey as a Neurodivergent Tech Professional along with nascent insights I had that were forming at the time. As I've continued my exploration and have embraced this identity, I have had an increasing understanding of the impact these differences have had on how I view the world, how I work, and how I approach relationships.
Presenter(s): MatthewS
Tags: community health

Non-Code Contribution: Using your passion and skills to power open source.

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Open-source contribution comes in many shapes and sizes. While code is the most obvious contribution, there are many ways to help an open-source project and its community. Non-Code contribution may be your avenue to make a difference. Share your passions and skills with the community to help your favorite projects succeed.
Presenter(s): johnpicozzi
Tags: Drupal and open source 101

Rapid Drupal Development: Building at Scale with Design Systems

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Kicking off a new website project is exciting, but the many steps involved to get to the final product might make you pause. Incorporating design systems into the overall process creates more efficient workflows and presents many advantages for both developers and marketers.
Presenter(s): drupalninja99
Tags: development & coding

UNICEF: Lessons learned from our digital transformation six years in

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: UNICEF works in the world’s toughest places to reach the most disadvantaged children and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories; however, our federated structure is decentralized, with capabilities and resources varying widely across countries.
Presenter(s): Sam Zimmerman, dennisyuen

Day 4: Thursday 28 April 2022

Designing Drupal Experiences with Figma

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Figma, a web-based design prototyping tool, is growing in popularity across the design and Drupal community. Featuring interactive components, dynamic asset libraries, and powerful collaboration tools, Figma is becoming the design tool of choice for designers establishing design systems and holistic digital experiences for the Drupal platform.
Presenter(s): mattjcurtin
Tags: content & marketing

Drupal State and the Need for a JavaScript SDK

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: With JSON:API, Drupal offers an extremely low friction approach to make content from Drupal available to any consuming application. However, Drupal doesn't currently offer any tools to make consuming this data in a JavaScript front end just as frictionless.
Presenter(s): brianperry
Tags: development & coding

Inequity and isolation: inclusive practices for remote teams

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: While many dream of working from home, shifting to a fully-remote team has been harder on some groups of the global population than it has been for others. Some jobs are returning to the office, but others are staying out of the office altogether. This can have a profound impact on the lives of underrepresented people in the workplace.
Presenter(s): NineLivesBlackCat
Tags: community health

Open Personalization with Apache Unomi & Mautic workshop

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Personalization is a hot topic, but in the era of consent, privacy and GDPR it may seem it is no longer acceptable to do any form of personalization. Personalization doesn't necessarily have to be this evil non-transparent tracker without any advantage to you as an end-user.
Presenter(s): wouters_fWesley De Vrient
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Plugins to the rescue! Decouple your code without losing sleep

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Have you ever wondered how to contribute to Drupal, but your logic is quite tied to your actual site? Are you a maintainer of a contrib module and you are looking to provide extension points to site devs or other contrib devs? Welcome to the world of plugins.
Presenter(s): antiorario, hlopez
Tags: development & coding

Unlocking Personalization with Drupal

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: Elevated Third and Comcast will be presenting on how to build your strategy and technology to support personalization with your Drupal website.
Presenter(s): Mindy LeagueKatherine Boller
Tags: content & marketing

What is technical strategy and why do you need it?

When: 08:30 to 09:20
Description: There are two significant changes in the past decade that should prompt us to think differently about tech leadership in web projects: * Websites can now live forever (enabled by Drupal 8, proven by Drupal 9) * We now do a lot more upfront strategy when building a website (organizational strategy, content strategy, UX strategy, etc.)
Presenter(s): dalin, heatherwoz

Continuous optimization by continuous consensus building at MSF USA (Doctors Without Borders)

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Successful nonprofits aren't built in a vacuum. And neither are their websites. For large organizations with deep journalistic roots like MSF USA (Doctors Without Borders), the website is a communication tool owned by many. Consensus and collaborative problem solving among stakeholders, therefore, is a necessity.
Presenter(s): joelalcalaTaylor Darnall
Tags: Drupal showcase

Deploying from the year 2053 - The Future of the Web

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: --> Incoming Transmission utc_timestamp: 2629177200 Greetings from the year 2053! We are coming to you live from Old Portland, from the Earth Coalition of the Union of the InterGalatic Worlds (EC-UIGW). It has come to our attention that a very interesting Drupal conference is happening at this time. We’ve finally been able to get our time machines up and running to drop in!
Presenter(s): sugaroverflow, stevector, JRastaban
Tags: devops

How to do a kickass portfolio discovery remotely

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: According to Microsoft work trend index, 66% of employers are redesigning their workplace to accommodate hybrid work arrangement. Tech giants like Adobe, Twitter, Spotify have already made the switch. Although there are methods to foster good team relations and create an environment for remote product discovery, product management can be very tricky in a remote-work setting.
Presenter(s): rupamistry27Anubhav Gupta
Tags: leadership, management, & business

Marketing Meets Privacy: What You Need to Know

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Privacy legislation is rapidly being signed throughout the United States and keeping up with the new laws, regulations, and policies can be a challenge for web and marketing teams. To make it more confusing, these laws are being passed at the state level, with rules and regulations that vary by state.
Presenter(s):_doyle_
Tags: content & marketing

Progressive Enhancements with VueJS widgets

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: It's no longer a battle between Drupal and WordPress. Today, it's React vs Vue vs Svelte vs Angular vs (insert your other favorite front-end framework here). The back end CMS is becoming an afterthought. Or is it?
Presenter(s): freelock
Tags: development & coding

The good, the bad, the documentation: how to craft effective documentation

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: How many times have you picked up a project and not been able to understand what is going on or why something was set a specific way; for me it's been more times than I care to count. Documentation can seem like an overwhelming task when working on a project, either there isn’t enough time allocated to accurately write some or what is there doesn’t actually make sense.
Presenter(s): jldust
Tags: development & coding

“Request for Partnership” - Redefining the RFP process

When: 11:00 to 11:50
Description: Preparing an RFP can be a complex, sometimes painful process that can take months and in some cases, years, of meticulous planning. And after all that careful preparation, it is all too common that the resulting bids include a bewildering range of sometimes-conflicting solutions and prices. Too often, the first RFP is retracted and the process begins again.
Presenter(s): brent.wilker

Accelerating Drupal Commerce Adoption through a new Commerce Kickstart

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Commerce Kickstart 2.x was the most popular Drupal distribution ever created, achieving an install base of over 10,000 sites during the Drupal 7 lifecycle. It gave evaluators a complete, out of the box demo store to explore, and it also served as the foundation for countless stores - some of which grew to sell millions of orders!
Presenter(s): rszrama
Tags: development & coding

Design Systems and Layout Builder: Building consistency and collaboration between designers, develop

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: Originally it was just content on a page, then it was in blocks, then it was inside paragraphs inside a page, and now it’s back to blocks inside of layouts inside of sections inside of a page. Confused yet? Great!
Presenter(s): jlockhart, elly
Tags: site building

Documentation as a deliverable: the business case for documentation

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: It’s no secret that documentation is often ignored, overlooked, or simply incomplete when it comes to many projects. Despite how essential it is, those working on the project often aren’t given the bandwidth to complete the documentation, as it isn’t regarded as being as critical as the code.
Presenter(s): aburke626
Tags: leadership, management, & business

Lifting the Veil on AAA Compliant Builds: The Realities of Conformance and How to Navigate Them

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: AAA compliance - you might have heard of the standard, talked about it, or even seen an example of a fully AAA compliant Drupal build out in the wild. But what you probably haven't done is try and build a massively complex but also truly dynamic and wonderfully beautiful website in Drupal that is also AAA compliant before.
Presenter(s): ScottyInSpector
Tags: user experience, accessibility, & design

Managing releases using Git tags and semantic versioning

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: From module development to site building releasing code into a production environment is a process teams want to make sure is repeatable, easy to execute and even easier to track.
Presenter(s): mikemiles86
Tags: devops

Peace, Love, and Understanding: Empathy as a Personal and Professional Tool

When: 13:00 to 13:50
Description: The world today, now more than ever, can be cold, distant, and harsh. With the massive changes we've endured and experienced over the past few years, sometimes it's hard to get to a level of understanding with people you work with, work for, or lead.
Presenter(s): Valerie Genzano

Source: https://events.drupal.org/portland2022/schedule/2022-04-25