We’re pleased to announce that the grant and scholarship recipients for DrupalCon Austin 2014 have been selected and finalized!
Thanks to generosity from our sponsors, we were able to extend offers of financial aid to 33 individuals worldwide!
There were over 100 applicants for financial aid for DrupalCon Austin, and selecting the best candidates for the convention was difficult work. Every candidate underwent a comprehensive evaluation by a committee of volunteers from the Drupal community.
For a few months now, we have been telling you about all the great content and fun things to do at DrupalCon Austin. Now you can see for yourself! The schedule is live and you can see it here.
You can use the master schedule to build your own personal schedule by clicking the plus or minus on the calendar icons next to the events you wish to attend. You can also access your personal schedule from the master schedule and your profile. See the screenshot below:
With the rapidly approaching release of Drupal 8, many Symfony developers may be considering going to Austin for DrupalCon in June. Our advice? Do it!
You may not be able to control when Drupal 8 is ready. But you can control when you are ready for Drupal 8. Attending DrupalCon Austin is a great way to start.
How’s this for a session title? “Newfangeldy mobile and front-end crap for people who last touched front-end code back when grunge was a thing.”
Or this one? "Markup Ain't Easy or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love An Object-Oriented RenderAPI"
The deadline for DrupalCon Austin sponsorships is coming up quickly on April 1.
Sponsor funds help the Drupal Association produce an amazing event. Also, we’re expecting a great turnout at DrupalCon Austin, and sponsorship provides companies with unique opportunities to get noticed at Drupal’s largest North American gathering.
With the approaching release of Drupal 8, PHP developers may be asking themselves: should I consider going to DrupalCon Austin in June? The answer, of course, is an emphatic “Yes!” Here’s why.
This is my fifth DrupalCon monitoring session submissions. My fifth time nervously counting the submissions as they come rolling in, first at a trickle, maybe 20 in a week. Then stagnation, followed by a bit of a panic - did we remember to tell people??
And then suddenly, the week sessions close, the sessions come pouring in like a flood. In just this last week, submissions increased nearly 400%.