Why DrupalCon

Who should attend DrupalCon Global?

If you’re a developer, project manager, designer, work for a digital agency or consulting firm, or a Drupal end user you can learn the latest technology and grow your Drupal skills and deliver more value to your organization by attending DrupalCon Global. Build a stronger network in the Drupal Community. Collaborate and share your open source knowledge with others. Find opportunities to contribute to the Drupal project.


What is DrupalCon?

DrupalCon is a conference designed to bring people together to share thought leadership around open source and ambitious digital experiences, provide professional development opportunities to enhance your career and your organization, foster a feeling of community, and invigorate Drupal project momentum.  The event is a mission-centric program of the Drupal Association, the non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the Drupal software project, fostering the community, and supporting its growth. 

Why Attend DrupalCon Global?

DrupalCon Global will unite an international community for three days of live events hosted daily between 13:00 UTC - 01:00 UTC July 14 - 16, 2020 along with Friday, July 17 dedicated to project contributions. DrupalCon Global will enable participants to create a personal conference adventure, with six keynotes, an On-Demand video library,  several industry specific mini summits, sponsor presentations, birds of a feather discussion groups, 1:1 networking opportunities, and interactive community content.


Notable program elements include: 
  • Driesnote - A DrupalCon tradition! Project founder, Dries Buytaert, celebrates recent successes and details the vision for where Drupal is going next. 
  • General Sessions - Global thought leaders will speak on our virtual Main Stage daily, including Mitchell Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Mozilla.
  • Access to experts on D9 and how it will support the best of the web 
  • Community Connection -  Fostering human connection is an integral part of the DrupalCon tradition. Our much-loved “hallway track” is being reconfigured for the virtual experience with ample time dedicated to facilitated and organic conversations with fellow attendees to encourage human connection. There will also be opportunities to connect with those who share similar interests in Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions. 
  • Professional Development - Through a variety of new session formats and program features, you will have the chance to broaden and advance your skill set in a variety of areas.
  • On-Demand Content Library - The ultimate companion kit, registrants of DrupalCon Global will gain access to the attendee-exclusive video library on July 7, one week prior to the start of the live events. View sessions on demand with 24-hour access and reference key materials. 


DrupalCon Global will have access to nearly 100 sessions, relating to the following topics-

  • Being Human, Contributions, & Community
  • Drupal 9 
  • Content & Digital Marketing
  • Development & Coding
  • DevOps & Infrastructure
  • Leadership, Management, & Business
  • Site Building
  • User Experience, Accessibility, & Design
  • What's Next in Drupal and Open Source