Drupal is an open source, PHP-based Content Management System (CMS) driving millions of Websites and applications. This DrupalCamp is organized and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.

Drupal helps you to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. There are abundant modules and designs that let you build any site that you visualize. Drupal provides one of the most flexible and adaptable platforms for managing your Internet content as well as providing the ability to offer applications over the Internet for contacts, employees, partners and contractors outdoor.

DrupalCamp is a two-day event that focuses on many aspects, specifically knowledge sharing amongst the community. Essentially, you are getting the community together to do some collaborative training.

DrupalCamp is a place where you can see people gathering to share knowledge, learn new things and discuss about the open-source content management system. The sessions cover topics ranging from the simple to the more complex, with plenty in the middle of camp.

Why do you need to attend DrupalCamp?

DrupalCamp provides so many opportunities such as attending sessions, networking, marketing and recruiting, etc. This camp offers an awesome opportunity to try out new curriculum and training tools. This free camp is all about learning, sharing, connecting and exploring innovative ideas with open source values.

There are three things of great value at DrupalCamp:

  • Learning
  • Networking
  • Teaching

This event will join, participate and motivate both experts and newbies through a series of sessions, keynotes, presentations, code sprints and training.

There are two tracks in which everyone can gain experience and motivated:

  • Business/Community
  • Technical Training

This camp will bring Drupal developers, users and those interested in learning more about Drupal together. The camp has speakers from all over the Global Drupal Community joining to share their knowledge and experiences with you.

Who can attend the DrupalCamp?

DrupalCamp Dubai is a free event for professionals, designers, developers, students and business owners to learn more about Drupal as a CMS and as an application development platform.

This camp attracts the persons from local businesses to global corporations and diverse organizations. The groups of people hail from a variety of job function backgrounds such as:

  • News Publishing
  • Intranet/Corporate Websites
  • Education
  • Art, Music, Multimedia
  • Community Portal Sites
  • Social Networking sites

The DrupalCamp is very good platform for newbies. It offers a chance to learn more about where modules are moving in the future and to meet the people behind the modules. The sessions will show off excellent sites built with Drupal, by explaining what they do and how they were built. There are plans to hold beginner and immediate level sessions while other tracks can focus on development.

DrupalCamp for the year 2013…

DrupalCamp invites all the speakers, sponsors and attendees to the first ever camp in Gulf to celebrate this wonderful event. This year camp has been scheduled on 30th Nov 2013 at American University of Emirates.

The list of exhibitors at the DrupalCamp to be held at American University of Emirates is increasing day by day. Click this link http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6044183315?ref=ebtnebregn to register in DrupalCamp Dubai 2013. The lists of exhibitors and sponsors have been put in display at the official website of DrupalCamp Dubai.

Some of the exhibitors are listed below:

  • Eurosampling
  • iCompute
  • Online Perspectives Limited
  • Acquia
  • Queen of  Hearts, Wwwonderland
  • Deeson Group
  • QatarLiving.com
  • KnowledgeWare Technologies
  • TeQniaty
  • AberdeenCloud
  • Cogilent
  • Ikonami Technologies
  • Wajihah ITS

Some of the Sponsors are listed below:

  • American University of Emirates
  • Acquia
  • Ikonami Technologies
  • KnowledgeWare Technologies
  • AberdeenCloud

Key Sessions

The session always starts with Drupal Performance Tips and Tricks. The accepted sessions are displayed in the DrupalCamp website. Some of the session lists include:

  • Computer Networks/Training
  • SEO
  • Time/Budget constraints
  • Online Jobs Portal
  • Drupal Modules
  • Drupal Panels
  • Learning Resources
  • Multilingual Websites
  • Online Shopping carts
  • Hello Drupal – newbies

The sessions can also be submitted in the DrupalCamp website in the Session page. Here, all the Accepted and Proposed session is displayed.

DrupalCamp Blog and Websites

DrupalCamp is a simple blogging place available on the Facebook. Click on the following link https://www.facebook.com/Drupalcampdubai to access the blog. This has various updates and latest information through the discussion on DrupalCamp 2013 events. This site also provides you with guidelines, instructions and tips to progress further.

The Drupal Group website https://groups.drupal.org/ serves the Drupal community to organize, plan and work on projects. Click the following link https://groups.drupal.org/dubai-drupal-group, where various updates and information regarding DrupalCamp Dubai are posted.

In simple terms, DrupalCamp is a meetup that all business owners, students and professionals should attend. It is great to see the Drupal community grow thereby creating a high demand for both introductory and advanced learning opportunities.  It is even better to meet that demand by providing excellent resources free.

DrupalCamp provides access to some of the sessions that are of international quality when prominent Drupal developers travel to these camps for participating in training events and code sprints.

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