Owen Lansbury, the DrupalCon Sydney local team lead, talks about DrupalCon Sydney and what to expect at the conference.


  • I’d like to start out by getting a brief overview of what DrupalCon is for anyone that might be listening who hasn’t been to one.
    • The main way people working in Drupal come together face to face

DrupalCon Sydney

  • When is it?
    • Feb 6-9 2013. Training and business day on the Wednesday, Main sessions Thurs-Fri, Sprint on Saturday
  • Where is it?
    • Right on the sand at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach. Big discount on normal rates to stay on site, so check out the website for the Venue details.
      10 minutes from Sydney airport and downtown
  • Who are the keynote speakers, and what will they talk about?
    • Dries Buytaert - The State of Drupal. 3rd time in Australia
    • Very high profile sitting member of the Australian parliament advocating open government. Full details released soon.
  • What tracks are available?
    • Coding and Development
    • Frontend
    • Business and Strategy
    • Sitebuilding
    • Community
    • Content
    • Case Studies
    • Business Day
  • Are there any featured sessions you’d like to point out?
    • Very excited by the international featured speakers making their way to sydney, inc Vesa Palmu coming from Finland, Jen Lampton, Addison Berry
  • What pre conference trainings will be available?
  • How much do they cost?
    • US$440
    • DrupalCon Ticket sales close on February 5, but 70% of tickets are already sold.
  • What has been going on since DrupalCon Munich
    • Ticket sales
    • Session proposals close this Friday (10/26/2012)
    • See http://sydney2013.drupal.org
    • Social events