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Mediacurrent Sessions at DrupalCon Seattle 2019

by Tara Arnold
April 1, 2019

DrupalCon 2019 will feature a great lineup of presentations from the Mediacurrent team. Take a look at who will be speaking and explore our list of sessions.

Training by Mediacurrent

Component-Based Development with Drupal 8

The component-based approach has become standard for Drupal 8. This training workshop teaches the best tools and techniques.
Trainers: Mario Hernandez, Kelly Dassing, Eric Huffman, Tobias Williams 

Builder Sessions

Introduction to Decoupled Drupal with Gatsby and React

Get acquainted with two new tools on the decoupled Drupal scene: GatsbyJS and React.  

Presenter: Mario Hernandez | Explore the session

Serverless, Well Actually…

Get up to speed with the severless development approach in this beginner-friendly session.

Presenter: Bob Kepford | Explore the session

Demystifying Decoupled Drupal with Contenta CMS

Meet the Contenta CMS! This open source API-first Drupal distribution makes out of the box decoupled Drupal accessible.

Presenters: Mark Shropshire and Bayo FodekeExplore the session

Building an Intuitive Admin: Usability for the Forgotten End-User

Give content editors an intuitive admin experience. Building a user-friendly site is not as challenging as you might think, with the right toolkit of existing contrib modules.

Presenter: Stephen Lucero | Explore the session A Guide to Data-Informed Content Optimization

Join Mediacurrent and MassGovDigital on the journey toward a more data-savvy digital government on

Presenters: Mediacurrent's  Nathan James, Julia Gutierrez  from MassGovDigital | Explore the session 

Get With the Pattern: A Better Path to Content Architecture

Can content patterns save the world from bad content architecture? 

Presenters: Jay Callicott, Justin Rent | Explore the session 

Drupal Community Sessions 

Friends Inside My Computer: Making Connections in a Remote Workplace

See creative ways to stay connected to your remote team.  

Presenters: Kelly Dassing, Sam Seide, Chris Manning | Explore the session

Shout for the Silent: Putting Our Privilege to Work for Inclusivity

A call for action on an important social issue in our Drupal community.

Mediacurrent presenters: Kelly Dassing, Rob McBryde | Explore the session

Digital Strategy Sessions 

Panel: Digital Marketing and Analytics

Take a deep dive into user personas and analytics with two of Mediacurrent's digital strategy pros. 
Presenters: Danielle Barthelemy, Davin Post | Explore the session

Project Management 

Delivering Drupal 8 On Budget

Learn how to prevent budget-busting mistakes and get your project on the right track. 

Presenter: Jay Callicott | Explore the session

Summit Presentations

Georgia Tech's Strategic Drupal Redesign 

Watch how Georgia Tech Professional Education transformed their site with a persona-driven UX redesign.   

Presenters: Mediacurrent's Cheryl Little; Kelsey Harris, and Shamika Hill, Georgia Institute of Technology | Explore the session

Engineering the Stacks: Georgia Tech Library's Drupal 8 Transformation 

Take a look inside the Library's Drupal 8 redesign. 

Presenters: Mediacurrent's Justin Rent and Dan Polant; Heather Jeffcoat, Georgia Tech Libraries | Explore the session

See you in Seattle! 

Attending these sessions is just one of the ways to connect with us at the event. Stop by Mediacurrent's booth (#315) to try your hand at our Drupal inspired retro video game, and check out a demo of our new install profile. Kick back with us (and a few hundred of your closest Drupal friends) at Mediacurrent's 6th Annual DrupalCon After Party on Wednesday evening at the Pacific Science Museum.

Editor's note: This post was originally published on November 11, 2018 and has been updated to include several additions to the program.  

Meet team member, Tara Arnold

In her role as Senior Marketing Content Strategist, Tara drives the creation of resources to promote Mediacurrent as a thought leader in the technology space. She thrives on the small business imperative to work smart through strategic marketing automation, digital marketing, and creative brand building.

Prior to joining Mediacurrent, Tara spent five years sharpening her inbound marketing skills in the higher education technology and publishing industries. Her specialties include inbound marketing, event marketing, webinars, blogging, and marketing automation. She holds a BA in Communications (Public Relations focus) and minored in creative writing.

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