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Mediacurrent Sessions at DrupalCon 2020

by Tara Arnold
February 25, 2020

DrupalCon Global sessions are here! The Mediacurrent team is proud to present 5 sessions at this year’s first-ever fully virtual conference. 

With topics covering JAMStack with Gatsby, culture, site building, accessibility, and more, we’ll be sharing our Drupal knowledge from all angles. Here’s the presentation line up: 

Development & Coding

MagMutual.com: On the JAMStack with Gatsby and Drupal 8
Presented by: Bob Kepford, Director of Development and Ben Robertson, Gatsby
July 16, 2020, 15:15-16:00 UTC

This session will be an inside look at our decoupled approach for MagMutual.com: combining open-source frameworks like Gatsby, Drupal 8, and Serverless, as well as third-party services for user management, a learning management system, and private APIs to build a robust custom platform.

Site Building

Page building showdown: Paragraphs v Layout builder
Presented by: Jay Callicott, VP of Technical Operations
July 16, 2020, 21:15-22:00 UTC

Join this session for an honest comparison of the current champ in Drupal 8 contrib, Paragraphs, versus Layout builder. 

Managing images in large scale Drupal 8 & 9 websites
Presented by: Mario Hernandez, Head of Learning
July 16, 2020, 19:15-20:00 UTC

Knowing how to properly configure your site to handle images can make a big difference in converting leads, getting more sales and getting more visitors on your site.

Being Human, Contributions, and Community

Creating an organizational culture of giving back to Drupal
Presented by: Dave Terry, Co-founder and Partner
July 15, 2020, 00:15-01:00 UTC

Explore Mediacurrent’s journey around creating a culture of giving back and get inspired with actionable ideas.

Healthcare Summit

How to Identify, Track, and Correct Common Accessibility Mistakes
Presented by: David Barrentine, Front End Developer and Mario Hernandez, Head of Learning
July 14, 2020, 21:35-22:00 UTC

Learn how to identify common mistakes made across websites and how to implement basic techniques to ensure your sites are fully compliant and accessible to all.

 

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.

Learn more about Tara >

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