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[Webinar] Best Practices for Moving to Drupal 9

by Damien McKenna
August 11, 2020

Upgrading to the next major Drupal release can be complex—even stressful. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to take the pain out of the process and get your Drupal 6, 7, or 8 site up and running on D9—the latest and greatest Drupal release.

Joining Damien McKenna, Community Lead at Mediacurrent, is Acquia’s Ryan Picchini, Director of Product Marketing, and Matt Wetmore, Director of Web Operations.

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Meet team member, Damien McKenna

In his role as Community Lead, Damien directs internal initiatives that strengthen Mediacurrent’s commitment to open-source principles, collaboration, and sharing knowledge to strengthen the Drupal community. Regularly ranked as one of the ten most active contributors on drupal.org, Damien has been a significant member of the Drupal community since 2007. In addition to writing documentation, writing & reviewing patches and mentoring others, Damien maintains Metatag, Views, Twitter, Panelizer and several other SEO-focused modules.

Prior to Mediacurrent, Damien spent five years building content management systems and frameworks using multiple languages (PHP, ColdFusion, Ruby), before he was first introduced to Drupal in 2007. A year later, he delved deeper into Drupal 5's architecture while migrating two popular skiing sites off a proprietary system. While becoming increasingly involved in his local Drupal community, Damien led the development of several successful content-rich platforms including a US radio station network spanning ten individual sites. Damien joined Mediacurrent in 2012 as a Lead Drupal Architect, where he was involved with planning the architecture of new sites, project estimates, and lots of hands-on development work.

When not working with Drupal, Damien enjoys playing ukulele and spending time with family in their home in Keene, NH.

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