Acquia to Discuss the Open-Source Social Publishing Revolution on Campus at EduComm 2011 [6/14/11]
ORLANDO, FL - Jun 13, 2011 - EduComm 2011 - Co-Founder and Drupal Creator Dries Buytaert to Speak to 2000+ Schools Using Drupal in Keynote
Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, announced today that co-founder Dries Buytaert will present a keynote speech at EduComm 2011 this week. Buytaert, the founder and project lead for the open-source Drupal project, will discuss the social publishing revolution on campus, highlighting the widespread adoption of Drupal within more than 2000 educational institutions around the world -- including Harvard, Stanford, M.I.T. and Amherst College.
In his speech, Buytaert will discuss the rise of Drupal and what it is doing for schools, and his vision for the future of technology and open source in education.
What: Acquia Co-Founder/Drupal Creator Dries Buytaert Keynote: "From My Dorm Room to EduComm: My Journey with Drupal, the Open-Source Revolution that's Rocking the Campus"
When: Tuesday June 14, 2011, 8:30-9:20am ET
Where: Salon IV & V, Keynote Theatre, Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort
Also speaking at EduComm is Acquia's Bryan House, vice president of marketing, who will be providing an overview of Drupal solutions for higher education -- including OpenScholar, OpenPublish, Drupal Commons and ELMS. Details can be found here.
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