Join Acquia at DrupalCon Europe 2020

Explore the power of Drupal with Acquia at DrupalCon Europe 2020 and learn how we can help you level up your Drupal experience.

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DrupalCon Europe 2020 is just a few days away, and Acquia is thrilled to once again be attending and sponsoring what’s sure to be a spectacular event for the Drupal community. We’ll be presenting multiple sponsored sessions covering everything from marketing strategy to site building to faster development at scale! Plus, DrupalCon attendees will get an inside look at the new Drupal tools from Acquia. We recently announced five new enhancements to Acquia Drupal Cloud at Acquia Engage. Attend our sessions to learn how these enhancements can help you migrate to Drupal smoothly, and launch new sites quicker than ever before. Throughout the conference, Acquia’s Drupal experts will also be hosting Lightning Talks each day at our booth.

And just because DrupalCon is now an online event doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on any of the socializing and networking opportunities that make conference experiences special. The much-loved Drupal Trivia Night will be held Thursday, 10 December. Go head-to-head in rounds of pop quizzes to prove your Drupal knowledge! If the thrill of victory isn’t enough of a draw, Acquia will also be giving out special prizes. 

Don’t miss out on the chance to grab your shirt and show off your Drupal pride. This year, we will also be collecting donations for Black Girls Code throughout DrupalCon. For everyone who visits our booth and fills out a short form, we’ll be donating £5.00 on their behalf to go toward training and career development opportunities for young women looking to get involved in STEM fields. As a bonus, anyone who visits the Acquia booth will receive a limited edition DrupalCon Europe 2020 t-shirt! 

Here’s a preview of where you can connect with Acquia at DrupalCon Europe

Sponsored Sessions:

Personalisation in Practice: From Vision to Delivery

Speakers: Danielle Woolley, Digital Experience Consultant

When: Tuesday, 8 December - 11:30 - 12:00 CET

How did WaterAid leverage Drupal and Acquia products to transform a “one-size-fits-all” website into one that offers personalised journeys tailored to their key audiences? Attend this session and discover how WaterAid improved engagement and conversions through personalisation best practices. 

4 Keys to a Building a Digital First Organization with Drupal

Speakers: Eric Fullerton, Lead Product Evangelist and Mike Madison, Manager Technical Services

When: Tuesday, 8 December - 13:30 - 14:10 CET

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to adapt their operations and find new ways to engage with customers, organizations leaned on the power and flexibility of Drupal to quickly create new digital properties and online content. Hear their stories and get a technical roadmap for developing, managing and optimizing better digital experiences in a time when it’s never been more important.

Scaling Blood Donations Applications During a Pandemic

Speakers: Rich Saddington, Technical Account Manager 

When: Wednesday, 9 December 11:30 - 12:00 CET

The UK’s NHS Blood and Transport team have seen a huge increase in donations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how they managed to meet this critical demand and re-implement their primary donation application journey to solve performance issues with their previous platform, whilst maintaining a smart, secure and robust experience for potential donors. Past & Future

Speakers: Matt Wetmore, Director of Web Operations

When: Thursday, 10 December - 15:00 - 15:30 CET

In this session, we will look back on the history of and discuss our vision for the newest evolution of Acquia’s site, which is planned to be released in the next few months. We’ll present with Third & Grove on how we developed our content and web strategy. See how Acquia is drinking our own champagne by using tools like Acquia Cloud, Acquia Site Studio and Acquia Campaign Studio to launch a brand new brand website that works better for customers, and our content managers and marketers.

Acquia Lightning Sessions

We’re excited to meet with other members of the Drupal community from around the globe and share insights from our digital experience experts. Our Lightning Talks at DrupalCon Europe 2020 will cover everything from open source marketing automation to low-code tools to the benefits of a customer data platform (CDP) for activating customer insights. 

No matter if you're a developer, marketer or content editor, there’s something for everyone to learn by visiting our booth. 

Tuesday, 8 December

Open source marketing automation - 10:30 - 10:45 CET

No code Drupal templates in UI - 13:30 - 13:45 CET

Remote development with Cloud IDE - 16:15 - 16:30 CET

Creating an ideal user experience - 18:15 - 18:30 CET

Thursday, 10 December 

Hybrid is the new Headless - 10:30 - 10:45 CET

JS components in Drupal, the easy way -13:00 -13:15 CET

Creating custom components in the UI - 15:30 -15:45 CET

No code Drupal templates in UI - 18:15 - 18:30 CET

Friday, 11 December

Remote development with Cloud IDE- 10:30 - 10:45 CET

Component-based content assembly - 13:00 -13:15 CET

JS components in Drupal, the easy way - 15:30 - 15:45 CET

Hybrid is the new Headless - 16:30 - 16:45 CET

This was an exciting year for Drupal with the release of Drupal 9, and we’ve seen an incredibly passionate response to help keep the project successful through global support for the Drupal Association and events like DrupalCon.

For even more tech and Drupal news, watch our most recent episode of The Open Sauce podcast, featuring the founder of Drupal himself, Dries Buytaert!