Drupal GovCon: The Making

Presenters: bendygirl

Ever wonder what it takes to make Drupal GovCon a thing?

Ever wonder how we started and why the name change (Looking at you Drupal Gov Days and Capital Camp)?

Ever wonder about our budget or teams?

Well, you are in luck. This year, I'm gonna share the history, the work and the costs associated with putting together Drupal GovCon.

Attendees will learn:

  • Capital Camp beginnings under an escalator at Drupalcon Chicago
  • Drupal Gov Days Europe, at Commerce and finally hosted by NIH
  • Co-hosting with other groups like Mil-OSS
  • Team Structure
  • Planning process
  • Budgeting and costs
  • The people past and present
  • and finally, why did we include Gov in the name.


So, come and hear, see and experience what it takes to make Drupal GovCon a thing and find out how you can participate later in the week.




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Room C1/C2
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Community and Being Human