Drupal NonProfit Summit

The Drupal Nonprofit Summit is where nonprofit technologists in the Drupal community come together to share knowledge about the successes, failures, and challenges of using open source software.   This is an educational opportunity to gain access to information about Drupal in a friendly and accessible atmosphere where we can evaluate the uses of Drupal in different nonprofit contexts.

The agenda for the day includes three core presentations by nonprofits covering the strategy and technology behind their featured project.  Each core presentation will be  followed by a series of breakout sessions allowing participants to dig deeper into their area of interest.

This summit helps attendees build a stronger sense of community and collaboration. You’ll end the day with new skills and new connections as you begin and continue to use Drupal to help great organizations do great work.  Check out the agenda below for more info!

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  • 9:00 - 9:30 Registration & Get Acquainted!
  • 9:30 -10:00 Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:00 -10:30 Riding the ClusterCuss: Collaborative Practices in Nonprofit Technology Development, Suki O’Kane, Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • 10:30 -11:45 Breakout Sessions:
  • Collaborative Practices - Suki O’Kane
  • Intro to Drupal for Nonprofits - Jack Aponte & Raeanne Young
  • Successful Project Redesign - Lynn Winters
  • Activism with Drupal - Ivan Boothe
  • Getting your Organization Drupal Ready - Brett Galimidi
  • Feel free to suggest your own topic!
  • 11:45 -12:00 Sponsor Shout Outs!
  • 12:00 -1:15 Lunch Off-Site - Grab a new friend and hit a food cart!
  • 1:15 -2:00 Lightning Round Presentations
  • 2:00 - 2:30 Swimming Upstream: A Drupal team's strategies for success at a global non-profit, Erik Mathy, TechSoup
  • 2:30 - 3:30 Breakout Sessions:
  • Best Drupal Practices for Small Organizations, Jack Aponte & Matt Olenick
  • Designing a "networked nonprofit" for building your community, Aaron Pava
  • CRM Integrations to Match Your Organization, Lev Tsypin and Dan Heath
  • Building Your Tech Team, Erik Mathy
  • Drupal, Data, and Your Organization's Story, Kurt Voelker
  • Feel free to suggest your own topic!
  • 3:30 - 4:00 Drupal + Salesforce + Multimedia, Jen Gilomen & Mark Heller, Bay Area Video Coalition
  • 4:00 - 5:00 Breakout Sessions:
  • How to collaborate and leverage community to take on common digital challenges, Molly Byrnes
  • Keeping it Simple: Surveys, Applications, and Sign Ups, Kellie Brownell
  • Agile Development for Nonprofits, Erik Mathy
  • Setting up Training for Nonprofit End-Users, Peter Petrik
  • Feel Free to suggestion your own topics!
  • 5:00 - 7:00 Happy Hour! Grab a drink with the crowd from the Nonprofit Summit

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