Schedule for Joomla Developer Conference in New York

Faculty House Columbia UniversityIn a couple of weeks there’s going to be an important Joomla Developer Conference in New York.

Starting with a social evening on the Friday 4th, the conference itself is a two-dayer over the weekend of the 5th and 6th. There’s also a hands-on development event on Monday.

The location is beautiful: the Faculty House at Columbia University.

Around 40 tickets are still available and they cost $100.

Who Will Be There?

  • Louis Landry, Sam Moffatt, Ian MacLennan, Mark Dexter (The four Joomla development coordinators)
  • Andrew Eddie
  • Hannes Papenberg (1.6 release team)
  • Aaron Newton (Mootools team)

There’s also going be a large group of 3rd party developers in attendance, including:

  • Andy Miller from Rocket Theme
  • Oliver Razesberger from Kunena
  • Steve Pignatro from CorePHP
  • Donald Lobo and Brian Shaughnessy from the CiviCRM project
  • Rob Clayburn from Fabrikar
  • Andrea Tarr from Marlboro College Graduate School
  • Peter Nurse and Dex Randall from Australia
  • Altansuck T from Mongolia

Me? I’ve been told I’m babysitting that weekend but the conference will be streamed live online for those of us who can’t be there.

Friday Schedule

There’s a social event at the House of Brews at 302 West 51st Street (yes they do have the world’s worst website). The evening organized together with a Drupal (boo! hiss!) conference happening in New York at the same time.

Saturday Schedule

  • Conference Opening
  • Unpacking the new features in Joomla 1.6:
    • API changes
    • Access controls
    • JForm
    • Nested sets
    • Implications for upgrading
  • Lunch
  • Mootools
  • Lighting talks
  • Labs: New ways to collaborate
  • Question time panel (whole group) Louis, Sam, Ian, Aaron, Adrew Mark, Hannes

Sunday Schedule

  • Tools and deployment
  • Breaks out sessions and lightning talks:
    • Accessibility
    • Mootools
    • Unit Testing
    • Templating with 1.6
    • Integration across extensions
    • Marketing Joomla
  • Lunch
  • The business of Open Source software
  • 1.7 and beyond
  • Conference Close

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