DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Drupal Association, hosts of the biannual DrupalCon conference, today announced that the call for papers is open for the 2012 European DrupalCon in Munich, August 20-24, 2012, as well as the three keynote speakers and the opening of registration. This year’s conference will be held at the Westin Grand in Munich, and the theme this year is “Open Up! Connecting systems and people.” Call for papers opens today for submitting sessions for the following tracks: coding and development, community, design & theming, business & strategy, site building, DevOps and core conversations. The deadline for call for papers is May 11, 2012.
“The German Drupal community is very proud that Germany has been given the opportunity to host DrupalCon Munich 2012,” said Florian Lorétan, conference co-chair. “We are looking forward to supporting this great event together with the other Drupal communities from all over Europe. Each DrupalCon keeps getting better and better as the community grows. DrupalCon has something for people getting started with Drupal, as well as long-term Drupal users and community members.”
DrupalCon Munich announces three keynotes by open source and industry visionaries, including Dries Buytaert - the founder of the Drupal project talking about the future of Drupal on Tuesday, August 21; Anke Domscheit-Berg, a renowned expert in open government and open data, speaking on Wednesday, August 22; and Fabien Potencier, CEO of SensioLabs and founder of the Symfony project speaking on Thursday, August 23.
What is DrupalCon?
DrupalCon is an international event that brings together the people who use, develop, design, support and want to learn about the Drupal platform. The largest DrupalCon North America was held this week in Denver, Colorado with more than 3,000 web designers, developers, site architects and IT Managers in attendance.
Registration for DrupalCon Munich is now open. The special early-bird rate is €350 for the first 300 tickets, after that the price is €400 until June 15, and €475 until July 31. Late registration after this date until August 17 will be €525. On-site registration will be €575. There is a limited number of tickets available at a rate of €200 for students and non-profit organisations (all prices inclusive of VAT). Register now at http://munich2012.drupalcon.org/register.
About The Drupal Association
The Drupal Association is dedicated to helping the open source Drupal CMS project flourish. Powering millions of websites and software applications, from personal blogs to the largest enterprise applications, Drupal is free, flexible, and extremely robust. It is constantly being improved by a community of hundreds of thousands of passionate people from all over the world. The Drupal Association provides the support, infrastructure and funding to grow the Drupal Community and help with online collaboration at http://drupal.org. The Drupal Association hosts and supports conferences and events around the world including this week’s DrupalCon Denver. Funds to support these programs come from memberships, sponsorships and donations. To learn more about the Drupal Association, the Drupal Project, and how to get involved and contribute, visit https://association.drupal.org/.