2020Media Blog
9Aug/11

Events

We've searched out the UK events for some of the hosting technologies we offer. Hope to see you there!

CiviCon London 2011

CiviCRM logoCiviCon London is only a few weeks away and covers all things CiviCRM, the free CRM system designed with non-profits in mind. If you're still on the fence about attending, check out the interesting slate of sessions, including "Raising millions for charity with CiviContribute", "CiviCampaign and CiviEngage in the wild", "CiviCRM and human rights work", and more:

Register at:  http://london2011.civicrm.org/

More about CiviCRM: http://www.2020media.com/civicrm

 

DrupalCon

drupal logoDrupalCon London takes place August 22 -26, 2011.

DRUPALCON LONDON HAS SOLD OUT - But you can sign up for the waiting list.

Keynote speaker Dries Buytaert is the original creator and project lead for the Drupal open source web publishing and collaboration platform. 2020Media is a strong supporter of Drupal, and recently became a Silver supporter of the Drupal organisation - helping to promote and support development of future versions.

Registration: http://london2011.drupal.org/

More about Drupal: www.2020media.com/drupal

 

How to Open your Conference

 

WordPress Meetup

wordpress logoWordCamp was held in Portsmouth UK on 16-17 July 2011 at the University of Portsmouth.

http://2011.portsmouth.wordcampuk.org/

Presentations: http://wiki.wordcampuk.org/2011_event_reports

Most useful: http://www.slideshare.net/nickgarner/worodcamp-uk-porstmouth-advanced-seo-for-wordpress - a really cool report on advanced SEO.

More about WordPress: www.2020media.com/wordpress

 

 

Joomla!Day UK 2011

joomladayThe 3rd JoomlaDay in the UK takes place on Saturday 24th September 2011 and Sunday 25th September and will be hosted at the Microsoft Conference Centre, Cardinal Place, Victoria, London.

The first day is the formal conference and is split into 4 streams: Newcomers, Administrator, Designer, Developer

Register at: http://www.joomladayuk2011.org

More about Joomla: www.2020media.com/joomla

 

Java/Tomcat?

Tomcat logoWe can't find one in the UK this year. There are plenty of local groups having regular meetups though. See http://java.meetup.com/ to find a local group. If there's nothing close to where you live, why not start one!

Spring: http://skillsmatter.com/user-group/home/london-spring-user-group

More about Java Tomcat: www.2020media.com/java

 

 

ColdFusion

a box of coldfusionThe annual ColdFusion event is called Scotch on the Rocks. This took place 3-4 March 2011 in Edinburgh, and was a sell out event. Booking early for next year will be essential. To find out what happened, see

http://www.scotch-on-the-rocks.co.uk/blog/

Keep an eye on: http://www.adobe.com/products/coldfusion/events/

Usergroup: http://www.ukcfug.org/

More groups here: http://groups.adobe.com/

More about ColdFusion: www.2020media.com/coldfusion

 

In Summary

Not everyone has the time, money or inclination to go to a conference - but they are definitely worthwhile. If you've never been to a technical conference you may be surprised - they tend to be more casual, relaxed places than you might expect.

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