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Higher Education Summit

The Higher Education Summit is an opportunity for site owners, IT managers, developers, content creators, and agencies dedicated to supporting and advancing the use of Drupal in academia to share, learn, and strengthen our community of practice.

Through panels, talks, and ample breakout sessions, participants share and learn from one another’s victories and challenges, and build momentum in cross-institutional initiatives.


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Summit Registration


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Welcome and Introduction

  • Highlights of exciting new & future Drupal features useful for Higher Education

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Keynote Talk

Matt Cheney, Co-founder, Pantheon 


1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Roundtable - Show & Tell

  • Breakout sessions led by Members of Higher Education
  • Discuss & demo examples of their projects 
  • Possible topics:
    • Multisite installs
    • Drupal Distributions 
    • Admin UI challenges
    • Content Editor support
    • Hosting / Infrastructure

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Coffee Break / Networking


3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Featured Case Study

  • Focusing on your audience - User Experience Best Practices


3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Breakout Roundtable Topics 

  • Possible topics:
    • Multisite Architecture
    • UX/Content Strategy
    • Security
    • Project Management
    • Admin UI
    • Migration to Drupal 8

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Keynote 


5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Opening Reception

On-site at the venue!

 

 

Summit Sponsor

Pantheon

Summit Co-Sponsor

Foster Interactive