DPCI Founder to Chair Drupalcon Media & Publishing Summit 2018

Music City Center, Nashville, TN

Joe Bachana is the chair of the annual Drupalcon Media & Publishing Summit, which is being held Monday, April 9th, 2018. 

Media and Publishing found itself in the cross-hairs both financially and politically in 2017. Join thought leaders from a variety of media companies at our annual summit as we look at the challenges the industry is facing and how Drupal is (or needs to be) addressing them.

Here is the Summit's schedule:

  • 11:30 am - Noon - Lunch and Networking

  • 12 pm - 1:30 pm - Lightning Updates of the State of Drupal and Media

    • Opening Remarks - Joe Bachana, DPCI

    • Workflow and Drupal 8 - Ken Rickard, Palantir

    • Media and Drupal 8 - Adam Hoenich, Acquia

    • Drupal and the Thunder Distribution - Chris McInnis, Digital Echidna

    • Drupal and Broadcast - Jeff Vargas , Syfy

    • Drupal in B2B - Joel Hughes,  EnsembleIQ

  • 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm - Coffee break

  • 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm - Roundtable peer discussions

  • 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm - Roundtable facilitator panel

  • 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm - Wrap-up, Sharing Key takeaways

  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Networking Dessert

  • 5:00 pm - DrupalCon Opening Reception

Based on the past year’s survey, we have included more BoF sessions on topics including:

  • Media and the current state of the Drupal Workflow Initiative
  • Drupal and Digital asset management (DAM)
  • Drupal and Media/Publishing Distributions
  • Multichannel workflows and Drupal - delivering content digitally and in print
  • Drupal and Broadcast - key challenges and successes
  • Drupal and B2B Publishing - the unique challenges and opportunities