DrupalCamp intro for newbies

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EH 1200

Are you new to DruaplCamp LA? Want to get the scoop on how things work and what to see?

Join us for a quick introduction to how to get the most out of DrupalCamp LA. We'll have some recommended picks for beginner sessions, and we'll answer any questions you may have.

Note: if you are registered for the all-day beginner training, these notes will be covered there separately.


UC Irvine School of Engineering

  • Parking: $10/day, must display permit on dash
  • WiFi: UCInet Mobile Access - Register as a Visitor of UCI
  • ATMs: in Student Center plaza
  • Anthill Pub: in Student Center, 6PM private party sponsored by Achieve Internet
  • Lunch: University Center (over the Watson Bridge across Campus Dr.) 5 min walk
  • Lounge area: EH 2430 Colloquia room (tables, power)
  • Open campus, do not leave things unattended

DrupalCamp Rooms

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  • Engineering Hall (EH 1200)
  • Engineering Lecture Hall (ELH 110)
  • McDonnell Douglass Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)
  • Engineering Computing Trailer (ECT 123)
  • EH 2430 Colloquia Room:
    • Registration Desk (badge pickup, check-in)
    • Information/Help Desk (Questions & Answers)
    • Coffee & snacks table (please recycle)
    • Sponsors (say "hi" & thank them for supporting DruaplCamp LA)
  • Restrooms:
    • Engineering Hall lobby
    • Engineering Computing Trailer
    • Engineering Lecture Hall
  • Schedule: subject to change, check frequently
  • Twitter: #drupalcampla, follow @ladrupal

Saturday Schedule

  • 9:00a: registration, check-in
  • 10:00a-11:00p: Morning sessions: Beginner Track
  • 11:15a Keynote in EH 1200
  • 12:15p-1:15p: Lunch on your own
  • 1:45p-4:00p: Afternoon Sessions
  • 4:00p: Group Photo & break
  • 4:30-6:00p: Afternoon Session
  • 6:00p-10:00p: Private Party at Anthill Pub

Sunday Schedule

  • 9:00a: registration, check-in
  • 10:00a-12:15p: Morning sessions
  • 12:15p-1:15p: Lunch on your own
  • 1:45p: Afternoon Sessions
  • 5:30p: camp end

Sessions: skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Sessions: Categories:

  • PHP
  • Site Building
  • Design & User Experience
  • DevOps
  • Business & Strategy
  • Code & Development
  • Performance & Scalability


  • All Volunteer camp, help out where needed
  • Help Desk (EH 2430 Colloquia Room)
Camp operations
15-20 minutes