- Posted: March 05, 2009
Join us for Joomla! Day New England on May 30, 2009, 9 AM to 4 PM, in Brattleboro, Vermont. The event will be held at the Marlboro College Graduate Center. Registration is $45 and includes breakfast and lunch.
Our speakers include:
- Mitch Pirtle, KickApps and Joomla co-founder
- Elin Waring, Open Source Matters president
- Rob Schley, Open Source Matters vice-president and Joomla core team developer
- Barrie North, JoomlaShack, SimplWeb, and Compass Designs, and Marlboro College Graduate Center instructor
- Barb Ackemann, Iris Lines LLC and Marlboro College Graduate Center instructor
- Jen Kramer McKibben, 4Web, Inc. and director of the Master's of Science in Information Technology at the Marlboro College Graduate Center
Topics include beginning and advanced template development, extension development, search engine marketing and social networking tools and techniques, and more information about what's happening with Joomla 1.6.
We are gathering many free giveaways for the event, including books from Wrox Press and other publishers, DVD's of Lynda.com Joomla! training videos, free extensions from RS Joomla, and more.
The event is limited to 100 participants, so you will have the ability to get to know speakers individually, with a long lunch break and plenty of time between sessions.
The Marlboro College Graduate Center has been awarding master's degrees in internet engineering, management, information technology, and teaching with technology since 1998. The Grad Center has mentored students using Joomla! as part of their master's thesis projects since 2005 and current offers a class in Web Applications which features Joomla! instruction.
Brattleboro, Vermont, is a beautiful small town of 10,000 people, located on the Connecticut River, bordering New Hampshire on its east and a dozen miles north of Massachusetts. Hiking and canoeing are popular outdoor activities, and there's a petting farm for those with kids. Brattleboro is well-known for its artists and musicians, with many galleries located on Main Street within walking distance. Brattleboro is roughly a 2 1/2 hour drive from Boston, Massachusetts, Albany, New York, and Burlington, Vermont, and about 4 hours from New York City. A train station, hotel, and plenty of restaurants are within walking distance of the Graduate Center.
The Joomla! Day New England website includes information about speakers and their talks, hotel discounts, what to do in Brattleboro, and the online registration form.
We hope to see you in Brattleboro on May 30!