DrupalSouth Sydney 2024 Tracks

This year, we’re after your most engaging and inspiring stories. We want you to get people motivated, creating positive action and exciting change.

Session types could include:

  • Presentation
  • Showcase/case study
  • Facilitated workshop
  • Follow-along session (users can follow on their laptops)
  • Panel discussion

Session lengths:

  • "Lightning talk": 15 minutes, including 5 minutes for questions
  • 30 minutes, including 5 minutes for questions
  • 45 minutes, including 5 minutes for questions

We also welcome cross-discipline submissions or those that combine the below tracks with topics such as mental health, diversity and wellbeing.



The Drupal development track provides the latest insights and techniques for developing and maintaining Drupal-based applications. This is a chance to share your personal and organisational experiences in developing Drupal projects. Sessions could cover:

  • Development tips and tricks. This type of session talks about best practices, strategies, and techniques for optimising Drupal projects. You could include tips on improving site performance, migrating websites, and ensuring compatibility with different devices and platforms.
  • Module insights. These sessions explore different Drupal modules, themes and their functionalities.  
  • Hands-on tutorials. Participants pick up practical knowledge and skills for developing Drupal applications.
  • Building Drupal. In this topic, you could talk about the latest version of Drupal and how to build applications with it. A session of this type will appeal to developers who want to stay up-to-date with the latest Drupal developments, ensuring their applications remain competitive and relevant in the market.




We’re surrounded by a growing number of tools and technologies. While Drupal helps move the Internet forward, there are plenty of tools that complement Drupal. Sessions in this track could cover: 

  • Other PHP and front end libraries and frameworks
  • Cloud insights & CI/CD tools
  • Operations, security, testing tooling and analysis
  • Benchmarking, monitoring and logging tools




By taking a user-centric approach to information architecture, interface design and content strategy, organisations can establish a significant competitive advantage. Tell us your stories, strategies and tactics across themes including:

  • User research, strategy and experience
  • Balancing business goals and user needs
  • Design systems and style guides
  • Content strategy and workflows
  • Navigating the latest in AI technologies or SEO best practices




We want to hear your stories of learning and growth. We want to hear your insights into what makes people tick. We also want to know how you get the best out of individuals and teams, and how people and organisations are adapting to challenges and changes on a local, national and global scale. Share your skills, your experiences (both good and bad!) and your inspiration.

  • Fostering a positive culture
  • Organisational transformation
  • Building community
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Change and growth in teams
  • Mental health awareness and support in the workplace