Why Drupal? Why Now? - Panel Discussion

Time: Wednesday 17th May 16:00-16:30
Room: Main Theatre
Track: User Experience & Content

With more than 10% of the top 10,000 websites worldwide using Drupal, and over 20 years as a leading open source project, the popularity and success of Drupal as a CMS and development framework is legendary.

Where to from here? The release of Drupal 10 in December 2022, with a modernised UI, support for newer Javascript frameworks and an eye on decoupled as standard, opens up a new discussion around the best uses for Drupal and where it fits into the market.

If you're interested in learning why Drupal works so well for people in this part of the world, keen to leverage the latest developments for your web presence, or comparing CMS and Digital Experience Platforms for your next project - this panel discussion is for you!


Dave Sparks
I've been making websites since 1997, and making them with Drupal since 2007. I manage a web agency that specialises in Drupal, and open source contribution. We've published an open source distribution called Sector since 2016. I have spoken at DrupalSouth, organised DrupalSouth 2017 in Auckland and DrupalSouth Shorts online series in 2021.