Publish date
Monday, 18 November

Would you like to further develop your public speaking skills in a short time frame, low stress situation?

For the first time, DrupalSouth will be closing the conference with 30 minutes of lightning talks.

To present, you will need to register the details of your proposed talk on the slips provided at the registration table. If you are submitting a talk, ensure you have prepared a short PDF to be displayed in a 16:10 format that supports your talk.

We encourage all to submit, whether you are a first time speaker or a seasoned DrupalSouth presenter.

Publish date
Thursday, 7 November

In attendance:  Chris Skene, Owen Lansbury, Pamela Barone, Thom Toogood 

DrupalCon Amsterdam Update

  • Thom & Owen attended c/o their respective employers.

  • Owen attended first Drupal Association Board Meeting with his 3 year Director's term commencing on Nov 1 2019.

  • Owen attended Splash Awards, Local Associations and Supporting Partners round table discussions and CEO dinner.

Publish date
Tuesday, 22 October

Michelle Mannering (MishManners), Developer Community Manager at Github.

Publish date
Tuesday, 22 October

Neil Drumm (drumm) is a Architect and helps build as part of the Drupal Association's Engineering team. Drumm has been a member of for 16 years and has been credited for fixes on 184 issues in the past year.

He has been a regular at Drupal conferences since 2005, however, this will be his first time attending and presenting at DrupalSouth!

Drumm will be presenting a keynote on how is built.

Publish date
Tuesday, 22 October

Jess (xjm) will be talking about Security, Drupal 9, and Navigating the Changing Web Landscape.

xjm is one of two Drupal core release managers and among Drupal 8's top patch contributors.

She is also a member of the Drupal Security Team and has helped coordinate most core security releases since Drupal 8's release in 2015.

Previously, xjm founded the core contribution mentoring program in 2011, and worked as a member of the Views in Core initiative team in 2012.

Publish date
Monday, 16 September

In attendance:  Chris Skene, Owen Lansbury, Nicole Kirsch, Pamela Barone, Thom Toogood 


  • Nicole had a phone call with Russell and got access to bank accounts and Xero

  • Payments need to be approved by LA and can either be made via bank transfer or expense claim

  • Nicole to draft committee parameters for Linux AU 

Publish date
Monday, 2 September

Looking to level up?

This year, at DrupalSouth, we will be hosting workshop training sessions on each day of the conference. The training will be provided by Vladimir Roudakov and Dave Hall.

Publish date
Friday, 9 August

In attendance:  Chris Skene, Owen Lansbury, Nicole Kirsch

Unable to attend: Pamela Barone, Thom Toogood 

Hobart 2019:

  • The committee caught up with the organisers and it’s all running smoothly

  • Early bird tickets and Call for Papers are out  

  • Additional sponsors were confirmed last week


Publish date
Thursday, 1 August

Ticket sales for DrupalSouth Hobart 2019 are now open!

Early Bird tickets are available for August only and there are a limited amount so get in quick before they sell out and the price rises!

This year we have introduced group bundles. Purchase 5 or more tickets to receive a 5% discount and receive a 10% discount on 10 or more tickets. Group bundles are also limited so be quick to secure tickets for you and your team.

Publish date
Thursday, 4 July

In attendance: Chris Skene, Thom Toogood, Owen Lansbury. Pamela Barone and Nicole Kirsch unable to attend.

Hobart 2019:

  • Event website scheduled to go live within next couple of days

  • Call for papers released with form ready to receive submissions shortly

  • Confirmed sponsors put budget at break even already

DrupalSouth 2020: