CivicActions is excited to sponsor what will be another amazing DrupalCon in one of our most favorite cities in America. This year, there are a variety of offerings geared towards public sector workers, from our Civic Lounge programming and happy hour to the Government Summit.

Here’s a guide to civic-related activities occurring around the ‘Con.

Civic Lounge

We’re proud to once again join forces with NuCivic and DrupalSquad to host the Civic Lounge, a shared space for government and other public sector individuals to meet and connect. Stop by the Civic Lounge (booth 217), join our party, and talk all things government and Drupal in New Orleans.

Demos and BoFs

We have a variety of programming happening at the Civic Lounge. Our schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, May 10

      • DKAN demo, 1-2 p.m. (Civic Lounge – booth 217)

Wednesday, May 11

      • Accessible CI – Security / Compliance for the Government, 10:15-10:45 a.m. (Civic Lounge – booth 217)
      • DKAN demo, 1-2 p.m. (Civic Lounge – booth 217)
      • DKAN: Doing (Open) Data with Drupal, 3:45-4:45 p.m. (Room 289 Chromatic)

Thursday, May 12

      • FCC Upgrade Migration, 10:15- 10:45 a.m. (Civic Lounge – booth 217)
      • DKAN demo, 1-2 p.m. (Civic Lounge – booth 217)

Civic Lounge Happy Hour

We are co-hosting the Civic Lounge Happy Hour on Wednesday night, May 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Ohm Lounge, 601 Tchoupitoulas. The event is limited to 100 people, so please RSVP.

Government Summit

This year, DrupalCon has dedicated an entire day to focus on Drupal in government on Monday, May 9th from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. The CivicActions team will attend and lead several breakout sessions during the summit, including:

      • Content Editor Best Practices – Balancing the flexibility content editors want but maintaining good design
      • Convincing your agency that Drupal is secure

Look forward to seeing you there!