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Drupal Camp Asheville 2021 Online Edition - July 8th-9th

Words Matter: The Language of Accessibilty

Denise Erazmus

Words Matter and awareness of how powerful even the most subtle language distinctions can be is an important factor in understanding human experience.  In this presentation we will discuss the language used in daily life and examine how and why certain words and phrases can be hurtful to members of the disabled community -- even if no harm is intended.  Covered topics will include:

Anyone Can Help Upgrade Drupal Projects to Be Drupal 9 Compatible!

Mark Shropshire

This session will demonstrate how anyone, who wants to be involved, can help the Drupal Community upgrade the ~8800 Drupal 8 modules to be compatible with Drupal 9. Session attendees can expect the session to dive straight into a live demonstration of working through a Drupal 8 module, showing it working with Drupal 9.

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Energizing the Seated

Avi Schwab

Avi will be sharing some advice on staying active while working remotely. The session is based on 4+ years of remote work, 2 years of work with a personal trainer, and the book Deskbound by Dr. Kelly Starrett. Avi will share some tips on how to stay active and moving when you're in front of a monitor for 40+ hours a week.