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Drupal Camp Asheville 2022 - IN PERSON - July 8th-10th

How to win in arguments

Jordana Fung
of
Drupal CWG

Jordana is a longtime Drupal community member and mentor, developer, and member of the Drupal Community Working Group. She has a passion for communication, personal development & growth, and community health.

In these especially tense and stressful times, we are often in situations that can make traversing difficult conversations even harder.

There are moments when we need to discuss, argue and defend ideas and issues, and, at times, we even need to defend ourselves.

Words Matter: The Language of Accessibilty

Denise Erazmus
of
Promet Source

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
of
Mediacurrent

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.

Topics discussed

Energizing the Seated

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.

Speaker Diversity Workshop (Morning)

Qymana Botts
of
Nerdery

Software Engineer at Nerdery

This workshop helps speakers from underrepresented groups prepare to speak at conferences. This will, in turn, help local meetups, Drupal Camps, and even DrupalCons develop a more diverse speaker roster. The workshop helps folks bust through their impostor syndrome and develop a topic, title, pitch, bio, and outline.

The workshop covers: