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Being a busy time of year, the deadline for session proposals for DrupalGov Canberra 2016 has been extended to 5pm Thursday 17 December 2015.

But hurry, that's tomorrow! Get your submission in now so you can share your Drupal tips, tricks, and ideas on the stage on 8 February 2016.

Themes

Digital transformation

Drupal in Government

The Australian Government has pushed strongly towards Open Data and more recently Open API for Government. So what are the opportunities to transform Government services using Drupal? Can more Government data and services be exposed and be made publicly available using Drupal? These sessions are for project managers/directors, scrum masters and other “PM” profiles looking to fine-tune their skills and interact with an engaged community.

We are seeking sessions which discuss:

Standard DrupalGov Speaker Agreement

The following is the standard DrupalGov speaker agreement. Your event may use different information, but should provide you with details.

By agreeing to present a session at DrupalGov you are confirming your understanding and acceptance of the rules and expectations outlined below. As a DrupalGov speaker, you are directly responsible for your session, its content, quality, and all deliverables.

Compensation

There is no implied agreement to offer any compensation for your session. Some events may offer speaker tickets at a special rate or for free.

How to organise a DrupalGov event

DrupalGov events are organised by local teams. Anyone can run a DrupalGov. This page has some information on how to go about establishing and running a local DrupalGov event.

What is DrupalGov and why should I run one?

DrupalGov is a like a DrupalCamp – a one or two day mini-conference, with an explicit focus on the specific challenges of the public sector. A DrupalGov event can help bring a Government community together, share common challenges, and explore innovation.

Values and Principles

Values

  • Collaboration
  • Transparency
  • Diversity
  • Access
  • Participation

Principles

  • Place users at the heart of decision making and support civic participation
  • Support flexibility, simplicity, and utility
  • Support open, collaborative information sharing
  • Use fair and transparent processes
  • Provide freedom to innovate
  • Enable suppliers to compete on a level playing field
  • Uphold universal values, transparency, accountability, and human rights
Monday, February 8, 2016
Australia

DrupalGov Canberra is back in 2016, bringing together the best Drupal talent in the country to address the challenges specific to the public sector.

Featuring a full day of sessions on topics ranging from strategy and management, case studies, technical delivery, DrupalGov is the must-attend event of the year for Drupal teams, professional and managers using or considering Drupal in 2016.

The event will be held at the National Museum of Australia on February 8th, 2016.