Conference Catalysts is a company that provides conference organization for associations around the world. But what happens when these conferences can not longer happen?
This session is a real-world case study on how we used Drupal to rapidly pivot from on-site to virtual conferences.
We will cover a developer-focused, technical overview of technologies used to provide key features in our virtual conferences. We'll include technical details and code examples on how features were implemented. Additionally, we'll cover how we prepared data for the Drupal application and how we deployed nearly 100 conference since the pandemic began.
Free open source technologies we'll touch on include but are not limited to include:
Rocket.Chat - Session and social chat engine
Google Sheets API - Migration sources and data preparation
Jitsi - Video conversations
Cvent API - REST API polling for Attendee management
Tailwind 2.x - Front-end framework for fully customized theme
Platform.sh - Multi-application deployments
Drupal: Migrations, Flagging, Views, Batch API Arocessing,
CTO | DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL SOLUTIONS AT CONFERENCE CATALYSTS, LLC
SR. FULL-STACK DEVELOPER AT CONFERENCE CATALYSTS