DrupalCon Portland coming up soon! DrupalCon is short for Drupal Conference. It's an international event with over 3000 expected to attend. See http://portland2013.drupal.org
Drupal Founder, Dries will present his State of Drupal keynote, revealing the current state of Drupal 8 between Feature Freeze and Code Freeze, also giving a glimpse of what's beyond Drupal 8 after we have a successful release. Here’s a list of the keynote speakers: http://portland2013.drupal.org/speakers
The Pacific Northwest Drupal Summit is happening this weekend in Seattle, Oct. 20-21. Over 250 Drupal enthusiasts have signed up for the premier event for Drupal training and socializing. Some great sessions are planned including these from local BC Drupal Developers:
1. Responsive Web Design – Karen Smallwood of NorthStudio.com, Victoria, BC
Learn the basics of responsive web design. Everything from the initial intake meeting and questions to ask, to the information architecture and design needs to be tackled with a view to "mobile first. We will demo how to set up and configure your own Omega sub theme with tips and tricks to help you along your way. Finally before diving into questions we will show you a variety of responsive website examples (built in Drupal of course). Follow the #drupalrwd hash tag to keep up to date with the latest news on Responsive Web Design for Drupal.