As a community we constantly talk of giveback, at Cons we even have a track called 'being human'...but do we empathise enough with our fellow human beings? are we engaged enough beyond our bubble?
Social + Non-Profit
Usually rich in project ideas and low in budget, non-profit organizations are the first in line when cooperation opportunities rise. Bevor you re-invent the wheel, meet colleagues and join forces, learn how to use pre-configured Drupal distributions and get inspired by ground-breaking social projects built with Drupal.
What makes Drupal great is it’s community. And human interaction is at the core of the Drupal community. Knowledge sharing, helping each other, organizing and volunteering for Drupal related events, raising awareness about what Drupal can do and how it can help you, all of this come natural to us.
This track is for everyone wanting to hear stories about how Drupal helped make dreams come true.
Social Impact is and must be the main goal and measure of any social intervention initiative. Yet, often tech tools take over the priority of projects and teams who end up focusing on features and services, sidelining engagement, empowerment, achievement and impact. Users are not stakeholders.
We built a Drupal 7 platform with the goal to connect people with Multiple Sclerosis in a protected environment. By doing so, we tried to combine two contradictory topics: Privacy & data protection as well as networking.
Sharing knowledge and fostering innovation is an essential part of creating a sustainable and positive future. Technology has to play a crucial role in this.
Open source can help to create the infrastructure that is needed for global knowledge distribution.
In our session, we’ll discuss how UNICEF partnered with Blue State Digital, Four Kitchens, and Motherlode Media to build a custom global payments platform. We’ll focus on how we addressed UNICEF’s need to set up global campaigns, localized to donors in different countries in a matter of minutes, while simultaneously supporting local UNICEF offices in their own fundraising needs.
It has been a year since the decision to go for a multi instance architecture Wordpress was made, and since then the technical track has focused on the much needed groundwork to enable such architecture and complete redesign of Greenpeace.org Greenpeace's global CMS.