The Countdown begins: Mumbai gears up for DrupalCon Asia 2016

February 08, 2016 - 11:26

Mumbai, India's maximum city, is all set to play host to DrupalCon Asia 2016, the biggest, power-packed event of the Drupal Community. DrupalCon Asia 2016 is being held from February 18-21, 2016, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT, Bombay), and this is the first time the event is being held in Asia. The major sponsors of the event are Tata Consultancy Services, Acquia, and Blisstering Solutions. DrupalCon Asia involves learning, collaboration and contribution opportunities, including high-value Summits, Keynotes, Sessions, and BOFs and week-long sprints.

Mumbai magic: A tryst with the city of dreams

Mumbai, the financial powerhouse of India and home to Bollywood film industry, is one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world. The city attracts thousands of tourists from across India and abroad every year. Located on the western coast of the country, Mumbai is a fascinating amalgamation of the old and the new. With its splendid beaches, the majestic Western Ghats, busy, cosmopolitan culture and colonial-era architecture, Mumbai is sure to entice you. Needless to say, Mumbai is the perfect place to host the event as the vibrant spirit of the city perfectly matches the mission and values of the Drupal community.

About DrupalCons

DrupalCons are annual global conferences that brings together Drupal experts, businesses and media on a single platform to showcase their initiatives through learning sessions, social events and the highly popular code sprints. and are scheduled under the patronage of the Drupal Association. The international Drupal community has innumerable developers, project managers, and system engineers as a part of its huge following and Drupal Cons provide them with the perfect foundation to present their ideas. DrupalCons, held two to three times annually in various parts of the world, is organised under the auspices of the Drupal Association in conjunction with the local Drupal community leaders.

Zyxware to sponsor DrupalGov Summit at DrupalCon Asia 2016

Zyxware Technologies is delighted to be a participant in this iconic event. DrupalCon Asia 2016 is an exciting opportunity for the Indian Drupal community to connect with their global counterparts. Indian developers have been one of the largest contributors towards the growth of Drupal, and it’s no surprise that India ranks the highest amongst the registered Drupalers on Drupal.org. DrupalCon Asia 2016 is going to be a heady mix of keynote addresses by top-notch speakers, high-value summits, brain-storming sessions, and code-sprints too, with some truly amazing opportunities to rub shoulders with the Who’s Who of the Drupal community. It will be an enticing prospect for everyone in the Drupal development world as it will promote learning and opportunity to collaborate with the best talent in the industry.

Zyxware is also the sponsor for the DrupalGov or Drupal Government Summit being held as part of the DrupalCon Asia 2016. The summit will be held on February 18th, 2016 from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm at the same venue. The conference aims to bring together the key proponents of the inspiring Digital India movement. Top Indian Government representatives, technology experts and consultants will share the dias and discuss the significant role of Drupal and Open-source software in the Digital India initiative. DrupalGov focuses on the multiple challenges that Open Source projects face in the public sector and its probable solutions. The Summit will be interspersed with high-octane Panel discussions, eye-opening presentations and breaks for networking amongst peers and competitors. Attendees for the Drupal Government Summit include high-ranking Government officials, top speakers from the United Kingdom and Australia, and the top academic brains from IIT-Bombay too.

DrupalCon Asia 2016 is the place for everyone who is someone in the Drupal development world and this opportunity is the closest to home this year; thanks to the efforts of some of the topmost names from the Indian Drupal community. Zyxware is really excited about the event and will contribute our best to make DrupalCon Asia a huge success.

To learn more about DrupalCon Asia 2016, please visit DrupalCon Asia 2016

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