Schedule for developer

Thursday, April 25, 2013

9:00 am to 9:30 am

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Welcome and state of the project Welcome to CiviCon San Francisco 2013! We'll kickoff the day with recognition and thanks for the sponsors and volunteers that made this day possible. Then we'll share our thoughts on the state of the project, and highlight some of the awesome community initiatives that are driving the platform forward.You can view the presentation slides here in... read more

with yashodha, colemanw

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Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium

Thursday, April 25, 2013

9:45 am to 10:45 am

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CMDrupal Part 1 - How Community Media Converts Viewers -> Members -> Certified Producers While this session will cover how these modules are used to certify producers so they can make their own studio reservations in community media environments, similar configurations can be used in any environment requiring classes, certifications, and/or reservations. It possible a Community Media organization using Drupal and CiviCRM already... read more

with kreynen, synchlayer, coderdan

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East
What's New In Version 4.3? A new version of CiviCRM has just been released. What does 4.3 have that previous versions don't? This panel of developers will explain in plain language (with examples) the better known and lesser known features that 4.3 introduces to CiviCRM. You can view the session slides here in prezi format. read more

with Dave Greenberg

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Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
Case Study: Parramatta City Council Meals on Wheels Parramatta City Council (Sydney, Australia) The Parramatta City Council (located in Sydney) implemented CiviCRM to provide constituent management services in several areas -- one of which was to provide tools for tracking their meals-on-wheels (MOW) program. The MOW program prepares and delivers meals to elderly residents throughout the city.... read more

with lcdweb

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Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium

Thursday, April 25, 2013

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Integration With Drupal     A beginner's guide for implementers and developers on 8 ways CiviCRM integrates with Drupal. With broad strokes we'll show each method, describe it's purpose and show some examples. This will help techies and semi-techies familiar with web development in Drupal but unfamiliar with CiviCRM get a head start on the path to integration. Covred... read more

with Stoob

Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais
Extending CiviCRM to Outlook, Google Apps, smartphones, Constant Contact, MailChimp and others Your organization’s constituent data is maintained in CiviCRM, complete with email address, phone numbers, and physical address. But you often need to work with other systems, whether this is for email, collaboration, or mobility purposes. While there have not been many options available so far, recent developments are extending the reach of... read more

with cividesk

Experience: Beginner
Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Best practices for bulk mailings with CiviCRM This session is tentative, please check before attending that it is still happening. We will be talking about the email infrastructure setup as well as deliverability best practices: CAN-SPAM compliance, SPF, feedback loop management, bounce processing and spam traps. Basically, all things email. :) The presentation slides with notes are attached... read more

with shane

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East

Thursday, April 25, 2013

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Ecosystem Tune-up All-conference gathering for folks to connect with others who are passionate about building and improving some aspect of the CiviCRM ecosystem. Details TBD. read more

with Michael McAndrew

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Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium

Thursday, April 25, 2013

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Migrating from Raiser's Edge to CiviCRM We'll cover the following topics: What you gain by migrating to CiviCRM from Raiser's Edge Basic data mappings from Raiser's Edge into CiviCRM How to best plan for the transition for your development staff Which tools to use to get the migration done right If your organization is thinking about moving from Raiser's Edge into using CiviCRM, this... read more

with youngjin

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West
CRM Core & CiviCRM: Someone actually did that In 2009, there were some discussions going on around the beneifts of migrating CiviCRM over to Drupal. Someone actually worked on that problem, and it lead to some interesting results.  This session focuses on the CRM Core project. It is a tool for building your own CRM systems on top of the Drupal platform. It possesses a framework that allows... read more

with techsoldaten

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie East

Thursday, April 25, 2013

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

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CiviCRM localization and multi-lingual The CiviCRM user-interface is available in many languages. The CiviCRM user interface can be configured to a specific language (localization), or you can enable multiple languages at once and let users choose (multi-lingual). In this session we will show how to enable these features, provide an overview of how they work, how to participate in... read more

with mlutfy

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Kinzie West
Enhancements to the discount extension and payment process for CiviEvents Most large member driven organizations hold one or more large events each year. These organizations like to offer discounts or other perks as a reward to their supportors. Backoffice Thinking is completing a significant ehancement to the discount extension and some smaller changes to  the core payment flow for CiviEvents. Multiple new discount... read more

with dschafer

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais

Thursday, April 25, 2013

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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Unlocking Potential - CiviCRM Starter Kit Distribution on Drupal.org The CiviCRM Starter Kit Distribution on Drupal.org combines a minimized version of CiviCRM with Drupal core, several popular contrib modules, and several CiviCRM specific modules. All of this is packaged into a single download which makes quick work of getting a new CiviCRMs site up and running w/ Drupal (Download and Install the Current Versions... read more

with kreynen

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Presentation
Room: Tamalpais

Friday, April 26, 2013

9:00 am to 9:15 am

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Welcome to day 2 Plan and agenda for the day. read more

with Michael McAndrew

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Type: Presentation
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Friday, April 26, 2013

9:15 am to 10:45 am

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Introducing CiviHR Why CiviHR? How will it fit with CiviCRM? Introduction to the team Funding Make it happen: help sculpt the system with us! Proposed functionality When will organisations be able to use it? (development phases) How to get involved read more

with andrew.tombs@zingit.org.uk

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Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East
Transitioning to CiviCRM - how to map your data into CiviCRM and how to design custom fields and profiles to collect the data you want This workshop is for those who are planning to transition to CiviCRM (from existing CRM, spreadsheets or paper trail) or already transferred some data to CiviCRM but are wondering where non-standard information, that was previously collected in other systems, would fit in CiviCRM. I work for Freeform Solutions, a social enterprise, where our... read more

with kasiawaka, lolas

Experience: Beginner
Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais
Rubicon or Delaware: Building Software Which Crosses Rivers CiviCRM's cross-platform architecture presents developers with a challenge and an opportunity: for developers who have grown up in the Drupal, Joomla, or WordPress communities, CiviCRM feels like a mix of familiar and exotic designs. But at the same time, Civi's architecture frees us to collaborate with other developers from different backgrounds... read more

with totten

Experience: Advanced
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West

Friday, April 26, 2013

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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The exterminator's toolbelt: Finding and eliminating bugs without staying up all night When things go well, no one notices. But for some reason, one little white screen of death sends the whole world to your door demanding answers. Who knew? In this session we'll look at what to do when the unexpected happens and you need to debug, especially when it's someone else's code -- either CiviCRM itself, or a related... read more

with AllenShaw

Experience: Advanced
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West
CiviStats A session to explore how you can get information out of CiviCRM Using CiviCRM Advanced Search and Results Customising CiviCRM Reports Creating New Report Extensions maybe more...... We'll also be looking at CiviStats going forwardOver the past few years working with CiviCRM users often ask for reporting around key performance indicators, questions... read more

with Parvez

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East

Friday, April 26, 2013

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

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Lightning talks A Lightning Talk is a short presentation. Unlike other presentations, lightning talks last only a few minutes and we will deliver them in a single period by different speakers. Do you have a feature you'd like to talk about? Something interesting and special you have done in your organisation with CiviCRM? Want to share a case study of a success,... read more

with JonGold

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Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium

Friday, April 26, 2013

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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CiviCRM with WordPress: A Dynamic Duo! CiviCRM is a full database application that brings a ton of features to your WordPress website that makes your event, memership, donation and campaign management simple.  This workshop will: Demonstrate the advantage of using simple WordPress Themes with CiviCRM Showcase how templates can be built around features for CiviCRM Address why you want... read more

with danaskallman

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East
Customizing and Extending CiviCRM in Joomla! In this session we will walk through best practices when customizing and tailoring CiviCRM to your needs, including: implementing events/hooks in Joomla plugins, PHP override files, template overrides, javascript/jquery-based modifications, css overrides, and an overview of the API. While the session will cover many general customization and... read more

with lcdweb

Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West

Friday, April 26, 2013

4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

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CiviCRM Strategic Planning - Open Meeting This is a strategic planning meeting for stakeholders in the CiviCRM ecosystem. It is open to all who wish to participate. The scope of a strategic planning meeting encompasses the state of the CiviCRM project and community. It does not include individual feature requests, bug reports, or integration questions. Tentative Agenda Discussion of... read more

with Michael McAndrew, colemanw, Dave Greenberg

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Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais