Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group (CDMUG) is a developing resource to grow Chicago's Drupal Community. RSVP @ meetup.com for our next event or learn from our training services. CDMUG has 1200+ members and draws 70 – 90 members, on average, each monthly meet up. Plus we organize our annual DrupalCamp Chicago. Group environment is very open – we discuss ideas, debug problems, and brainstorm current personal or client Drupal projects. View our video presentation archive of past events. Meet Ups take place monthly at Duo Consulting in downtown Chicago. A projector will be available, free wifi, and laptops are encouraged. All skill levels are welcomed, remember business cards.

April 2011 Meet Up: Thur April 28th @ 7:00 pm

Date: 
Thu, 04/28/2011 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

Duo will start opening doors at 6:00pm for attendees to arrive, socialize, and hang out before meetups. We are hoping to officially start meetup by 7:00pm. Comment your RSVP with name and bring photo ID to gain authorized access to Duo's office downtown.

Presentations:

  • Git for Beginners by Anna Kalata
  • Live Video in Drupal by Gershon Bialer

Anna Kalata is a freelance Drupalista focused in user experience, site building, and front-end design/development.

March 2011 Meet Up: Wednesday March 16th @ 7:00 pm

Date: 
Wed, 03/16/2011 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

One week after Drupalcon Chicago, we will be discussing/recapping what we learned, thought, and hope to share with our community. At the same time, down the street, Civicon took place in Chicago and we have Young-Jin Kim from Emphanos to provide a summary of what we missed. Plus Young-Jin will be doing an introduction to CiviCRM. In addition, CDMUG rock star Andy Martha converted cdmug.org into Drupal 7 and lived to tell the stories of upgrading from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7.

PreDrupalcon Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 03/05/2011 10:30am

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

Based on member feedback, CDMUG for the first time ever, we will have our "Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop" on a Saturday. This is perfect timing because Drupalcon starts the following Monday. Come learn Drupal and be prepared for Drupalcon Chicago!

What is Drupal? Where did Drupal come from? How can Drupal help you? Drupal 6 or Drupal 7?

Jump into the driver seat with our hands on experience known as the "Drupal Test Drive". Not only will we cover an introduction to Drupal, you will also be given a free temporary Drupal website.

February 2011 Meetup - Thursday Feb 24th @ 7:00 pm

Date: 
Thu, 02/24/2011 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

We are excited to announce Michael Carney and John La Voie will be presenting: Let's Talk Taxes. Second presentation will be a group panel discussing accounting software.

Michael Carney - opened MWC Accounting in 2009 after spending 5 years in public accounting. He provides entrepreneurs and small businesses accounting support and assists in the development of relevant financial information to help them understand where their business stands.

Drupal 7 Release Party! (Chicago)

Date: 
Fri, 01/07/2011 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

January 7th 2011, Chicago's Drupal 7 release party!

LOCATION MOVED TO ALLOW MORE PEOPLE! PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT MEETING AT SRC WEB DESIGN. WE ARE NOW MEETING AT ECHO YOGA STUDIO aka "THE OFFICE".

NEW ADDRESS - 1925 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

We are meeting at Lisa's OFFICE and Yoga Studio to celebrate. No official presentations planned, meetup is more social and celebratory. However, we are more than happy to provide a free temporary Drupal 7 site to test.

January 2011 Meetup - Wednesday Jan 5th @ 7:00 pm

Date: 
Wed, 01/05/2011 7:00pm

Wednesday January 5th 2011 @ 7:00 pm
RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

Drupal 7 is ALMOST here. To celebrate at our January meetup, Matthew Lechleider will start with an Introduction to Drupal 7.

We are excited to announce Fred Salchli and Joel Hughes will be presenting: Moving Mountains of Legacy Content into Drupal.

Matthew Lechleider - is a product of the Nintendo Generation. He has spent 10 - 15 hours online every day since before the Internet was cool. He enjoys speaking at conferences, skateboarding, music festivals, Linux and Drupal.

4th Annual Holiday Open Source Social Event

Date: 
Mon, 12/06/2010 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

CDMUG is having our 4th annual Holiday Open Source Social Event to get together without the laptops, projectors, and WiFi too simply hang out and party. Join us all for a fabulous shin-dig in honor of every CDMUG member and the efforts we make to give back to the Chicago community.

CDMUG November 2010 Meetup

Date: 
Thu, 11/18/2010 7:00pm

November will be our last meetup of the year with presentations. December is a slow meetup month and will only be our 4th Annual Holiday Open Source Social Event. 2011 will be an extremely exciting year in Chicago Drupal as we will be the host city for Drupalcon. During November meetup the Drupalcon Chicago team will be giving a presentation of what to expect and recruiting volunteers. If you are interested in helping Drupalcon Chicago, this is your chance to get involved.

CDMUG October 2010 Meetup

Date: 
Thu, 10/21/2010 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

We are excited to announce Griffin Caprio of 1530 Technologies will be presenting Drupal and the Semantic Web. Griffin is a technologist and entrepreneur who has been helping companies of all shapes and sizes with their technology needs for over 12 years. Since 2008, he has been running two companies here in Chicago. With clients ranging in size from startups to Fortune 500, he has been leading development teams, providing lean consulting and developing mobile and enterprise applications.

CDMUG September 2010 Meetup

Date: 
Thu, 09/16/2010 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

Location: THE OFFICE
1925 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Our September meetup will be held at THE OFFICE in Bucktown for the first time ever. THE OFFICE owner/host Lisa Fischer will be presenting and showing off her wonderful new office space for rent. In addition, Joel Finkel has been brought back to present.

Lisa Fischer will be presenting...."Drupal and Ubercart"- Discussion detailing Ubercart with Drupal integration. Modules to be discussed: uc_free payment, uc_coupon, uc_affiliate.

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