Friday, June 3, 2011

Joomla Day Greece 2011

  • 33 presentations
  • 24 speakers from Greece, Europe and the US
  • 2 conference rooms with seat capacity of 600 & 110
  • 600+ signups before the event
  • 2 full days of Joomla!
The countdown till the first official Joomla! event in Greece has started.

In the weekend of 28 & 29 May 2011, JoomlaDay Greece 2011 will host Joomla! gurus from Europe, the US and of course Greece, who will talk about the past, the present and the bright future of Joomla!, as well as demonstrate all the cutting edge solutions that make Joomla! the most popular content management platform worldwide.

Joomla! is known to power around 3% of the world's websites. However in Greece, Joomla! is powering an estimated 16% (!) of all Greek websites, making it the most successful publishing platform in the country and establishing little Greece as one of the top countries worldwide with such a high usage of Joomla!. And let's not forget that some of the most popular extensions within the Joomla! have deep roots in Greece: Akeeba Backup, K2, Community Builder. Extensions which have been downloaded millions of times in total and translated into dozens of languages worldwide.

In the 2 days of JoomlaDay Greece 2011, visitors will be able to watch presentations and attend workshops (in both Greek and English) that cover subjects such as:
  • the latest version of Joomla!, 1.6
  • templating in both Joomla! 1.5 and 1.6
  • mobile templating
  • e-commere with Joomla!
  • Joomla! in the cloud with Windows Azure technologies
  • Joomla! and Microsoft's Web Platform
  • presentations for some of the most important extensions in the Joomla! community like Joom!Fish, Virtuemart, K2, Community Builder, Akeeba Backup and others
  • Joomla! website case studies from established organizations in Greece
  • Joomla! communities in Greece
  • first steps into the Joomla! community (for newbies)
  • security
  • backup
  • SEO
  • design
  • content and extension translation mechanisms and insights
  • the Nooku Framework and Nooku Server
  • extension development
...with a clear emphasis on both new and experienced Joomla! users and programmers.

But most important, JoomlaDay Greece 2011 is a great opportunity for the Greek Joomla! community to finally meet and exchange our opinions, knowledge and experience on Joomla!, in person.

After the event there will be an electronic lottery and visitors will get a chance to win gifts worth thousands of Euros, from over a dozen of providers, including extensions, templates, books and hosting packages.

JoomlaDay Greece 2011 will be held in the weekend of 28 & 29 May 2011, at Danaos, Kifisias Ave. 109, in Athens.

Doors open at 09.15 on Saturday and Sunday and all presentations start at 09.45 sharp.

Attendance to the event is FREE.

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