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Pacific Ballroom C

Are you new to DruaplCamp LA? Want to get the scoop on how things work and what to see?

Join us for a pre-camp cup of coffee and a quick introduction to how to get the most out of DrupalCamp LA. We'll have some recommended picks for beginner sessions, and we'll answer any questions you may have.


UC Irvine Student Center

  • Parking: $10/day, must display permit on dash
  • WiFi: UCInet Mobile Access - Register as a Visitor of UCI
  • Anteater Steps: just outside lobby doors
  • ATMs: upstairs on plaza
  • Anthill Pub: upstairs, 6PM private party sponsored by Media Temple & KWALL
  • Starbucks: upstairs on ring road (Sat only)
  • Peet's Coffee: University Center (over the Watson Bridge across Campus Dr.) 5 min walk
  • Lounge area: Pacific Ballroom AB, and between Doheny Beach & Pacific Ballroom (tables, power)
  • Open campus, do not leave things unattended

Pacific Ballroom Lobby

  • Elevator (between Pacific Ballroom C & D)
  • Restrooms (across Pacific Ballroom lobby)
  • Registration Desk (badge pickup, check-in)
  • Information/Help Desk (Questions & Answers)
  • Coffee & water table (please recycle)
  • Sponsors (say "hi" & thank them for supporting DruaplCamp LA)
  • Schedule: subject to change, check frequently
  • Twitter: #drupalcampla, follow @ladrupal

Saturday Schedule

  • 9:00a-12:00p: Morning sessions: Beginner Track
  • 12:00p-1:15p: Lunch: Pacific Ballroom A/B - please be courteous and make sure everyone gets some food
  • 1:30p: Keynote Session, Pacific Ballroom D
  • 2:30p: Afternoon Sessions
  • 3:30p: Group Photo & break: Anteater Steps
  • 4:00-6:00p: Afternoon Sessions
  • 6:00p-10:00p: Private Party at Anthill Pub

Sunday Schedule

  • 8:00a: registration, check-in
  • 9:00a-12:00p: Morning sessions
  • 12:00p-1:15p: Lunch: Pacific Ballroom A/B - please be courteous and make sure everyone gets some food
  • 1:30p: Afternoon Sessions
  • 5:00p: camp end

Sessions: skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Sessions: Categories:

  • PHP
  • Site Building
  • Design & User Experience
  • DevOps
  • Business & Strategy
  • Code & Development
  • Performance & Scalability


  • Pacific Ballroom C & D
  • Moss Cove A & B
  • Doheny Beach A, B & CD
  • Pacific Ballroom AB: BoFs (Birds of a Feather, informal discussion)


  • All Volunteer camp, help out where needed
  • Help Desk (Pacific Ballroom Lobby)
Camp operations
15-20 minutes