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Create your website with Drupal

Workshop January 21–22 and 28–29, 2012, from 1-5 pm

Discover the functions offered by Drupal and learn the vocabulary needed to communicate with web pros. This training will give participants the basic elements they need to explore by themselves this content management system or CMS. At the end of the workshop, you’ll have your own complimentary website prototype!

The workshop will be given in French by bilingual instructors.

Program

  • Installation of your Drupal website;
  • Basic notions in content management systems (CMS);
  • Search engine optimization (SEO);
  • Personalization of your site’s aspect (themes);
  • Multilingual installation;
  • Add-in modules.

Prerequisites

  • Be a professional artist, creator or cultural worker;
  • Be a self-employed worker or a salaried employee in an enterprise not subject to 1% Training Investment*;
  • Basic knowledge of HTML (CSS, FTP and Photoshop recommended);
  • Attend every session.

* Any enterprise whose total payroll is $1.000.000 or more is subject to 1% Training Investment. (Emploi-Québec Program)

Number of participants
12 people

Cost
120 $ – Payment required before Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 5 pm.

Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays, January 21-22 and 28-29, 2012, from 1 pm to 5 pm.

REGISTRATION

before Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 5 pm
Please submit your registration request to:
Eddie Rodgers, New Media Lab Chief Technician
phone: 514-844-3250, ext. 230
lab@oboro.net

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Reservation / Payment
Reservations can be made by phone or email. Full payment must be made for inscription to be valid. You can pay by credit card (Visa or MasterCard), cheque or in cash. Inscription to a workshop is not transferable.

Cancellation / Refunding
OBORO does not refund inscription fees except in case of illness (with a medical note) or of absolute necessity. In such cases, inscription fees are transferable to another workshop or service offered by the New Media Lab.

Workshop Cancellation
OBORO reserves the right to cancel workshops at any time and without advance notice. In this case, inscription fees are fully refunded.

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Sylvain Aubé

Sylvain Aubé is a Web consultant. Before joining Whisky Echo Bravo between 2009 and 2011, he was for 3 years webmaster of the Rights & Democracy Student Network where he got to know many actors in community and student circles. A fan of Drupal since 2007, he was in charge of the Network’s migration to Drupal as well as of the production of several micro-sites.

Sylvain Aubé has also worked for the SAT (Société des arts technologiques), the Daniel Langlois Foundation and Agence TOPO, of which he was a board member.

A lover of the local music and audio art scene, he has acted as DJ, musician and audio artist over the years. His record company of the time, monochrome.ca, produced 3 albums and several limited editions.

Hugo Valcourt

Hugo Valcourt was the editor of the Réseau Art Actuel (RCAAQ) portal from 2005 to 2007, and technician and system administrator at OBORO from 2007 to 2011. He has received substantial training in new technologies and has also himself given several workshops. He has been active in the Quebec web milieu since 1996. Hugo Valcourt has worked for several important companies in the Quebec Web industry — E-Design, Quebecor Média, La Passerelle de presse internationale, iWeb Hébergement, and Netgraphe. He has acted as analyst supervisor for the Department of Canadian Heritage and as vice-president of BweebHosting. He is currently working for lapresse.ca, as well as fulfilling contracts in the cultural milieu.