World Plone Day (WPD) is an event held by Plone community around the world to promote the benefits of using Plone. Indeed, the WPD is much more than a single event, is a series of events held by companies, organizations, user groups and individuals around the world.
This year, more than 15 locations are holding World Plone Day events. You can find out more by visiting the World Plone Day 2011 Hosts page.
According to Andre Nogueira, who is leading this year's WPD, gave some highlights of the upcoming events.
Jakarta (indonesia) will tell to newbies and web designers how to change the default Theme.
In Belo Horizonte (Brazil) the main topic is how to use DIazo.
Tokyo (Japan), Zurich (Switzerland) and Leipzig (Germany) are planning introductory talks.
San Jose (Costa Rica) is planning a introductory Plone event. Since there is so little known about Plone in this region they want to increase the awareness of Plone. They will illustrate the power of Plone and what it can do for organizations in this region of Latin America.
In São Paulo (Brazil) the focus is on Plone content editors. They will see talks about Accessibility and SEO for Plone. After, they will take part in a focus goup about home page editing. The main idea is to specify a new "content panels" like product.
Bologna (Italy) will host a event with a lots of use cases.
The Los Angeles (USA) agenda will include updates on Plone projects from several departments at UCLA.
Munich (Germany) has the most complete program, with introductory talks, case studies, tech talks and a party after the event.
For more information about getting your World Plone Day event onto the global calendar or finding an event near you, contact Andre Nogueira.