In 2007 at Drupalcon Barcelona I had this crazy idea: what if we organize Drupalcon in Hungary, maybe even in Szeged. I talked with Gabor about my idea and he became my partner in crime. That year there were no other proposals, and with some initial reluctance and a good deal of convincing by Gabor, the board of the DA decided to go along and let us organize Drupalcon Europe in 2008. The rest is history.
Organizing an event this size, is a lot of work and I don't remember much from the event itself. But after the dust settled, it turned out that a lot of people really liked Szeged. In fact, for years people have kept on telling me and Gabor how Szeged was the most awesome Drupalcon ever. The same people also kept asking when we would organize another event in Szeged. So when... Read more