There are many ways to acheive complex page layouts in Drupal. A complex page may contain a mix of node content, Drupal Core blocks, Views blocks and other elements. Come find out when to use different page layout methods including Panels, Context, Display Suite and Custom Code. We'll also have some fun looking at an artist site built with each approach.
You'll leave with more confidence about when to use a particular layout method and gain the knowledge of its pros and cons.
Bonus: We'll touch on page layout methods that will be available in D8.