Join a panel of experienced speakers and conference organisers for advice on how to get started speaking at conferences.
About this Event
Have you always wondered how to talk at major conference?
Do you have aspirations of one day becoming a subject matter expert?
Have you given a few lightning talks and now looking to take the next step?
If you would like to know what it takes to be accepted at a conference then come along to our LJC roundtable. During this discussion you’ll get a peek behind the curtain of what it’s like to organise a conference. You’ll learn the guidance, tips and tricks offered by conference organisers and veterans on how to get your talk accepted.
Our panel will be on hand to answer your questions on how to write an abstract, what conference organisers are looking for, what to expect during the submission process and how to find the right conference for you.
Who should come:
Aspiring subject matter experts
Aspiring speakers looking for advice on preparing your talk
New speakers who are thinking of submitting talks to user groups and meetup communities
Experienced user group speakers who are looking to break onto the conference circuit
About the panelists:
Steve Poole – Seasoned speaker and regular presenter at international conferences on technical and software engineering topics
Trisha Gee – Sevilla Java User Group leader and Java Champion
Dan Hardiker – Regular conference speaker, Devoxx founding steering committee member
Pratik Patel – Organiser of the Java User Groups (JUG) Leader Summit in 2020, conference chairperson for Devnexus, the largest Java conference in North America
Mary Grygleski – Senior Developer Advocate at IBM, President and Executive Board Member of the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG)
Mark Hazell – Organiser and chairman of Devoxx UK, an annual conference with 1400 attendees, Co-founder of Voxxed Days – an international series of one day events for the Voxxed Community
This event is organised by RecWorks on behalf of the London Java Community.
London, United Kingdom