Nothing upsets an audience more than a speaker on stage blatantly promoting their company, product, or achievements. Please keep the content of your talk on-topic and do not use this speaking opportunity as a sales pitch.
Unsuccessful submitters are entitled to purchase tickets to the conference at the Early Bird price.
Use the following table as a guide to completing your submission in the ConfEngine system:
|Session Title||Please keep the title of your presentation brief and specific.|
|Abstract||Explain what the talk is about in plain English in 2 to 3 paragraphs. Your abstract should provide enough detail for the reviewers to understand and assess your proposal, and for potential audience members to determine what your talk is about.|
|Theme / Topic / Category||The category that best represents your talk:
|Level||The experience level of your target audience (YOW! typically is comprised of intermediate or advanced talks, rather than those at a novice level):
|Session Type||The type of presentation you are proposing:
|Duration||The duration of your session:
|Co-Presenters||Talks from single presenters are strongly preferred. In exceptional circumstances the PC will consider talks with multiple presenters. Add details of any additional presenters here (they must have a ConfEngine account).|
|Target Audience||The roles / audience that will get the most benefit from this talk.|
The following sections are OPTIONAL and can be used to give the selection committee more information about your talk and your speaking experience.
|Session Prerequisite||What attendees should know or do before attending or anything they need to bring to this session.|
Does your talk assume knowledge of a particular data language or tool or specific background?
|Outline / Structure Of Your Session||Explain how your presentation will be structured, what methodology and technology you will introduce, what examples you will use, etc.|
|Learning Outcome||List the learning objectives and outcomes for attendees (what will they learn or take away from the talk?)|
|Slides||Please provide a link to a slide deck you may already have on this or a similar topic|
|Video||Please provide a link to a video recording you may already have on this or a similar topic|
|Links||Please provide a brief overview of your technical and speaking experience and links to previous presentations, videos, papers or accolades.
If applicable, also provide a description of any supporting material which you will provide before the conference and that we will distribute to all participants — this may be text in PDF format and/or code as a compressed file.
If there is any generally available material that attendees may use after the presentation to deepen their understanding of the presented topic, please list that material as well.
|Session Requirements||Detail any additional requirements or logistics you may need from the organisers|
|Labels||List any keywords that will help the program committee and attendees categorise your presentation.|
Thank you for your submission.
(a ConfEngine account is required)
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