Proposed Session

Make it catchy with a few words that capture the essence of the session.

Tell attendees why they should checkout your session. What are they going to learn? Why should they be excited? This will be part of the published schedule and program.

Optional. Please give us any information beyond the Description above that would help us evaluate the proposal. What makes this session great? Where else have you spoken? Is this a new topic? This will only be visible to the planning committee.

Speaker Info

Tell us something about you. Why should people be excited to hear you speak? This will be part of the published schedule and program.

This will be shown with your bio.

This will be shown with your bio.

Please supply a number where you can be reached during the conference. This is used in case the conference team needs to call you. Please include your full area code and/or an international calling code if outside the United States.

Optional. Where do you live? Please specify "City, State" or "City, Country." This will be shown with your bio.

Optional. This will be shown with your bio.


Optional. This will be shown with your bio.

Highly recommended. This will be shown with your bio. Upload a great picture of yourself so people will recognize you at the conference.

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The devopsdays Silicon Valley Call for Proposals is now open! The CFP closes February 9, 2018 11:59:59 PM PT, and speakers will be notified by February 16, 2018.
devopsdays Silicon Valley takes place May 17-18 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Accepted speakers are invited to practice their talk at CHM and join other speakers for a speakers dinner on May 16, 2018.

All selected speakers will receive a free ticket to the event. Based on need and available budget, we will provide expense reimbursements up to $2000.

Choosing talks is part art, part science; here are some factors we consider when trying to assemble the best possible program for our local audience:

Key components for the evaluation process:

When evaluating a proposal we are also looking at (Make sure your proposal answers these questions!):

Key Dates

If you'd like to lead a group discussion during the Open Space breakout sessions, it is not necessary to propose it ahead of time. Those topics are suggested in person at the conference. If you'd like to demo your product or service, you should sponsor the event and demo it at your table.

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