Speaking at RDRC

Speaking at RDRC

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Grzegorz Witek

January 24, 2017
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  1. 6.

    Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice > < next previous
  2. 7.

    Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice ‣ more choice = better quality > < next previous
  3. 8.

    Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice ‣ more choice = better quality ‣ better quality = better conference > < next previous
  4. 9.

    Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice ‣ more choice = better quality ‣ better quality = better conference ‣ better conference = better experience > < next previous
  5. 10.

    Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice ‣ more choice = better quality ‣ better quality = better conference ‣ better conference = better experience ‣ I’ll be there and I want to have a good experience > < next previous
  6. 12.

    Why to attend a conference? 01 Meeting people 02 Meeting

    people Meeting people Meeting people > < next previous 03 04
  7. 13.

    Why to attend a conference? 01 You learn more about

    the industry 02 You get to know the community You get new ideas and inspirations You have a chance to talk to experienced programmers and speakers > < next previous 03 04
  8. 14.

    Why to attend a conference? 01 Meeting people 02 Meeting

    people Meeting people Meeting people > < next previous 03 04
  9. 19.

    Why to speak at a conference? 01 You can share

    your knowledge and experience > < next previous
  10. 20.

    Why to speak at a conference? 01 You can share

    your knowledge and experience 02 You get valuable experience Networking becomes easier You can gain some recognition > < next previous 03 04
  11. 22.

    How to become a speaker 01 Think of a topic

    you want to talk about 02 Prepare abstract and outline of your presentation Submit your talk on cfp.reddotrubyconf.com Wait for the results > < next previous 03 04
  12. 23.

    How to become a speaker 01 Think of a topic

    you want to talk about > < next previous
  13. 26.

    what to talk about? ‣ what you learnt while working

    on side project ‣ uncommon/hidden features of Ruby ‣ internals of Ruby ‣ various approaches to development (building things different way) > < next previous
  14. 28.

    RDRC 2014 ‣ FluentD: data streams in Ruby world ‣

    5 tips in 5 mins on podcasting with Jekyll ‣ tending your open source garden ‣ SOLID principles in Ruby > < next previous
  15. 29.

    RDRC 2015 ‣ working remotely as a junior developer ‣

    how emoji changed my life ‣ HTTP programming with mruby ‣ refinements - the worst feature you ever loved > < next previous
  16. 30.

    RDRC 2016 ‣ sense and sensibility ‣ speeding up your

    front-end: 2016 version ‣ let’s play Ruby golf ‣ learning through blogging: Ruby blogging benefits > < next previous
  17. 32.

    How to become a speaker 02 Prepare abstract and outline

    of your presentation > < next previous
  18. 35.

    abstract ‣ short ‣ created to interest audience in your

    talk ‣ “what I’m going to talk about” > < next previous
  19. 36.

    outline ‣ detailed ‣ must convince organizers to accept your

    talk ‣ “what I will say” > < next previous
  20. 43.

    preparing for conference ‣ work on the detailed content of

    your talk ‣ prepare slides ‣ practice at home (record your practice) ‣ practice at local meetup > < next previous
  21. 45.

    try again! ‣ don’t worry - there’s only so many

    slots, and 3-10x more proposals ‣ submit your talk to other conferences ‣ ask organizers/friends what you can improve > < next previous