Speaking at RDRC

Speaking at RDRC

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Grzegorz Witek

January 24, 2017
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  1. > < next previous speaking at rdrc2017 @arnvald, Singapore, 2017

  2. Grzegorz > < next previous

  3. Grzegorz > < next previous

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  6. Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice > < next previous
  7. Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

    = more choice ‣ more choice = better quality > < next previous
  8. Why do I want you to submit? ‣ more proposals

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

  12. Why to attend a conference? 01 Meeting people 02 Meeting

    people Meeting people Meeting people > < next previous 03 04
  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
  14. Why to attend a conference? 01 Meeting people 02 Meeting

    people Meeting people Meeting people > < next previous 03 04
  15. At home, you can watch all the talks > <

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  16. At home, you cannot ask questions > < next previous

  17. At home, you cannot talk to speakers > < next

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  18. becoming a speaker > < next previous

  19. Why to speak at a conference? 01 You can share

    your knowledge and experience > < next previous
  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
  21. step by step > < next previous

  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
  23. How to become a speaker 01 Think of a topic

    you want to talk about > < next previous
  24. what to talk about? > < next previous

  25. what can I teach others? > < next previous

  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
  27. check other conferences’ schedules > < next previous

  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
  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
  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
  31. what can I teach others? > < next previous

  32. How to become a speaker 02 Prepare abstract and outline

    of your presentation > < next previous
  33. title and abstract are for the audience > < next

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  34. outline is for the proposal reviewers > < next previous

  35. abstract ‣ short ‣ created to interest audience in your

    talk ‣ “what I’m going to talk about” > < next previous
  36. outline ‣ detailed ‣ must convince organizers to accept your

    talk ‣ “what I will say” > < next previous
  37. what will audience get from my talk? > < next

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  38. How to become a speaker Submit your talk on cfp.reddotrubyconf.com

    > < next previous 03
  39. submit 2-3 proposals > < next previous

  40. review proposal after a few days > < next previous

  41. How to become a speaker Wait for the results >

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  42. accepted? > < next previous

  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
  44. rejected? > < next previous

  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
  46. questions > < next previous

  47. “I’m too shy, what now?” > < next previous

  48. “Should I give full talk or lightning talk?” > <

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  49. Grzegorz > < next previous

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  51. cfp.reddotrubyconf.com > < next previous