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CFP Advice for Global Diversity CFP Day 2019 Jakarta

Didik Wicaksono
March 02, 2019

CFP Advice for Global Diversity CFP Day 2019 Jakarta

Didik Wicaksono

March 02, 2019


  1. - Talking in meetups is easy, contact the organizer! -

    Most meetup lack speakers Meetups
  2. - Smaller audience - People don’t care if you never

    gave talks - Better conversation Why you should talk in meetups?
  3. - Meetup organizers are good natured folks - People are

    forgiving on first timers Based on experience
  4. - Wrote down achievements no matter small - Pick a

    topic that is most comfortable to you Finding Topics
  5. - Problems solved at work - It doesn’t have to

    be deep into technical things - Unfinished business can also be interesting! Comfortable topics
  6. - whether you can do coding demo or not -

    whether you can do job advertising - presentation design (fonts, background color, etc) - code of conducts - use certain language - whether presentation requires internet connection - theme topics to choose Read CFP guidelines carefully
  7. - we have two round of reviews - we use

    anonymous reviewing first, to rate talks - we remove anonymity to choose the best talks from each person (yes you can submit more than 1 talk!) - we are aiming for diverse speakers Our CFP Review Process
  8. - follow the guidelines to every word! - submit more

    than 1 talk to increase your chance CFP Tips
  9. - some conference give discounts to people who submit, even

    if rejected - don’t afraid to ask the organizer about the CFP CFP Tips cont...
  10. - learn from other speakers - watch conf talks on

    YouTube: - Confreaks - Perkodi CFP Tips cont...
  11. As closing: My first time speaking in front of 700

    people In Bath, United Kingdom only 5 minutes Lightning Talk