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Everything you wanted to know about speaking at Go Oslo User Group

Everything you wanted to know about speaking at Go Oslo User Group

A lightning talk encouraging Oslo Gophers to share their Go knowledge.

Marta Paciorkowska

October 09, 2019

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  1. Everything you wanted to know about speaking at Go Oslo

    User Group… …but were too afraid to ask
  2. Who organizes this user group? ~5 people Can the organizers

    stand up now?
  3. Where we meet? Different place each month Maybe you want

    to host us?
  4. When we meet? Every first Wednesday of the month (unless

  5. Do we have a Code of Conduct? Yes We want

    everyone to feel safe and included. We use the Go Community Code of Conduct that can be found at https://golang.org/conduct
  6. Can you present? Yes! We are looking for people of

    all experience levels. We’re happy to give feedback on your slides, or help with topics.
  7. Do you have to be an experienced programmer? No, you

    don’t. ☺
  8. You’re not sure what to talk about? We’ve got some

    ideas! • a demo of something you built • a presentation of your project • how you use Go at work • an intro to a language concept • how you solved a problem • tips and tricks • a rant • a workshop • a Go package • a comparison of Go and another language • any non-technical topic that you think we’d benefit from
  9. Do we only do “normal” meetups? No. • Regular talks

    • Lightning talks • Workshops • Hack days • We’re open to ideas!
  10. Do you need your own laptop to present? No, but…

    If you have a suitable one, please bring it. But not everyone has one, so ask us beforehand and we’ll provide one.
  11. Do we have previous talks somewhere? Yes, sort of! We’re

    currently collecting links to slides from previous meetups on our Github repository: https://github.com/Oslo-Gophers/pr esentations
  12. How do you contact us? Slack: https://gophers.slack.com, look for us

    on channels: #norway and #oslo-meetup Twitter: @GoOslo1 (we’re just starting out), @a_meba (Marta’s private)
  13. Anything else?

  14. 10% discount to Devopsdays Oslo (October 22-23, Sentralen) Visit https://ti.to/devopsdaysoslo/2019/discount/GoMeetup

    ...or use the GoMeetup code during checkout to apply.