Call for Lightning Talks


  • Share one great idea —Tell a story, motivate, and inspire.
  • Make it quick —Presentations must be 5 minutes or less. You have 15 minutes in each break and 30 mins during lunch break. This way you will be able to handle multiple groups.
  • No live demos of products —We want to hear about the idea directly from you. A solution can be shown.
  • Be creative —You can use slides, videos, to present your talk. You can put up 6 A3 size posters and you will be given a TV screen to project your 6 slides.
  • Avoid sales pitches —Refrain from advertising products and services.
  • The topic should be on DevOps and Cloud – Collaboration for Success. It can be your experience, case study, challenges of implementing DevOps, best practice from your experience.
  • Hurry and sign up! —There are only 8 slots, so submit your lightning talk soon!
  • Have fun! —This is your chance to share your passion for your great idea. If selected, your entry to the conference is free along with one more person.

Submission Procedure:

Lightning Talk submissions are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis and space is limited. Email your Lightning Talk proposal to by the June 30,  2019 deadline, including the following:

  • Your full name, title, organization, email address, and phone number.
  • Your final Lightning Talk PowerPoint slides, video.
  • A short description of your talk (500 characters or less).
  • A 1-minute video of you introducing the topic.
  • A brief, interesting fact about yourself that we can share with the Lightning Talks audience.
  • A TV will be provided at the Lightning Talk booth. There will be no audio system.
  • All expenses for travel and stay of the selected candidates to be borne by the candidates themselves.

Decisions on the selected candidates: July 15, 2019. 6 Posters of B3 size to be sent by July 31, 2019 by selected candidates.


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