GopherCon Singapore 2020

Singapore May 29, 2020

CFP closed at  January 28, 2020 16:00 UTC

GopherCon Singapore 2020

Note: due to the coronavirus, we will be postponing GopherCon Singapore 2020 to mid-July 2020.

The international Go programming language conference for Singapore and Southeast Asia is back!

GopherCon Singapore 2020 will tentatively be held in ~~late May 2020~~ mid-July 2020. We are very excited to once again meet like-minded Go developers from Singapore, other parts of South-East Asia, and the rest of the world.

GopherCon Singapore includes a (likely to be) one-day conference, plus workshops on the preceding days. We are planning to feature around 13-15 speakers during the main conference, and will be very excited if you can come on board.

We are currently soliciting talk proposals from now until ~~Monday, 13 January 2020~~ Tuesday, 28 January 2020, end of day Singapore time (+0800 UTC).

CFP Description


We welcome speakers from varying backgrounds. You do not have to be an experienced speaker or an experienced programmer to be considered for speaking at GopherCon Singapore. We aim to ensure that the conference is welcoming and relevant to both beginner and experienced programmers.

You may submit proposals for any of these talks:

  • Standard Talk (Time limit: 20 mins)
  • Extended/Deep Dive Talk (Time limit: 35 mins)

We recommend that all submitters read Dave Cheney’s article on how to write a successful GopherCon proposal, and the more general version. The choice of topic is yours. Go is so ubiquitous that people are using it in back-end services, distributed systems, databases, mobile, embedded systems, etc. We would also love to hear about your best practices, cautionary tales, future visions and hard-won lessons.

The submission process is manually anonymised by the CFP coordinator for the first pass of selection, but we do not anonymise selections in subsequent passes. We take into account quality, relevance, novelty, and practical impact. Please note that a very limited number of Extended/Deep Dive Talks will be accepted, and we will likely allocate these slots to submitters who have considerable expertise in the subject matter (i.e. they should have either written blog posts, or given other talks about the subject matter).

All submitters will be able to purchase their ticket at Super Early Bird pricing (for a reasonable period) if their talk does not get accepted. We aim to notify all speakers of our decision by mid-February.