GoWest Conference

Salt Lake City, Utah May 08, 2020

Tags: Go, Golang, Go programming, Cloud, Kubernetes, Cncf

CFP closed at  February 21, 2020 02:00 UTC

Speak at the First Annual GoWest Regional Conference! If you love Go and want to learn, share, and increase your knowledge, this is the place for you. We hope to showcase the best of local and international talent. Submit you talk and we hope to see you there.

CFP Description

Key dates

  • 10 Nov 2019, CFP opens
  • 21 Feb 2020, CFP closes
  • 10 April 2020, Schedule published
  • 7 May 2020, Pre-conference workshops
  • 8 May 2020, Conference in SLC Utah

Talk types

Tutorial style presentations: 45-minute time limit, two tracks (beginner and advanced), questions at the presenter’s discretion.

Advice for authors

Proposals will be reviewed based on the selection criteria below. Please demonstrate as best as you can that your proposal meets the criteria so our reviewers feel confident about recommending it.

The selection criteria:

Relevance. The topic is relevant to the Go community. This is not a general software conference, our audience wants to hear about topics that relate to the Go programming language.

Clarity. You’ve clearly explained your topic.

Correctness. You’ve demonstrated thorough knowledge of your topic. You don’t have to be an expert, but you are expected to be speaking from experience.

Impact. The goal. What new idea, technique, tool, or information will the audience leave your presentation with?

Further Information

Here are several links to blog posts on writing a strong conference proposal:

  1. How to write a successful conference proposal (Karolina Szczur)

  2. How to write a successful conference proposal (Dave Cheney)

  3. Getting your proposal through the door (Russ Olsen)