Functions 2018 is a community focused, single track, one day conference that moves away from the hype and focuses on the reality serverless based solutions. It’s about fostering a community locally and helping all of us learn from each other as we embrace a new way of building applications.
High Quality Practical Content
Our planning process starts with looking for high quality content. Our CFP process is a little non-traditional: we carefully select topics that our attendees can absorb and begin adopting at work immediately. Those topics are laid out below, and they are messaged to our attendees on our website well before announcing speakers. we then work with our community to find amazing speakers to talk in those spots.
Don’t see a topic you feel comfortable speaking about? No worries, submit anyway! We read every submission and if you can convince us, we will pursue it further to ensure that it is ready for our primarily startup and enterprise focused attendees.
Introduction to Serverless: past, present and the future - reserved for Keynote
- Products and features
- Frameworks & Libraries
- Supporting Services
- Value and Impact on business
- New architectural patterns
- Scale & Security
- Project Organization Patterns
- Migrating to Serverless
- Performance & Benchmarking
- Monitoring & Observability
- Continuous Delivery
- Cost Management
What to expect from us
We accept submissions on a rolling basis, if your session and profile match what we have decided are must haves you will receive a contract from us, be published on the site, then receive your conference ticket which has discounts for booking both flights and hotels. You are in charge of booking your travel and arriving prepared, and should you be eligible for reimbursement we will do so following the event.
If you haven’t heard from us after submitting, be patient! If you don’t receive word before July 31st that doesn’t mean it’s a no from us, it’s just a not right now. We spend time curating content a bit differently: we first slot in a few killer topics likely to excite the community and get them curious in advance to help with marketing, then we supplement these topics with complementary talks. There are also some topics that we simply can’t decide on until closer to the event due to the evolving state of the industry: relevance can change quickly.
Once our schedule is filled up you will hear from us regardless, this should not be later than July 31st.