CFP closed at  May 31, 2020 07:10 UTC

Want an opportunity to share your cool ideas and innovative projects with peers, practitioners, managers, and other experts in the digital operations management space? PagerDuty is seeking speakers for Summit, our annual flagship user conference. This year Summit is virtual and we expect approximately 2,500 people to attend.

Conference Dates: September 21-23, 2020, held virtually. Call for Papers is open until May 31, 2020. Selection decisions will be shared in June 2020.

The audience for Summit will be comprised primarily of developers, SREs, SupportOps, SecOps, DevOps and ITOps.

CFP Description

We encourage those to apply who:

  • Have an interesting story related to digital operations management. Examples can include managing customer-impacting issues in real-time, AIOps, and incident management.
  • Are familiar with or have used the PagerDuty platform and know how it works
  • Are interested in sharing expertise and a willingness to engage in conversation with your audience
  • Present in an interactive format

For your submission we suggest that you:

  • Provide at least three actionable takeaways that the audience will get from your talk
  • Highlight your past speaking experience and/or expertise in the area you’re speaking about
  • Provide links to any videos or clips of previous speaking engagements or other resources that will showcase your speaking style/personality

Please keep in mind:

  • All presentations must conform to the PagerDuty Code of Conduct
  • Presentations will be recorded
  • Your photo and your company’s logo will be included on our registration site. If you need to seek your company’s authorization to speak, please obtain this before submitting your abstract.

Topics we’re interested in - this is not an exhaustive list and we encourage you to apply with your own ideas as well.

  • Running software in production
  • Managing security incidents
  • Building reliable systems
  • Interesting ways to leverage PagerDuty/adoption gotchas
  • Experience with blameless postmortems
  • Learning from incidents
  • Leading incident response teams
  • Proving the value of real-time operations
  • Fostering inclusive teams
  • Best practices in stakeholder communications during incidents
  • Communicating and collaborating with your Support teams during incidents
  • AIOps
  • Interesting things you’ve integrated with PagerDuty
  • Improving work-life balance
  • Tell us your ideas!

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