07 Jun '12, 1pm

Jay Fields' Thoughts: speaking at speakerconf

Speaking at speakerconf is nothing like speaking at a traditional conference. It took us a few years to tweak our ideas around presentations - and this blog post is about what we've come to consider 'the speakerconf way' (with respect to speaking) There are no abstracts or pre-announced talks . From the beginning Josh and I have believed that we want people to be able to speak about whatever is most interesting to them. Too many times in my career I have had a talk accepted to a conference, and by the time the conference comes around I'm on to something new. I honor my commitment and give a talk on the accepted abstract, but I always feel a bit guilty for presenting information that's already somewhat dated. speakerconf completely avoids this issue by neither requesting nor accepting abstracts. In fact, many presenters prepare a few different presentations and just-in-time...

Full article: http://blog.jayfields.com/2012/06/speaking-at-speakerconf...

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