Call for Speakers

WordCamp Vienna is happening on the 11th of April 2015 and we are looking for excellent speakers. The game is very simple: we give you a stage, you rock it!

Talk Format & Submission Guidelines

As WordCamp Vienna is an opportunity to showcase the best of WordPress, and of WordPress in Central Europe, we want speakers that are well experienced and we look forward to well-prepared applications. Our sessions will be 25 minutes long with 10 additional minutes for Q&A with the audience. If you have more than one idea, submit them all, we’ll pick the one we like best. Please send one submission per talk.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for great stories about WordPress, that dig into a specific area while still inspiring the audience.

Here a few example topics to inspire you:

Development

  • WordPress REST API
  • Javascript and WordPress
  • Scale big on WordPress
  • Continuous integration
  • Virtualization
  • Server setups

Design

  • Mobile first approach
  • UX principles
  • New trends in web standards (HTML5, CSS, SVG)
  • Responsive web design
  • Web typography

Business

  • Business Growth
  • Marketing
  • Customer service
  • Remote Working
  • Pricing Strategies (for products and services)
  • Brand & reputation management
  • Business optimisation

Content Marketing

  • Successful content strategies
  • SEO
  • CRO
  • Landing page optimisations
  • Email marketing/Building a subscription
  • Social Media Management
  • Community management

Have one in mind already? Well go on then, apply now!

If you want to discuss your idea ahead of submission you can email us at vienna@wordcamp.org.

Submission Deadline

We’re expecting your awesome speaking proposal by 28 February 2015. All candidates will be contacted by 16 March. Oh, and don’t buy your ticket just yet. All approved speakers get a free ticket for the event and a batch of tickets will be available for you in case you are not selected but still want want to attend.

Alright, I’m ready to apply now!

YAY!