Now in its third year, YOW! West brings high calibre speakers and cutting-edge content to Perth. The conference provides a fast paced exposure to intermediate and advanced tech concepts to an audience of Software Developers, Designers, Analysts, Engineers, Architects, Technical Leaders, IT Managers and CTOs.
YOW! West provides a great opportunity for Australian developers to learn from experts and peers through the sharing of experiences and information on new technologies, practices and methods.
We are now calling for presentations that will contribute to our community’s knowledge and development capabilities.
|Call for Presentations Closes||13 March, 2016|
|Speaker Notifications||31 March, 2016|
|Conference Dates||3-4 May, 2016|
The conference program runs for two days across multiple tracks.
Presentations may be submitted as a talk, case study or demo:
|Talk||Talks are a conventional conference presentation of 45 minutes including introductions and questions. They are conducted in a lecture format, providing a focused explanation on a single topic.|
|Case Study||Case Studies are a short-form conference presentation of 30 minutes including introductions and questions. They are conducted in a lecture format, providing the ability to share a personal or organisational experience or story.|
|Demo||Demos are a short-form presentation of 30 minutes including introductions and questions. They are conducted in a lecture format, providing the ability to demonstrate a product or code.|
Depending on the number of submissions or the content of your submission, the program committee may ask if you would be prepared to accept a different session length.
Provide sufficient detail in your submission to enable the reviewers to understand your proposal and clearly identify what an attendee will gain from attending your session. You should include the following information in the submission system:
|Authors||The details of each of the presenters|
|Title||Title of the presentation (please keep it brief and specific)|
|Abstract||In your abstract ensure that you include the following:
|Keywords||List any keywords that will help the program committee and attendees categorise your presentation.|
|Session Format||The type of presentation you are proposing:
|Audience||Indicate the level your talk is aimed at:
Nothing upsets an audience more than a speaker that stands on stage blatantly promoting his or her company, product or achievements. Please keep the content of your talk on-topic and do not use this speaking opportunity as a sales pitch.
The program committee will review all submissions.
Throughout the review period, submitters may be contacted to clarify details on their submission.
All submitters will be notified via email of the status of their submission.
There will also be a small number of invited speakers / keynotes.
All accepted speakers will receive free admission to the conference.
A limited amount of travel support is available for selected international speakers.
For more information or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.