Do you have a great Kafka story to share?
Speaking at Kafka Summit is a great way to connect with hundreds of your peers, become more involved in the Kafka community, and have a public platform for you to share your story of the future of streaming platform.
We are looking for your most interesting, most informative, most advanced, and most generally applicable talks on Apache Kafka® and the tools, technologies, and techniques in the Kafka ecosystem. Winning submissions will make it clear that you understand how to take your knowledge and experience and transfer it to Kafka Summit attendees. Discuss best practices or lessons learned, present business cases or a success story, and provide details to help attendees get under the hood of your Kafka implementation.
• A deep dive into a recent Kafka feature or a KIP under development
• Patterns you have developed while building event-driven systems
• Development techniques, libraries, and debugging techniques that have helped you build event-driven systems
• An experience report about the Kafka-based system you’ve built, including takeaways that the audience can put into practice right away
• Beginner-level introductions to Kafka, Connect, the Streams API, KSQL, and other ecosystem tools
• Specific explanations of how Kafka and stream processing enabled you to build a solution unique to your industry, and applicable to others with similar use cases
Submit fresh ideas, unique perspectives, and thought-provoking discussions that will give our attendees a good time and send them home better-informed and more capable than they came. So do your best to stand out by submitting relevant, engaging, creative, and entertaining proposals.
Looking for feedback on your topic or abstract?
Join our Developer Advocates for speaker office hours in the #summit-office-hours channel in our Slack Community at one of these times:
Key submission fields to prepare:
Speaking sessions are 40 minutes in length including time for Q&A. You must submit a separate entry for each topic, with a maximum of two entries per person.
What You’ll Get If You’re Selected:
Call for Papers opens: November 1, 2019
Call for Papers closes: December 15, 2019
Notifications sent: January 20, 2020
Presentations due for initial review: April 4, 2020
Presentations due for final approval: April 20, 2020