Call for Papers

Speak at GopherCon UK

Our Call for Papers will be open from March 1st 2024.

About GopherCon UK

GopherCon UK is focused on education and discussion of the Go programming language. We aim to attract the best speakers, contributers, and educators for around the world in hopes of providing the community with the best resources on the Go programming language every year.

We are looking for speakers and instructors to give talks and hands-on classroom sessions. We are seeking talks covering mainstream, advanced, niche or non-technical topics aimed at a multitude of skill levels.

GopherCon UK seeks to deliver 'wow' talks, that are fresh and inspiring about cutting edge topics and new perspectives on common problems. The audience will be from all backgrounds varying in skill level from beginner to intermediate to advanced, so talks varying widely in topic and skill levels are required. Most of all we want speakers who have a deep knowledge about the topics they are proposing and can’t wait to share that knowledge with a whole group of of eager listeners. Tell us what you’re most passionate about and why we should be passionate about it as well.

What are we looking for

We are looking for three different types of talks for the event, outlined in the boxes below:

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Keynotes
30 mins in length
  • Opening/closing session each morning/afternoon of the conference
  • Motivational, big ideas, inspirational, and community related topics
  • Full conference audience
  • No Q&A
  • 4 keynote sessions will be selected
  • Video recorded and distributed online
Talk Sessions
60 mins in length
  • Breakout sessions throughout the conference
  • Technical, educational, research, new technology, case studies
  • Q&A at speaker’s discretion
  • No Q&A
  • 24 sessions will be selected
  • Video recorded and distributed online
Tutorials
120 mins in length
  • Classroom style
  • Technical, in depth tutorial content on a specific topic
  • Suggested 1 hour slide content, 1 hour hands on exercises
  • Limited to 50 participants max
  • Not video recorded or distributed online
  • Max of 8 tutorial sessions will be selected

Become a Sponsor

Share the stage with industry experts and become a sponsor for GopherCon UK 2024. It opens the door to a unique opportunity for mutually beneficial collaboration. By aligning your brand with our mission and values, you not only support our endeavors but also gain valuable exposure to a diverse audience.

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