2020 edition

Have you always wanted to become a tech conference speaker? Let 2020 be the year that you make that dream a reality! Save the date - Saturday 18th January 2020


Additional Information

On Saturday, January 18th 2020 we will host the third edition of Global Diversity CFP Day following the success of the 2019 event where 81 workshops took place!

There will be numerous workshops hosted around the globe encouraging and advising newbie speakers to put together your very first talk proposal and share your own individual perspective on any subject of interest to people in tech.

Each workshop will have experienced speakers on hand to:

  1. give you a warm, inclusive welcome in a safe space (check out our Code of Conduct which all participants must adhere to)
  2. mentor you with your proposal
  3. provide speaking advice
  4. and share their enthusiasm to get you to the stage!


  • 12.30pm: Doors open. Lunch provided.
  • 1.00pm: Introduction to global diversity CFP day
  • 1.20pm: CFP advice
  • 1.40pm: What should you speak about?
  • 2.15pm: Break
  • 2.30pm: Crafting your biography
  • 3.15pm: Exclusionary language awareness
  • 3.30pm: Sharing about the conference speaking experience
  • 4.30pm: Building up your speaker profile
  • 5.00pm: Bonus activity (will be fun, please be on about this)
  • 5.30pm: Wrap-up