How To Propose a Talk or Tutorial

Third, Category of Presentation

(Skip this step for BOFs and Posters.)

Fourth, Submission Guidelines

Read the EclipseCon 2008 Submission Guidelines. Those wiki pages have words of wisdom and bits of advice that will greatly increase your chance of acceptance. After all, if you're going to take the time to write up a proposal, why not take a few more minutes and write up a really good one?

Fifth, Submit a Proposal

Create a submission system account including your name, affiliation, bio, contact information, and a picture. In good open source style, the responsibility for your bio, picture and other information is yours - the EclipseCon website is automatically populated from the Eclipsezilla information (i.e., nobody checks your bio for spelling or completeness), so you'll want to make sure that it is accurate.

Then, use the submission system to submit your proposal of the right type and category. (One final caveat about tutorials and long talks submissions being closed.)

Submission system is hosted

What Else Is There To Know?

After your proposal is accepted, you will be asked to sign (electronically) a speaker agreement (wherein you agree to speak). All presenters must register for the conference.

After you and your co-authors have registered and made hotel reservations, you'll need to start preparing your presentation materials (PDF of your poster, etc) and (optionally) upload them to the submission system. This upload will automatically make the material available on the EclipseCon 2008 website before, during, and after the conference.

Providing the materials in advance has a number of advantages:

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