CQA-4708 Getting started with speaking | Devoxx

Devoxx UK 2019
from Wednesday 8 May to Friday 10 May 2019.

   Getting started with speaking

BOF

Mind the Geek
Mind the Geek
Beginner & novice level
Room B Thursday from 18:45 til 19:45

Have you wondered what it takes to be a successful speaker? Where to start, which topic to pick, and how to deliver? You'll find answers to these questions in this session, delivered by experienced speakers. Come learn why speaking is both fun and important. We'll give you tips on getting started, writing proposals, preparing for the talks, and to deliver a great presentation. We'll share our experiences, what has worked, what has not, and provide some key take aways. After this session, you'll be ready to start on your own journey to speak at technical events.

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Bert Jan Schrijver
Bert Jan Schrijver
From OpenValue

Bert Jan is CTO at OpenValue in the Netherlands and focuses on Java, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. Bert Jan is a Java Champion, JavaOne Rock Star speaker, Duke's Choice Award winner and leads NLJUG, the Dutch Java User Group. He loves to share his experience by speaking at conferences, writing for the Dutch Java magazine and helping out Devoxx4Kids with teaching kids how to code. Bert Jan is easily reachable on Twitter at @bjschrijver.


Hubert SABLONNIERE
Hubert SABLONNIERE
From Clever Cloud

I'm a curious and passionnate Web developer. I'm specialized in HTML, CSS and JavaScript but I also use server side technologies like node.js, PHP, Java, Neo4j, Docker...

My motivation : "To push the technology far enough to find new ways to improve user's experiences."


Audrey Neveu
Audrey Neveu

Audrey is a full-stack passion driven developer. Heavily involved in the French wide Java Community, she’s part of Devoxx4Kids, a not-for-profit global initiative to get children coding, Devoxx France and Les Cast Codeurs, a french podcast made with|by|for|of developers.


Blanca Garcia-Gil
Blanca Garcia-Gil
From BBC

Blanca Garcia Gil is a principal systems engineer at BBC. She currently works on a team whose aim is to provide a reliable platform at petabyte scale for data engineering and machine learning.

Last year she gave her first talk at DevoxxUK and is keen in sharing her journey and the positive benefits it has had one year on.


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