CFP Workshop - Put Together your (first) Talk Proposal

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The Blk Tux

501 Broadway · Santa Monica , CA

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501 Broadway Santa Monica CA DO NOT enter "The Black Tux" on your GPS Public parking structures + metered parking

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EVENT DETAILS:
Attend our weekend workshop for some pro tips & tricks on how to put together a winning talk proposal to submit to your conference of choice or deliver at a meetup of your choice.

We'll be inviting speakers with a broad range of speaking experiences from technical talks, tutorials, and conference talks to attend in order to help provide positive and constructive feedback on your ideas OR draft proposals.

Please take a minute to read our Code of Conduct ahead of attending our event. If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email at [masked].

EVENT FORMAT (will be finalized):
1:00 - 1:10 PM - Networking + snacks
1:10 - 1:15 PM - Welcome + Opening Remarks
1:15 - 1:45 PM - Proposal types (e.g. tutorials, talks, workshops)

1:45 - 3:30 PM - Choose a group depending on what you're looking to get from this workshop:
> GROUP 1 - starting from scratch (ideation stage)
> GROUP 2 - bring a working draft and get feedback

3:30 - 4:00 PM - Closing Remarks & Networking

WHAT TO BRING
(any of the below is OK)
- your talk ideas
- your draft proposal
- your draft presentation
- your laptop + charger

UPCOMING CONFERENCES TO CONSIDER:
- PyData LA 2019 https://pydata.org/la2019/cfp/
- PyGotham 2019 https://cfp.pygotham.org/
- North Bay Python 2019 https://2019.northbaypython.org/speak/
- PyCon 2020 https://us.pycon.org/2020/

CODE OF CONDUCT:
https://www.pyladies.com/CodeOfConduct/

SPONSORS:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-black-tux
Job Board: https://theblacktux.com/about/careers

PARKING: Public parking in neighboring public structures (paid)
PUBLIC TRANSIT: 5 minute walk from Downtown Santa Monica stop of the Metro Expo Line.

VENUE:
The Black Tux (Santa Monica)
501 Broadway Santa Monica, CA 90401
(Corner of Broadway & 5th St)