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Speaker Information

Welcome Agile Development Conference West 2014 Speakers!
This page contains some helpful information for your speaking engagement and future conference submissions.

Presentation Submissions
Submissions for Agile Development Conference West are now closed. If you would like to create a submission for Agile Development Conference East, which will be held in Orlando, FL from November 9–14, 2014, the deadline for proposals is March 23, 2014. Please go to the conference submission page for more details.

Expectations and Benefits
The standard time slot for a presentation at Agile Development Conference West is 75 minutes, including 10 minutes allotted for questions. We encourage technical papers (5-15 pages) to provide conference attendees with additional details, supporting material, and references.

One complimentary two-day conference registration is granted to each accepted speaker; however, no honorarium is offered and no expenses are covered for accepted class/track speakers.

We’re excited to have you with us at Agile Development Conference West! To help prepare you for your speaking engagement, here are answers to some of the more important questions you might have. Have a question that’s not on here? Please refer to your speaker packet for complete details (or email your conference manager). We’re here to help!

1. What is the due date for presentations for accepted speakers?

March 28, 2014

2. Do I need to make my own hotel arrangements?

Yes. Please make your reservation directly with the hotel, referring to the Agile Development Conference West to obtain the conference rate. Rooms are limited! Please be sure to reserve your room early. Software Quality Engineering may not be able to assist you once the room block is sold out. Visit the Hotel & Travel page for more information.

3. Will there be Internet in the meeting rooms?

No, there will not be Internet in any of the meeting rooms.

4. How do I get conference brochures to pass out to my clients?

Agile Development Conference West brochures are digital and will be available for download soon.

5. I’d like to help! How can I help get the word out about the conference?

• You can post information about the conference on your website. We can provide you with logos, banners, and anything else you may need.
• Blog about the conference and your presentation.
• Send an email out to your database. If you need help with verbiage or graphics, email the conference manager with your request.
• Friend us, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter!

6. How do I get my book in the conference bookstore?

The conference manager will email a survey that can be faxed directly to BreakPoint Books and More.

7. As a speaker do I need to register for the conference?

No, as a speaker you are automatically registered for the two-day conference. If you are interested in attending tutorials, please check your speaker agreement for your eligibility for discounted rates.