Observability Practitioners Summit 2018 at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 – SPEAKER GUIDE
Thank you for speaking at Observability Practitioners Summit 2018
This is your official event speaker guide. Please continue to check back as the event gets closer as we will be adding additional speaker information, such as onsite details, as they are available. If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com.
Dates to Remember
Register by: Friday, October 19, 2018
Send Technical Requirements by: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Submit Session Slides by: Monday, December 3, 2018
Event Date: Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
The Observability Practitioners Summit will take place Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Get detailed information on parking, directions, and public transportation here.
Registration by Friday, October 19, 2018
To confirm that you will be presenting, please register for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 by Friday, October 19, 2018.
All speakers and attendees must be registered for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 in order to participate. Please note no complimentary registration for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America will be provided.
During the registration process for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, you will add the Observability Practitioners Summit to your registration, enter discount code OPS18SPEAKER on the ‘Agenda’ page to receive free registration to the Observability Practitioners Summit 2018. If you have already registered, go here and click “View or Change your Existing Reservation”, click Agenda and add the Observability Practitioners Summit to your registration, enter discount code OPS18SPEAKER.
If you are not registered by October 19th, there is a possibility that your speaking slot will be replaced by one on our waiting list so please do so promptly.
Visa Letter Requests
If you’re not a U.S. resident, we recommend that you check with your local government for information on required documents and arrangements you’ll need for travel to the United States. If you need a letter to accompany your visa application confirming your attendance at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018, request it here.
All visa letter requests must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the event. Any visa letter requests made after the two week deadline cannot be guaranteed.
Technical Requirements by Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The session room will include a screen, projector, and (2) wireless microphones. During individual sessions a second mic will be used for questions, so be sure to leave time at the end of your talk. All speakers will need to supply their own laptop and necessary adapters to use during their sessions. If you require any additional AV, please email your requests to Megan with those needs by Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
Upload Slides by Monday, December 3, 2018
Presentation slides should be submitted in PDF-format to sched.org by Monday, December 3, 2018.
*Screens will be set for a 16:9 formatted slide deck.*
How to Upload Slides to Sched.org, once you have been sent an email with access:
Login to https://opsummitna18.sched.com/
Click on “Manage and Promote Your Session”
Click on “Add Presentation”
Click on “Select File”, choose the PDF you want to share and click “Upload”
Your presentation will now be attached to your session.
Inclusive Speaker Orientation Online Course
The Linux Foundation, in collaboration with the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), has created an online course designed to teach the viewer about inclusion, diversity and unconscious bias. It is strongly encouraged by the Observability Practitioners Summit that all our speakers watch the course to learn tips/tools to use when speaking to encourage inclusivity in presentations and messaging.
Once you complete the course, please click on the “Completed” button.
Code of Conduct
Please read and abide by our code of conduct, which can be found here.
We ask that speakers especially review this code of conduct and are inclusive in the words and images used during their presentation.
Promote Your Talk
We want to thank you for submitting a proposal and we appreciate you spreading the word about the event and your presentation through your social media using #ObservabilitySummit.
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