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So You’d Like to Be a Speaker
at GHC
Tips for a successful proposal
Kory Becker
Speaker at GHC 2018
“Self-Programming Artificial Intelligence”
Writing a Successful Proposal
What’s in a Proposal?
- Use an eye catching title
- Make the abstract enticing
- Utilize the introduction to tell a story
What’s in a Proposal?
- Research paper format
- Technical details, implementation, summarize results
- Include achievements, github, social media links in bio page
Giving a Great Talk
Before Your Talk
- Use the speaker ready room
- Practice, practice, practice
- Attend the speaker dinner
- Network with other speakers
During Your Talk
- Tell a story
- Less slides are better
- Less text is better
- Keep it simple
During Your Talk
- Don’t read from the slides, use as a guide
- Don’t hide behind the podium
- Network with attendees after
Thank you!
Kory Becker
http://primaryobjects.com
Let’s Connect!
http://linkedin.com/in/korybecker
http://github.com/primaryobjects
@primaryobjects

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Tips for Submitting a Proposal to Grace Hopper GHC 2020

  • 1. So You’d Like to Be a Speaker at GHC Tips for a successful proposal Kory Becker Speaker at GHC 2018 “Self-Programming Artificial Intelligence”
  • 3. What’s in a Proposal? - Use an eye catching title - Make the abstract enticing - Utilize the introduction to tell a story
  • 4. What’s in a Proposal? - Research paper format - Technical details, implementation, summarize results - Include achievements, github, social media links in bio page
  • 6. Before Your Talk - Use the speaker ready room - Practice, practice, practice - Attend the speaker dinner - Network with other speakers
  • 7. During Your Talk - Tell a story - Less slides are better - Less text is better - Keep it simple
  • 8. During Your Talk - Don’t read from the slides, use as a guide - Don’t hide behind the podium - Network with attendees after
  • 9. Thank you! Kory Becker http://primaryobjects.com Let’s Connect! http://linkedin.com/in/korybecker http://github.com/primaryobjects @primaryobjects