Speaker Services

Speaker Registration and Badge Pick-up

As a speaker, you will be registered for DeveloperWeek Conference + Festival 2017 automatically. Speakers do not need to register themselves, the DeveloperWeek Team will register all speakers. All speakers are allowed to submit one guest name. The guest will be registered for A DeveloperWeek Pro Pass. Other speaker logistics, such as media requirements, will be emailed to each speaker before the conference.

Visit the Speaker Proposal page for instructions and deadlines!

On-site Speaker Ready Space

DeveloperWeek speakers have access to the speaker ready room. Once speakers arrive on-site they will be informed of the location at registration.


  • Speaker work area
  • Internet access
  • Program and event schedules
  • Bottled water
  • Light Refreshments


Frequently Asked Questions

I’d like to be a speaker at this conference. What do I do?

If you’d like to get involved as a speaker, please submit a speaker proposal by November 22, 2016. All decisions will be sent November 28.

I’m a confirmed DeveloperWeek speaker. What do you need from me?

All speakers must fill out the speaker information form, which includes your proposed presentation title and a short description for our website schedule, within 5 business days of being confirmed by the DeveloperWeek team. If you’re on a panel, we ask that you fill out the speaker information forms and a panel prep call with be scheduled beginning 2 weeks out from the conference. If you are giving a solo presentation, workshop, or lightning talk, your presentation will be due by Monday, February 6th by submitting it through the presentation submission form which was sent in your speaker logistics email upon acceptance.

As a speaker, do I have to register myself for DeveloperWeek 2017?

No, you will be automatically registered by the DeveloperWeek team. Speakers can pick up their badge at registration, which will be located at the entrance of Pier 27. For more venue details, click here.

As a speaker, can I bring a guest?

All speakers will receive one comp code in their welcome e-mail allowing them to register one additional guest for the conference. Speakers can use this comp code at http://developerweek.com/register/ to register their one additional guest for a Pro Pass, which will get your guest into all DeveloperWeek sessions, workshops and events.

When is my presentation due, and am I required to use a DeveloperWeek slide template?

DeveloperWeek presentations must be uploaded to the presentation submission form by Monday, February 6th, 2017. Approved formats include: powerpoint, keynote, prezi, or approved video / audio files. You are not required to use a DeveloperWeek template for your presentation.

What AV equipment will be available for my session?

The workshop and session AV equipment is the same in each room. A computer, a projector, a screen, a mic, and a clicker.

Is there a speaker ready space on site where I can practice my presentation?

DeveloperWeek speakers have access to our speaker ready room. At registration Speakers will be given the exact location of the speaker ready room. The speaker ready room will have internet access, a program, an event schedule and bottled water.

Do speakers have access to the DeveloperWeek press list?

No, we do not distribute the press list to DeveloperWeek speakers.

I submitted a speaker proposal, when will I be notified of the team’s decision?

All speaker proposals will be answered by November 28, 2016.

The call for speakers has ended, can I still submit a speaker proposal?

If you believe you have an exceptional submission that should be considered by the DeveloperWeek team, you can still submit a proposal here.

Where is the conference and what are some local accommodations?

Venue and Travel Accommodation information can be found here.