**2019 Speaker Submissions are now closed**
The Programme for the EuroSTAR Conference is independently chosen by the European software testing community. With the exception of a small number of invited speakers, all sessions at the conference are chosen from the review process.
Once the deadline has passed, all submissions are assigned (anonymously) to a review panel of over 40 volunteers from the testing community who score the proposed talks on criteria such as engagement, original ideas, scope and relevance to the theme. All submissions are also reviewed by the Programme Committee and the best scoring submissions are then used to create a diverse and balanced programme.
Sales pitches or talks that promote a particular tool or service do not make it on to the EuroSTAR Programme. However, real customer case studies and experiences are always enjoyed by delegates and especially when a speaker demonstrates how they overcame problems and found solutions.
So how can I propose a talk?
As a starting point, read the Call for Submissions of the 2019 Programme Chair Isabel Evans. Your submission should take into consideration the type of presentation sought by the Programme Chair & Committee and should be aligned to this year’s theme which is ‘Working Well‘!
Download this eBook which explains the 2019 Call for Speakers in more detail.
The 2019 deadline for receipt of submissions is Monday, February 4th, 2019.
We’ve tried to make the web form as simple as possible for submitters but please do send feedback to [email protected] if you notice any errors or have problems submitting and we will resolve the problem as soon as possible.
If you are thinking about submitting to EuroSTAR 2019, start preparing your submission as early as possible. We receive 500 submissions each year so makes yours stand out and submit early so you don’t miss the deadline. The testing community is waiting to hear what you have to say – share YOUR experience and YOUR thoughts on Europe’s greatest software testing stage!
Need some tips on submitting a successful talk?
Here are some ideas from previous EuroSTAR Speakers on what makes a successful conference talk:
Software Testing Awards that Speakers can Enter
Successful applicants who become EuroSTAR Speakers will be invited to submit a paper for consideration as the 2019 EuroSTAR Best Conference Paper – this is not submitted with your application but please indicate on the form whether you intend to provide one.