Take a challenge and show to other professionals what you are working on, what challenges you are facing and how you are solving them. Explain what products or services are saving your ass. Show how your current architecture looks like. We want you!
Our call for papers will be open until July 31st, 2019 CET. We still have room for your talk!
We value original ideas applicable to real-world problems. Our audience expects to get inspiration, learn, and apply their learnings to their current problems.
If your talk contains live coding, we would prefer if you could pre-record it. If you'd rather do it live, make sure you have practiced enough beforehand.
Make sure that the talk abstract contains as much detail about the presentation as possible. That includes possible extras and uncommon setups (audio, network, etc).
It is OK to mention your employer, but if you push it too hard the audience will complain. This applies even if your employer is sponsoring PHP.Barcelona.
There will be professional developers, sysadmins, devops, managers as well as newcomers.
If it can be summarized in a blog post, it is probably not worth a 40 minutes talk.
Success / failure stories about applying an approach / technology to a business problem, lessons learned. Innovative ideas / technologies, applicable to current problems. Inspiring talks that reflect upon shared problems and will leave the audience with renewed motivation, new ideas, etc. As a general guideline, our motto is "problems of today, ideas from the future".
Commercial talks about a product. Recruitment talks to highlight your current employer and attract talent. Talks that are not in English. Talks that do not comply with our Code Of Conduct.
We are conference speakers ourselves, and we understand the importance of being well-treated at a conference. As a speaker, this is what you will get apart from some extra surprises.
Free ticket to the conference (all goodies included!)
3 nights at an Hotel near the venue
Transfer from airport to hotel
You will appear in the conference leaflet and website
You'll take part in the speakers' dinner
Up to 300 EUR within Europe and 900 EUR outside Europe
Here is a deal! If your company can pay for your flight or accommodation, it will be listed together with Bronze sponsors. All talks are recorded and published online at PHP.Barcelona YouTube channel so your company will get an extra push.