The Call For Proposals is over and we had the privilege to evaluate 54 proposals. Thank you.
First of all, thanks to each of you who sent a proposal or help promoting the event.
We got some seriously good proposals. It felt almost insane to discard some of them, but we ended up with a line up we really really like.
There is one thing though...
Unfortunately, we didn't get a lot of proposals from female speakers. We knew this was a thing that could happen, and that's why we tried to prevent it by sending direct messages to speakers, to see if they could send a proposal or if they were just available to speak in the event.
We want to promote diversity by all means. We always said that this is an event created by and for the community, and it's a shame that we couldn't get a more gender diverse lineup.
Please, let us know how we can improve this for future editions.
(What you see in the cover picture, is a random street of New York, photo taken by my professional photographer girlfriend, Celeste Korol.)
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