KCD Mena 2022 CFP
Thanks for your interest in submitting for KCD Mena.
Kubernetes Community Days Mena brings together hundreds of IT executives, cloud operators, and technology providers to discuss cloud computing and to learn about Kubernetes. The Kubernetes Community Day Mena is supported by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and organized by MENA supporting CNCF chapters (Casablanca, Oran, Dubai, and Global MENA chapter from Riyadh.
Here are the essential details:
- When: 13th, October 2022
- Where: the United Arab Emirates/Dubai within the GITEX venue
- In-person only event
- Length: Typically 25 minutes for the talk + 5 minutes for questions, and we may have a lightening talk session for shorter 10-minute talks
First time submitting? Don’t feel intimidated.
Kubernetes Community Days Mena is an excellent way to get to know the community and share your ideas and the work that you are doing. You do not need to be a chief architect or long-time industry pundit to submit a proposal; we strongly encourage first-time speakers to submit talks for all of our events.
Consider the Following as You Write Your Proposal:
What do you expect the audience to gain from your presentation?
Why should YOU be the one to give this talk? You have a unique story. Tell it.
Explain how this fits into Kubernetes Community Days and the Open Source Ecosystem.
We do not expect every presentation to have code snippets and technical deep-dives, but here are two things you should avoid when preparing your proposal because they are almost always rejected. After all, they take away from the integrity of our events and are rarely well-received by conference attendees:
Sales or Marketing Pitches
Unlicensed or Potentially Closed-Source Technologies
There are plenty of ways to present projects and technologies without focusing on company-specific efforts. Remember the things we mentioned above when writing your proposal and think of ways to make it interesting for attendees while still letting you share your experiences, educate the community about an issue, or generate interest in a project.