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Discussion on: Giving a Tech Talk, Multiple Times Over

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Hayley Denbraver 👩‍💻🥑 Author • Edited on

Most conferences select speakers from a few different methods. Yes, some speakers are invited, especially people who give keynotes. How many are invited can vary a lot depending on the conference budget, whether it is a conference run by a company or if it is a conference run by a community, etc.

Conferences also tend to do a call for proposals/call for speakers where you can submit ideas. This i s how most speakers find their events. This is a pretty good list of resources:

If you are interested, you should submit to a cfp. Organizers love finding new speakers! It is good to get new voices and fresh ideas.