May 31-June 2, 2018  ·  Austin, TX
Norris Conference Center
Texas Camp 2018Texas Camp 2018

So you want to give a conference talk? Yes, please!

Building Community
Skill Level
Are you going to your local meetup or regional camp and watching sessions? Have you ever thought "I could do that" but are not sure how to get started? Well good news, this session is for you. Speaking at camps is a great way to give back to the community and assure that your tribal knowledge gets passed on. Come learn the ropes with this hands on course that will guide you through figuring out what to talk about, how to submit sessions and some best practices on delivery.
Dwayne McDaniel
Dwayne has been working in tech and open source sales since 2005. He knew as soon as he started working with Java middleware developers he never wanted to work outside of open source ever again. Dwayne first started building in Drupal and WordPress for the San Francisco Improv teams and projects. He fell in the love the community and then found a position at Pantheon at the end of 2013. As a Community and Agency Success Manager he has had the privilege of presenting at dozens of community events from Paris to Iceland to MIT and Stanford. Outside of tech he loves producing and performing improv theater, reading webcomics and singing karaoke! Reach out at or on twitter @mcdwayne