Call for Speakers

If you would like to volunteer to be a Panelist or Jury Member, Please click here to be a Penelist or click here to be a Jury Member

Note: To opt yourself for the below categories, you need to be atleast 15+ years of experience

Here’s a chance to be recognized as a great speaker in the Software Testing space.

A great opportunity for:

  • Industry Recognition
  • Acknowledgement on the conference website, and through social media
  • Complimentary passes to STeP-IN conferences for the next two years

STeP-IN SUMMIT 2018 Publications

Share your experiential learning, best practices, and innovations.

  • The selected publications will be uploaded on the STeP-IN website
  • Complimentary passes to STeP-IN conferences for the next one year
Documentation Guidelines for a Technical Track (Duration: 40 minutes)
Make sure your submission includes:
  • Completely filled in Speaker Submission Form, which comprises:
    • An abstract of the topic – Minimum 300 words – must include Audience Prerequisites (if any), Intended Audience, Key Takeaways, Flow of content, Brief Description of any case studies included
    • A speaker profile (about 250 words) clearly highlighting the author’s experience and expertise in the chosen topic
Slide deck of the presentation
  • About 20 slides of core content (additional explanations for the slides can be added to the notes section)
  • Lettering of core content to be at least Size 20+ font
  • Ideally – six (6) lines per slide
  • Please restrict usage of images / graphics which are only for ornamental purposes at this selection stage. These can be added to the final slide sets of selected speakers
  • You may use the notes option in PowerPoint to elucidate certain points
Documentation Guidelines for Publications
Make sure your submission includes:
  • Completely filled in Speaker Submission Form, which comprises:
  • An abstract of the topic – Minimum 300 words – must include Audience Prerequisites (if any), Intended Audience, Key Takeaways, Flow of content, Brief Description of any case studies included
  • A speaker profile (about 250 words) clearly highlighting the author’s experience and expertise in the chosen topic
White paper of the Publication
  • PDF Format.
  • Minimum six pages; Maximum 15 pages
Content Guidelines
  • Should be original material with a well-defined focus on the chosen topic
  • Must show examples, practical applications, cause & effect, and be supported by case studies
  • Company confidential information should NOT be disclosed.
  • Content should advance the Body of Knowledge for Testing and QA professionals
  • Sales pitches or distribution of marketing materials during presentations are strictly prohibited. All product demos, marketing / sales presentations would come under a sponsored and notified “Corporate Presentation Slot”
NOTE:
  • Selection is based on rigorous review by the Technical Committee.
  • Authors of shortlisted submissions will be required to present their topic to the tech review team through web-conference, telephonic interactions or physical presentations. Finally selected submissions will be invited to present at STeP-IN SUMMIT 2018 at Bangalore.
  • Copyrights for each individual submission will remain with the owner / author.
  • The selected submissions will also be uploaded on the STeP-IN Forum archives, with permission from the owner / author.
  • Audio recordings of all presentations at the conference will be taken. STeP-IN Forum may choose to upload these Audio Recordings on its website post conference.
  • There is no honorarium or expenses covered for accepted speakers.
  • Each speaker receives a complimentary conference pass for all days of the conference.
For more information contact Manjula:+91 80958 19895 / manjula.suresh@stepinforum.org
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