Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals is open. Last date to submit your talks (Phase 1) is November 3.

Great International Developer Summit (GIDS), Asia's biggest conference/expo for software practitioners, is now accepting original session and workshop ideas for the 12 edition to take place in 2019, April 22-26 in Bangalore (India) and April 29-30 in Dubai (UAE). We invite you to submit a proposal to lead conference sessions or full-day workshops at GIDS 2019.

Please be advised that proposals are invited only from independent speakers who are not associated with an organization that has marketing interest in the summit.

8 Tracks and Post-conference Workshops

GIDS 2019 has eight broad tracks:

  • WEB and MOBILE: these two tracks discuss the technologies, platforms and business models software practitioners should be using to launch the next generation of successful web and mobile apps. Topics covered include accessibility, developing for voice-enable devices, mobile performance, Web UX, CSS, JavaScript, progressive web, responsive & material design, MEAN, tooling, Polymer, TypeScript, Node.js, Angular 2, React, Gradle and so on.
  • JAVA and DYNAMIC LANG: this day has equal emphasis on seasoned code and new Java programming topics. Topics covered include blockchain, ethereum, retaining user attention, serverless, self-configuring systems, Java 9, Java 8 upgrade essentials, PrimeFaces, reactive Spring, parallel streams, Kotlin, anti-patterns, contributing to the JCP, reactive design, enterprise Java runtime, Groovy, Java front-end development, Akka, NoSQL, Kubernetes, refactoring, Java EE8, JShell, Vert.x and so on.
  • DATA and CLOUD: these two tracks offer practical insights on the most relevant topics in the fields of software architecture and devops like continuous delivery and microservices. Topics covered include fraud detection with AI, analyzing & working with data, IoT, machine learning, data crunching, data as a service, data visualization, natural language interfaces, streaming architecture, full stack reactive programming, cloud native architectures, cloud services, cloud platforms, microservices, stream processing, Hadoop, WebRTC, Kafka, Spark, REST, containers, Docker, streaming architecture, Spark, MongoDB, MySQl, high performance Big Data computing, graph computing, and so on.
  • DEVOPS and ARCHITECTURE: these two tracks cover the best and latest from the world of big data, data science and cloud computing. Topics covered include architectural modularity, serverless architecture, DevOps in large enterprises, design in architecture, designing functional programs, reactive architecture, big data architecture, microservices architecture, reactive architecture patterns, getting things done (GTD), TensorFlow, TLS, encryption, Docker DSL, Git, Gradle, Jenkins, value driven development, pipelines as a code, continuous delivery, containers and so on.
  • DEEPDIVE: the post-conference deepdive features full-day 360-min sessions that offer unique, valuable, practical content covering subject areas from tracks across the main conference including topics on web and mobile technologies, Java and dynamic languages, cloud, data, DevOps and software architecture.

With 250+ focused sessions, keynotes and workshops, the program will be packed with all that attendees need to determine which technologies will make the biggest impact this year, both for their career as well as business.

Format and Duration

  • Long talks: 60 minutes
  • Short talks: 30 minutes
  • Workshops: 180 or 360 minutes (1 or 2 talk slots)

Steps to Submit Your Proposal

Step 1: Identify a topic that is relevant to the GIDS audience: they're technical, professional, and very smart. GIDS places emphasis on original presentation ideas that focus on real-world scenarios, relevant examples, and knowledge transfer. Each proposal has to subscribe to one or more of the co-located conferences (and topics) below.


GIDS.WEB & MOBILE
  • JavaScript
  • UI/UX
  • CSS
  • React.js
  • Angular
  • HTML 5
  • Progressive Web
  • Mobile Apps
  • Responsive & Material Design
  • ES6
  • TypeScript
  • Dojo 2
  • MEAN Stack
  • Tooling

GIDS.JAVA & DYNAMIC LANG
  • Java 8
  • Java 9
  • JVM Internals
  • Scala
  • Reactive Programming
  • Functional Programming
  • Groovy
  • Clojure
  • Microservice Architectures
  • Docker
  • Spring
  • Cloud
  • Security
  • Android

GIDS.DATA & CLOUD
  • Analyzing & Working with Data
  • Data Crunching
  • Data as a Service
  • Learning Algorithms
  • Graph Theory
  • Data for Enterprise
  • Data Visualization
  • Natural Language Interfaces
  • Cloud Platforms
  • Cloud Architectures
  • Cloud Development
  • Containers
  • Docker
  • SaaS

GIDS.DEVOPS & ARCHITECTURE
  • DevOps
  • Agile Design
  • Microservices
  • Container Tech
  • Cloud-based Architecture and Patterns
  • Service-based Architecture and Patterns
  • Continuous Delivery/Integration
  • Incremental Deployment
  • Data and Mobile Architecture
  • Software Architecture
  • Evolutionary Architecture
  • Service Orchestration
  • Monitoring
  • Distributed Systems

Step 2: Carefully read the GIDS 2019 CfP Submission Guidelines [+]

  • Proposals are preferred from independent speakers who are not associated with an organization that has marketing interest in GIDS. For vendor representatives and evangelists responding to the CfP, there is clearly no scope for marketing pitches, product plugs or any reference whatsoever to their organization's products or service offerings. Sponsored talks are permitted through conference sponsorship. For further details on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Marc Naz.
  • Estimated presentation length - there are three types of presentations - Long Talk (60 mins), Short Talk (30 mins) and Workshop (360 mins). Submission of final presentation decks to the conference chair is required on or before the 16th of April 2019 to enable publication of the conference proceedings.
  • Complimentary Registration - one presenter per selected presentation is eligible for complimentary full conference registration to Great International Developer Summit 2019, which includes admission to the exhibit hall and conference (general & break-out sessions), delegate material, delegate luncheons, coffee/refreshments, and cool conference gear. Additional passes for your peers (up to a maximum of 5) are available at a discounted price until 31st March 2019 or before seats are sold out (whichever is earlier). Kindly note that GIDS does not cover flights, hotel or other incidental expenses for CfP submissions that are accepted.
  • Once the abstract has been submitted through the submission form (below), an automatic email response will be sent to confirm receipt. Please retain the email for your records.
  • All conference proceedings, including audio, video, photo and text transcriptions, at GIDS 2019 will automatically become copyright of Saltmarch Media (India) Pvt Ltd., and may be published (commercial or non-commercial) using different mediums to disseminate information to a larger audience.

Step 3: Use the submission form (below) to submit your proposal(s) to the conference chair.

Last date for submission of proposals

Please ensure you have completely read and understood the detailed instructions for submitting proposals to the conference chair. Please complete the fields below and click 'Submit' to send your proposals for evaluation to the conference chair.

Important Dates

  • Last date for submission of proposals (Phase I): November 3, 2018
  • Last date for submission of proposals (Phase II): February 9, 2019
  • Completion of Proposal Review by Conference Chair: February 27, 2019
  • Notification of selected speakers*: March 2, 2019
  • Selected speakers to submit final manuscripts (PPT, PPTX): April 16, 2019
  • GIDS 2019 - Bangalore: April 22-26, 2019
  • GIDS 2019 - Dubai: April 29-30, 2019

* Kindly note that since we typically receive a large volume of proposals, we are able to write back only to confirmed speakers. If you do not hear from us on or before Feb 27th 2019, chances are that your proposal did not make the cut or has been moved to a late breaking queue.

* Proposals are reviewed as we receive them, so if you submit a particularly compelling proposal, don't be surprised if we confirm and publish your talk and details well before the deadlines noted above.

* If your proposal is selected for a late-breaking presentation, the program committee will get in touch with you 10 days before the summit.

Call for Proposals Submission Form

The summit will be held April 22-26 in Bangalore and April 29-30 in Dubai. You can select the city in which you'd like to present while filling out the form.

Please ensure you have completely read and understood the detailed instructions for submitting proposals to the conference chair. Please complete the fields below and click 'Submit' to send your proposals for evaluation to the conference chair.

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Presentation Proposal #1:



















Add a descriptive title; some attendees tend to select a talk only based on its title

Describe your proposal as it will appear on our website and show guide. Minimum 150 words. Provide a detailed yet focused abstract of how your presentation is oriented - the main idea, sub topics, conclusion.


Presentation Proposal #2:



















Add a descriptive title; some attendees tend to select a talk only based on its title

Describe your proposal as it will appear on our website and show guide. Minimum 150 words. Provide a detailed yet focused abstract of how your presentation is oriented - the main idea, sub topics, conclusion.


Presentation Proposal #3:



















Add a descriptive title; some attendees tend to select a talk only based on its title

Describe your proposal as it will appear on our website and show guide. Minimum 150 words. Provide a detailed yet focused abstract of how your presentation is oriented - the main idea, sub topics, conclusion.


Presentation Proposal #4:



















Add a descriptive title; some attendees tend to select a talk only based on its title

Describe your proposal as it will appear on our website and show guide. Minimum 150 words. Provide a detailed yet focused abstract of how your presentation is oriented - the main idea, sub topics, conclusion.


Presentation Proposal #5:



















Add a descriptive title; some attendees tend to select a talk only based on its title

Describe your proposal as it will appear on our website and show guide. Minimum 150 words. Provide a detailed yet focused abstract of how your presentation is oriented - the main idea, sub topics, conclusion.


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