Key Dates and Deliverables

As a speaker, you will need to do a few things to prepare for GHC and make your participation successful! We’ve listed all the steps you need to take in chronological order. We encourage you to act early well before the deadlines to ensure you get the most out of your GHC experience.

Click on the links below to apply to speak, submit your materials and take other actions before GHC.

Important Dates:

June 1: Speaker decisions announced.
June 27: Accepted speakers need to confirm participation.

Important Dates:

July 13: Individual registration opens to the public
July 13: Hotel booking through’s Housing Bureau opens to public. Book your room now!

Important Dates:

  • August 22: GHC Schedule posted online
  • August 22: Speaker slide template available.

Happening in August:

  • Book your hotel room
Happening in September:

  • Start submitting your presentation-ready materials
  • Hotel booking through’s Housing Bureau closes
Important Dates:

October 5: Registration substitutions close
October 19-21: 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration

Happening in October:

  • Submit your presentation-ready materials