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Are you interested in speaking at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC 18) in September? At GHC, we make sure the voices of our community are heard.

Don’t miss the chance to learn more about your field, network with new people, and discover how you can further your career. Check out our tracks, speaking formats, and requirements to learn more.

Step-by-step Guide

So, you’re interested in speaking at GHC 18. What should you do? We’ve created this guide to help you through the process.

Rules for Speaking

Be sure to review the rules for all GHC 18 speakers, as well as the rules for your specific session type.


We have a number of different tracks for you to choose from. Read the descriptions of each track to see which one you’re most interested in.

Submission Requirements

Each submission type has a unique set of requirements. Please review the one for your proposal type.