GHC 18 Key Dates and Deliverables for Speakers

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.

Important Dates:

January 17Call for participation opens

Important Dates:

March 7Call for participation closes

Happening in April:

  • Applications reviewed
Important Dates:

May 16: Call for participation decisions are sent

Important Dates:

June 6: Speaker acceptances close and stage 2 material is due. If you do not submit your materials, you will be ineligible to speak.

Happening in July:

Happening in August:

  • Speaker bios and session information will be posted on the GHC website.
  • Start submitting your slides. These are due at least four hours before the start of your assigned session.
Important Dates:

September 14: Speaker change request forms are due. You will no longer be able to request a speaker change after this date.
September 26-28: Grace Hopper Celebration