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How to be a Lightning Talk speaker at BoS Europe

The Lightning Talk Competition is coming to BoS Europe 2015! We’re delighted to be running this in the Europe because it has always been one of the highlights of the US Business of Software Conference programme.

The Lightning Talk Competition entrants receive a free pass to the Business of Software Conference they are speaking at, the chance to share an idea they care about with a live audience of 200 (as well as the viewers of the Business of Software videos which reach a very large audience worldwide), and the respect of their peers. (Don’t underestimate the last one).

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How to guarantee you will never speak at BoS

How to guarantee you will never speak at BoS

This post was originally written for BoS US, but we are using exactly the same process to select speakers for BoSUK, so it seemed relevant.

So many people have asked us how we select speakers, or how they propose speakers for Business of Software Conference that we thought we would offer some thoughts that are relevant, not just to Business of Software specifically, but to any approach or submission to a conference. We have seen some terrible proposals and some brilliant ones. What are the common characteristics? We get several hundred proposals a year. How can you stand out?

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