We are excited to welcome you as a speaker for the PX4 Developer Summit 2022, This event takes place from Thursday, June 23 to Friday, June 24, both in person at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas, and virtually. More details to follow on the virtual platform. Please click through the tabs on this page to access information.
Please click through the tabs on this page to access information.
Visa Letter & Travel Funding
If you require a visa letter, please register for the event and then complete the visa letter request here.
In addition, we ask that you please note the following:
Travel Funding – you can access the form here. The deadline for travel funding applications is May 13, and decisions will be made the week of May 23.
Please note: Talk acceptance does not guarantee travel funding.
Venue & Hotel Information
This year’s event will take place at JW Marriott Austin – 110 E. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
* Rooms may sell out in advance of the Saturday, May 28 room block close rate – we encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.
Schedule & Uploading a Bio/Photo
The schedule will be announced the week of May 9 and posted on our website using sched.com. You will receive an email directly from sched.com asking you to create your account; please make sure to upload your bio and photo.
Note: If you have a conflict with the timing of your talk or find that it conflicts with the content of another session; or are having problems uploading your bio and photo, please contact email@example.com.
AV Details & Requirements
Please note the following technical requirements
• All speakers must supply their own computers and adapters to use during their talk.
• Presentation slides should be formatted in 16:9.
• The room will include a screen, projector, (2) wireless handheld microphones, and (2) wireless lav microphones.
• If you require any additional AV, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with those needs by Tuesday, May 31. The Linux Foundation will make every effort to accommodate additional AV needs; however, final approval for additional AV requests will be made on a case-by-case basis.
An optional PowerPoint template is available to download here for your use but is not required.
Your PowerPoint presentations should be formatted in 16:9 ratio.
Pre-recording Information & Tools
Some suggested tools for recording are Quicktime, Google Hangouts, Zoom, a screen recorder, or something similar. The recording should show your slides/screen and you presenting using a picture in picture style format. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
Uploading Instructions for Pre-recorded Sessions
We have multiple options for uploading your pre-recorded presentation:
Videos need to be received no later than Monday, June 13.
Technical Tips for Virtual Presentations
Lighting, Webcam and Microphone Best Practices
Best Practices for Lighting
Best Practices for Webcams
Best Practices for Microphones
There is no dress code for presentations, and we encourage you to be comfortable. That said, you must be aware that the Code of Conduct applies to this space, both in terms of what you show on camera and what you say. We ask that you be tasteful and considerate in choosing your clothing and surroundings. Keep in mind that we are a global community. Please refrain from wearing shirts with global brand logos that are not your own. Solid colors (not white) also work best instead of prints.
Tips to Keep Your Virtual Audience Engaged
Inclusive Speaker Orientation Online Course
In collaboration with the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), the Linux Foundation has created an online course designed to teach the viewer about inclusion, diversity, and unconscious bias. We highly recommend all of our speakers watch the course to learn tips/tools to use when speaking to encourage inclusivity in presentations and messaging. ing.
Code of Conduct
Please read, and abide, by our Code of Conduct. Our code of conduct is strictly enforced. We ask that speakers especially review this code of conduct and are careful to be inclusive in the words and images used during their presentations.
Best Gear for Online Meetings – Webcams, lights, mics, tripods and more
19 Video Presentation Tips to help you give a great presentation (even if you hate the way you look on camera)
9 Tips for Giving Engaging Virtual Presentations – This article gives 9 tips and within each tip has folks from the tech world giving their advice in a fun/relatable way.
Checklist for Speakers – this article provides checklists applicable for speakers that are live streaming.
If you have any other platform, speaker, or schedule-related questions, please contact us at email@example.com.